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No, it wasn't the blogs. As guilty as they are of oh so many sins. It was greed. Good old fashioned greed.

There has just been so much news lately that the fact that Conrad Black might be headed for prison has gone fairly unnoticed.  Even though he has recently been one of the richest and most powerful newspaper owners in the world. And not only that, being a Canadian, he has been doing it all from right next door.

You thought Patrick Fitzgerald had his hands full with Scooter? Well, that's not all he's been doing. Seems, Black and some cronies did some serious lying to bilk investors of millions. And when the lying was discovered, did some more lying. So, if you happen to be a mogul of some sort, may I offer you some advice?

Don't mess with investors.

The public? o.k. Ordinary citizens, fair game. Women and children? No problem. Poor men? O fucking K.

JUST DON'T SCREW WITH RICH GUYS.

Yes folks, totally under the radar the demise of Conrad Black has happened. A  once powerful man who incurred the wrath of many a progressive might be finding a new home in the slammer. Let's hope so.

The wicked warlock of the north has soiled himself with a bucket of water and gone all shrivley. He's melting, he's melting! Patrick, you've killed him..

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Originally posted to PoPEar on Fri Nov 18, 2005 at 06:01 AM PST.

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  •  After all, he is Canadian... (none)
    But you can bet your blind trust that the neocons sure know who Conrad Black is. Ask Richard Perle, ask George Will - Mr. Black is a good friend to all things far right in the ol' US of A.
    We should focus in on Black and his ilk instead of endless diaries spouting off on Scott McClellan and other aparatchnik blowhards. They are out in public to run interference for the men behind the curtain, like Black.

    Follow the money...

    •  He's not Canadian. (none)
      He surrendered his citizenship in order to be knighted by the Queen of England. He's now 'Baron Black of Crossharbour'... hopefully they'll rightfully strip him of his title and lands as is appropriate for this scum sucking maggot.

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      by Hatamoto on Fri Nov 18, 2005 at 06:40:07 AM PST

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  •  Fucking finally (none)
    Now maybe we can get our newspaper back ;)

    "The youth smoke grass in grassless jungles"-- Kanye West

    by ChicagoDem on Fri Nov 18, 2005 at 07:13:06 AM PST

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