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    Former NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison

    Former NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison

    A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday sentenced former state New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to 6.5years in prison for his conviction on corruption charges, completing the downfall of a politician who once was the most powerful Democrat in New York’s government.
    The 78-month sentence came after an appeals court in January upheld four of seven corruption count convictions following Silver’s retrial in 2018, affirming that the Democrat used his position to solicit bribes. The judge also sentenced the former politician to a $1 million fine.


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    His “crimes” pale in comparison to the billion dollar give away to Elon Musk and the theft of $50 million in equipment from the site or the deaths of 6000 of New York’s most helpless people at the direct order of the governor of the state of New York.

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    I dont care what party they belong too - or how rich and well connected they are ! Why is our system so slow and lenient to these criminals ?

    Whys is the justice system so politically charged they can't equally up hold our laws or there intent !
    #Dems play musical chairs + patronage and nepotism = entitlement !

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4248 View Post
    I dont care what party they belong too - or how rich and well connected they are ! Why is our system so slow and lenient to these criminals ?

    Whys is the justice system so politically charged they can't equally up hold our laws or there intent !

    When a "nobody" commits a crime...swift prosecution is easy...no wealth to hire high priced attorneys, no or minimum media coverage...few "known" accomplices. friends and relatives to be affected.
    AND when your a prominent or influential , or person of great interest , the NEWS MEDIA will DO EVERYTHING IT CAN.. to keep the story alive...sensationalism at its' best.

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