From The Raw Story, November 26, 2007:
For most Americans, the very concept of political prisoners is remote and exotic, a practice that is associated with third-world dictatorships but is foreign to the American tradition. The idea that a prominent politician — a former state governor — could be tried on charges that many observers consider to be trumped-up, convicted in a trial that involved numerous questionable procedures, and then hauled off to prison in shackles immediately upon sentencing would be almost unbelievable.
But there is such a politician: Don Siegelman, Democratic governor of Alabama from 1999 to 2003. Starting just a few weeks after he took office, Siegelman was targeted by an investigation launched by his political opponents and escalated from the state to the federal level by Bush Administration appointees in 2001.
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From ABC News:
Frustrated over the apparent political firing of U.S. attorneys, among other things, Democratic Sens. Chuck Schumer of New York and Dianne Feinstein of California announced last week that they would seek to hold a no-confidence vote about Gonzales on the floor of the Senate.
From The Hill:
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Artur Davis (D-Ala.) introduced a resolution Monday urging President Bush to fire Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
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….but Chimpy still thinks his Fredo
has a shitload of dirt on him is doin’ a heckuva job!
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