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DoYouEverWonder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:58 PM
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President Bush Pardons 14 People
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 08:06 PM by DoYouEverWonder
Sept. 28, 2005

(CBS/AP) President Bush granted pardons Wednesday to 14 people, including a member of the mineworkers union who was convicted for his role in bombings at a West Virginia coal mine, a counterfeiter and a bootlegger.

Jesse Ray Harvey of Scarbro, W.Va., was given a 25-month sentence in 1990 after his conviction for using explosives to damage Milburn Colliery. The mine had been the target of a long strike by about 45 members of a United Mine Workers local.

CBS News correspondent Mark Knoller reports that the pardons Wednesday bring to 58 the number of pardons granted by Mr. Bush.

By comparison, his father, former President George H.W. Bush, granted 74 in four years; former President Bill Clinton granted 396 in eight years; former President Ronald Reagan did 393 in eight; former President Jimmy Carter did 534 in four. And former President Richard Nixon, who got one of Mr. Ford's 382 pardons, granted 863, reports Knoller.

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http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/09/28/politics/main...


Wow at least one terrorist and lots of drug convictions getting pardoned here. What's up with that?

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Waya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:59 PM
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1. To bad none of them was....
Leonard Peltier....
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electropop Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:00 PM
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2. Is Rove on the list?
Or DeLay, or Cheney?
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DemoTex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:04 PM
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5. Hmmm. Stoking up the old pardon machine.
It will be running like a Rolls-Royce engine in no time at all. Just in time for the Fall indictment season, too. How chic!

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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:05 PM
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6. What does someone have eto do to get a Presidential pardon?
I really don't konw. I always thought they were done as favors to someone; some politician or contributor. I sure don't recognize any names on the list of the ones Shrub pardoned, and he was such an AH when he was Gov in TX and never stopped any executions, I'm sure it wasn't done out of compassion!
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jokerman93 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:52 PM
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7. future Bushco employees n/t
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texpatriot2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:01 PM
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8. oooh, no he didn't pardon a terrist, a man who bombed a mine...
here, and the lying lunatic pardons him? WTH?
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