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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-22-08 06:00 PM
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Shorts from Americas Legal Hell-Hole
Scott Horton - February 21, 2008 -

First Two CBS Teasers on Siegelman Now Up =
CBS News has just posted the first teaser for its feature, to air on Sunday, concerning the prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don E. Siegelman. It concerns Jill Simpsons account of her dealings with Karl Rove and his involvement in plans to take down the once popular two-term Alabama Governor:

Roves attempt to smear Don Siegelman was part of a Republican campaign to ruin him .... She recalls what Rove, then President Bushs senior political adviser, asked her to do at a 2001 meeting in this exchange from Sundays report.

Karl Rove asked you to take pictures of Siegelman? asks Pelley. Yes, replies Simpson.

In a compromising, sexual position with one of his aides, clarifies Pelley. Yes, if I could, says Simpson ......

And here is Scott Pelleys reporters notebook in which he introduces the segment: VIDEO

............. Mr. Siegelman cant get an appeal hearing on the merits of his case and cant get out of prison while the court takes its time. Democracy loses along with Mr. Siegelman when politics takes over the judiciary. Rolling the Monopoly dice might have given him more justice.

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