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  •  I've believed this for a LONG time. (2+ / 0-)
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    jpmassar, OHdog

    RICO was a really bad idea--you have to p[rove yourself INNOCENT  to get stuff back.

    The last time we mixed religion and politics people got burned at the stake.

    by irishwitch on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 09:30:44 PM PDT

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    •  Maybe you are confusing RICO with the (2+ / 0-)
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      Karl Rover, jpmassar

      drug forfeiture statutes which are completely different.  In RICO, conviction is a necessary predicate to forfeiture, with the drug statutes, also known as civil forfeiture laws, the forfeiture is done by notice and a slim and difficult opportunity to challenge the forfeiture in court.  No charge or conviction of any crime is necessary to complete a civil forfeiture, which is a terribly wrong process.

      Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

      by StrayCat on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 05:11:33 AM PDT

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