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endarkenment Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-28-08 09:06 AM
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4. Lock him up
The failure to lock up the Bush Cabal for war crimes is not relevant to question of locking up Stevens for political corruption. He is a Senator and he used that office for corrupt practices. Jail is appropriate.
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  -Beat me up! But here is why I oppose jailing Ted Stevens progressiveforever  Oct-28-08 09:03 AM   #0 
  - He should go to prison, and die there.  tekisui   Oct-28-08 09:05 AM   #1 
  - So many holes i don't know where to start.  ret5hd   Oct-28-08 09:05 AM   #2 
  - So, in your opinion, 80+ year olds should be allowed to accept bribes freely. (nt)  w4rma   Oct-28-08 09:06 AM   #3 
  - No- he should be removed from the Senate..and fined heavily  progressiveforever   Oct-28-08 09:29 AM   #13 
  - So, 80 year olds should accept bribes but then should give part of the bribe to the government? (nt)  w4rma   Oct-28-08 10:07 AM   #23 
  - Patton Oswalt did a birthday bit.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-28-08 10:14 AM   #27 
  - Lock him up  endarkenment   Oct-28-08 09:06 AM   #4 
  - So....  Gilligan   Oct-28-08 09:06 AM   #5 
  - Well, Gilligan, that's not what I said.  progressiveforever   Oct-28-08 09:30 AM   #14 
     - Yes...  Gilligan   Oct-28-08 11:37 AM   #42 
  - Your words have moved me to show mercy to Stevens.  billyoc   Oct-28-08 09:08 AM   #6 
  - Wouod an ordinary American go to prison  Jackpine Radical   Oct-28-08 09:10 AM   #7 
  - yep, rich old white criminals should avoid jail cuz they are above the law even if convicted nt  msongs   Oct-28-08 09:10 AM   #8 
  - Apples and Oranges  atreides1   Oct-28-08 09:15 AM   #9 
  - I feel more sorry for Alaska.  sofa king   Oct-28-08 09:21 AM   #10 
  - Now I kind of feel bad for being happy he was going to prison (although I don't think he is)  cat_girl25   Oct-28-08 09:26 AM   #11 
  - Should Stevens walk free?  dorkulon   Oct-28-08 09:29 AM   #12 
  - Being old doesn't excuse his crimes.  Tinman   Oct-28-08 09:33 AM   #15 
  - sorry but giving stevens a free pass is tantamount to the nixon pardon.  Javaman   Oct-28-08 09:42 AM   #16 
  - So the argument is he should walk free  Bluenorthwest   Oct-28-08 09:44 AM   #17 
  - Her is still running for Senate, he will not go to jail for many years  old mark   Oct-28-08 09:54 AM   #18 
  - Not only should he be put in prison  snooper2   Oct-28-08 09:57 AM   #19 
  - I oppose jail for him as well.  ThePowerofWill   Oct-28-08 10:01 AM   #20 
  - I agree completely  Winterblues   Oct-28-08 10:02 AM   #21 
  - tax cheats go to prison  Bluenorthwest   Oct-28-08 10:08 AM   #24 
  - Thats a good point.  ThePowerofWill   Oct-28-08 10:09 AM   #25 
  - He abused his office and lied about it  Bluenorthwest   Oct-28-08 10:34 AM   #30 
     - But you miss the point.  ThePowerofWill   Oct-28-08 10:50 AM   #32 
        - Fuck that bullshit  norepubsin08   Oct-28-08 11:04 AM   #36 
        - So i spent several yrs locked up for growing plant for sick people.  ThePowerofWill   Oct-28-08 11:48 AM   #44 
        - Ah Will, the point missed is by you  Bluenorthwest   Oct-28-08 11:05 AM   #37 
           - You twist my words.  ThePowerofWill   Oct-28-08 11:43 AM   #43 
  - That depends on if he even feels repentent at all. He appears pretty defiant at this point.  Selatius   Oct-28-08 10:53 AM   #33 
  - I'm no bleeding heart liberal in this case.  cobalt1999   Oct-28-08 10:04 AM   #22 
  - Old people NEVER go to jail when they are white. You are for the status quo.  slampoet   Oct-28-08 10:13 AM   #26 
  - He was convicted of not reporting honestly  gratuitous   Oct-28-08 10:25 AM   #28 
  - i never understand it...  Blue_Tires   Oct-28-08 10:34 AM   #29 
  - He should go to jail, for one it might make someone else think twice about it, and 2 wasn't  madmom   Oct-28-08 10:48 AM   #31 
  - Fuck him  norepubsin08   Oct-28-08 10:55 AM   #34 
  - He should be given house arrest and an electronic anklet  Ezlivin   Oct-28-08 10:58 AM   #35 
  - He should spend his "retirement" under house arrest  StopThePendulum   Oct-28-08 11:23 AM   #38 
  - My god. A rich man goes to prison, and the "progressives" start making excuses for him.  Romulox   Oct-28-08 11:28 AM   #39 
  - +1  Blue_Tires   Oct-28-08 04:00 PM   #45 
  - So unless a crime reaches the same level as a war crime then no time should be served?  chimpsrsmarter   Oct-28-08 11:34 AM   #40 
  - But if he's not in jail, he won't go away.  SmokingJacket   Oct-28-08 11:37 AM   #41 
 

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