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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    Ah, so you have no proof, I take it? Especially since the law itself says it is a misdemeanor?

    Look, as an attorney, I look to the law. I don't see it. I've read blogs and reports from other lawyers.
    Felony Crime of giving a BENEFIT (e.g., money) in order to influence the judgment or conduct of a person in a position of trust (e.g., an official or witness). Accepting a bribe also constitutes a crime. Bribery is typically punishable as a felony (see felony and misdemeanour). In any charge of bribery, some element of "corrupt purpose" must be implied or proved. Thus, in the absence of a complete statutory prohibition on the granting of favours to a public official, a gift is not a bribe unless it is given with some intent to influence the recipient's official behaviour. See also extortion.ribery....individual case law, Counselor? You are surely not going to argue this case cannot be tried as a felony.

    God...I feel for your clients.
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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by webrockk View Post
    Felony bCrime of giving a benefit (e.g., money) in order to influence the judgment or conduct of a person in a position of trust (e.g., an official or witness). Accepting a bribe also constitutes a crime. Bribery is typically punishable as a felony (see felony and misdemeanour). In any charge of bribery, some element of "corrupt purpose" must be implied or proved. Thus, in the absence of a complete statutory prohibition on the granting of favours to a public official, a gift is not a bribe unless it is given with some intent to influence the recipient's official behaviour. See also extortion.ribery....individual case law, Counselor? You are surely not going to argue this case cannot be tried as a felony.

    God...I feel for your clients.
    Um, yes I am, because if you read the law that was cited, it is a misdemeanor. You can't turn a misdemeanor into a felony just because you'd like to.

    I mean, seriously, you're just embarrassing yourself now.

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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    it may be legal, it may not be legal

    either way, it's political poison

    it's putrid

    hope and change?

    and it's stunningly stupid

    it's a BLAGO move

    why did sestak say it?

    is he dumb?

    why can't gibbs gibe?

    mum's the press secty's comeback?

    the press secty?

    this aint goin away, ask mr weiner

    happy campaigning, admiral

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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    it may be legal, it may not be legal

    either way, it's political poison

    it's putrid

    hope and change?

    and it's stunningly stupid

    it's a BLAGO move

    why did sestak say it?

    is he dumb?

    why can't gibbs gibe?

    mum's the press secty's comeback?

    the press secty?

    this aint goin away, ask mr weiner

    happy campaigning, admiral
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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by webrockk View Post
    "Please provide any proof of that statement", defender of the indefensible.
    Your words are my proof. You

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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    Um, yes I am, because if you read the law that was cited, it is a misdemeanor. You can't turn a misdemeanor into a felony just because you'd like to.

    I mean, seriously, you're just embarrassing yourself now.
    LOL!

    If you're an attorney, disbarrment should be in order. A misdemeanor charge can indeed be increased to a felony....

    Embarrassment should include presenting oneself as an attorney that hasn't a clue about certain aspects of law.

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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by LiberalAvenger View Post
    Your words are my proof. You
    ^^^THIS! is what you bring?

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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    On CNN, Axelrod agreed that if Sestak's assertions were true, "they would constitute a serious breach of the law"
    White House Wards Off Questions about Alleged Sestak Job Offer - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

    Rep. Joe Sestak (D., Pa.) said yesterday that the White House offered him a federal job in an effort to dissuade him from challenging Sen. Arlen Specter in the state's Democratic primary.

    The disclosure came during an afternoon taping of Larry Kane: Voice of Reason, a Sunday news-analysis show on the Comcast Network. Sestak would not elaborate on the circumstances and seemed chagrined after blurting out "yes" to veteran news anchor Kane's direct question.

    "Was it secretary of the Navy?" Kane asked.

    "No comment," Sestak said.

    "Was it [the job] high-ranking?" Kane asked. Sestak said yes, but added that he would "never leave" the Senate race for a deal.
    Sestak says federal job was offered to quit race | Philadelphia Inquirer | 02/19/2010

    someone's clearly LYING

    axelrod---if the admiral is telling the truth, the white house has acted illegally

    it is what it is
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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by webrockk View Post
    LOL!

    If you're an attorney, disbarrment should be in order. A misdemeanor charge can indeed be increased to a felony....

    Embarrassment should include presenting oneself as an attorney that hasn't a clue about certain aspects of law.
    A NEW charge can be filed if there is a reason, indeed. You cannot take a current law and suddenly wave your hand and make it a felony.

    The laws that were cited in this thread are misdemeanors. Those laws will never be felonies no matter how much you rub your wishing pony.

    If any reasonable people would like to discuss this, I would be glad to continue, but I'm through with the troll.

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    Re: Specter rejected by Pa. Dems in bid for 6th term

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    A NEW charge can be filed if there is a reason, indeed. You cannot take a current law and suddenly wave your hand and make it a felony.

    The laws that were cited in this thread are misdemeanors. Those laws will never be felonies no matter how much you rub your wishing pony.

    If any reasonable people would like to discuss this, I would be glad to continue, but I'm through with the troll.
    Of course you are "through with the troll" "The troll" just exposed your bull**** (attorney, my ass!)

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