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  •  Senator Warren's comments are correct, cogent, and (1+ / 0-)
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    warranted. What they aren't is helpful. Justice simply doesn't have the money to pay hundreds of lawyers to prosecute the banks, and that's not going to change no matter what Sen. Warren says.

    They tortured people to get false confessions to fraudulently justify our invading Iraq.

    by Ponder Stibbons on Fri May 17, 2013 at 02:08:34 PM PDT

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    •  Hundreds of lawyers are not necessary to prosecute (1+ / 0-)
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      the Criminals of Wall Street. Just a few good ones. Spitzer should be appointed a special prosecutor. Watch Wall Street whine then.

    •  Exactly, and let's be honest, the vast majority of (0+ / 0-)

      civil and criminal cases in this country a pled out anyways, even involving the middle class and poor. Obviously not as often as this circumstance, but plea bargains and settlements are abundant in our justice system.

      •  Better those than nothing, which is what (0+ / 0-)

        we're getting now . . .

        "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

        by bryduck on Sat May 18, 2013 at 10:26:40 AM PDT

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