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Evening Update [Oct. 29th, 2009|08:34 pm]
Tomas Gallucci
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In an effort to defend its title as the third most corrupt State in the nation, Alabama recently anointed Larry Langford (D-Birmingham) as its latest poster child. Langford, accused of 101 accounts of conspiracy, bribery, fraud, money laundering and falsifying tax returns was indicted on 60 of those counts Wednesday. In all, Langford is accused of receiving some $236,000 and faces up to a maximum of 805 years in federal prison.

And here's where the story takes an ironic turn: Felon Sue Schmitz, (D-Toney) only laundered $177,251, roughly 2/3 of Langford's plunder. For her wrongdoing Schmitz was sentence the absolute minimum of a 30 month stay in America's finest crossbar hotels.

Yet no one (but me) is asking the tough questions: will Felon Larry Langford (D-Birmingham) and Felon Sue Schmitz (D-Toney) share a cell? Will there be conjugal visits betwixt the two? And will Langford write Letter from a Birmingham Jail, II?

There is a moral to this tale boys and girls: if you're going to steal money, it's best to do it in one whack because the penalty is less severe.
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From: snapper521
2009-10-31 08:34 pm (UTC)
All you write about anymore is politics Furbles. You complain because I don't ever write anything of substance, and/or post... but talking about politics isn't really posting... it's actually boring after a certain point and I know that is really hard for you to comprehend but... truly... it is... You and I both know that you are far more than just a political opinion...

Mom read an interesting quote she was telling me about earlier. I'm not sure I can remember it word for word but it went something along the lines of "If the next generation is the future of our country, then allowing the government to rule our education is to prevent out country from having a future" or... something like that. Obviously the quote was a bit more profound than the effort I made to paraphrase it, but... still it's got a grain of truth to it.

I've talked Grandma and Great-grandma into going to church with me at the Missionary church but it won't be long term I don't think. They have a good bible study and I wanted Grandma to see/experience it. I know you don't care but for whatever reason I thought you'd like to know.

If you ever make it up here, I'd probably end up giving you the choice between the two because they both have their good and bad points. I have a post written up in my computer that needs more tweaking (hence why I haven't posted it as of yet) but in it I touch on some of the issues I have with the "home church". I'm sure if you turned yourself loose on the topic you'd have a field day.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-10-31 10:06 pm (UTC)
All you write about anymore is politics Furbles.
That's where my interest lie these days. There haven't been a lot of decent movies slated for this year, as evidenced by the lack of content on Montag's Review's. You know I follow the news and following the news really means following politics.

it's actually boring after a certain point
Granted, I do live, eat, drink, breath and sleep politics these days (or so it seems) but that's only because there are very important issues at stake. I'll be glad to be rid of Barry come 2012 and I'll more than happily send him a Congress full of Conservatives in 2010.

You and I both know that you are far more than just a political opinion
There hasn't been much else that has held my interest these days.

Education
I agree, the government shouldn't be in charge of education, at least not the Federal government. It should be a State issue and the States ought to allow for people to tax the money they would be paying in taxes and use it to put their kids in private school or homeschool.

If you ever make it up here, I'd probably end up giving you the choice between the two
I don't plan on going to church up there.
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From: snapper521
2009-11-01 12:39 am (UTC)
Interests lie: Yeah I realize that. I'm just poking fun at you. :-)

Important things at stake: Yeah I know. It isn't that big a deal I suppose I just know that you can really write pretty good when you want to and when you only write about politics you're kind of wasting your talents...

More than political opinions: Yeah, although I can think of one other thing and you already know what that is.

Education: Right.

Church: Yes I know, but it would be good for you.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-11-01 12:46 am (UTC)
I just know that you can really write pretty good when you want to and when you only write about politics you're kind of wasting your talents
Then get me a book deal goddamnit!

Yeah, although I can think of one other thing and you already know what that is.
Yes, i know I'm that good in bed, but really, do you have to tell the whole world?

it would be good for you
How would going to chichi up there be good for me?
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From: snapper521
2009-11-01 09:12 pm (UTC)
Book deal: The Lord helps those who help themselves.

Bed: Not what I was talking about. Gah you're obsessed with your own equipment... I was once told by a very wise person, that if you have to announce how good you are in bed to the world then you really aren't that good. Besides you and I both know that that is one of the furthest things from my mind. I have told you multiple times that with this break up I will not be participating in any of that sort of activity for a very... very long time. It just hurts to much emotionally. I couldn't cope with it even if I tried, which I refuse to do. To do so would be to desicrate the memories and love I have for him.

Please Tomas... stop, you don't understand how much this is upsetting me. I'm already on edge and constantly fighting tears and... I just can't handle you being obnoxious about this topic anymore. Please...

Church: It would be good for you because of several reasons, one of which, by insisting that you don't need God, you're missing the big picture. I really don't understand you sometimes, I do understand why you're running from God to a certain measure but realize that you CAN NOT run forever. I ran and he caught me, tore me down to nothing then gave me the world. Granted that world got taken away from me because I put the Love of my life before him on my list of priorities but... perhaps it wasn't meant to work out and the Lord only used him to pull me back up from where I had fallen.

You already know all of this though...
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-11-02 02:40 am (UTC)
You miss the point of my question about church. Why would it be good for me to go to church up there vs. down here?
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From: snapper521
2009-11-02 07:30 pm (UTC)
There is no real difference between up here or down there. I didn't realize that was what you were asking. I thought you were asking why it would be good for you to go to church period.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-10-31 10:21 pm (UTC)
Also, the point of this post was to highlight some Alabama politics, so this doesn't have have any bearing on anyone in the other 49 unless they are just looking for a good political laugh.
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From: snapper521
2009-10-31 11:45 pm (UTC)
Yeah I suppose but I wasn't talking about this post specifically. I just picked a post to comment on and tell you what I wanted to tell you.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-10-31 11:52 pm (UTC)
Well shazzam!
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From: snapper521
2009-11-01 09:36 pm (UTC)
You can be pretty narrow minded at times... May want to work on that?
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-11-02 02:52 am (UTC)
I don't know what you're talking about.
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From: snapper521
2009-11-02 07:22 pm (UTC)
mhmm
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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2009-11-06 01:09 pm (UTC)
I couldn't find any information linking Sue Schmitz and Larry Langford romantically. Its unlikely they'll enjoy each other sexually during their incarceration. What's funny is that you posed the question - which, during further discussion could lead to slander, which is also illegal.

This amuses me because you're willing to open the door to illegal activities while judging other's illegal activities.

This makes you the worse kind of political reporter: A hypocrite.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-11-06 01:19 pm (UTC)
You argument is fallacious. It would be hypocritical if I were accepting bribes or double-dipping like either of these two felons did. I have yet to slander. Rather, I have report the facts and then asked the tough questions that no one else has asked. Providing commentary and analysis is hardly slander.

You should look up the word, "hypocrite."
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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2009-11-06 01:26 pm (UTC)
Fair enough. How is a fictitious sexual relationship a "tough question" and what will its answer disclose?
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-11-06 01:34 pm (UTC)
Birds of a feather flock together. If they are both going to spend time behind bars, who's to say that what happens in America's finest crossbar hotels doesn't stay inside of America's finest crossbar hotels?
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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2009-11-06 01:49 pm (UTC)
In short, nothing of substance. Just like the question.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2009-11-06 01:50 pm (UTC)
It's a question that needed to be asked and no one else had the balls to step up and ask it.
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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2009-11-06 02:01 pm (UTC)
Sadly, the question was as vapid as the "answer" you expected in return. To put it bluntly it didn't need to be asked at all.
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