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    Re: McDonnells convicted of corruption

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    I asked a litigator friend of mine how such an apparently intelligent man with good lawyers could make such a boneheaded call as to turn down that plea deal. His response: "Ego."
    It seems like there is an awful lot of that going around lately!

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    Re: McDonnells convicted of corruption

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    It seems like there is an awful lot of that going around lately!

    Good Sunday morning to you, Jack, and Happy Birthday!
    Good morning, Polgara, and thank you.

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    Re: McDonnells convicted of corruption

    Quote Originally Posted by faithful_servant View Post
    We need special prisons for elected officials who do this kind of stuff. Someplace where they are held in a VERY public facility so that everyone can see just what happens when you violate the trust of The People as an elected official.
    W ealready have special places for people like that. We call it 'Congress'.

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    Re: McDonnells convicted of corruption

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    W ealready have special places for people like that. We call it 'Congress'.
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