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  •  This is going to drag Crisco over rocky dirt roads (3+ / 0-)
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    Hohenzollern, Palafox, anna shane

    and fields full of thistles for a couple of years.  His only hope is airtight Grand Jury and Federal investigator proceedings that don't reach a public conclusion until November 15, 2016.
    At that point the Feds might decide they don't have enough evidence to prosecute, or that they do.  But the decision to prosecute could happen much sooner, like maybe in the middle of 2015, and that will be the end of Crisco.  The Republican establishment can do the calculations for this, and they are not going to support him unless they're smoking something special.

     

    Putting the fun back in dysfunctional.

    by hawkseye on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 03:27:37 PM PDT

    •  very long shot (1+ / 0-)
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      Even Samson may turn on him, to shave off some jail time.

      plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

      by anna shane on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 11:29:38 AM PDT

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      •  Several contestants vying for immunity. In my (1+ / 0-)
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        a2nite

        non-legal opinion, the folks with the most damaging goods to offer will be the one, or ones to get it.  Prosecutors and grand jury can take their time while Christie sweats.

        Putting the fun back in dysfunctional.

        by hawkseye on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 02:09:17 PM PDT

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