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  •  One of the judges mentioned is a Dem (6+ / 0-)

    here in Cuyahoga County.  She has lost my support until there's a full investigation and, if necessary a replacement.

    I trust the attorneys in our local party to make good recommendations on our judicial primary races.  I don't spend time in court, I have no way of knowing how well these people do their jobs. It looks like they fell down on the job with this candidate.  Mistakes happen, no one is perfect, but this need to be corrected.

    It is an old strategy of tyrants to delude their victims into fighting their battles for them. FDR

    by Betty Pinson on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 11:08:49 AM PDT

    •  I've never trusted any attorney. The work for (1+ / 0-)
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      fuzzyguy

      the courts, duly sworn Officers Of the Court.

      These aren't mistakes.

      Remember this:

      Judges Plead Guilty in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit

       At worst, Hillary Transue thought she might get a stern lecture when she appeared before a judge for building a spoof MySpace page mocking the assistant principal at her high school in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She was a stellar student who had never been in trouble, and the page stated clearly at the bottom that it was just a joke.

      Instead, the judge sentenced her to three months at a juvenile detention center on a charge of harassment.

      -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

      by gerrilea on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 04:46:36 AM PDT

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