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News :: Human Rights
Police torturing suspect caught on tape- LISTEN
16 May 2006
Tennessee's finest officers using advanced techniques to solve society's problems. Thank you, Mr. Policeman!
TN Cops Taped Torturing Drug Suspect - LISTEN!

When Tennessee law enforcement officials showed up at the home of
Lester Siler, a convicted drug dealer on supervised released, they
asked his wife and 8 year-old son to leave. They didn't know that
Lester's wife had turned on a tape recorder in the kitchen. When
Lester exercised his constitutional right not to sign a consent to
search his house, these officers spent the next two hours torturing
him. They beat him with bats and guns, held loaded guns to his head,
threatened to shoot him, dunked his head in the toilet, burned him
with lighters, attached his testicles to a battery charger,
threatened to cut off his fingers, and threatened to "go get" his
wife and take his child away from him. Then they arrested him for
"evading arrest". It wasn't until the wife's recording made it to
the FBI that all hell broke loose. And go figure, even though these
officers have been convicted in federal court, not one national media
outlet gave this story the coverage it deserved. But
that's okay. At the time, reporters were busy decrying the
immorality of Janet Jackson's Superbowl nipple! These are the same
"journalists" who refused to cover the United States Government's
secretive medical marijuana program.

I'm warning you now, this is the most disturbing recording I've ever
heard in my life. But EVERYONE needs to know about this. Our war on
drugs is a failure, and the national media is following a code of
silence on related humans rights abuses.

The link at the top of this blog entry will open the actual audio
recording of the torture (some people have to copy and paste the link
into thir browser to activate the link), with the violence beginning
in the third minute. And a web search for "Lester Siler" will give
you access to further local and blog coverage of this story. PLEASE

Christopher Largen
Founder of Building Block
Author of Prescription Pot (New Horizon Press, 2003)
and JUNK (ENC Press, 2005)
524 S. Carroll Blvd. #121
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 382-9210
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And they whine when we call them PIGS.
16 May 2006
Fucking PIGS!
Deputy David Webber
16 May 2006
The primary cop voice you hear on the audio is Deputy David Webber. If he comes looking for a job at your company, turn him away.
Deputy Samuel Franklin
16 May 2006
Deputy Samuel Franklin is another of the cops involved. Would you want him working for you or at your place of work? I wouldn't.

Other involved cops:

Shayne Green
William Carroll
Joshua Monday
Sounds Like Gitmo!
16 May 2006
Think the Gestapo cares? This administration will give these torturing pigs, medals!
Our great country? Ruin. By the media and these arrogant, sadistic clowns, in power. (For now.)
Executions NOW will Stop Torture
17 May 2006
Put drug dealers before firing squads that act in public places: schools, shopping malls, downtown parks. They should not be tortured. They could live to kill again.
Re: Police torturing suspect caught on tape- LISTEN
18 May 2006
The cops need to stop arresting drug dealers and marijuana farm owners and start catching and filling up the jail cells with real criminals like child molesters and pedophiles.

-Emily age 16