Tom Gaumer
Are the prosecution a Dream Team?
Thu Nov 17, 0:35

Casey

Let's take a look at one example of their work as an example of their "dream team" ability.

Albert Billicke testifying about Tom acquiring a gun from a butcher rather than a gun store or the nearby saloon where he checkd his gun.

Defense attorney question: "State if you observed what change if any occurred between the time of his going into the butcher shop and the time of his coming out, with respect to his possession of any arms?"

Billicke's answer: I saw no arms on him, neither when he went into the butcher shop nor when he came out."

The Defense now reminds Billicke of what change he is to testify about."

"What was his (Toms) appearnce when he went in, and what was his appearance when he came out; with respect to the possession of concealed arms?"

"When he went into the butcher shop his right hand pant pocket was flat and appeared as if nothing was in it.
When he cane out, his pants pocket protruded, as if there was a revolver therein."

With 6 OR 8 Prosecuting attorneys not one of them objected to this leading question much less an instruction on how to testify right in the middle of a court case.

This is NOT a Dream Team?

If anyone needs more reasoning on this read the hearing and see all the questions they did not ask when they should have.

Keep Laughing
Tom




  • Kill them on sightCasey Tefertiller, Tue Nov 15 4:20
    Steve, Thank you for that. If Virgil did make the “on sight” comment, all of the following would have to be true: 1 Behan managed to forget the most volatile comment of the day. Either that,... more
    • Are the prosecution a Dream Team? — Tom Gaumer, Thu Nov 17 0:35
    • Re: Kill them on sightSteve Gatto, Wed Nov 16 11:15
      Casey, You're trying to rationalize what was said in the conversation prior to the gunfight with what occurred (or did not occur) during the preliminary hearing to reach the position you favor - that... more
      • Re: Re: Kill them on sightCasey Tefertiller, Thu Nov 17 9:13
        Steve, Thanks for those interesting thoughts. Yes, I guess that Fellehy could have been terrorized by the Earps, or he could have been running away from seagulls with Tippi Hedron. Anything is... more
        • Casey/ I have to wonder...Joyce A. Aros, Thu Nov 17 10:01
          ...why you think the Nugget should have made a major issue out of the 'kill them on sight" comment. The Nugget missed making an issue over quite a few comments in testimony that were just as serious. They... more
    • Casey/ 'on sight' comment...Joyce A. Aros, Tue Nov 15 8:09
      Your first reflection about Behan is interesting, but I think there is more to it. I don't recognize Virgil's comment as more volatile than one or two of his others that day, but certainly it gives us... more
      • Virgil the reluctant warrior?B.J., Wed Nov 16 16:12
        I seem to remember reading somewhere that Virgil had to be awakened multiple times that morning, including by one of his Deputy’s about Ike’s loud, public, heeled and aggressive behavior. Also remember... more
        • BJ/ Ike's what?...Joyce A. Aros, Thu Nov 17 7:50
          ...I think loud, aggressive behaviour is a slight exaggeration, don't you? Ike was in a couple of Saloons, but so was every other man in town who was awake. There was no other place to go. Ike spoke... more
          • Re: BJ/ Ike's what?...B.J., Thu Nov 17 17:38
            From what you are assessing, Deputy Bronk (sp?) exaggerated Ike’s behavior and he should not have tried to elicit action from Virgil Earp? 🤔
            • Bumbling Bronk...Joyce A. Aros, Thu Nov 17 18:48
              Well, I don't know if officer Bronk exaggerated Ike's behaviour or not, but according to Virgil, Bronk seemed a little pre-occupied before he informed Virgil that he was at death's door. This while Bronk... more
              • Bronk's pre-occupation...Joyce A. Aros, Fri Nov 18 11:03
                Well, BJ, as you may have noticed by now, I not only have a suspicious nature but am inclined to read every few lines with an "...wait a minute. something doesn't sound right here!..." attitude. It slows... more
              • Re: Bumbling Bronk...B.J., Thu Nov 17 19:22
                Joyce, I’m trying to understand your train of thought so I appreciate your patience per my limited education level and cognitive deficits. I also remember reading that other citizens were very concerned... more