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Jury convicts Tom DeLay of money laundering

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by secretariat, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. secretariat

    secretariat Active Member

    He now faces life in prison. Or, in other words, 20 months in a minimum security facility.

    http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/news/2010/11/jury_convicts_delay_in_money_laundering_trial.php
     
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    20 months seems appropriate. He didn't kill, rape, physically injure anyone. The money wasn't stolen. He's a felon, he can't vote and he'll do time. No animals were inured.
     
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Ah. But DeLay made his living as an exterminator so he has killed millions of creatures.
     
  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Life in prison. Play hardball with these fuckers.
     
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    These are state charges, so there will be no Club Fed for Mr. DeLay. He'll be doing hard labor in Huntsville.

    Of course, that also means he'll get paroled in about a year.
     
  6. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    I am sure by now the animals are fully inured to this type of thing.
     
  7. Raiders

    Raiders Guest

    Delay sucks. Politicians suck.
    When do we learn from that?
    Honesty and Integrity, folks.
    Nothing less ever works.
     
  8. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Story doesn't mention the minimum or sentencing range for what DeLay did. It also doesn't say when sentencing will happen and if it was federal court or state.

    So boo to the APer who wrote the story.
     
  9. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/25/us/politics/25delay.html

    1) State trial
    2) Faces between 5 and 99 years
    3) No mention of sentencing, but of course DeLay will appeal
     
  10. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    No chance he'll run into Charlie Rangell in the shower?
     
  11. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    I believe sentencing is one month for now.
     
  12. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Judging from how Charlie looked in that picture of him snoozing on the beach, I'd say that would be cruel and unusual punishment for DeLay. Then again, they're welcome to each other. Both crooks.
     
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