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Sinistrous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-15-11 04:29 PM
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Chirac Gets Suspended Jail Term
Source: Wall Street Journal

PARISA French court on Thursday sentenced former President Jacques Chirac to a two-year suspended jail term after his conviction on graft charges, the first time a former head of state has been convicted by a court in the post-World War II era.


Mr. Chirac, who had denied the accusations ahead of the criminal trial, won't appeal the ruling, his lawyer Georges Kiejman said.

Read more: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204026804...



OK. The sentence was suspended, but he was convicted. Maybe there is still is hope for justice for cheneybush.
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classysassy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-17-11 11:45 PM
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1.  Crimes by the wealthy are not really crimes
Only the poor are criminals,the wealthy are excused by their fellow wealthy citizens.In the words of Satchmo," Oh what a wonderful world this is",not.
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wordpix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-18-11 11:27 PM
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2. you're right, I don't see the poor getting suspended jail terms for robbery
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countryjake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-20-11 03:19 PM
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3. Figures.
The 1% have never been punished for their crimes.

The guillotine is rolling in its grave.
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