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  •  Can someone explain the promotion of a known (0+ / 0-)

    ... liar and bribe-taker?


    In 1989, Hastings was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives for corruption and perjury. The Democratic-controlled Senate convicted Judge Hastings of accepting a $150,000 bribe in 1981 in exchange for a lenient sentence and committing numerous acts of perjury at his own trial. He became only the sixth Judge in the history of impeachment in the United States to be removed from office by the United States Senate. (Emphasis added.  Many links in the original

    I don't know anything about Hastings, but I wouldn't want him in my party.

    Bush/Republican legacy: Abu Ghraib, Gitmo, Cheney's Dirty War, Black Sites, AnalPlugs&Bodybags, Rendition, Torture, Waterboards, Murder, the Disappeared.

    by Yellow Canary on Wed Oct 25, 2006 at 07:20:55 PM PDT

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