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Judge Orders Release Of Detained Marine Brandon Raub From Psychiatric Hospital

A circuit court judge has ordered that the Marine veteran detained over anti-government Facebook posts be released from a state psychiatric hospital because the original petition contained no facts, Catie Beck of CBS 6 News reports.

Full Story from Business Insider

EDIT:

Story from the Rutherford Institute.

Background from Ben Swann




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Another side issue

Forking out money for a lawyer is the only way to retain basic rights these days. Tyranny gives them more business.

Really?

The petition contained no facts? According to the judge, the petition was blank.

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Unconfirmed..

report of Another Vet, this time in Ohio...

http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2012/08/another-veteran...

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

It looks like the warrant was defective

As I read it the warrant was defective:

"(5) The person is under adjudication of mental incompetence, has been adjudicated as a mental defective, has been committed to a mental institution, has been found by a court to be a mentally ill person subject to hospitalization by court order, or is an involuntary patient other than one who is a patient only for purposes of observation. As used in this division, “mentally ill person subject to hospitalization by court order” and “patient” have the same meanings as in section 5122.01 of the Revised Code.”"

If he's not already involuntarily committed or otherwise adjudicated defective that law doesn't apply. Even if they were doing this in preparation for pulling him in for observation, or had already pulled him in, it wouldn't apply, as that is specifically excluded.

Did him no good when they came to seize his guns, of course. But it looks like the judge who signed that order, both personally and his court, is open to a big lawsuit (two of 'em if you count the fiancé) and a federal felony conviction for "denial of civil rights under color of law (on the fat chance that you could get the feds to prosecute)."

Too bad we don't have a few big "judicial malpractice" payouts to make judges think twice about getting this stuff right.

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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.

Does anyone know

If in fact he has been released yet? Any word from family or friends?

Video: Atty. John Whitehead, Brandon's lawyer and the head

of the Rutherford Institute being interviewed by RT's Liz Wahl (RT's worst anchor and along with Thom Hartmann, their resident socialist gungrabber. But, what the hell: she's helping expose this issue)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogVdPvNoVQQ

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

I posted this story when it first broke

I posted this story when it first broke
http://www.dailypaul.com/250394/judge-orders-chesterfield-ma...

Actually, Chessenut beat us both to the punch

http://www.dailypaul.com/250387/brandon-raub-ordered-to-be-r...

But like I said, I don't care who gets their post on the front page as long as this story IS on the front-page.

Absolutely!

Just saying..

1st

I bumped ya to 18.

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

Ok

Thanks johncarter444

Happens to the Best of Us

I thank you for being on top of the stories that matter.

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

I enjoy posting articles on the DailyPaul!

I many times post articles way before others and they don't get posted, but i do enjoy honing my skills just the same..

For Liberty!

Freedom Watch

We have a another judge in the name of Liberty!

Circuit Court Judge Allan Sharrett

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

Finally

A judge gets something right! I'd sue the hell out of the government if I were that guy.

Uh, BUMP

bump

I hope he

sues the government for millions and I hope this story gets major coverage so that the sheeple see what is being done....this happens to hundreds of thousands of people every yesr in this country. The 1st ammendment, along with the 4th are dead.

Bastards!

Beat me to it

Sue them. The tenth amendment is also dead.

Time to sue. Title 42 Section

Time to sue. Title 42 Section 1983.

Have some faith folks..

not everyone is a group thinking coward.

There are still some strong men and women out there.

Our time is near.

www.youtube.com/truefictions

I try to change people every day. Do You?

Rutherford Institue donation site

https://www.rutherford.org/donate/

Still looking into what this group does, but so far I've been most impressed.

Not neccessarily good news.

The law is in place where American citizens can be held indefinitely for any reason.

Don't see this as a reversal. See this as the government simply fine tuning through test - so that it know the mechanisms to put this action into effect.

They have to try a few times and find out what they can get away with and what they can't. Its not going away. They are simply setting precedence.

Sobering Truth!

On point as usual, Jetguy!

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Thank you to Judge Allan Sharrett, but you're right

The NDAA as currently written MUST BE REPEALED. The wording is vague, with terms that are not defined; it gives unilateral powers to one individual vs. our system of checks & balances; it strips American citizens of their constitutional rights. President Obama railed against such usurpation of powers DURING HIS CAMPAIGN. At least we won't be able to call ROMNEY a HYPOCRITE and a LIAR if he becomes the president: he's openly admitted he likes the NDAA just the way it is.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

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For the record...

This whole story is why I try to keep my online identity severed from my real life identity.

You never know who is watching. Seriously.

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The odd thing is...

Before his page was set to friends only viewing, I visited it and he had a couple hundred friends.....I want to know which one was the rat.

If this is true

they will try to sweep it under the carpet as quickly as possible. It was an attempt to silence and disarm dissenting military vets. I guess the blow back was more than they anticipated. No doubt there will be more to come.

Best news!

I just read the headline this moment (been out all day), haven't read the links, but his really makes me feel 100% better. Finally, a sane judge.

Anyone know if he's out yet? One release said "immediately"

I hoped he'd walk out and celebrate with protestors until his family arrived - no updates?

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