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Friday, September 26, 2014

Everybody cries

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* This is embarrassing and disgraceful and painful and disgusting: Ex-Sen. Roland Burris accused of shake down in court documents:

Former U.S. Sen. Roland Burris tried to "shake down" a business for a $250,000 a year job as a financial consultant in return for Burris' help promoting the business's products to the U.S. military, court documents in a trial due to to start next week allege.
The explosive allegations emerged Friday at a hearing ahead of the trial of South Sider C. Gregory Turner, who is accused of illegally trying to help lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's regime.

Burris was the junior United States Senator from Illinois when this allegedly took place.

* Previously on this blog:

* And everybody hurts sometimes..............

Posted by Marie at September 26, 2014 10:08 PM