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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:07 PM
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"PARTISAN" Ronnie Earle VS. HAMMERHEAD De LAY-- Get Earle's record here!
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 02:08 PM by FrenchieCat

PHOTO OF RONNIE EARLE

NOTE DATE ON STORY BELOW....

DeLay's first line of defense will be to scream that the Democrat Earle is on a partisan witch hunt. Earle's unsuccessful prosecution of Kay Bailey Hutchison in 1994 for allegations of misappropriated campaign funds while she was State Treasurer will be his Exhibit A, and it will carry some weight. Earle will point out that he's prosecuted quite a few Democratic politicians in his day, with his biggest scalp being that of former Speaker Gib Lewis. I will expect much sound and fury, with the usual results. But I'll keep an eye on it anyway, just in case.
Posted by Charles Kuffner on March 22, 2003 to Scandalized! | TrackBack
http://www.offthekuff.com/mt/archives/001715.html


Here we go--List of PARTISAN :sarcasm: EARLE'S VICTIMS:
http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/20...

" Former state Rep. Gilbert Serna, D-El Paso. Pleaded guilty to charges of theft by a public servant in 2000.

Former state Rep. Lane Denton, D-Waco. Found guilty of theft in 1995.

State Rep. Betty Denton, D-Waco, pleaded guilty in 1995 to perjury charges.

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Republican, indicted on a charge of official misconduct. Earle in 1994 declined to present a case at trial. Hutchison received a directed verdict of acquittal.

Land Commissioner Garry Mauro, Democrat, investigated in 1992 for political misuse of his agency for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign. Earle found no "conscious pattern of misuse of state property for political or personal purposes."

Speaker Gib Lewis, D-Fort Worth. Pleaded guilty in 1992 of misdemeanor filing of false financial statements. Lewis in 1983 also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor failure to file a financial statement.

San Antonio voter registrar Marco Gomez, Democrat, pleaded guilty in 1992 to tampering with a government record.

State Rep. Charles Staniswallis, R-Amarillo, pleaded guilty to felony theft in 1990.

Attorney General Jim Mattox, Democrat, found innocent by a jury in 1983 on charges of commercial bribery.

Texas Treasurer Warren G. Harding, Democrat, pleaded guilty in 1982 to misdemeanor official misconduct.

State Rep. Mike Martin, R-Longview. Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge in 1981 for having lied about arranging to have himself shot to generate publicity.

State Sen. Gene Jones, D-Houston, pleaded guilty in 1980 to a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct for using a state computer for political purposes.

Travis County Commissioner Bob Honts, a Democrat who later switched parties, pleaded guilty in 1979 to misdemeanor misapplication of county property."





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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:09 PM
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1. Perfect thanks. 3 out of 13 have been Repubs
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 02:10 PM by underpants
bookmarking
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:17 PM
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2. Please write to our Corporate Media Whores
before they get too excited. Please email them Earle's record as listed here by political label. Please do this quickly BEFORE the slime machine gets to the media....although I am sure "they" already have!

This is called a Pre-emptive Attack!

Let's stay on the Offense here! Discrediting the "partisan" label that will be used against Mr. Earle EARLY is our best line of offense.

De Lay discredited means a better chance for a DEMOCRATIC Congress in 2006.

NOW GET TO WORK!
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TroglodyteScholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:45 PM
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9. Just wrote to Chris Matthews...
...who had already accepted and reinforced the idea that Earle was a "partisan."

UnBELIEVABLE how these assholes decide guilt or innocense in the span of a commercial break.
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:48 PM
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10. This case will show our Corporate Whores at their finest!
Spread it!
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:20 PM
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3. great reference n/t
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:21 PM
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4. Nominated, Thanks Frenchie.
Delay thinks he can play the partisan game but it won't fly. He'll need this:


http://dailydelay.blogspot.com/2005_01_01_dailydelay_ar...
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:30 PM
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6. kick!
:kick: :thumbsup:
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:22 PM
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5. Ronnie Earle has long been one of our finest public servants
As you show, he has a long record of pursuing violations of the public trust, regardless of party.
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:36 PM
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7. He's on CNN now, giving an Press Conference!
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:36 PM
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8. Great bookmark - thanks FrenchieCat
:thumbsup:
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Czolgosz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:48 PM
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11. good work
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understandinglife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:52 PM
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12. Relevant "Texans For Public Justice" copy of Houston Chronicle editorial
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 02:52 PM by understandinglife
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understandinglife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 04:49 PM
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23. Think Progress links on DA Earle - very helpful:
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:54 PM
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13. Tom DeLay calling Earle all kind of partisan names....
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 02:54 PM by FrenchieCat
called him a PARTISAN FANATIC AND ZEALOT!
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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:00 PM
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14. That's just a stupid move--to piss the prosecutor off.
What a numbnut.

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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:03 PM
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18. More like Desparation!
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elehhhhna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:05 PM
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19. Yeah we all know that Ken Starr, for example, was an avowed Democrat.
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 03:06 PM by elehhhhna
NOT!

I smell their fear.
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:09 PM
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20. Let's get this info out to the media.....
we've got to show De Lay for the liar he is in his accusations!

It could mean a 2006 Election for us!
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:00 PM
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15. Keep this kicked and write letters to corporate media!
Important to keep the truth out there...before it is obscured!
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Michigander4Dean Donating Member (588 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:00 PM
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16. Warren G. Harding was a Democrat? Wow!
"Texas Treasurer Warren G. Harding, Democrat, pleaded guilty in 1982 to misdemeanor official misconduct."
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:01 PM
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17. didn't notice that!
:rofl:
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MoJoWorkin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:34 PM
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21. Only in TX could you arrange to have self shot-------
State Rep. Mike Martin, R-Longview. Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge in 1981 for having lied about arranging to have himself shot to generate publicity.

And, I don't care, I am going to celebrate the news, regardless of outcome!!! :toast: :bounce: :toast: :bounce: :toast: :bounce: :kick: :kick: :kick:
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 03:54 PM
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22. My letter to Fox News....and a similar sent to MSNBC
My letter to Fox News on the DeLay "defense" at Comments@foxnews.com
and a similar one sent to MSNBC at question@msnbc.com
-----------------
Dear Fox News,
Mr. Tom De Lay is using the same old tired defense that Republicans use when in trouble; Partisan wichhunt!

Anyone examining Mr. Earle's record of prosecution by party label would not call him a partisan Prosecutor, no matter what party he might belong to. So I ask, why should DeLay's accusations be given the time of day by the media on the question of Mr. Earle's motives? But nevertheless, DeLay is calling Earle a Partisan Zealot Fanatic, and Fox News is bidding his duty by questioning Mr. Earle's motivation without addressing Earle's record as I have detailed it below!

Based on Tom DeLay's attacks on Mr. Earle ethical character, I am calling Mr. DeLay desperate.

Fox, Fair and Balanced?
I'm from Missouri; please "show me"!

Respectfully,
C. McClendon

Detailed List of Ronnie Earle's prosecuted politicians:
http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/20...

" Former state Rep. Gilbert Serna, D-El Paso. Pleaded guilty to charges of theft by a public servant in 2000.

Former state Rep. Lane Denton, D-Waco. Found guilty of theft in 1995.

State Rep. Betty Denton, D-Waco, pleaded guilty in 1995 to perjury charges.

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Republican, indicted on a charge of official misconduct. Earle in 1994 declined to present a case at trial. Hutchison received a directed verdict of acquittal.

Land Commissioner Garry Mauro, Democrat, investigated in 1992 for political misuse of his agency for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign. Earle found no "conscious pattern of misuse of state property for political or personal purposes."

Speaker Gib Lewis, D-Fort Worth. Pleaded guilty in 1992 of misdemeanor filing of false financial statements. Lewis in 1983 also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor failure to file a financial statement.

San Antonio voter registrar Marco Gomez, Democrat, pleaded guilty in 1992 to tampering with a government record.

State Rep. Charles Staniswallis, R-Amarillo, pleaded guilty to felony theft in 1990.

Attorney General Jim Mattox, Democrat, found innocent by a jury in 1983 on charges of commercial bribery.

NOTE DATE ON STORY BELOW....

DeLay's first line of defense will be to scream that the Democrat Earle is on a partisan witch hunt.

Earle's unsuccessful prosecution of Kay Bailey Hutchison in 1994 for allegations of misappropriated campaign funds while she was State Treasurer will be his Exhibit A, and it will carry some weight.

Earle will point out that he's prosecuted quite a few Democratic politicians in his day, with his biggest scalp being that of former Speaker Gib Lewis.

I will expect much sound and fury, with the usual results. But I'll keep an eye on it anyway, just in case.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on March 22, 2003 to Scandalized! | TrackBack

http://www.offthekuff.com/mt/archives/001715.html

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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 04:59 PM
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24. Hey that's a good letter!
Mind if I use parts of it? thinking about composing a letter as well and you make some great points. Not from Missouri but they still gotta show me.
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 02:40 AM
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26. Of course you can....
BTW, I'm not from Missouri either...but who's countin'? :shrug:

:hi:
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elehhhhna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 05:25 PM
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25. this thread's a keeper! Thank you.
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:18 PM
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27. My moderate friend's take on this...interesting
Some of you may have heard me speak of her. The woman I share an office with who's my barometer of what's going on in the moderate mind.

She came in this morning and said, "Delay was indicted yesterday. You must be happy." I told her, "Whoo-hoo!" or something equally profound. Then she volunteers, "He's saying the prosecutor went after him because of politics, but the prosecutor has prosecuted more Democrats than Republicans."

Usually, I'd have to provide her with that second bit of information, but she knew it without me telling her.

It's turning around, folks.
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Michigander4Dean Donating Member (588 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:19 PM
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30. You mean America is WAKING UP?!
Holy $#!^ !
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 03:39 PM
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31. Sounds like
Nice, huh? :)
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 06:22 PM
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33. I sent letters to every news agency that I could find on
Wednesday morning as soon as the news broke.

I hope it helped!
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NoAmericanTaliban Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:33 PM
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28. Picking on poor Delay - a man with not a single partisan bone in his body
Right! - This is typical of the attack machine to accuse someone else of what you are doing. Kind of like cheating spouses who accuse the other spouse of cheating. The partisan accusation was used earlier when Delay was initially charged in the grand jury. When you state the facts that Earle has prosecuted more dems than reps, the counter argument is that - Of course he did - that is when Texas was run by dems. The reps standard motto - don't let facts muddy up are beliefs.
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Mugsy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 01:39 PM
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29. Frivalous lawsuits are also illegal, yet DeLay doesn't counter-sue.
Edited on Thu Sep-29-05 01:40 PM by Mugsy
Please note that filing a frivilous lawsuit and/or making baseless accusations is also illegal here in Texas (everywhere?).

So if DeLay is SO certain Earle is making baseless accusations for partisan gain, then he has every right to counter sue... even against a State Prosecutor. Yet he doesn't. Why? Because he knows it would never hold up, and would drag the case out longer, whereas he wants to get it behind him as quickly as possible.
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 03:50 PM
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32. Scanned the document, found the words "Warren G Harding"
and almost flipped. Thought I had last my mind...

LOL
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