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Usrename Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-03-09 09:08 AM
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137. I have a question for you.
Edited on Sat Jan-03-09 09:12 AM by Usrename
Blagojevich is charged with conspiracy to commit fraud, and also some sort of bizarre soliciting a bribe charge for saying he would like to get some people at Chicago Tribune fired, right?

Let's look at Fitz's two other high-profile cases that I know something about.

In the Ryan case, he went up the "food chain" (as you say) to get to the governor, 12 counts of racketeering conspiracy were charged, along with 6 other charges.

The verdicts were a resounding victory for the prosecution. The jury found Ryan guilty on all 18 counts of racketeering conspiracy, mail fraud, lying to the FBI, obstructing the Internal Revenue Service and filing false tax returns. Warner was convicted on all 12 counts of racketeering conspiracy, extortion, money laundering and evading cash-reporting requirements.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/custom/newsroom/chi-...





In the Libby case, where we all KNOW, without any possibility of a doubt, the entire White House and half the Washington press corp was deeply involved in a coverup, there were not any conspiracy charges filed. Instead, he interviewed Karl Rove a half dozen times.



What do you think led Fitz to go after Blago on conspiracy, and not Libby and Rove?

Is it Blago's foul mouth? Blago appears to be acting completely alone. He's a pariah and has been for a long time. Nobody will have anything to do with him. So what is this criminal cabal that is conspiring to bring down our government all about? Is Blago the one responsible for all of the corruption and war profiteering of the past eight years? I don't get it.
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