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  •  Right-o! Maybe next time (0+ / 0-)

    I have found it difficult to find clear info on Hedgecock's case -- it's quite murky and convoluted, involving mistrials, eventual changing of charges to misdemeanors, and dismissed cases.  Others have characterized it as Hedgecock getting off on technicalities. Can you point me to a source showing he was actually convicted of a felony? I would really appreciate it

    •  I don't think he was (1+ / 0-)
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      actually convicted. He did leave office in disgrace, however. {that takes a lot, in San Diego}  His talk show business didn't start for many years after he left office.

      These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people... -Abraham Lincoln

      by HugoDog on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 01:55:17 PM PST

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    •  hedgecock's past (0+ / 0-)

      he was indicted and convicted. charges were overturned on appeal. rather than go through another trial, he pled guilty to a misdemeanor. Four months later he started down the road to be coming a right wing talk show host.

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