The video surveillance tape that “escaped” from the Bay County Juvie Facility in Panama City, Florida documented that the entire Bush dynasty is comfortable overseeing systems that employ torture and extrajudicial execution as a method for exercising their control.
Martin Lee Anderson was a troubled kid of 14 years. He violated probation and took his Grandma’s car. Did the Bush-Gusano State Government of Florida intervene to help salvage this kid? No. He was Black. So they murdered him.
The mass protests and national furor that surround this case (at least in African America, while the pale burbs dream along blissfully about their non-existent futures) have torn loose a grudging mea culpa from Prince Jeb, like it was a rag in the teeth of a Rottweiller.
Anyone who has seen this video, if they engage the clutch on just one bundle of cerebral neurons, will note that the prison doctor was not called to the scene after the beating that killed Martin. She was there DURING the beating, stethescope around her neck like she was on her rounds, standing phlegmatically by until the pigs completed their next installment of vandalism against this adolescent body, then stepping through the hole the pigs provided to check his vitals.
This tells us two things very clearly. One, this was standard operating procedure in these ostensible rehabilitation facilities. Two, she was assisting. This is how physicians assist torturers.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Guy Tunnell was the chief Jeb Bush thug designated to oversee Florida’s “law enforcement” and to conduct the investigation of the Bay County facility where the murder happened, one that he himself founded. The walls caved in in the face ot the African American protests, with the further “escape” of Tunnel’s jokes to Lieutenant Governor Toni Jennings – who seemed unaffected by these remakes when they happened, suggesting much about the tenor of all these insider conversatons in the Gusano-Cracker Joint Republic – that Jesse jackson was “Jesse James” and Barack Obama was “Osama bin Laden.”
Given that Obama is a mainstream Democrat moderate, it is not stretch to ascertain that Tunnell’s objections to both these public figures was their color. Tunnell is a racist, and many people understood this, and this is precisely why guys like him get political appointments. It shores up the white supremacist base of the Republican Party.
Bush hand picked this cheap thug after rejecting more than 30 other more qualified applicants for the job – partly based on a recommendaton from a big Republican funder in Bay County (Earl Durden) – and in the wake of a racial scandal. Tunnell, as the Sheriff of Bay County, oversaw a months-long 1997 harrassment campaign against a Black dance club, called the Sun Dancer, that was outraging the white residents of Panama City Beach… because it attracted Black patrons to predominantly white areas. Tunnell’s newfound notoriety then stoked the fires of Black resentment, but in turn fired up the negrophobic base of the Republican Party and endeared him to Prince Jeb.
Tunnell’s “boot camp,” meaning juvenile torture center, was being criticized by the maligned Black public figures he slandered. Get it? Tunnell founded that boot camp, then he was in charge of investigating the camp for abuses committted by individuals that he knew and hired!
This is the state where Jeb Bush and State Republican Party Chair cum Attorney General Katharine Harris supervised the 2000 election fraud that put Jeb’s brother into office in the first place. Using felony disfranchisement laws, a Jim Crow redux program still operating in various guises in 49 states and the District of Colombia, the Cracker-Gusano Republic simply listed huge blocs of Democratic, mostly Black voters, to be felons, then scrubbed their names from the voting rolls.
This is fudging even according to their own Jim Crow standards, but never fear. The Democratic Party put up token resistance fora week or two, then rolled over and played dead. The fact is, they lock of Black people at very high rates, too. Fighting for a fraction of that white-bloc, you see. That’s why you don’t see a flood of white Democratic elected officials speaking out now against the Florida lynching of Martin Lee Anderson.
In Florida, the Black population of the state is 14%. The inmate population in Florida is 48.1% But lest anyone think that Republican direct support of white supremacy outdoes Democratic opportunism, I will note that in Demcoratic states the ratio is just as high, or higher. In fact, the Red State south has a generally lower ratio of Black incarceration than the rest of the country.
Surprise, surprise. You thought I was going to stop short with an indictment of Jeb Bush and his newly resigned thug, Tunnell. But Martin Lee Anderson wasn’t just murdered by the pigs in a Florida child-prison. He wasn’t just murdered by the Republican base that sees African America as the enemy. Martin Lee Anderson’s murder had an accessory before and after the fact. The Democratic electoral establishment sees Black people as disposable.
Same piece of shit party establishment that co-signed the war and refuses to take a stand to stop it. Same piece of shit party establishment that stood by and watched its own Cynthia McKinney get raked over the coals by racist cops, a racist Congress, and a racist press without lifting a finger to defend her.