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PoliceState: NY Sup.Ct.Judge afraid of "unruly" Peons, calls 911, gets his Throat Judo-chopped by NYPD!

Now do you think they'll think twice about true ramifications of their State's typically pro-PoliceState rulings??

Judge Says He Was Struck by a Police Officer in Queens
Justice Thomas D. Raffaele said a police officer in Queens, enraged at a jeering crowd, hit him in the throat on Friday.

By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
Published: June 5, 2012

Thomas D. Raffaele, a 69-year-old justice of the New York State Supreme Court, encountered a chaotic scene while walking down a Queens street with a friend: Two uniformed police officers stood over a shirtless man lying facedown on the pavement. The man’s hands were cuffed behind his back and he was screaming. A crowd jeered at the officers.

The judge, concerned the crowd was becoming unruly, called 911 and reported that the officers needed help.

But within minutes, he said, one of the two officers became enraged — and the judge became his target. The officer screamed and cursed at the onlookers, some of whom were complaining about what they said was his violent treatment of the suspect, and then he focused on Justice Raffaele, who was wearing a T-shirt and jeans. The judge said the officer rushed forward and, using the upper edge of his hand, delivered a sharp blow to the judge’s throat that was like what he learned when he was trained in hand-to-hand combat in the Army.

The episode, Friday morning just after midnight — in which the judge says his initial complaint about the officer was dismissed by a sergeant, the ranking supervisor at the scene — is now the focus of investigations by the police Internal Affairs Bureau and the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

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Ain't Karma a biatch? Well, if he were a rabidly evil statist, but seems like he's a nice enough dude:

World’s Nicest Judge Says Cop Hit Him in the Throat

Judge Raffaele's Official NY Court System Bio

Apparently there's a Judge rating site, and he seems to be doing okay.

Still the mere fact that Judge Raffaele won't press charges even though the degenerate aberrant NYPD copthug basically tried to cut off his respiratory system by judo chopping his throat, only goes to underscore how brainwashed statist govt employees themselves truly are!

The Govt Statists really, truly are a bunch of sado-masochistic Stockholm Syndrome-d cultists.

They too, are victims of their own years of contribution to their own institutionalized mental prison walls.

Judge credits Army training for saving his life in fight with out-of-control cop
Justice Thomas Raffaele claims officer attacked him

Please note the following:

A nurse spoke up and told the officer to stop.

“I’m a nurse,” she said, according to the judge. “You’re injuring him. You have to stop that.”

But the officer kept kneeing the man and soon an angry crowd began gathering around them.

Raffaele said he called 911 — because he was also worried about the cops. He said he told the dispatcher the officer was kneeing the suspect and that this was riling up onlookers.

“There were a lot of people and only two officers, and I felt they needed help to control what was going on,” the judge said."

Note how his primary concern were the classic policestate brainwashed bozo's autonomic response: "officer safety." No no no, we can't have the enforcers of the Judge's dictates to ever become undermined now, can we?

He does seem like a 'nice' guy. Even so, Raffaele's primary 'concern' for the 'suspect' wasn't so much that the unnecessarily excessive force was being applied via kneeing with a Gestapo glee. It was because there were only two copthugs on the scene, and the act of gestapo techniques were "riling up" the bystanders and witnesses we mere peons who should simply STFU and take it.

Talk about a classic case of a brainwashed statist bozo. Will he learn a lesson and reflect on just what kind of immoral, corrupt, toxic, ineffectual system he is helping to maintain, and sustain?

Sadly? Probably not.

Judge Raffaele is a classic example of just what is wrong with the current 'judicial' paradigm: when seemingly 'good' people do nothing, in the face of Evil.

From the above NYT article:

The administrative judge for civil matters for the State Supreme Court in Queens, Jeremy S. Weinstein, who oversees the court where Justice Raffaele sits, said he was surprised to learn of the encounter because of what he said was the judge’s personality.

“I think, universally felt, that he is one of the most soft-spoken, thoughtful, decent human beings around,” Justice Weinstein said. “I think his temperament is admired by certainly his colleagues in the bar and I believe the community that he served.”

Note to Govt statists: what does this incident illustrate?

Bad Sh*t happens to NICE, GOOD, INNOCENT citizens, on a DAILY basis, out here in the REAL world, ALL the TIME!

His fellow colleague Judge Weinstein's genuinely incredulous reaction upon hearing the news that such violent attack can just 'happen' to occur against an innocent man of 'good standing and moral character' like Raffaele, who has done absolutely nothing wrong, nor instigated any event, pretty much sums up how MOST IN govt, truly believe when bad things happen to everyday citizens at the hands of the Statist CopThugs: somehow we 'MUST be guilty' and brought it upon ourselves, and we probably 'deserved' it!

That's like blaming a rape victim for how she dressed on the day/night of the incident!

You have 'nice' people apologizing, defending, acquiescing, making BS self-denial/rationalizations for the fact that he was assaulted. Yet, like some traumatized rape victim or a 'he beats me 'cause he loves me' domestic violence victim, he will CHOOSE to remain loyal to that very system that he just now became a first hand victim of.

Case in point, again from the NYT article:

Asked whether he intended to sue, Justice Raffaele said, “At this point, no, I don’t.”

He added: “I do feel that it’s important for this person to be disciplined. I don’t know if he should be an officer or not — what he was doing was so violent.”

Like millions of other Americans who on a daily basis must endure, he too just became a victim of that PoliceState. Yet, he is still kissing its ass, as if it's his duty to. As if, it's a moral and ethically run system.

Lawd help us.

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Unlucky accident

The judge was initially, instinctively, on the side of the brutal police. Internal Affairs said they would have dismissed the complaint if it had come from a mundane, not a judge. (Why? The police did not hurt him badly enough.)

The judge was unlucky that he was dressed in exercise clothes rather than an expensive suit. The policemen were unlucky that not all the people they abused were mundanes.

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"Fully half the quotations found on the internet are either mis-attributed, or outright fabrications." - Abraham Lincoln

a toast,

to the "mundanes!"

I raise my glass, or er... ALL 24 bottles of beer in my fridge!

hear! hear!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

glad it happened to a judge

for several reasons.

if not immediately

somewhere down the line hopefully Judge Raffaele and ALL of his colleagues simply wake the F' up to realize what kind of policestate their own past rulings have paved the way for; the one in which Raffaele just became a victim of.

without all the statist costumes, ie. Saturnine black robes and polyester Star Wars stormtrooper Halloween costume and shiny metal trinket mini-shield that does nothing to, er... 'shield' oneself tactically, what are they? just humans (okay sometimes that maybe a stretch!), like you or me. but somehow these symbolic statist-drag make them, and the sheeple populace somehow automatically delude it gives them alchemical supernatural powers.

weird, that a grown man, or even a woman for that matter, could wear an over-sized skirt only fit for a 20' tall giant Colossus female, around the neck, all day and still feel 'normal' about it.

weird.

LOL... er... sigh... .o(

depressing just thinking about it.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

The Judge was meek but

he did say " I don’t know if he should be an officer or not — what he was doing was so violent."

If the judge has any pull or his complaint is actually looked at seriously, perhaps the cop will be flipping burgers, I wouldn't hold my breathe on that. I have to wonder what the judge meant by " what he was doing was so violent ", does this mean what the cop did to the judge or the person on the ground??

I think he was referring to

the NYPD copthug kneeing the 'suspect' unnecessarily and violently.

though, a statist committing excessive violence is a thug, is a thug, is a thug.

even though I personally believe there should be NO 'police force' whatsoever in a free society, except to deal with very few violent crimes and fraud (though even that's debatable), under the current paradigm, if we are to have a police force, these cops no matter what, should NEVER do anything beyond the point of successfully cuffing a 'suspect.' To WAIL batons mercilessly, or kick someone lying on their stomach, stomping heads, etc. EVERY cop who escalates to that level of 'force compliance' should be charged with 1st degree assault, and be banned forever from ever becoming a cop in ANY jurisdiction, PERIOD.

Of course just in case you were thinking in that direction, the liberal RINO statist have a 'scientific proof' as to why that level of force is 'necessary' from a statist 'thinktank' to rationalize it all: http://www.forcescience.org/hollywoodvsreality.html

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

We pay these cops money to abuse us.

Shame on us.

Free includes debt-free!

LOL

!!!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

What he was doing was so violent!

to who, the victim, or you? Welcome to Amerika Judge

yup.

truly though, I sometimes really, sincerely wonder if these judges (though probably not Raffaele, who as far as I can find, is only doing matrimonials now), actually realize what they're doing every time they rule in favor of the policestate.

who knows, perhaps when 20 other judges get judo-chopped, they'll suddenly wake up that what they've been doing all these years has been to do nothing more than to sow the seeds of their own destruction...

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

This would have been business as usual for the police.......

......except they picked on a Judge. ( Whoops ).

Yeah and it would have been ignored

as it was at first, except that he was a judge and now there is an internal investigation. How wrong. Ignore him until you find out who he is - further helping the idea along that normal every day people are not worthy of the same respect and attention.

I don't know about you guys but I am getting sick and tired of paying for people who have decided it is their right to abuse me - the TSA, the police, the state and local officials, the IRS, the government..

Have you thought that maybe it is time we do TRUE civil disobedience and we stoop cooperating in any way with the government - we opt out of all taxes, we take every ticket, every citation to a jury trial with court appointed lawyer, etc. We close the system down... we just sit down and refuse to participate in their crooked system anymore....

One way or the other this corrupt government needs to be dismantled... it is our responsibility....how are we going to do it folks so that we can build a true and free America again according to our constitution and the true law of our lands?

slm

do the non-compliance dance?

won't get any complaints from this lad!

In fact, I'll do the Jefferson and a Kokesh running-man!

why be sour and dour, when you can be, Dancin' Dancin' Dancin'!!!

LOL

Hate techno, but if I COULD dance, I'd be doing these!

Do the Paul'bot' shuffle! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5MM5oTVpig

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__pCVO4HOZA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4MM2lxrnBw

Though the closest I could probably do would be this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6W656v0jG4

LOL

Virtual jig, jump for joy!!!!!!!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

yup, by their current non-standards,

unless you work for govt, we're ALL 'terrorists' and are deemed guilty until proven innocent.

This socialist corporatist fascist policestate empire cannot implode fast enough under the coming currency collapse.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

hey judge, lets go for a walk

ok let me grab my gavel.
dam, looks more like a sledgehammer!

reedr3v's picture

Good commentary, AnCap.

It truly does feel as if we rational Liberty/Peace advocates live in some separate, parallel universe to the greater Public and its Master class.

Yup. It's like, "start a third party?" What 3rd Party?

the R3VOLution needs to start its own parallel MULTI-verse, called a Paulverse, or R3verse!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul