Alert 16, 09/13/2017: Was Michelle Carter, the alleged texting villain, really a sacrificial lamb? Was she the victim of a true vendetta and a witch-hunt ultimately driven by blind political ambition? Here’s the evidence.
Alert 15, 09/06/17: The DA’s charges against me fizzled. The attack on me and my writing seems over or at least abated for now. Meanwhile, Part IV of the Michelle Carter Blog challenges the heart of the DA’s case against Michelle—that she supposedly ordered her boyfriend to go back into the truck filled with fumes. It discloses how the DA pushed this unproven allegation on the court and on the nation. Be ready for revelations about unfounded accusations, contrary evidence, and the DA’s questionable conduct.
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