The recent internet article written by Vanessa Brashier, the recently demoted editor of several of our local newspapers, is probably meant to harm one of the contributors to this website but it actually should serve as a reminder to us all of how unequal justice is in this county when we it involves District Attorney Mike Little. Her sudden interests in posting cases awaiting trial must be intended to take a pot shot at our colleague and to help her dear friend Mike Little. The only problem is that it has the opposite effect. It underscores the people Little has had tied up in legal proceeding for years and years. The old saying ‘justice delayed is not justice at all’ comes to mind.
The title of this article, “No Three Strike Rule For D.A.”, really under-emphasizes the problems Mike Little is causing others and avoiding himself. Three may be all we cover here today but our readers could contribute to a much more extensive list of questionable behavior or worse.
Back to Brashier’s list and the almost 900 days the taxpayers have paid for Little to look for some way to rid himself of his formidable political enemy. Brashier is yet to report Mike Little’s over two year delay in sharing the results of DPS handwriting experts on the exemplars Ray Akins submitted. Akins was, and still is, a Republican activist with a mission to clean up the courthouse. Little is the last remaining local Democrat to hold a major elective office involving the justice system and he has repeatedly indicated to judge after judge and now District Judge Mark Morefield that he will share the results of the analysis of those samples, but months and now years have gone by and still he is delaying. At first Little blamed the second longest delay in current cases on the DPS lab. But more recently he has claimed physical illness to continue his delay, a physical illness that is a lie and made to get the sympathy of people in the courthouse and boot the Akins case. In reality Mike Little has lied to Judge Mark Morefield and made a mockery of the 75th Judicial District Court.
STRIKE ONE: Mr. D.A., you can add a thousand more excuses but the fact is the handwriting samples will hurt your case. They do not implicate Ray Akins. You know it and, by now, even your ace in the hole in the media (Vanessa Brashier) has to suspect it. She won’t report it or any of your other behaviors, but your endless search, your very expensive search, your time consuming vindictive political witch hunt – it will have to come to an end.
Mr. Little, it is difficult to determine whether or not you are sick but it appears it is a complete lie. But it should not be difficult to understand that you have plenty of people “you” make sick. The normal compassion we all have for the sick is somewhat jaded by the fact that you are deceptive and that you are an expert at playing the system to your on personal advantage. Again, you’ve been aided by your political and personal connections with Vanessa Brashier, et al and the lawsuit filed by a Liberty County prisoner named Blue has been kept quiet.
STRIKE TWO: Whether or not you are guilty of sodomizing this man in your office should be a matter of public interests by the media. You have enjoyed keeping people under the gun and in the media light for years, but when it comes to your own Almightiness you arrange a media blackout and attempt to manipulate the system?
And then there is your employee, the gun toting defender of dogs and self described right winger that is more conservative than us all. Sounds good, except your boy Joe Warren owned the dog that initiated the entire incident now infamous because your bizarre lack of judgment has him still working as a prosecutor while he is under indictment. Again, your “little” local reporters will not be able to hide the photo Justice of the Peace Bobby Rader says clearly shows Joe Warren’s dog did the attacking.
STRIKE THREE: We could go on and on but we for now keeping a hothead who threatens his neighbors with a gun on staff will serve as our third strike. The final strikes would come if and when the media or federal investigators look at charges of your years of selective prosecution. The cases where recently defeated and embarrassed District Judge Rusty Hight gave light sentences after people were found guilty of sex crimes against minors – and then mysteriously any record of their crimes were erased in court the next day – STRIKE FOUR, STRIKE FIVE, STRIKE SIX…