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  •  On a purely speculative perspective ... why would (3+ / 0-)
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    Marie, Pris from LA, cai

    anyone in his position choose to do this?  People don't usually choose to do things for no reason, and let's hope that one of our justices is not irrational, so how could it make any sense?

    •  No way to tell without seeing the form (2+ / 0-)
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      Pris from LA, cai

      they are talking about and knowing the context.   (Did he fill it out?  Did he leave it to some staff member? that kind of thing)

      •  You could find it on-line,,,, (0+ / 0-)

        if you took the time to look.  Standard government financial disclosure form.  It was probably referenced in the article.

        Usually these are signed under penalties of perjury.

        Look it up and argue with knowledge since you're trying so hard to defend him.

        I am here to represent the democratic wing of the Democratic Party. Roar louder!

        by Josiah Bartlett on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 08:46:00 PM PST

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        •  Well, here it is (0+ / 0-)

          and it doesn't require an amount of spouse's income, just a source.  "Dollar amount not required except for honoraria."  

          Not the standard federal financial disclosure form.  

          Still don't know why he did what he did, like I said.  


          •  Perhaps he and Ginny aren't married. (0+ / 0-)

            Otherwise, he lied if she had any non-investment income from any source by clearly checking the NONE box.

            Bring Our JOBS and Troops Home NOW!

            by Marie on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 01:47:30 PM PST

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