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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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[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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