Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison... Mueller a true Crusader

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by H.E. Pennypacker, Sep 7, 2018.

  1. H.E. Pennypacker

    H.E. Pennypacker Mmm, Mombasa!

    George Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison - CNNPolitics

    I laughed my ass off literally, when I saw "Sentenced to 14 days in prison", that's what our millions in tax dollars have gone to. Years of investigating and so far all we have is that Trump likes to stick fake t*ttied pornstars and this bald dweeb gets two weeks in prison. Who gets sent to prison for 14 days? That's a stay in county lockup at best! The huge Russian collusion probe and the best they can do is 14 days. Misdemeanor crimes get at least up to 80! But yet they say he was treasonous ha. If they had something good because he talked he wouldn't have gotten time, and if he didn't talk they would have made sure he went away for years. Thoughts? I'm sure Comrade @rickyb has some words.
     
  2. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    Oh honey, we’re just getting started...
     
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  3. H.E. Pennypacker

    H.E. Pennypacker Mmm, Mombasa!

    • May 19, 1973: Independent special prosecutor Archibald Cox appointed to oversee investigation into possible presidential impropriety.
    • June 3, 1973: John Dean tells Watergate investigators that he has discussed the cover-up with Nixon at least 35 times.
    • July 13, 1973: Alexander Butterfield, former presidential appointments secretary, reveals that all conversations and telephone calls in Nixon's office have been taped since 1971.
    • July 18, 1973: Nixon orders White House taping systems disconnected.
    • July 23, 1973: Nixon refuses to turn over presidential tapes to Senate Watergate Committee or the special prosecutor.
    • Vice President replaced:
    • October 20, 1973: "Saturday Night Massacre" - Nixon orders Elliot Richardson and Ruckelshaus to fire special prosecutor Cox. They both refuse to comply and resign. Robert Bork considers resigning but carries out the order.
    • November 1, 1973: Leon Jaworski is appointed new special prosecutor.
    • November 17, 1973: Nixon delivers "I am not a crook" speech at a televised press conference at Disney World (Florida).
      • November 27, 1973: the Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Ford as Vice President.
      • December 6, 1973: the House votes 387 to 35 to confirm Ford as Vice President, and he takes the oath of office an hour after the vote.
    All of that happened within ONE YEAR. its been over two and this is all they have managed to pull out of their hat.
     
  4. H.E. Pennypacker

    H.E. Pennypacker Mmm, Mombasa!

    and this all happened in the SECOND year...
    • anuary 28, 1974: Nixon campaign aide Herbert Porter pleads guilty to perjury.
    • February 25, 1974: Nixon personal counsel Herbert Kalmbach pleads guilty to two charges of illegal campaign activities.
    • March 1, 1974: In an indictment against seven former presidential aides, delivered to Judge Sirica together with a sealed briefcase intended for the House Committee on the Judiciary, Nixon is named as an unindicted co-conspirator.
    • March 4, 1974: the "Watergate Seven" (Mitchell, Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Colson, Gordon C. Strachan, Robert Mardian, and Kenneth Parkinson) are formally indicted.
    • March 18, 1974: Judge Sirica orders the grand jury's sealed report to be sent to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
    • April 5, 1974: Dwight Chapin convicted of lying to a grand jury.
    • April 7, 1974: Ed Reinecke, Republican lieutenant governor of California, indicted on three charges of perjury before the Senate committee.
    • April 16, 1974: Special Prosecutor Jaworski issues a subpoena for 64 White House tapes.
    • April 30, 1974: White House releases edited transcripts of the Nixon tapes, but the House Judiciary Committee insists the actual tapes must be turned over.
    • May 9, 1974: Impeachment hearings begin before the House Judiciary Committee.
    • June 15, 1974: Woodward and Bernstein's book All the President's Men is published by Simon & Schuster (ISBN 0-671-21781-X).
    • July 24, 1974: United States v. Nixon decided: Nixon is ordered to give up tapes to investigators.
    • Congress moves to impeach Nixon.
      • July 27 to July 30, 1974: House Judiciary Committee passes Articles of Impeachment.
      • Early August 1974: A previously unknown tape from June 23, 1972 (recorded a few days after the break-in) documenting Nixon and Haldeman formulating a plan to block investigations is released. This recording later became known as the "Smoking Gun".
      • Key Republican Senators tell Nixon that enough votes exist to convict him.
    • August 8, 1974: Nixon delivers his resignation speech in front of a nationally televised audience.
    • August 9, 1974: Nixon resigns from office. Gerald Ford becomes president.
     
  5. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    TLDR
     
  6. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    the judge recognized that papadapolous was a wanna be who overstated his importance to the campaign.

    I was thinking of national lampoons vegas vacation when i heard the sentence. i was thinking of the kid playing a mobster papageorgio?
    and what if he had just happened to fake being a mobster in the middle of an FBI sting in real life.

    thats this guy. Mueller squeezed his balls hoping papadap had something but in the end it was overdone. thats two judges now who have commented on the excesses of Muellers investigation.
     
  7. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    ill get back to you on that.

    my thoughts without reading any articles on it is trump got elected legitimately. not saying i like the election system. the idea that trump couldnt have gotten elected without russians is ridiculous. this was americas version of brexit, or all the other crazy parties that have been coming to power in other countries.

    is trump corrupt? o yea. will he get in trouble for other things? maybe. they are all corrupt. if trump is president or not doesnt matter for the long term viability of america. the things that are affecting america are bigger than which corrupt guy is in the white house.
     
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  8. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

  9. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    Manafort and gates are tax cases that were declined for prosecution by the Obama justice department .
    guess mueller needed a few wins.

    Flynn and papadapalous got caught up in the perjury trap. Flynns after initially being deemed as not a lie. Guess muller needed a win.

    don't forget all those Russians that will never stand trial and therefore are automatically totaled as wins for muller.

    big waste of a special prosecuter but it gives the snowflakes something to brag about.
     
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  10. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    i laughed out loud when i saw the sentence

    even the hardcore trump-haters were commenting on how ridiculous this makes mueller looks

    the democrats are working OVERTIME to lose these midterms:
    1. mob rule in a senate hearing
    2. joke of a conviction
    3. obvious grandstanding from Jersey Obama
    4. NYT editorial proving Trumps claim about a deep state have at least some truth to them
    5. primary wins going to literal communists
     
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  11. floridays

    floridays Well-Known Member

    An honest analysis, and honorable post. Nice job!
     
  12. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    i cant imagine they could do much more to make this all look vindictive
     
  13. floridays

    floridays Well-Known Member

    This was in response to BrownArmy's tldr post. His quote was dropped, Army, this is for you.
    Facts often take many lines of print.
    Ignorance continues to be bliss in your case, and seems to be your Mo. Exceptional effort on your part to not educate yourself.
    Your next silliness is anxiously awaited. Amazing.
     
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  14. Sportello

    Sportello l'etat, c'est moi

    Judge Moss said he gave Papadopoulos 14 days because he researched how many defendants with this type of charge resulted in prison time -- and it was fewer than half.

    Was he also cooperating to the point of 'wearing a wire' for months?

    Isn't the 'professor' Papadopoulis was in contact with no longer 'doing so well'?

    In bed with the mob, the lot of them.
     
  15. floridays

    floridays Well-Known Member

    HUH?
     
  16. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    Let's compare.
    1. Screaming liar during state of Union.
    2. How many Benghazi hearings resulting in nothing?
    3. Chris Christie, something about a bridge.... I dunno I'm not a Yankee so didn't follow it.
    4. Alex Jones tin foil hat nonsense.
    5. Republican president backing a child molester for political office.





    Sad fact is this is simply the state of affairs in the American circus.
     
  17. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    the difference is conservatives aren’t hiding who they really are, it’s all out in the open, everyone knows it

    a huge chunk of liberals are either straight up communist sympathizers or are neoliberal itching to invade something anything

    normal people, especially these days, hate un-authenticity, and that’s the democrats favorite flavor
     
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  18. floridays

    floridays Well-Known Member

    Keep reaching, that's all I can say without insulting a superior intellect.
     
  19. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    Completely disagree.

    Republicans pretend to be small government conservatives. Everything they do proves the opposite. We have two parties, and they are both liberal, it's just that they prioritize different liberal issues.

    If people stopped viewing politics as a binary choice we'd be a lot better off.
     
  20. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    They weren't related to Watergate either. SMH