Just as important as justice for Brian Ogle is the deterrent effect of punishments that will be imposed on the guilty parties.
Advocated here is the legalization of judicial corporal punishment, such as floggings with a whip or canings. Blacks seem to have no aversion to jail, but even they respond to the whip.
There should be more arrests because the initial reports claimed that Brian was beaten by a mob of at least 12 and as many as 60 blacks.
Four black men are facing assault charges in connection with the beating of a white Alabama high school student who had posted pro-police comments online.
In a statement, Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley Johnson says four recent Sylacauga High School students were arrested Tuesday following the Sept. 30 attack against 17-year-old Brian Ogle.
Ogle’s mother, Brandi Allen, says her son responded to students wearing Black Lives Matter T-shirts at his school with “Blue lives matter,” a defense of police officers. He was hospitalized with serious head injuries.
Twenty-year-old Quartez Walker and 19-year-old Bobby Brown were arrested at Stillman College. Eighteen-year-old La Noah Ely, Jr. was arrested at Auburn University in Montgomery. Twenty-year-old Daveon Nix was arrested in Sylacauga.
Police have said the attack may have been racially motivated.
If this story were reversed in terms of race, with four white youths arrested for beating a black lives matter supporter, it would be all over the mainstream media as the top story of the day. At least it got back page coverage.
The Daily Mail offers more pictures and an in-depth coverage of the story and the arrests.