Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Patriot Act and a Nation of Boiling Frogs?

The below text was placed in [this article] on the Patriot Act written by John Nichols. Steven G. Erickson's comment:

The unseen corporate banking bullies

If you are a kid at a school ground and a bully beats you, and you don't even punch him back once, the bully, "Got it for free." If the bully got even one punch back from you, the bully would think twice before hitting you again, even if he punched you 50 times for your one punch. Even if you were left bleeding in a pile.

The same principals apply to the no conscience owners and managers with a piece of the corporate pie of the real power in America, the global banks and corporations. They have no interest in American freedoms and in any citizen, or his, or her family getting any value for their tax dollars. If they can get away with it, they'll use you to further fund them, at the expense of you. Basically it is a parasitic relationship. They are vampires, you are the victim. The "LEAN" program is just one little program in the global corporate banking tool box. They send the remaining jobs and value of the dollar offshore when they can. The globalists, have better access, or complete access to YOUR tax paid representatives. They don't care about you as an American. We are a nation of boiling frogs, where the water keeps getting hotter, and we keep saying we are comfortable in our warm bath water. Except they are about to boil us all.

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Andrew Kreig, pursuing Justice, Exposing Public Corruption

I, Steven G. Erickson posted this comment in the below Opednews article re-posted [from here]:

Mr. Kreig, I'm interested in some of the same subjects you are. I try to keep up and follow the real news. I try to read whatever you write when I see it. I posted a video of you regarding another large Ponzi scheme, a movie, when you appeared in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and uploaded the video here.

I've talked with a retired FBI agent who stood up for himself, and his family, and is now a target of official corrupt Connecticut and is now mocked by former colleagues in the FBI. He told me that the FBI policy is to look for a way to arrest and prosecute citizens who report public corruption, police brutality, and judicial misconduct. They look for any grammar mistakes, or any of the smallest mistakes in recollection to prosecute citizens for lying to the FBI. The FBI is a government goon squad, not a public servant. The USDOJ is more about covering up judicial misconduct and going after whistle blowers than anything to do with actual justice.

I happened to get a call back from the FBI, maybe 10 years too late. Agents from the Meriden Connecticut FBI agents called me from a cellphone. They were beating on a car and sounded like teen gang members out on a joy ride. The arrogance, immaturity, and lack of public service was evident to me in that call.

When hasn't the FBI tried to send idiots on a mission to blow something up or break laws? 1993 WTC bombing and White Supremest FBI paid radio misinformer, Hal Turner, are good examples of why there should be Civilian Oversight of J. Edgar Hoover's Goon Squad.


June Trial Looms As Obama DOJ Crusades Against Critics

By Andrew Kreig (about the author)

The Obama administration's shocking crackdown on government whistleblowers became more prominent this week with the New Yorker Magazine's publication of a hard-hitting article about the plight of former National Security Agency senior executive Thomas Drake. He faces a June 13 trial on charges of violating the Espionage Act, obstructing justice and lying to federal agents. Drake's supporters raised his profile further May 18 by releasing a video of his acceptance speech for the annual Ridenhour "Truth-Telling Prize." Drake is shown below receiving his award from a previous winner, Jesseyln Radack, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Drake's speech alleged that the Obama Justice Department is instilling fear amongst government employees who might consider informing the public about official waste and other misconduct, including criminal violations. He continued, in a speech here on YouTube:

Truth-tellers, such as myself, are those who are simply doing their jobs and honoring their oaths to serve their nation under the law of the land. We are dedicated to the proposition that government service is of, for, by the people. We emphatically do not serve in order to manipulate on behalf of the powerful, nor to conceal unlawful, illegal or embarrassing secrets from the public, because truth does matter.

Via OpEd News in January, our Justice Integrity Project published a comprehensive article, "Whistleblower Says: Obama's DOJ Declares War on Whistleblowers," about the Obama crackdown on critics of government waste and misconduct. The column quoted four of the country's most prominent recent internal government critics as describing why they thought the Obama administration was worse than the Bush administration in punishing critics.

One of them, Dana Jill Simpson, confirmed that view this week. She is the Alabama attorney who stepped forward in 2007 to provide sworn evidence on how her fellow Republicans were framing Democratic former Gov. Don Siegelman on corruption charges for political reasons traceable to the White House. But she now sees the Obama administration as worse. This is, in her view, because it has left key malefactors in office, failed to investigate documented scandals such as the Bush political prosecutions, and is actively seeking to file charges against critics, often (as in the Drake case) under a claim of national security. "Obama," she told me in a phone interview this week, "has undertaken an all-out war on whistleblowers."

The New Yorker article about Drake released this week was authored by Jane Mayer, and is a landmark in mainstream reporting about such criticisms. Mayer reported the government's allegation that Drake leaked government secrets to an unnamed newspaper reporter, identified as Siobhan Gorman of the Baltimore Sun, who wrote a prize-winning series about waste and questionable legal practices in counterterrorism programs. Drake faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted. His trial is in Baltimore's federal courthouse.

In contrast to the Obama administration's effort to imprison Drake, the group named for the late Vietnam veteran Ron Ridenhour honored Drake. Ridenhour helped alert the world during the Vietnam War to the notorious My Lai Massacre, the U.S. Army's mass murder in 1968 of hundreds of unarmed civilians.

The award-presenter Radack, now working for the Government Accountability Project, had been fired by the Justice Department as an ethics advisor in 2002. This was after she rendered a legal opinion that the FBI violated ethics in its 2001 interrogation without Miranda protections of John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban" captured during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. This was part of DOJ's disgraceful effort to hide from the courts the circumstances of its interrogation of Lindh, who ultimately pled guilty to reduced charges.

Bush investigators targeted Drake as a suspect in revealing its warrantless wiretapping program and suspended his security clearance. This led him to resign voluntarily from the NSA before his indictment.

Among many other such situations are: the White House outing of CIA undercover operative Valerie Plame in retribution for her husband's Iraq weapons of mass destruction (WMD) analysis contradicting official themes. Another was the long-running and recently ended federal investigation of Thomas Tamm, a former lawyer in the United States Department of Justice's Office of Intelligence Policy and Review in 2004. Tamm and other senior Justice officials fought against the widening scope of warrantless NSA surveillance. Separately, authorities indicted former CIA employee Jeffrey Sterling in January on felony charges that involved reporter contacts.

Other firings include NSA analyst Russell Tice, FBI contract translator Sibel Edmonds and DOJ paralegal Tamarah Grimes. Those indicted include former NSA analyst Kenneth Ford and former CIA asset Susan Lindauer. Our Justice Integrity Project has chronicled Ford's suspicious imprisonment on a six-year term for possessing confidential papers after he wrote a memo disputing the White House WMD themes justifying our Iraq invasion. The DOJ fired Grimes after she described irregularities in the Siegelman prosecution she witnessed as DOJ's top full-time paralegal during that frame-up of a potential future Democratic presidential candidate.

Lindauer this spring published her account in, Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq. The book describes her work in Iraq and Libya from 1995 to 2003 as a CIA operative and her subsequent indictment on secret charges. Her trial judge, Michael Mukasey, the future Bush Attorney General, approved her indictment and state of limbo for nearly five years without trial, because of prosecution claims she had psychological problems. This included a year in pre-trial jailing, a Stalin-type tactic that limits a defendant's right to confront witnesses. The DOJ dismissed all charges and released her on Jan. 15, 2009, five days before Obama's inauguration. Lindauer, whom I interviewed May 20, is a vigorous opponent of extending the Patriot Act, which a bipartisan coalition reportedly plans next week to approve for four more years with scant discussion.

The criticism of Obama by whistleblowers is well-known to OpEd News readers but is likely confusing to many others who still define the president by his anti-war rhetoric during the 2008 campaign. It's much more complicated than that, of course.

For example, former Navy and NSA analyst Wayne Madsen, now a broadcast commentator and investigative reporter, strongly supported Obama during the 2008 election. But Madsen focuses now on disclosing scandals in the administration, often via OpEd News. As a result, he believes authorities have worked to set him up. He says, for instance, that he's heard that he and New York Times reporter James Risen are among those whose work is under scrutiny by a federal grand jury based in Alexandria, VA. Also, he says someone claiming to be a "reporter" phoned him almost every day for a year seeking an interview, which Madsen believes was a ruse to get information.

On a more cerebral and policy level, Salon commentator Glenn Greenwald has repeatedly reported the astonishing implications of Obama's 2009 vow to "look forward, not backward," thus sending a message to Obama appointees to ignore legal abuses by the Bush administration. Also, Greenwald published, "Obama Confidant's Spine-Chilling Proposal," about Obama's White House regulatory czar, Cass Sunstein, portrayed above. Sunstein has long been a constitutional law scholar at the University of Chicago and Harvard University. His wife, Samatha Power, holds an influential post at the State Department.

Sunstein published a "working paper" (available here) during the 2008 presidential campaign. In it, he floated the idea that the U.S. government forbid conspiracy theories, or tax them -- or at least secretly hire reporters or academics who could infiltrate suspicious circles where bad ideas flourish and work to thwart their spread. For such reasons, it's reasonable to fear the president not simply for his administration's prosecutions against whistleblowers. Far worse, Obama and his team are creating a scholarly framework to justify monumental Executive Branch power-grabs that distort, perhaps forever, our nation's historic First Amendment and other civil rights.

These disputes are seldom discussed in mainstream political discourse. So, we provide this recap of the week's developments and the looming drama of Drake's trial next month. Drake, in his award-acceptance speech, said:

The government made my cooperation with official investigations a criminal act. It is now apparently a federal crime to report illegalities, malfeasance, fraud, waste and abuse perpetrated by our own government. The government is making whistleblowing a crime. They are making dissent a crime, especially when it embarrasses the government and calls the government to account. What is the difference between my situation and that of the Chinese artist who was detained when trying to leave his country because Chinese authorities deemed him a threat to national security?

More generally, Jane Mayer closed her New Yorker article by quoting Mark Klein, the former AT&T technician who exposed how the NSA was working with AT&T (and presumably other carriers) illegally to intercept, monitor and store in searchable databases billions of American consumer emails and phone calls. Klein has told me he had great difficulty persuading any news organization to cover the story because of their fears of antagonizing authorities on a so-called national security issue. Ultimately, the New York Times published it in 2005, but at least partly because Risen, the Times reporter, was planning to disclose the story in a book. Regarding Drake, Klein told Mayer:

I think it's outrageous. The Bush people have been let off. The telecom companies got immunity. The only people Obama has prosecuted are the whistle-blowers.

The Justice Integrity Project site provides an appendix to this column of links to more articles about whistleblowers

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I, Steven G. Erickson, have been asked why I blog, blog, and blog, so angrily. Well, when I co-founded the Stafford Springs, Connecticut, Crime Watch, Town Constable (Police Officer) "Fat Frank" Prochaska told me he'd arrest me if I proposed legislation to elected officials and seemed to want to take my wife away from me. He was a no personality idiot living with Mommy. So, he slammed me against my house and assaulted me, and then later arrested me for having called 9-11 when a drug dealer I wanted out of the area bit my ear and punched me repeatedly in the face and fled the scene. [that story with pictures of me and my former European Lingerie Model Wife]

The former selectman John Julian of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, told me to sell my properties to his mob friends, "Or Else". I told John that if I didn't get a tractor trailer sized dumpster like his mob friends got when they bought rental properties to get rid of initial debris, I would paint one of the main properties on the way into Stafford, near the town green and cannon, pink. I further told him I put a row boat up on the roof, and paint a big sign, "Steve's Oar House", and then tell the media why if I didn't get the dumpster. I was just being an ass back to him. That is when Connecticut State Police Officers threatened brutality and murdering me.

Prosecutor Keith Courier allegedly got a blow job, or blow jobs, from a prostitute "tenant" who moved in without my permission, Lana Thompson. Courier told me on the phone if I evicted Lana I would be arrested and go to prison.

I was later arrested for resisting being mugged.

Why should I have to pay for a prosecutor's blow jobs? Courier refused to give me AR, Accelerated Rehabilitation, a program I was entitled to as a first offender, for the charges of my resisting being mugged on my own property. I got a year in prison for having pepper sprayed the mugger, one of the police informants sent out by police. Since self-defense isn't legal in Connecticut, the mugger who committed felonies stalking me, threatening my life, and trying to rob me at knife point was given immunity to prosecute me.

Peter Coukos, a crack smoking, alcoholic, prostitute user, possible psychopath was allegedly given first dibbs on my rental properties and offered help in getting a gun permit to carry concealed pistols by Stafford Police Officer Frank Prochaska and Stafford Resident State Trooper Mulcahey to sexually stalk and harass my then 14 year old daughter, help enforce their "no dating policy" on me, and terrorize me out of the State of Connecticut.

I could go on, and on. My latest letter to my Vermont elected officials [click here, post includes my mugshot]

I have nothing, my daughter and most of my family won't talk to me and I have a bogus criminal and prison record, for retaliation and for my Free Speech, not for crimes committed. I was held in the US as a political prisoner. I'm angry. There is no one who'll do anything from the local Town Hall to US President. So, I blog.

stevengerickson AT yahoo Dot com


Added May 23, 2011, 3:12 AM EST, a follow up comment to Mr. Kreig's piece:

I saw the CBS clip on RawStory
I viewed the video and story here. Drake says, "Do not tell truth to power", If you work for the government, or not, if you expose government fraud, waste, and illegal behavior, you, the whistle blower, can be arrested, tried in a rigged trial, and then spend the rest of your life in prison.

Just make a police misconduct complaint and tax dollars may be used to hire a police informant to kill you.

From a street corner to the White House, America is doomed if something isn't done about what is organized crime from Town Hall to the White House.

In Springfield Mass, Police investigated a solved murder for months saying it was unsolved. That is fraud and theft. Officers collect "protection" from prostitutes in 24 hour convenience stores coolers sitting on dairy crates. DARE and narcotic officers who want a car or SUV bad enough will make sure the driver is busted for drugs, guilty or not, and drive away in the vehicle. Own property and if organized crime wants it, the State Police and the courts will oblige. If a police officer, or one of their important friends wants your daughter, wife, girlfriend, or significant other for themselves, and you get in the way, expect a beating, arrests, and maybe prison. Word search my name, it is all there.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Judges Who Refuse to Recuse Taint Our Justice System

By Andrew Kreig

Three recent state, federal and Supreme Court controversies show how judges thwart the public's right to due process when judges with apparent conflicts refuse to recuse themselves.

Tracy Gilbert by State of Texas

Texas judge Tracy A. Gilbert, for example, decided a custody case in March by ending a father's legal relationship with his child. The judge continued to preside even after the father showed in mid-trial that the mother's attorney also represented the judge in a separate paternity case.

The law of recusal is clear-cut: It's not enough for judges to act in an unbiased manner when suspected of a potential conflict of interest. A judge must avoid even the appearance of impropriety.

One test is whether any independent and reasonable observer might think that an appearance of bias exists. If so a judge must withdraw from supervising a case. In 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Liljeberg v. Health Svcs. Acq. Corp. that a judge must also inform litigants of potential conflicts, not simply wait for the parties to become super-sleuth detectives.

In reality, however, litigants have scant power to enforce the rule, especially if a judge is determined to retain control.

For one thing, litigants may not know of the judge's conflicts until so late in the process that the Liljeberg holding is, in effect, ignored. Second, litigants and their attorneys may fear a judge's power too much to push the recusal issue. Third, a judge may become so arrogant or deeply compromised that he or she disdains legal requirements. Finally, other judges and opinion leaders show scant interest in scrutinizing judges more rigorously, especially if any scandal seems likely to fade away because watchdogs lack resources.

These problems are well-known in the justice system, particularly after a coal company CEO made $3 million in campaign donations to re-elect a West Virginia state Supreme Court of Appeals justice. That justice then wanted to rule on his donor's appeal of a $50 million jury verdict against his company, A.T. Massey. This led the U.S. Supreme Court to describe the right of parties to a fair judge in the 2009 case, Caperton v. Massey. More specifically, the court ruled that the West Virginia justice should have disqualified himself from hearing the appeal.

But even Massey illustrates a litigant's difficulty in removing a judge. The court decided the case by a 5-4 margin, and not every litigant has $50 million of incentives to keep fighting such battles.

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This blogger's two comments posted to the above article on

Judicial Retaliation
A Connecticut Governor, John G. Rowland, took bribes from the Mafia so they could get federal tax dollars to build, run, and supply facilities such as "Kiddie Max" prisons for kids. That was okay until he allegedly got into a power struggle with the State's Judicial Branch. Judges allegedly saw to it he got prison for interrupting their power and money plays.

I tried to have a Connecticut judge removed for bad behavior and bias in civil cases. That judge didn't recuse himself and sentenced me to a year in prison for resisting being mugged on my own property.

A Police State needs rigged courts. Organized Crime needs rigged courts. We the people are left holding the bag. If we say anything there is swift retaliation and prison. 2 of my friends who were to expose Connecticut judicial corruption on public access television, just both recently passed away of natural causes.

It is time to clean house.


Reply: An Independent Grand Jury System
The police are guards and armed revenue collectors for the state. There is no obligation for them to protect and serve, they do so as they please. Courts are rubber stamps on abuse. Lawyers are allowed to commit all sorts of public theft and infiltrated all levels of government. There is mutually assured longevity by being part of the organized crime club of government and courts. A People's Grand Jury can change that.

Private Investigators who are not puppets to the state, and non-lawyer grand jury members with limited terms who are pooled from the general public to hear evidence to bring indictments against criminals from Obama on down should be heard by a legitimate venue to get justice.

Former Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal called himself the "People's Lawyer" as Attorney General. He seemed to cover up, or not investigate, every allegation of public corruption while he allegedly awarded former law partners millions of dollars in no bid contracts. Blumenthal is organized crime friendly and refused to prosecute alleged Bilderberger Chris Dodd who on the Banking Committee of the US Senate took bribes from banksters so they could loot trillions from us. Blumenthal now sits in Dodd's seat. Grand Juries would fix this.

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Vincent Bugliosi and Alex Jones

This blogger has met Vincent Bugliosi and his publicist. I hung out with the Los Angeles, California, prosecutor of "Charlie", Charles Milles Manson, for a day in 2008 in Brattleboro, Montpelier, and Burlington, Vermont. He bought me lunch. [This video] shows what it was like to hang out with him that day.

I helped Vince serve the Attorney General in Vermont. [video]

Alex Jones interviews Vince in videos embedded below. Enjoy.

Should Barack Obama be prosecuted along with former US President George W. Bush for war crimes and for crimes against humanity?

stevengerickson AT Yahoo Dot Com

Text with below video:

Uploaded by on May 11, 2011

Alex talks with attorney and author Vincent Bugliosi, who is best known for prosecuting Charles Manson and other defendants accused of the Tate-LaBianca murders. He is the author of The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, a book that presents evidence for a potential murder trial of the former president for his role in the invasion of Iraq and the murder of at least a million Iraqis. Bugliosi is also the author of Helter Skelter, a book that documents the Manson murders.

Vincent Bugliosi: The Prosecution of George W. Bush, and God? 1/3



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This blogger's beef with the New World Order in Connecticut:


Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Microsoft buying Skype

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The below text sent in webform email to Vermont US Senators Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy, and to Congressman Peter Welch:

What happened to the US being about breaking up monopolies and not allowing companies to get so big that others can't compete? Microsoft may have already cost average Americans billions in lost productivity due to the constant wasting of time as a faulty operating system with lots of security holes constantly updates itself, suffers glitches, crashes, has compatibility issues, is unreliable, and privacy not assured. Do we want such a company taking over a world known communications company, Skype? I certainly don't and would like you to do something about it.

Official America seems to reward organized crime, corporate abuse of individuals, banksters, and those in government who seem to be be smuggling cocaine and heroin into the US from countries getting huge amounts of Pentagon dollars, Columbia and Afghanistan. If America had adequate policing and courts accessible to the people, maybe the economy wouldn't be tanking, and “freedom” wouldn't be a joke on us, where if the rest of the world weren't so scared, they'd be more openly laughing in our faces.

I talk about the ridiculousness of my case and others here: [link]

I recently went through a small claims case in Vermont against a used car dealership owner who talks about having sex with kids, gropes and sexually harasses male employees, exposes himself, rips of the public and employees, claims he is ex-Greek Mafia and cocaine dealer and owns the cops and courts. Word search “Bi-polar Meltdown Vermont” not in quotes. The used car dealership owner run a child's charity with a man who had a shoot out with State Police with a machine gun, Michael Guglielmo. The court had me serve the same guy 3 times for the same case, then a judge recused himself just before the case was to be heard, then the same thing happened a second time, and then when the case was finally heard, I got a response after 3 months after requesting an answer repeatedly. I got nothing and see again, with overwhelming proof that American “Justice” is crap.

To have freedom and a viable America for Americans in the future we need at least adequate courts and policing that is for us, not against us. Will you help?

-Steven G. Erickson
PO Box Eight Seventy Four
Brattleboro, VT 05302

Microsoft potentially buying Skype story:

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Are police, prosecutors, and judges entitled to steal your children, wife, or girlfriend AND falsely arrest, maliciously prosecute you, and railroad you to prison? [post]


This blogger's email:
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"The Diaper Gang", downtown Stafford Springs, Connecticut, menace, also were allegedly police informants selling drugs and committing crimes FOR police:


Saturday, May 7, 2011

Armed Revenue Collectors (Police) and Code Enforcement

Imagine giving away free coffee as a gas station owner and then the police, the armed revenue collectors for a state, a rigged court system, and money grubbing lawyers stick you for about $15,000? Imagine police paying crack cocaine dealers and informants to abuse citizens while selling drugs for police? Well, an Ellington, Connecticut, gas station owner knows all too well. links in [this post] about that subject no longer work. Check out link in this paragraph for an amazing story.

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Divorced Wilton (Connecticut) father struggling to change system

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Click links below photo for more information on a true advocate, now deceased, fighting against police brutality, judicial misconduct, and the federal abuse of power.

Richard J. Murzin, retired Hartford Connecticut Narcotics Detective

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Rich Murzin told me that John Durham could have seen to it justice was done in the abuse of the entire Murzin family, and extended family. There was no reason in America that this wonderful family should have endured decades of official abuse at our taxpayer expense. Durham allegedly could have stopped the retaliation and prosecuted police officers and others involved in the illegal abuse of the Murins. Durham is allegedly helping the cover-up perpetrators of 9-11 remain anonymous. Durham's Wikipedia bio below. Durham allegedly limits the amount of real information that gets out to the public, and keeps prosecutions controlled as not to expose the whole system for the fraud and scam that it is.

The below re-posted [from here]

John Durham is a federal prosecutor. He is probably best known for leading an inquiry into allegations that FBI agents and Boston police had ties with the mob.[1]

In January 2008, he was appointed to lead the U.S. Justice Department criminal investigation into the 2005 CIA interrogation tapes destruction.[2][3]

In December 2000, Durham revealed secret FBI documents that convinced a judge to vacate the 1968 murder convictions of Enrico Tameleo, Joseph Salvati, Peter J. Limone and Louis Greco because they had been framed by the agency. In 2007, the documents helped Salvati, Limone, and the families of the two other men - who died in prison - win a US$101.7 million civil judgment against the government.[4]

Amid allegations that FBI informants James "Whitey" Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi had corrupted their handlers, US Attorney General Janet Reno named Durham special prosecutor in 1999. He oversaw a task force of FBI agents brought in from other offices to investigate the Boston office's handling of informants.[4]

In 2002, Durham helped secure the conviction of retired FBI agent John J. Connolly Jr., who was sentenced to 10 years in prison on federal racketeering charges for protecting Bulger and Flemmi from prosecution and warning Bulger to flee just before the gangster's 1995 indictment.[4]

Durham's task force also gathered evidence against retired FBI agent H. Paul Rico who was indicted in Oklahoma on state charges that he helped Bulger and Flemmi kill a Tulsa businessman in 1981. Rico died in 2004 before the case went to trial.[4]

Durham also led a series of high-profile prosecutions in Connecticut against the New England Mafia and corrupt politicians, including former governor John G. Rowland.[4]

In 2008, John Durham was appointed by then-Attorney General Michael Mukasey to investigate the destruction of CIA videotapes of detainee interrogations.[5]

In 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder appointed Durham to lead the Justice Department's investigation of the legality of CIA interrogation techniques.[6]

In September 2009 University of Toledo law professor Benjamin G. Davis attended a conference where former officials of the Bush administration had told conferences participants shocking stories, and accounts of illegality on the part of more senior Bush officials.[7] Davis wrote an appeal to former Bush officials to take their accounts of illegality directly to Durham.

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Are Cops entitled to take anyone's daughter, girlfriend, or wife?

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Steven G. Erickson letter text to Vermont elected officials, pictures, and video [click here]

I believe from what Peter Coukos said to me and what others have come forward with, that Peter Coukos was offered first dibs on my rental properties to help Connecticut State Police enforce their "No Dating" policy on me because I dumped Informant, Barbara Sattal. Sattal referred to then Sgt. Fox or Lt. Davoren of Connecticut State Police Troop C, Tolland, as "Dad".

Peter Coukos is known to be an alcoholic, crack cocaine smoker, pothead, prescription drug abuser, bi-polar, and who preferred sex partners are 5 to 8 year old boys and girls. Coukos allegedly repeatedly bashed into an African American's car while intoxicated over miles of roads in the Boston area of Massachusetts, while yelling the "N" word at her. In front of witnesses Coukos has offered young women money for sex, has offered their caretakers money for the young girls, and is known to routinely frequent prostitutes. Why would State Police offer the rental properties that I had spent my entire life obtaining, years fixing up, and which I put 100's of thousands of dollars into? Why did I pay 10's of thousands of dollars of property taxes to become a non-taxpayer?

Coukos terrorized my then pregnant girlfriend, Melody, a 5'11 beauty. We had talked about marriage, getting a house together, and living with my daughter Sarah. A year later Coukos is punching me in the back of the head in my back yard of my rental properties, 3 and 5 Church St., Stafford Springs, Connecticut, telling me that my daughter, then 14, would be having to go down on her knees and give him blowjobs when I was in prison. I, at this point, had already been arrested and faced a year, or the rest of my life in prison for pepperspraying my attacker in a previous incident. Coukos told me while punching me in the back of the head and back that if I didn't immediately pay him $30,000 he (Coukos) would make a false statement to State Police Trooper Mulcahey and Stafford Constable Frank Prochaska that I had threatened him with a gun. Coukos told me that if I didn't pay, I would be estranged from my daughter, lose everything, and go to prison. Barbara Sattal had made the same threat, if I didn't date her. I contacted the FBI about the Coukos threats and extortion attempt. They didn't act on it, so I've been angry ever since.

I went to prison for resisting being beaten up by violent felon, and burglar, Brian Caldwell, who had been encourage to stalk, harass, threaten my life, and attack me by Connecticut State Police. Police had refused to protect and serve. I got a year in prison for pepper spraying Caldwell after he tried to kill me on my property, jumping me in my dark driveway from behind. I have suffered ever since.

Rich Murzin was a beacon of light, trying to explain the unexplainable. I trusted Rich with my life. I didn't know if there would be further judicial abuse and State Police retaliation. I didn't know if officers would make good their claim before I was arrested that I would take my last ride in a cruiser trunk with my teeth kicked out, my "Big Mouth" bleeding.