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Perry Grand Juror Was An Active Democratic
Party Delegate During Jury Proceedings

Media Trackers, by Brian Sikma

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Posted By:Drive, 8/20/2014 1:08:30 PM

Rho Chalmers, who disclosed to the Houston Chronicle yesterday that she was a member of the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, was an active delegate to the Texas Democratic Party convention during grand jury proceedings. Chalmers’ active participation in Democratic state politics is important because she claimed yesterday to the Houston Chronicle that her decision to indict Perry, a Republican, was not based on politics. “For me, it’s not a political decision,” Chalmers told the newspaper. “That’s what a grand jury is about – take the emotion out of it and look at the facts and make your

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Olderyzer, 8/20/2014 1:13:23 PM     (No. 9973697)

Even Arrogant, Loosey Goosies get their 15 seconds!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JonR, 8/20/2014 1:18:08 PM     (No. 9973709)

Kangaroo court, pure and simple!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/20/2014 1:25:46 PM     (No. 9973725)

Dirty democrat activist allowed to sit on grand jury! Only in Travis County Texas!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/20/2014 1:26:38 PM     (No. 9973727)

Like I have been saying (knowing grand jury politics)...these goons were HAND PICKED to INDICT PERRY!

The Texas Attorney General, Greg Abbott must file charges against all involved for abuse of power, abuse of office and a whole host of other crimes. IT is way past time to purge these thugs from our entire govt.

The Texas Legislature MUST rewrite the statute that created the office the drunk/corrupt DA runs in public integrity to be a state function vs. a county option so Lib Dims can´t abuse it any longer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/20/2014 1:30:33 PM     (No. 9973739)

The Travis County DA and his ´no conflict of interest´ jurors must be indicated before even beginning with the Gov´s trial.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Janylou, 8/20/2014 1:36:43 PM     (No. 9973757)

The last three or so paragraphs show why this indictment should be laughed out of the courts!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kofcfn, 8/20/2014 1:40:32 PM     (No. 9973760)

The indictment should be squished (spelling intentional).

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Reply 8 - Posted by: alecto2, 8/20/2014 1:51:05 PM     (No. 9973770)

I´d be interested if a knowlegeable attorney could informs us if this partisan is in contempt. I thought proceedings were confidential and jury members took an oath to that effect.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hisself, 8/20/2014 1:52:12 PM     (No. 9973772)

In the words of an empty suit: "Not a smidgeon of corruption"

Move along - nothing to see here.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: richwill, 8/20/2014 2:14:57 PM     (No. 9973821)

Unintended consequences: This fiasco will become a favor to Rick Perry. He will be the hero and the libs will be portrayed as the idiots they are. Perry will receive millions in free television and radio coverage.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lavalette, 8/20/2014 3:36:43 PM     (No. 9973937)

A Democrat judge will pick an all Democrat jury and engineer a conviction the same way the Democrat special prosecutor picked an all Democrat grand jury and engineered the indictment. Remember, this is Democrats we are talking about. The Democrat governor of Missouri demand the officer be vigorously prosecuted regardless of the evidence. They are all the same.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 8/20/2014 4:55:19 PM     (No. 9974067)

They probably picked the grand jury from the local Democrat club membership.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/20/2014 5:04:51 PM     (No. 9974079)

In most states Rules 6 provides for secrecy of the proceedings by those involved including the jurors and doesn´t allow for disclosing matters occurring before the grand jury; to put it in a nutshell. However, I didn´t see anything in the article that suggests that she disclosed such matters. Instead the article talked about her competency/conflicts as a juror which might lead to a challenge to the indictment.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: starboard, 8/20/2014 5:51:21 PM     (No. 9974149)

It never ceases to amaze me how about 90% of liberal women are truly ugly in mind, body and spirit.

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