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wordpix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-17-07 06:07 PM
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14. thanks for this--the agents don't get a mistrial declared when 3 jurors were coerced into guilty
Edited on Wed Jan-17-07 06:15 PM by wordpix
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snip: U.S. District Court Judge Kathleen Cardone in El Paso, Texas, sentenced Jose Alonso Compean to 12 years in prison and Ignacio Ramos to 11 years and one day despite a plea by their attorney for a new trial after three jurors said they were coerced into voting guilty in the case, the Washington Times reported.
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  -Reps Bilbray & Rohrbacher (R-Ca) & Poe(R-Tx) Rip * Over Border Patrol Incident--* Backs Drug Dealers wordpix  Jan-17-07 05:48 PM   #0 
  - I saw something about this on Lou Dobbs.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-17-07 05:51 PM   #1 
  - agents were pursuing dealers on the border---the Congressmen were focused on that  wordpix   Jan-17-07 05:52 PM   #3 
  - They shot people, and didn't file any report.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-17-07 05:53 PM   #5 
     - they shot drug dealers with $1 million in drugs, not just "people"  wordpix   Jan-17-07 05:55 PM   #6 
        - Are you familiar with the Constitution?  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-17-07 05:57 PM   #7 
           - I don't think our borders should be overrun by drug dealers allowed to just waltz in  wordpix   Jan-17-07 06:01 PM   #12 
              - Well, that's great.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-17-07 06:02 PM   #13 
                 - apparently that area has had some violent incidents and on the Mexican side, officials who  wordpix   Jan-17-07 06:09 PM   #15 
                    - Oooh, my, well that changes everything!  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-17-07 06:12 PM   #16 
                       - you might not see it but something smells here---read the links  wordpix   Jan-17-07 06:15 PM   #18 
  - the Mexicans are drug dealers bringing in $1 million worth of drugs---& * prosecutes the border agen  wordpix   Jan-17-07 05:58 PM   #8 
     - And?  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-17-07 06:00 PM   #10 
  - Makes me uneasy.  halobeam   Jan-17-07 05:51 PM   #2 
  - Illegal drugs and illegal workers are a two-fer.  BuyingThyme   Jan-17-07 05:53 PM   #4 
  - So Much more to it than you and Dobbs suggest....  Burnsey_Koenig   Jan-17-07 05:59 PM   #9 
  - Here is link....  Burnsey_Koenig   Jan-17-07 06:00 PM   #11 
  - thanks for this--the agents don't get a mistrial declared when 3 jurors were coerced into guilty  wordpix   Jan-17-07 06:07 PM   #14 
  - Didn't Bush pardon about 5 drug dealers around Christmas time?  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jan-17-07 06:13 PM   #17 
  - yea he pardoned them AFTER their sentance was served  Burnsey_Koenig   Jan-17-07 06:17 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for the info -  northofdenali   Jan-17-07 07:19 PM   #22 
  - That's not quite correct - he commuted one sentence  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jan-18-07 01:15 AM   #25 
  - yes, CNN reported that he did pardon 5 dealers---that should go over big with the fundies  wordpix   Jan-17-07 06:17 PM   #21 
  - Might the jurors have been frightened?  amandabeech   Jan-17-07 06:16 PM   #19 
     - I guess anyone would be frightened trying to stop drug dealers bringing in $1 million worth of drugs  wordpix   Jan-17-07 08:16 PM   #23 
        - I sure would be. n/t  amandabeech   Jan-17-07 08:30 PM   #24 
 

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