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View Diary: Breaking: Former Sen. Ted Stevens Killed in Plane Crash. Multiple Updates (378 comments)

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  •  charges were dropped. (1+ / 0-)
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    no "disgraced" about it.

    'The great religions are the ships. The poets are the lifeboats. Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.' - Hafiz

    by AlyoshaKaramazov on Tue Aug 10, 2010 at 09:37:09 AM PDT

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    •  Umm, not exclusive (1+ / 0-)
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      Miss Blue

      wouldn't you call Richard Nixon disgraced after Watergate?  He wasn't charged with a crime either.

      Stevens got off the hook because of prosecutorial misconduct, which Holder handled very well.

      I know hear he was killed; condolences to his family.  The whole "flying is the safest form of travel" needs some kind of perspective.  Maybe Nate could crunch the numbers with commercial vs. private small-plane travel.

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