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Bribery, greed: All for a little bit of Ivy League

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by CD Boogie, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

  2. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    If USC didn’t accept federal funds, they would not have been indicted on the bribery count. So blame the school...

    Are they being made an example of? Yep. Will it stop other parents from doing this? Probably. Or maybe they’ll just be smarter and, I don’t know, donate money for a building. Seriously that’s a big part of this: these parents are fucking idiots. They got indicted for something so commonplace that everyone with half a brain knows how to circumvent it.
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  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    She went to jail for her kids, she will be a legend. Her kids will drive a new luxury car to their beach house in Malibu and eat at the French Laundry twice a week for the rest of their lives. They will get a college degree if they want to and they’ll be well taken of in the job market. Bill and Felicity will never want for work either.

    Aunt Becky’s kids are chillin on yachts in Cannes and Capri. They be just another couple of coke whore eurotrash while mom is doing the prison laundry.
  4. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Thats fine
  5. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    Maybe it's just me, but the video(s) of Laughlin's kid Olive (is that right?) basically bragging that she didn't care about or concentrate on school because she was busy building her online influencer status made the whole family unsympathetic. I saw that video and thought, "Spoiled little rich bitch. Fuck her."

    I doubt I'm alone.
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  6. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Not that they can really do it now, but . . . not a thimbleful of contrition from anyone in that family.

    All that's missing is a book from the couple entitled "If We Did It."
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  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  8. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Two months for her, five months for him. Pretty standard stuff. Next time, just donate a building.
  9. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    Unusual plea deal likely forged from SCOTUS Bridgegate opinion and Covid early releases. Standard only in lesser punishment for criming while white.
  10. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    I never expected her to get leaned on heavily, even after she didn't have the sense to take a good plea deal. As long as there are lots of pictures of her in an orange jumpsuit and no makeup for her to live with from then on, I'm ok with it. They got dragged pretty well, and the point was made.

    Next time, the rich will find a more acceptable and deniable way to grease their kids into school.
  11. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    She does need to get beat up at least once, though. Just for being so damn defiant through the whole thing.

    Stuck meaning you can't change to a guilty plea? Or stuck meaning you have to offer a more strict sentence the judge might approve of?
  12. Driftwood

    Driftwood Well-Known Member

    I honestly have never gotten the outrage over this deal.
    A rich person did something shady to get their kid a benefit they really didn't deserve.
    The horror. The horror. It's the first time in human history something like this has ever happened.
    Of all the things we've got going on in the world right now, we are going to spend time and resources on something like this.

    Well, I've been taught a lesson. I promise never to shell out six figures to get my kid into school. Oh wait, I don't have that kind of disposable income or kids.
    Kick them out of school (which has been handled). Fire the people involved (which probably has been handled). And move along.
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