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It's hard to say exactly what convicted Diane Downs in the shooting of her children, a terrible event that played out on a dark night in 1983. If one word plays into the scenario over and over, it is "emotion" and that is indeed a raw, powerful determiner of guilt in many cases, sometimes appropriately, sometimes not.
February 20, 2010, 11:11 am 2 comments in the last 30 days.
The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.
On May 19, 1983, Elizabeth Diane Downs and her three small children were shot on a country road near Springfield, Oregon. Her 7-year old daughter Cheryl died, but her 3-year old son Danny and her 8-year old daughter Christie survived. Within three weeks, Diane had lost custody of her remaining wounded children and had become the number one suspect in the eyes of the police department and District Attorney’s office. I came across some very interesting information about the Diane Downs case because Rule attended the trial and also wrote a book about the case called Small Sacrifices.
August 31, 2012, 7:02 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
Circumcision is a Mock Death ritual, a game of play killing in a sacrificing ritual. Once the tissue is taken, the concept of death is finalized and bandages placed. Criminally and medically circumcision’s ritual is a Genital Dismemberment.
Can you imagine being accused and convicted of a crime you did not commit, and then realizing that the only way you will ever see freedom again is if you change your 30-year old story? Welcome to the world of Oregon's most famous convicted child killer, Diane Downs.
March 26, 2019, 2:55 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
How Canada’s mainline churches went about wiping out huge numbers of brown skinned children in their “Indian residential schools”, aided by the government and its courts, is a simple matter of money and land. How the same killers have got away with it is a labyrinthine tale of ongoing murder, corruption, concealment and duplicity that many Canadians may have difficulty believing. Or maybe not.
March 13, 2012, 3:49 am 1 comments in the last 30 days.
We've written at length about the contamination of MCAS El Toro in Southern California, the now-closed Marine air base. In this article we turn our attention to another nearby closed Marine air base, MCAS Tustin, and possibly related contamination issues at a govt office building in Orange.
Darkness, close proximity to trees, and updrafts from the steep terrain made the hoisting operating difficult. The Coast Guard helicopter burned significant fuel while expertly hovering above the responders. After hoisting the man, the aircrew advised SAR personnel they did not have enough fuel for another hoisting operation for the rescue swimmer. The rescue swimmer hiked out with the SAR personnel
October 5, 2007, 5:27 am 1 comments in the last 30 days.
New information coming to light could strongly affect the way people remember a sex abuse trial against a former African-American police officer in Salem, Oregon. It appears that a Salem officer investigating the case against Sterling Alexander was also sexually involved with one of the victims, according to an investigation launched by Oregon State Police.
May 27, 2008, 1:06 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
The remains of four U.S. servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors. The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced the information today.