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Native American appointed special prosecutor to bust crime in Georgia

Native American appointed special prosecutor to bust crime in Georgia

 

Mama always said, “Stupid is as stupid does.”

Forrest Gump

Beloved Southern librul philosopher

 

Using an almost completely forgotten vestige of British Medieval and American Frontier Common Law, on June 13,, 2018, the Habersham County, GA Sheriff’s Department named noted mixed heritage trash and Native American nerd,  Richard Thornton, as a Private Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute a criminal case.   Actually, it was intent of the deputy who authored the writ to say “go f-k yourself Injun, we only enforce the law for members of the Party, especially rich Republicans, who were capitalized by laundered drug money. He would have arrested on the spot, some impoverished single mother, who failed to reimburse a bad check for $35 made out to Walmart.

While I was socializing with the Carter family years ago, Jimmy introduced me to Senator Joe Biden as a future governor of Georgia and maybe even president someday.  The truth is that I have never been interested in politics.  It has been my observation that if any politician or political party gets too much power, they become corrupt.  Never has that axiom been more true. So I remain a member of no political party.

Bubba Mountain Lion . . . crime buster

Private Prosecutor is commonly called a Special Prosecutor in most states and the federal law books. It is a legal tradition from the Middle Ages that was often utilized on the Southern Frontier, where there were very few full-time public officials. A sheriff was typically the only full-time public servant in the county.  When an accused criminal was apprehended by a posse’ or group of citizens, the sheriff appointed a respected citizen to investigate the case and present his findings to a grand jury.  The Special Prosecutor had every power that a modern District Attorney, except it was limited to the investigation into a single set of related crimes or one crime.  If the evidence was sufficient, the special prosecutor would then present the case to a traveling circuit judge and 12-man jury.

At that time, women were only considered fully human by the Creeks. Whites classified women as not having sufficient intelligence to be full citizens.

Today, this archaic legal tradition is rarely utilized, but almost always in the form of a Private Warrant, in which a private citizen obtains an arrest warrant for a person, who has committed an act, which is on the borderline between a civil case and misdemeanor criminal case.

However, my situation was different.  I was the victim of several crimes, one of them definitely a felony under the OCGA (Official Code of Georgia Annotated. There is possibility of a forged signature on a check, which is a federal crime.

Here is how it is especially different.  I did not seek a private warrant. Instead the Sheriff’s Department in writing designated me a Private (Special) Prosecutor.  Under a Georgia law from 1785, which has apparently never been deleted by the General Assembly, if the Sheriff appoints a special prosecutor. . . “who is a propertied citizen of good repute,” I have the same powers as a District Attorney, but only for the specific crimes mentioned.   I have the right to investigate and arrest any public official or private person, who may be involved with the crimes, including sheriff’s department employees. I have the right to call “an assembly of propertied citizens of good repute”  (aka a Grand Jury) to assist in investigating the crimes and questioning the accused in the presence of their peers.

The State Attorney General’s office refused to give a legal opinion on the validity of this old state law.  In fact, in the background was heard a collective “oh shit, a thrall, who is not a member of the Party has opened Pandora’s Box.”  <joke>

I still have some contacts in the US Dept. of Justice from my old X-file days in northern Virginia.  A representative met me at the Cleveland, GA Walmart late Thursday.  She was very charming but had to be vague in her response.  There was the appearance of numerous federal laws being violated by local law enforcement, especially the Bojangles Incident (See below) and apparent forged signature on the back of the check.  However, the nation is quickly headed toward a constitutional crisis.  The Justice Department is currently in turmoil.   DOJ Jeff Sessions is being constantly ridiculed and belittled on Twitter by Donald Trump.  This is the same pattern that preceded the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.  The economy has been propped up by paper money in a pattern identical to what preceded the 2008 Great Recession.  It could collapse at any moment.   Except that now a consistent pattern of recent appointments of high-ranking administration positions is that those persons were dedicated to destroying the agency over which they were given administrative authority.  It appears that some very powerful people want to manipulate events to make people believe that our current system of representative government is incapable of handling crises . . . when in fact their puppets in government created the crisis.

The crimes being investigated by the Creek Nerd Special Prosecutor

Stupid Drug Cartel Protectors:  During 2017, a $300 million a year meth operation was busted by state and federal agents It was headquartered across the street from the Lumpkin County Central Fire Station an one block from the Sheriff’s Department office.  Soon thereafter, a surveillance station was set up near my cabin on Max Wehunt Road by local law enforcement at the home of a convicted felon.  Apparently, they thought I was a DEA agent since I had friends in Mexico and had an IQ over 65.  A tracking device was placed behind the radio in my car under the excuse that I was being investigated for being “a predator of college coeds.”  I never was on the University of North Georgia campus, the whole six years I lived in Dahlonega.  My Latin American friends told me that vehicles parked there traveled both to the Lumpkin and Dawson County Sheriff’s Departments, so I don’t know who was running the show.

Stupid Wannabe Big Brother:  Three hours after I had a working phone in this house, but prior to actually moving to this county, a Habersham County employee, Joey Eller,  called me to inform me that I could be arrested if I didn’t immediately get a business license for my architecture practice.  I told him that I had not had any architectural work in Georgia in over 11 years . . . that this was a residential phone number and that I had no plans to open an architecture office in his county.  I asked him how he even got my name and telephone number, since the phone had just started working that morning and I had not moved into the house.  He told that he was a law enforcement officer and had ways of finding out these things.  No, he was stupid and made a major legal mistake.   They tapped my phone to see if I was doing architecture work.  Actually, I still have not moved my furniture in the house, since there is a lot of rehab work to be done.

Stupid Bojangles Incident:  I didn’t have money to hire a professional mover so I moved my personal belongings and tools one car load at a time.  Like most Creeks, I love fried chicken. We Creeks invented it.  

Whenever one of my trips was near noon time, I stopped at the Bojangles Restaurant in Cleveland, GA for lunch.   The first time, I noticed a White County Deputy’s SUV parked in back of my car and talking on his radio.  I assumed that I was being investigated for being a Librul Marxist Terrorist, because I had an IQ over 65, was not Southern Baptist, had NOT accepted Adolf Hitler as my Lard and Saveyer and did not believe that Donald Trump was the Messiah. The deputy returned with reinforcements, each of the times I returned to this Bojangles.  However, I was wrong to think that I was being investigated for being a Librul.

Now don’t y’all start thinking that I am an atheist, because I don’t believe that Donald Trump is the Messiah.  Yes, there a bunch people in the South these days . . . that stupid.  In the past, I have had three women, all strangers, come up to me and asked to be baptized.  Most preachers can’t even say that.

The management of the restaurant was subsequently informed that I was a known Male Prostitute.  Their sheriff’s department then instigated a major sting operation at the Bojangles and at a hardware store in Cleveland to CATCH Me!   It involved deputies wearing brightly colored hick clothing and false buck teeth to pose as cashiers at the Bojangles.  Apparently, closet homosexual deputies, are particularly attracted to men with buck teeth.  I am just a simple Creek boy and don’t know about such things.

They also had a girl, who had been jailed on drug charges, work at the hardware store, to tell me that the White County Sheriff’s Department could arrest me and put me in jail without warning.  Keep in mind that I was moving to Habersham County.  I was just a person driving through their county and later shopping in their county.  I had no contact with anyone, but the cashiers.

Of course, there is a problem here.  As my friends in POOF know, I am thoroughly heterosexual, but have had no money for dating for over a decade. And what sort of woman would be interested in a guy who was penniless and either homeless or living in a rat-infested hovel?  Nevertheless, it is NOT illegal in the United States to be homosexual.  We have homosexual representatives and senators in Congress.  In fact, the number one individual donor in the nation to the Bush presidential campaigns was a homosexual, Republican, multi-millionaire in Cartersville, GA.

According to the Justice Department attorney, the financial liability of White County government for this particularly stupid stunt is astronomical.   They could be left with nothing, but the secondhand clothes on their back.

Stupid scheme to scam insurance money:   I had to replace all the contractors that I hired for fixing up this house, while living in the rat-infested hovel.   I was tipped off by Mexican friends in the construction industry that having being contacted by the cops tapping my phone, they planned to drop a big tree on the house in order to get a big fat insurance check for rebuilding the house.  What do you do when the cops are the worse organized crime of all?

Stupid imposter and con-artist:  A man called me and said that he heard I was looking for a contractor to fix the severe water damage in this house.  What I didn’t realize then was that he was using a law enforcement cellular phone, registered in Habersham County.  What I now know is that this was an investigay-shun to find out how I got the money to buy literally, the cheapest real house in Northeast Georgia.  The drug enforcement cops assumed that because I had the cheapest house in the region and a 14 year old car,  I must be a rich, bigtime drug dealer!

I agreed to his signed proposal.  He was to start work, the day after the house closed.  

On the night that he was to sign my Owner-Contractor Agreement, he requested a 20% Materials Draw, which was in the contract.  He said that he had to be somewhere in 30 minutes, but he would sign the contract that night and would bring it along with the materials, he was purchasing the next morning.   Someone with different handwriting signed his name to that check the next day.   I never saw the man again.

So . . . with all my money for purchasing wood siding gone,  I can’t hire anyone else.  I am having to work long hours –  outside the house in the daylight . . . inside at night.   I don’t’ have time to do research into Native American history.   You will just have to bear with me as I begin my career as “Bubba Mountain Lion . . . Special Prosecutor and Crime Buster.”

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Richard Thornton is a professional architect, city planner, author and museum exhibit designer-builder. He is today considered one of the nation’s leading experts on the Southeastern Indians. However, that was not always the case. While at Georgia Tech Richard was the first winner of the Barrett Fellowship, which enabled him to study Mesoamerican architecture and culture in Mexico under the auspices of the Institutio Nacional de Antropoligia e Historia. Dr. Roman Piňa-Chan, the famous archaeologist and director of the Museo Nacional de Antropologia, was his fellowship coordinator. For decades afterward, he lectured at universities and professional societies around the Southeast on Mesoamerican architecture, while knowing very little about his own Creek heritage. Then he was hired to carry out projects for the Muscogee-Creek Nation in Oklahoma. The rest is history. Richard is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the KVWETV (Coweta) Creek Tribe and a member of the Perdido Bay Creek Tribe. In 2009 he was the architect for Oklahoma’s Trail of Tears Memorial at Council Oak Park in Tulsa. He is the president of the Apalache Foundation, which is sponsoring research into the advanced indigenous societies of the Lower Southeast.

3 Comments

  1. markveale@hotmail.com'

    Richard, You and law enforcement just don’t seem to get along? expressively if they are crooks…I wish you the Best in this drug saturated America today. At least they have not set the rat boxes on you yet again.

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    • Crooked cops is the problem. I don’t bother anybody, but they just will not leave me alone. They are demonically possessed and therefore driven to destroy anything that they cannot control. Remember the Georgia Planters hated the Creeks because we were not submissive and did not treat them as superior creatures.

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      • moonbranchinfo@gmail.com'

        An old acquaintance and libertarian attorney then living in Steamboat Springs, CO told me one time that “the only difference between the cops and criminals is the badge and uniform”. Nowadays the fact that most cops (or any public servant for that matter) can’t tell you what the US Constitution that they are sworn to uphold even says, that seems the rule rather than the exception.

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