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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-14-08 04:35 PM
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5. Well, this should have been in my post: "John W. Goff - Latest Bush DOJ Target In Alabama"
but I only just found out about it:

From Mark Crispin Miller via e-mail:

Monday, April 14, 2008

John W. Goff: The Latest Bush DOJ Target

If you thought the Don Siegelman case smelled, and you thought the Paul Minor case in Mississippi wreaked, wait till you get a whiff of the stench emanating from the John W. Goff case currently heating up in Montgomery.

Goff is the Montgomery insurance executive who filed a lawsuit against Alabama Governor Bob Riley and others, alleging that they had conspired to harm his business. It appears that Riley retaliated by urging U.S. Attorney Leura Canary, famed for her central role in the Siegelman prosecution, to go after Goff.

Riley's entreaties evidently fell on welcoming ears. Goff recently was indicted on 26 corruption-related charges, 23 of them for mail fraud. The charges against Goff appear to mirror those in a 2004 complaint filed by the Alabama Insurance Department. That case was settled in March 2005, and the settlement was approved by an administrative law judge, with 59 of 60 counts dismissed and Goff pleading guilty to one count and being fined.

"I thought, until now, that this whole matter was over," Goff said in a recent statement.


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  -GOP Justice In Alabama & Mississippi: Paul Minor & the Siegelman & Shuler Cases (Help Mrs. Minor) Hissyspit  Apr-14-08 03:06 PM   #0 
  - REC'D! Wow, Hissy! Lots of work here; this is bookmarkable. Thanks! nt  babylonsister   Apr-14-08 03:34 PM   #1 
  - New from Legal Schnauzer on "compassionate conservatism:"  Hissyspit   Apr-14-08 08:25 PM   #15 
  - Nominated.  H2O Man   Apr-14-08 04:16 PM   #2 
  - There was an appeal in the upper midwest that overturned the conviction via summary judgement  hootinholler   Apr-14-08 04:17 PM   #3 
  - Thank-you  angrycarpenter   Apr-14-08 04:28 PM   #4 
  - Well, this should have been in my post: "John W. Goff - Latest Bush DOJ Target In Alabama"  Hissyspit   Apr-14-08 04:35 PM   #5 
  - One would think these cases are additional evidence of Hatch Act violations.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Apr-14-08 05:33 PM   #10 
  - Recommended,  bleever   Apr-14-08 05:12 PM   #6 
  - Too bad Horton is going silent for a bit.  L. Coyote   Apr-14-08 05:19 PM   #7 
  - Thanks. I was going to post that in my thread, but forgot.  Hissyspit   Apr-14-08 05:24 PM   #9 
  - i am so totally bookmarking this thread!  nashville_brook   Apr-14-08 05:20 PM   #8 
  - This is really some fine work Hissy...  lala_rawraw   Apr-14-08 06:07 PM   #11 
  - Error: You've already recommended that thread.  L. Coyote   Apr-14-08 06:47 PM   #12 
  - This is such bullshit!!!! The oil companies OWN our country, their crony politicos WAGE INjustice.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Apr-14-08 07:21 PM   #13 
  - very pleased to be number 20 to K & R!  symbolman   Apr-14-08 08:19 PM   #14 
  - .  Hissyspit   Apr-15-08 03:50 AM   #16 
  - The Mayberry Machiavellians  SalmonChantedEvening   Apr-15-08 05:46 AM   #17 

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