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KonaKane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-25-09 01:47 PM
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7. Shades of Boss Tweed
It sounds like someone is trying to reinvent Tammany Hall. They're about a hundred fifty years too late, and in the losing party.

This incident also reminds me of the late Justice William Rhenquist, who was known as "Our Bill" in Arizona, where he was fond of physically stopping Mexican American citizens from going to the voting polls and quizzing them on the Constitution. When the authorities had enough of his racist-inspired obstructions, they sent police to remove him and he got so worked up he tried to punch them.

To this day I can barely believe that this guy became chief justice of my country's Supreme Court.
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  -Republican Mayor uses ARMED GUARDS to intimidate voters, wins re-election. . . wndycty  Feb-25-09 01:18 PM   #0 
  - Maybe he thinks he's the reincarnation of Al Capone  hobbit709   Feb-25-09 01:22 PM   #1 
  - Well it is Cicero  wndycty   Feb-25-09 01:26 PM   #2 
  - Gotta love Chicago.  BlooInBloo   Feb-25-09 01:27 PM   #3 
  - LOL, hey that is Cicero. . .Cicero make Chicago look tame. . .  wndycty   Feb-25-09 01:28 PM   #4 
     - Sorry - Chicagoland. Sheesh.  BlooInBloo   Feb-25-09 01:34 PM   #5 
        - LOL  wndycty   Feb-25-09 01:37 PM   #6 
  - Shades of Boss Tweed  KonaKane   Feb-25-09 01:47 PM   #7 
     - Welcome to DU  wndycty   Feb-25-09 01:48 PM   #8 
        - Mahalo, Braddah!  KonaKane   Feb-25-09 02:10 PM   #9 

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