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Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Larry sees the light

It's always amazing to me how rich, self-righteous "law and order" types, who spend their whole lives fighting meaningful remedies for breaches of ordinary people's civil rights, suddenly discover the Constitution shortly after they themselves are caught red-handed in filthy, low-level crimes. Once they're off the hot seat, though, they quickly go back to their old ways. Their born-again liberalism is temporary, lasting only as long as it takes to keep them in their sordid little positions of power.

The latest example of this hypocrisy is Larry Craig -- a man who obviously keeps the "ho" in Idaho. But of course, he's hardly a groundbreaker. Rush Limbaugh comes immediately to mind, and there's the catalog of similar creeps listed here.

I see that the ACLU is taking the high road and helping old Larry withdraw his guilty plea after soliciting sex in an airport men's room. More power to them, but in this case -- forgive me -- I hope they lose. Old Larry pleaded guilty and waived his First Amendment rights. Time for him to assume some of that "personal responsibility" that he and his many fans have been carping on relentlessly for 30 years now.

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I didn't know you had a dog in this fight. Sic um Jack.

"If people are violating the law by doing drugs, they ought to be accused and they ought to be convicted and they ought to be sent up... The answer is to go out and find the ones who are getting away with it, convict them and send them up the river, too."
---Rush Limbaugh pontificating on the evils of drug use, but let's be fair. He was probably stoned out of his mind when he said it.

This Creep should make the list.
http://www.ytedk.com/

I didn't know you had a dog in this fight.

Isn't that the point? All of us do.

This Creep

Right, we all forgot. Everybody else gets a pass because of this guy's sixties transgression. Never mind.

Transgression? What Craig did was a transgression. What Teddy K did was Manslaughter.

"What Teddy K did was Manslaughter."

Maybe so, but I wasn't aware that we're now in Massachusetts. Arguing about it in Oregon doesn't seem likely to accomplish much.

*****"What Teddy K did was Manslaughter."*****

Oh yeah well Warren Harding had sex with a hooker in the WHite House and how come you Republicans didn't impeach him.

Greg C

Alan....I must have missed where Larry Craig's transgression was committed in Oregon.

With all due respect to the ACLU, this is a losing battle. As I recall Craig took a couple weeks to ponder his plight before pleading guilty. Any argument that he was coerced is vitiated by the time he had to consult with an attorney prior to entering his plea. That said, a sage lawyer once told me "If you stir a bucket of sh*t it only stinks worse" Keeping this example stirred up will help remind us of the hypocrisy which seems to follow these holier than thou types.

"Alan....I must have missed where Larry Craig's transgression was committed in Oregon."

You also missed the part where I said I cared a whit about Larry Craig's "transgression", because I didn't. :-)

His sexual behavior on his own time is not related to his job performance. That's what the equal rights Craig opposes for gays are all about. (And we all know he's not losing his job over a mere misdemeanor conviction.) As far as I'm concerned he can keep his job. Of course, his conflicted view on the subject exposes him to blackmail, but that horse probably left the barn years ago. Either way, that's much more Idaho's problem than it is mine.

If only Larry were wealthy enough, he could buy his way out out his problem, like Bill "Papa Bear" O'Reilly and his harassment of his female producer.

Loofah me, baby...

"To get to the other side." "Teddy Kennedy." Which came first, the old joke or the older joke. Kay-Ee-Ryste, I thought I had a Rip Van Winkle moment, there for a minute ... somebody talking about Chappaquiddick like it was a topic. Chirpy: Quit it. People these days weren't even born then. By the way, speaking of Republican crimes: JFK was murdered by the CIA, which had let the contract to the mafia. J. Edgar Hoover helped the cover-up, and so'd Gerry Ford, two more mortal-sinner bloodyhanded Republicans. The latest to come to light as a participating soulless zombie in the JFK murder, is the Papa Bush, Sinister, of the phony POTUS Bush, Jughead. See HERE. Uh, ... what was that somebody said about some important MURDER (worse than manslaughter) in the '60s !?!

Mentioning Craig ain't even worth the trouble it takes to learn what state he's from. See Vitter. See Stevens. See Brownback. See Coleman. For gawdsake see to it Gordon Smith is totally toast. See a bunch of Republican senators so bad they disgrace and disfigure even the vile murder-thicket sin-nest of the immoral US Senate -- nevermind Republican voters stupid enough to keep wearing that Label of Shame. If Democrats were any better they could kick out so many R's there wouldn't be 40 left to suck on Jughead's veto pen.

As for Rash 'half-a' Lamebrain, his broadcast abominations of massmind media are reported, documented, and compiled HERE, daily.

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