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It's a crime to expose dem corruption now?

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by KingBall, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. KingBall

    KingBall New Member

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    The Baltimore city state's attorney is considering prosecuting those responsible for taping the ACORN employees on charges that they violated Maryland's wiretap laws.

    STATEMENT OF STATE’S ATTORNEYS OFFICE FOR BALTIMORE CITY RELATIVE TO THE ALLEGED BALTIMORE ACORN INCIDENT



    Baltimore, MD – September 11, 2009 – We have received inquiries from citizens and the media asking whether the Baltimore City State’s Attorneys Office would initiate a criminal investigation for acts allegedly committed at ACORN offices located in Baltimore. The only information received in reference to this alleged criminal behavior was a YouTube video. Upon review by this office, the video appears to be incomplete. In addition, the audio portion could possibly have been obtained in violation of Maryland Law, Annotated Code of Maryland Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article §10-402, which requires two party consent.



    If it is determined that the audio portion now being heard on YouTube was illegally obtained, it is also illegal under Maryland Law to willfully use or willfully disclose the content of said audio. The penalty for the unlawful interception, disclosure or use of it is a felony punishable up to 5 years.



    The Maryland state prosecutor's office went after Linda Tripp in the 1990s on two wiretap charges. Tripp was accused of illegally taping a phone conversation with Monica Lewinsky about her relationship with then-President Bill Clinton and disclosing the conversation to Newsweek. Prosecutors decided to drop the case when Lewinsky's testimony was suppressed.


    The video was shot by film maker James O'Keefe, who posed as a pimp who said he was going to run for Congress. The video also featured a 20 year old woman who posed as a woman named "Kenya."

    The video appears both on You Tube and on the Web site of Andrew Breitbart, a columnist for the Washington Times and Drudge Report.



    http://wbal.com/apps/news/templates/story....=35357&zoneid=2
     
  2. chestnut

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    Yep. There goes the crooked left at their best.

    Instead of cracking down on the Acorn office that was encouraging fraud and child sex trade.. go after the folks that exposed it.

    What a bunch of idiots.
     
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    another version of criminal safety ...

    like the painless and kind human execution of violent, vicious murderers.
     
  4. Pandora

    Pandora Well-Known Member

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    That figures, the government is so currupt
     
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    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    ....if it was in violation of state law....don't you think the law should be followed? or you change your mind on following the law now, because it fits your goal? I am guessing the legal brainchilds here all of course went and looked to see if the law was violated before. No No, if you can get some Acorn guy then screw the state laws..

    Can any of you show how it was not done illegaly under the law?
     
  6. XCALIDEM

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    I bet you the ACLU had all kinds of attorney all over this....
     
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    WOW...typical 'right wing nut jobs' wanting to cherry pick which laws should be allowed/followed and which ones to ignore...ROTFLMAO

    Calling the left crooked while doing an illegal act...HOLY BAT CRAP what morons ;)
     
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    I hear ya'! we should stop illegal activity! ... start with the illegals! :rolleyes:

    LOL ... you are really funny!
     
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    I've actually been following these things. It appears to be a new favorite tactic for those part of the Lunatic Right to do right now.

    Besides the OBVIOUS fact that they break laws that are in place for good reasons they twist what the TRUE INTENT of the group's services involved into something seemingly sinister by falsely incriminating themselves and then saying... See these guys are bad because they didn't turn me in.

    They did it with Women's Clinic's that provided abortion services. They'd send a not pregnant adult in saying they were a pregnant 17 year old (in a state where they could @ 17 chose an abortion). Then they'd lie again to the provider that they were raped by an adult. The clinic counselor had no way of knowing if this was true or false and even if they could read minds could not violate patient confidentiality laws and report this to the police without the patients permission.

    But... the spin by the Right Wing loony bin would be... See these clinics won't protect minors from male predators & rapists.:confused:

    They did this also with ACORN on housing for the poor. They'd come in and ask for help getting low income housing information providing false income statements which would absolutely make them qualified. And then after that was all established start talking about possibly doing various illegal things. There had not been any crime committed yet and ACORN's purpose was simply to get poor people into housing.

    But again the Right Wing loony bin would spin it... ACORN is establishing illegal usage for low income people in low income properties.:confused:


    Here's a thought. Maybe the Right should gave a damn about something like people being able to have affordable healthcare and just stop all the fake AstroTurf theatrics?
     
  10. asur

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    Yes, Baltimore Maryland is liberal city full of decay and crime!

    Yet the state of Maryland is only concerned about a Youtube video.
     
  11. ASPCA4EVER

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    Well in the world of all things possible and the 'truth shall win out' and whats good for '1' American should be good for 'ALL' Americans there stands the staunch select few who will do all that they can and all that they want to; too not only wreak havoc but twist the facts into something resembling a Fractured Fairy Tale.

    They don't/won't work for solutions but just want to cause chaos and dissension regardless of the group or people putting their own necks on the line to do the right thing. Courage wears many faces and comes in many colors...whiners/slackers/neerdowells come in one glorious color: YELLOW ;)
     
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    Yes, every last person in Baltimore is a Liberal! What large American city is not full of decay and crime? Liberal this, liberal that, godless liberals, evil liberals, liberals out to destroy America, liberals want socialism. May I suggest that it is time to choose a new hobby?
     
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    Top Gun, you think those two twisted the words of the acorn workers?
    Are you defending those workers? I read then re read your post but I am confused, it seems like you are blaming republicans for what the acorn workers said and did?
     
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    .....And, the crooked-RIGHT, at their BETTER!!!!

    Gee.....who's got the larger body-count?????????????

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Does it matter? If it were higher on your side would you finally stand against BOTH sides or will you just roll over AGAIN? ... or is it more factual to say STILL?
     
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