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"...and Justice for All."  Remember the phrase at the end of the Pledge of Allegiance that indoctrinated most Americans in their early school years?

It took many of us a while to realize that American justice is meted out selectively and surely is not there at all for some people....especially those in power.

Two people of note allegedly committed perjury this week.  One, a prominent baseball player, got onto the front pages and every TV news broadcast. The other, a high level Bush appointee, got onto Daily Kos and a few other blogs or progressive media outlets.  So what else is new?

Interesting contrast:

Barry Bonds vs. Howard Krongard: And the Winner Is....

...the winner is Howard, J, Krongard, - a name barely known to most Americans, and someone who remains barely known, thanks to the corporate US media.  Here’s the competition:

A top story this week in the news: Barry Bonds was indicted on charges of four counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice.  Bonds stands accused of lying under oath to a grand jury about his use of steroids.  If he is found guilty on all counts, Bonds faces up to fifteen years in prison.

Barry Bonds is obviously a menace to us all.  He apparently poses a great threat to all our lives and to the safety of the nation.  Let us all hope that justice is done and the full force of the law is brought down on this dangerous criminal.

Non story this week in the news:  Howard J. Krongard, US State Department Inspector General lied under oath to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform   It seems that federal prosecutors have been looking into allegations of waste, fraud, and abuse in Iraq by Blackwater, USA. And, surprise, surprise, Krongard was on the carpet for interfering with the investigation.

FULL STORY:  http://tvnewslies.org/...

Originally posted to rascal7 on Fri Nov 16, 2007 at 07:01 PM PST.

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