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Mark Turner’s Story Comes to Pensacola

Posted by admin | Posted in The Capitol | Posted on 05-01-2011

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This morning I posted an update on Mark Turner’s criminal prosecution case in Pensacola, Florida. One thing I want my readers to know, especially those many who have been reading about him for many months: Mark’s home community of Pensacola and Gulf Breeze and the greater Escambia and Santa Rosa counties know practically nothing about what has been done to him. With the US Observer taking up his case, Pensacola is about to hear and read what officials in his city have done to the Turner family.

Mark and Nancy Turner and sons

I’m taking heart at this, because Pensacola is not a huge metropolis. For each newspaper, radio station, and TV station refusing to talk about Mark Turner’s battle for freedom, many, many will be talking about it now. Perhaps those to ignored the whole thing will find it necessary to tell us who’s money kept them quiet…which official of the court threatened them.

The story of a long-time Pensacola-area businessman, tangling with a very prosperous local business giant, and going to prison for it…trying to commit suicide when the appeal was lost, gets nothing in Pensacola? No ink, no air, no nothing?

I hope Pensacola and Gulf Breeze residents are outraged that much of Turner’s story has not seen the light of day. If you know anything about the history of corrupt  prosecutors, you should know that Mark Turner could have been you…may be you. The Turner family has found that wrongful prosecutions are happening all across the U.S.  Read the US Observer’s first article. Read my update of January 3, 2010. Read my history of Mark’s case.

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The US Observer Enters Mark Turner’s Case

Posted by admin | Posted in The Capitol | Posted on 05-01-2011

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Some of you may remember my articles about Mark Turner. Mark was sent to a Florida prison in September, after losing his appeal. He and family live in Pensacola, Florida. The charges are confusing, but the main conviction was money-laundering [his own money]. Looking at all the court documents - a mountain of them are available online - Mark was framed…or said another way, knowingly unjustly convicted.

Mark Turner

A few months ago, a reader, whose name I will not disclose yet, sent me the name of an investigative group that specializes in false criminal charges. US Observer has taken Mark’s case. I believe I am correct in saying hey will be writing Mark’s Post Conviction Appeal, and taking the case to federal court.

My main writings about Mark can all be found among the black menu buttons just under my banner at Maggie’s Notebook - or click here: Mark Turner Case. Those articles will lead you to others.

Read the US Observer’s first article on Mark Turner.  And while you are reading, keep in mind that all the court documents are online. You’ll find links to them on my blog or on Mark’s website. Mark’s page may take a few seconds to load. What you read among my writings comes from those documents. If I give an opinion, I state that it’s my opinion. It appears the US Observer has read the same documents I have spent hours culling through.

The US Observer article ended with this:

We have just got our feet wet concerning this investigation – with full intentions of getting to the bottom of this apparent travesty of justice. We have been warned to “watch our backs,” that people involved in this case are fully capable of “getting rid of us.” We have one response – we are coming…

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Edward Snook at 541-474-7885 – all sources will be held strictly confidential.

I’m asking, again, for prayers for Mark, his wife Nancy and their three boys. This is a critical time.

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Afghanistan, Russian TV and Nat Turner’s Revenge

Posted by admin | Posted in The Capitol | Posted on 24-12-2010

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Yeah I thought that title would get your attention. Those are like 3 crazy words/phrases to blend together but word, it’s a crazy ass world you and I are living in.

Professor Christopher Chambers of href="http://natturnersrevenge.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Nat Turner’s Revenge was recently on RT (which is Russia based) to talk about Afghanistan, the longest running war in U.S. history,  and the mainstream media’s complete disinterest. We’ve spent billions of dollars and lost many precious lives. Yet in 2010, according to RT, only 4% of the media’s stories even touched on the subject.

Ain’t that a bitch?

Maybe it’s because (from href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/abc-news-washington-post-poll-exclusive-afghanistan-war/story?id=12404367" target="_blank">ABC on Dec 16):

A record 60 percent of Americans say the  href="http://abcnews.go.com/WN/Afghanistan/" target="external">war in Afghanistan has not been worth fighting, a grim assessment — and a politically hazardous one — in advance of the  href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/richard-holbrookes-death-leaves-void-afghanistan-pakistan-policy/story?id=12392612" target="external">Obama administration’s one-year review of its revised strategy.


Negative views of the war for the first time are at the level of those recorded for the war in Iraq, whose unpopularity dragged George W. Bush to historic lows in approval across his second term. On average from 2005 through 2009, 60 percent called that war not worth fighting, the same number who say so about Afghanistan now.

As support for the Iraq war went down, approval of Bush’s job performance fell in virtual lockstep, a strongly cautionary note for President Obama. Presidents Truman and Johnson also saw their approval ratings drop sharply during the wars in Korea and Vietnam.

Umm…hint to the Prez — wanna lift those drooping approval ratings? Consider dialing down on the Afghanistan conflict a little sooner than 2014, my brother. Anyway, Chris does a good job and you should definitely watch this. RT has become a peer to CNN and BBC globally, btw so you may be seeing more from them…

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