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Injustice in Delaware

On September 10, 2012 Gordon Smith of Delaware is scheduled to face trial for terroristic threatening. If convicted of the Class A Misdemeanor he faces up to a year in prison. The trial comes on the heels of a long string of arrests, seven to be exact, all of them related to his former marriage and the child custody dispute that resulted from the divorce.

None of the arrests so far have resulted in a conviction. And like all the other arrests, this case hinges exclusively on the word of his ex-wife. There is no other evidence in existence that he made a threat, or ever did anything else illegal, other than her accusation, and she has already been caught lying to police about other incidents.

It is a scenario we see played out more and more commonly as cultural corruption, hubris and legal histrionics on behalf of female alleged victims continues to escalate in the United States Justice System.

What does it take to investigate a man seven times, on allegations of everything from sexually assaulting a woman to violating protective orders, to stalking by phone and in person, resulting in seven arrests, but failing to obtain even a single conviction?

One possibility is incompetent police and prosecutors, who despite running in to a dead end on a string of unsubstantiated allegations, continue to be oblivious to the possibility that the complainant is a pathological liar.

If you are more ideologically minded, or a career oriented prosecutor, you might dismiss that possibility and instead opt to interpret this as a just another example of patriarchal influence in a criminal justice system that, in its pro-male dominance bias, re-victimizes women after they have been raped, stalked, harassed or otherwise abused.

But of course there is no evidence to support that, either.

The problem isn’t patriarchy or incompetence or callous indifference to victims. The problem is a false accuser; a serial liar who has made one transparently bogus accusation after another with the soul aim of removing Gordon from the lives of his children. And in doing so she has been enabled and encouraged by members of the criminal justice system in the State of Delaware.

This article is the beginning in a series of that will focus on the case of a father and former husband who has been subjected to repeated arrests, false and possibly even retributive prosecution spanning a period of several years.

It is a complicated story, accentuated by a repeated allegations, arrests, questionable tactics by police and prosecutors, all overshadowed by a cloud of falsehoods manufactured by Tiffany Smith, Gordon’s former wife.

For the sake of clarity, I will be piecing this together for you, one article at a time, trying to bring clarity to what actually happened. If I manage to do this, it will be more than the State of Delaware has mustered, given they can’t go from police report to conviction without the truth getting in their way.

So far.

There are a few things already quite clear. This is a nightmare turned real for Mr. Smith, who, among other things, was arrested by the Delaware State Police for calling his ex-wife’s cell phone to make contact with his children, who were not old enough at the time to initiate contact with him (3 and 4 years old respectively), when there was no restraining order preventing him from doing so. He was arrested simply on the word of his former wife, who told police that she had asked him not to call.

Tiffany Marie Smith

To be direct, a mother in Delaware, or any other state for that matter, is not authorized to prevent a father seeking contact with his children. That is a function of state authority, and in this case there was none. Why the police chose to make an arrest at this point is still a mystery. Hopefully the suit Gordon Smith has filed against the state police will bring that decision into the light.

The charges against Mr. Smith are at first suspect because of the unusual amount of unproven charges. Mr. Smith’s seven arrests are based on nine accusations by the same person. This itself is alarming, but does not prove dishonesty by Ms. Smith, or malfeasance by state officials. The simple absence of a conviction, even if there had been a hundred arrests, would not prove anything except that the state was unable to bring a credible case against Mr. Smith. Again, in the minds of a lot of people that would turn the attention of authorities back to the person making the complaints, but apparently they are a little slow in Delaware.

Or a little malicious.

In order to demonstrate that something is fundamentally rotten here, we must, among other things, show proof that Ms. Smith knowingly submitted false allegations to the police.

We do have that proof on hand, and it comes directly from none other than Tiffany Smith herself, as well as the authorities who investigated her allegations. Some of that proof is indisputable, empirical; some of it circumstantial. What it amounts to, however, is a very clear picture of state officials that are cooperating with a known serial liar in order to punish someone who is standing up to the injustice they are dispensing.

Taco Bell Video

Gordon Smith is being assisted with his legal struggles by Catherine Gibson, founder of Family Law Advocates Initiating Reform (FLAIR). On August 9, 2010 Gibson reports that she and a process server went to the home of Tiffany Smith to serve a summons on Ms. Smith’s grandparents, related to one of the previous allegations. According to Gibson, Smith emerged from the home with a taser gun and threatened both her and the server.

Gibson reports that she left the home at that time, picked up Gordon at another location and proceeded to the Dover, Delaware State Police Office to report the incident and to file charges against Tiffany Smith.

Rather than proceed with an investigation into the alleged threats made by Ms. Smith, the police arrested Mr. Smith, whom Ms. Smith had phoned in on earlier, claiming that he was at the house with Gibson, watching the children, in violation of a protective order.

She had reported to police that Gibson and Mr. Smith were at the home at 12:40 pm that day. Gibson had actually had lunch with Mr. Smith that day at a Taco Bell restaurant located an estimated 30 minutes from Ms. Smiths home, and produced a receipt from that lunch that was time stamped 12:41 pm. A police investigator subsequently visited the Taco Bell and viewed the video surveillance footage, which confirmed that Gordon Smith and Catherine Gibson were both at the Taco Bell at the time Tiffany Smith alleged he was at her home in violation of a restraining order.

At this point, Gibson reports that she asked State Police Corporal Mineer, to whom she had given the receipt, when Tiffany Smith was going to be arrested for the false police report. Gibson says that the police present immediately “went into a huddle,” and when they came out of it, they had decided not to pursue the incident with the taser, or the false reporting, but rather were changing the charges against Mr. Smith to “breach of release” and release him without bond.

Gibson also asserts that the police refused to give them a copy of the report at that time.

The charges remained against Mr. Smith until the day before his trial was scheduled to begin the following January, when they were dropped without explanation.

Regarding the incident, Gibson said, “If we had not eaten at Taco Bell that day, Gordon would be In prison.”

During the lead up to the trial on that case, Gordon Smith met with Patricia Dailey-Lewis, family court prosecutor and Deputy Attorney General for the State of Delaware. Smith claims he wanted to present the proof he had of his presence at Taco Bell the day and time he was accused of violating a protective order. He wanted to request that the charges against him be dropped and that his former wife be prosecuted for filing a false police report against him.

Smith asserts that Daily-Lewis became agitated, changed the subject and verbally attacked him because he was in arrears on child support. According to Smith, she screamed at him, “I will see that she is never prosecuted!”

Gordon Smith also alleges that the prosecution currently underway is retributive, and being conducted by Kenneth Haltom, Deputy Attorney General for the State of Delaware Department of Justice. According to Smith, Haltom appeared amenable to discussing the current charges against him for “terroristic threatening” with police, to see if they could “sort something out,” but that conversation evaporated when Haltom discovered that Smith was suing the State Police over their mishandling of his arrest and the charges.

The case documentation supporting the assertions of Gordon Smith and Catherine Gibson can be found here.

More details on this story will be posted in the near future.

A note to MRA’s. Gordon Smith is not just another blue pill man in trouble. He is one of us. He is also one of the founders of FLAIR and has worked diligently to reform family law as well as being an activist supporting reform to VAWA. He has a legal defense fund to acquire counsel for his upcoming trial, since at this point all the police action against him has destroyed his professional life and drained him financially. If you can, please drop something into his fund so that he has a chance at qualified representation for his trial. Give here.  Thanks PE


About Paul Elam

Paul Elam is the founder and publisher of A Voice for Men, the founder of A Voice for Men Radio, the AVfM YouTube Channel, and appears weekly on AVFM Intelligence Report, Going Mental with Dr. Tara Palmatier and monthly on MANstream Media with Warren Farrell and Tom Golden.

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  • Arvy

    “He was arrested simply on the word of his former wife, who told police that she had asked him not to call.”

    That pretty much sums it all up, doesn’t it. Women’s orders are now enforceable by the government’s policing agencies and disobedience may get you sentenced to a prison term.

    Wonder when they’ll just start issuing them with a lash and shackles and branding irons. Oh yeah, and don’t forget the burdizzo tools.

    • scatmaster

      And there are some who chastise me for calling a sleaze ball like this a “cunt“.

      • Arvy

        It’s hard to decide who are the worse cunts, the ones who make the false accusations or the ones who protect them while harrassing the falsely accused.

        But my deepest sympathies go to the children. Bad as our current feminist society certainly is for grown men, can you imagine being a young boy-slave under the tender loving care of such misandric and vindictive bitch mistresses as this one. They don’t call them custodial parents for nothing. Must be pure hell.

        • http://manamongoaks.com/index.html Ray

          I think that a legal system that uses your, and my, tax dollars to encourage the unstable to conjure false accusations is the ultimate evil.

          http://tinyurl.com/9e8ha78

          Is a woman who commits murder less evil, less accountable, than the corrupt, vile, legal system that encouraged her violence against the innocent, then put a weapon in her hands? http://tinyurl.com/84c5cys

          We desperately need Nuremberg trials for all the “good German soldiers” in the legal system that are in anyway furthering the gender based violence, hate movement that comprises VAWA.

  • http://equalitythroughtruth.blogspot.com/ Jean Valjean

    Off topic but I just read this: http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-whitehall-wedding-day-murder-20120811,0,5165966.story?page=1&obref=obnetwork

    Apparently a bride stabbed her groom in the heart and is charged with homicide. As usual there is not a mention of “Domestic Violence” in the news story. No 800 numbers, no website addresses to get help, no agencies to contact.

    Even when you give her everything she wants they still feel like they have a right to abuse you and murder you.

    She feels no accountability for what happened and is playing the same game of “I’m the helpless victim here” as always.

    I’m f’ing livid.

    • tallwheel

      That’s because violence against women is an epidemic, but violence against men by women only happens in isolated incidents when the woman clearly has mental issues, or was driven to it by the man. The important thing to remember is that women are never violent. Clearly in this case, the killing was an accident as you can see from her quote. “I … did … not … kill … him … on … purpose…” She only meant to stab him with the knife and teach him a lesson. Clearly there was no intent to kill, only to stab while narrowly missing his vital organs. The jury will be keeping that in mind I’m sure.

  • yurlungur

    @paul elam
    I think you’ve made a small typo mistake on the advertising blub for the article.

    “Just ask Gordon Smith, if you can reach him before the come for him.”

  • The Real Peterman

    Can he file a wrongful arrest lawsuit?

  • http://mrathunderinthehammer.blogspot.com/ Dannyboy

    Keep up the good fight Gordon and Flair.

  • criolle johnny

    I could SWEAR I read: “she has been enabled and encouraged by members of the criminal justice STATE in the SYSTEM of Delaware.”
    I had to blink a few times.

  • Mr. J

    As I’ve said many times before………It boggles my mind that any “human being” made aware of stuff like this could mindlessly pitter-patter their time away the way most people do in the face of this kind of stuff.

    After all, as long as this kind of stuff goes on, “they” WILL come after YOU one day when YOU least expect it and in a context YOU never imagined.

  • napocapo69

    let’s monitor this case…

    Thanks for posting it.

  • ActaNonVerba

    God..that pic…disturbing. The little piggy face with the dead eyes and fake smile and general creepiness. Gross.

    Seems like in this case, as happens in thousands of cases every day across the country, the State and the evil witch WANT to push the man over the edge. They want to break him so he either commits suicides, gives up entirely, or does something for which they can imprison him.

    It’s sick, an affront to the human spirit.

    • http://manamongoaks.com/index.html Ray

      “the State and the evil witch WANT to push the man over the edge. They want to break him so he either commits suicides, gives up entirely, or does something for which they can imprison him.

      It’s sick, an affront to the human spirit.”

      I think the words you’re looking for are “human rights violations,” and “human rights atrocities,” or put more succinctly, “VAWA.”

  • http://manamongoaks.com/index.html Ray

    And of course, Delaware is the home of the biggest fraud in the history of America, current V.P. Joe Biden, who coincidentally happens to claim the Violence Against Women Act as “my baby” (his words).

    Perhaps Delaware, possessing so much brain addled legal expertise, should change its name to “Deliberately UnAware” and let it go at that. :-/

    http://tinyurl.com/6ze7n6

    None of this is surprising to the many MRAs who already know that the Violence Against Women Act is corrupt, gender feminist legislation, purposely designed to witch-hunt innocent men as shown in – – – wait for it – – – “Witch-Hunting Males” at Youtube. http://tinyurl.com/65dpzwu

    I’d stop posting that video, but under evil VAWA, the misadrist vilification of innocent men goes on without end, therefore so shall the posting of “Witch-Hunting Males.”

    Maybe a better name for Delaware (so small a state it’s a joke, IMO) would be “Deliberate-misandry,” sister city/state of “Los Misandry.” http://tinyurl.com/27oh7cp

    • http://www.deanesmay.com Dean Esmay

      Here’s the weird part: I happen to know that the current administration is seriously considering changing child support laws to consider including visitation enforcement as part of the requirement for child support enforcement. It’s a small step in the right direction at least. A small one. But it’s kind of a mind-fuck. Biden gave us the clusterfuck that is VAWA but Obama/Biden might make at least one small pro-male move. The justification will be the studies that show that men who actually see their children are more likely to pay their child support on time, so it’s still ultimately misandrist but fuck, a step in the right direction is a step in the right direction.

  • http://manamongoaks.com/index.html Ray

    Dull-aware

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dull
    dull (dl)
    adj. dull·er, dull·est
    1. Intellectually weak or obtuse; stupid.
    2. Lacking responsiveness or alertness; insensitive.

  • http://www.deanesmay.com Dean Esmay

    Damn it between working today and all the shit I did to get Elly’s article done I have barely had time to look at this. But we need to think about a mail-in campaign and some social networking mojo to get people involved here. I hope we can get PDFs of the police reports and such up!

  • http://manamongoaks.com/index.html Ray

    At the Nuremberg trails in Germany after WWII, many former German soldiers (NA-national ZI-socialists) tried to rationalize the atrocities they committed by saying they were just being “good German soldiers.”

    The prosecution countered that there’s “a law above the law” (a person’s conscience), that tells them the difference between right and wrong.

    Using corrupt law(s) as an excuse to commit atrocities was no excuse then, and it’s no excuse now. The “good German soldier” rationalization DID NOT prevail at Nuremberg after WWII. Indeed, a number of NA-national ZI-socialists were sentenced to death, or imprisoned for the hateful atrocities they committed – so when are the New-Nuremberg trials scheduled to commence in Dull-aware, against the corrupt legal system “good German soldiers,” committing atrocities against innocent men in the name of VAWA?

    While we’re at it, make it a national New-Nuremberg trails, holding corrupt legal system “good German soldiers” accountable in all 50 states. After that, let’s talk about New-Nuremberg II trials to be held in the world court, the Hague, addressing the same issues. :-/

  • http://mrathunderinthehammer.blogspot.com/ Dannyboy

    OT
    I do believe this is kind of important with the amount of “dear John letters” the guys in the military receive.

    Supreme Court to hear int’l child custody dispute
    “(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to review a U.S. Army sergeant’s challenge to a custody ruling that under an international treaty his five-year-old daughter should live with her mother in Scotland. …….“Jeffrey Chafin said this decision was at odds with other federal appeals courts and would effectively deny custodial rights to a parent of a child wrongfully abducted to another country.

    http://news.yahoo.com/supreme-court-hear-intl-child-custody-dispute-172809453–finance.html

  • Poester99

    This is Justice in America today.

    It’s amazing how much leeway police have to persecute people that they don’t like.

    When the laws are broad and complex enough that all citizens are potentially guilty of something at all times, and are free only due to police discretion (or lack of enough resources) then the police have an inordinate amount of power, this and the “second set of books” or the true face of the justice system make the US a defacto police state. “Home of the free”, indeed! Watch your back.