There has been, of late, a dramatic representation of the current rule of law and a recent test of the new constitution that was signed into law some few months ago. Indeed it is a challenge to which the outcome should be argued. There is a fine line to be walked here. State representative William Benning, a person you may not know, but I know him well, was duly and fairly elected by the people; he is and always will be a stubborn, free speaking activist for human and animal rights. We stand now in a time where his right to continue to represent people in the fashion he was elected to is now under question. Today, articles of impeachment have been filed and talk about his use of threats that taken seriously would have meant the raising of the price of coffee in the Los Santos Police Department. Granted, he has also been accused of attempting to bribe a police officer with information at a traffic stop, information supposed to be about weapons and making public threats.
What is pretty clear is that they couldn’t find any such evidence on October 12th when they raided his home and arrested him then. Also that he’s never been convicted of any violent crime and, if so, would have been ineligible to run for office. The reasons given are frankly horrifyingly thin, and if we’re evenly applied to everybody once in office, it would be considered unfair. Unless, of course, you view this as part of the political process and not the criminal process. Now it seems more and more there are unstated guidelines that these actions have been predicated on.
The fantastic part is that we’ve all seen, Highly suspicious and illegal activities; surmounting or totally eclipsing those that William Benning is accused of, that has gone by without a word or when reported on; nothing changes. The fact that the state chose this person to go after and try to overrule their freedom of expression shows they are sick and tired, and I hope ready for the truth to come out. Constantly, I hear from people everywhere that there are things are going on in the background that, for some Political or other reason, they believe if made public would decrease the public trust in the state. I often point out that a more transparent, open, and Public process like the one we are about to have is essential to public Trust.
Regardless of the reasons for this court case, I’m incredibly hopeful that the relevant truths will still be heard. I have become increasingly confident the Judiciary can now hold the keys to the future of the state. The lawyers will state their arguments, but I hope that the cloak and dagger of what’s been said in the Darkness will now have a chance to see the light and further be tested against the metal that is the Judiciary. If, however, this case opens and closes directly on the impeachment of William Benning without further asking why he has been singled out multiple times and making Prominently Public the actual cause, and instead is closed upon Convictions of Corruption, over tweets and the raising of the coffee price, I may have to start a new business and run a coffee stand outside LSPD because apparently, that has more rights under the Constitution then the few freedoms being a citizen of San Andreas affords. I hope that’s not what is proven.