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Travis County´s DA vows
to pursue Tom DeLay

American Thinker, by David Paulin

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Posted By:magnante, 9/20/2013 8:00:57 AM

Tom DeLay´s legal nightmare is far from over -- not if Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg gets her way. "We strongly agree that Tom DeLay is guilty," declared the liberal Democrat on Wednesday, soon after a Texas appeals court exonerated the former House Majority Leader of illegally funneling corporate contributions to Republican candidates in 2002. In arguing their case, Lehmberg and her team had engaged in some creative legal arguments (snip)So who is Rosemary Lehmberg? For starters, she´s "one tough lesbian." That´s according to an article last year in Dallasvoice.com, which covers LGBT issues.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 9/20/2013 8:02:55 AM     (No. 9528714)

Leftism is a mental illness.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 9/20/2013 8:16:17 AM     (No. 9528740)

The lesbian is also a mean drunk who should have resigned her job this spring when she was caught (and somehow quickly resolved) in a DWI rap in Austin.

She quickly was released, "convicted" and "served" a brief sentence for her crime.

What she should have done was RESIGN from her job as chief law enforcement officer in Travis County.

Of course, if she did that, Governor Perry would have had the opportunity to replace the "one tough lesbian" with a true law-and-order DA and perhaps one who would find real Democrat crimes instead of imagined crimes (ie, winning elections over Democrats, which obviously is the only crime Democrats favor the death penalty) like the "tough lesbian" and her predecessor persecutor, Ronnie Earle favored.

When Governor Perry and the Republicans threatened to remove funding from the state for their political shenanigans, Democrats squealed and started to demand a special prosecutor. Not against the "tough lesbian" and her sweetheart DWI deal, but against Gov. Perry for using his legal right to insist on honest government.

Welcome to the bizzaro world that passes for Austin, Berkley and Madison on the Colorado River. We need to build a cattle guard around that town to keep the liberals from leaving.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: disasterman, 9/20/2013 8:17:02 AM     (No. 9528744)

Mental illness for sure. If you disagree with liberal policies of even their way of thinking it is a crime and you should be imprisoned. Sometime during Hilary´s second term I can imagine a new law enforcement organization headed by an unelected ´Thought Czar´. Can anyone say, "Re-education Camp"?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 9/20/2013 8:24:29 AM     (No. 9528758)

sue her for a billion dollars..
she understands how lawsuits destroy people.. she´ll APPRECIATE this...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/20/2013 8:50:08 AM     (No. 9528793)

It is not a display of professional ethics from the DA´s office to pursue personal and political vendettas.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Keekng, 9/20/2013 8:50:58 AM     (No. 9528794)

Sounds like the DA should be thrown out of office for political and sexual harassment.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jimK1, 9/20/2013 8:52:11 AM     (No. 9528795)

Sounds as if Texas needs a plague of Biblical proportions to descend on Austin.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 9/20/2013 8:54:31 AM     (No. 9528800)

wow. this woman is a real piece of work. I watched the entire vid in a ´´can´t look away´´ kind of mind frame.

however, it doesn´t appear that it ´´ruined her career´´...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: artman1746, 9/20/2013 9:03:09 AM     (No. 9528811)

Living in a bedroom community of Austin we call it "San Francisco on the Colorado". And where you get liberals gathered together with a political majority you find the destruction of all honesty, decency and ethics. We see it in DC and we have seen it in Austin for many years.

With liberal voters there is no limit to the scum that can be elected. The only thing that saved her hide on the DWI was her being a lesbian. Liberals, you see, love to look themselves in the mirror each morning and pat their back for voting for more degeneracy in the culture.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: fayebeck, 9/20/2013 9:04:58 AM     (No. 9528816)

Well..my goodness. I never thought that Big Bad Conservative Texas tolerated this kind of judge. Anyway all the nasty judge has to do is have obama declare DeLay guilty and just ignore the law. Nothing would be done. Not even by Big Bad Tough Texas.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/20/2013 9:08:48 AM     (No. 9528828)

This isn´t going to happen. She apparently felt she had to make some big, tough defense of the prosecution, but the court ruling was a devastating evisceration of the pursuit of Tom DeLay. There are no pieces to pick up and reconstitute for the Travis County DA.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: triggerberg, 9/20/2013 9:09:49 AM     (No. 9528830)

Question for ldotter legal minds; couldn´t DeLay go after this idiot for malicious prosecution? It sure looks malicious to me.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 9/20/2013 9:13:15 AM     (No. 9528836)

And Rosie needs to be pursued. She certainly hasn´t fulfilled her oath of office or she herself would be sitting in jail. And she has been "detailed" before, the term mean drunk applies to her. She should be dismissed, disbarred and told Adios.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/20/2013 9:16:13 AM     (No. 9528845)

Get this @itch, YOU LOST!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/20/2013 9:17:29 AM     (No. 9528848)

No legal mind here, but DeLay said last night in an interview that Texas law doesn´t provide for damages against legal authorities and agenciess. I´m paraphrasing.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 9/20/2013 9:53:17 AM     (No. 9528916)

You can see Rosemary´s mug shot at,


She has the mitigated audacity to pound on baby seals. Some of you know what I mean.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: tnorling, 9/20/2013 9:55:02 AM     (No. 9528918)

What a delightful creature - surely she epitomizes the style and class of the democrat party. Why she hasn´t risen to more dizzying heights than she has is inexplicable possessing as she does all the requisite traits for higher office as a democrat: she´s vile, profane, drunken, vindictive, hyper-partisan, lying, and a militant lesbian.

Perhaps after this feather in her cap she´ll get that call from Washington. One can only hope...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 9/20/2013 10:20:53 AM     (No. 9528957)

We need less women in govn.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/20/2013 10:33:28 AM     (No. 9528977)

So what #15 is saying is that Texas is just another state that doesn´t care about justice for the victims of abuse from liberal legal authority. Ok.

Come on Gov. Perry, time to step up and fix this. There is nothing partisan about doing the right thing sir. And Rosie needs to be kicked to the curb.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: fritzilou, 9/20/2013 10:34:38 AM     (No. 9528980)

The rulings against Tom Delay were overturned and in addition, he was ACQUITTED. Does the DA in Travis county know the meaning of ACQUITTED?????

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Reply 21 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 9/20/2013 10:40:26 AM     (No. 9528994)

The Republicans control both the state house and the legislature in Texas. Why on Earth have they not repealed the law giving the Travis County DA the power to go after state politicians??? It´s the weirdest and most politically corrupt thing I´ve ever seen.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 9/20/2013 10:42:40 AM     (No. 9528995)

Does double jeopardy enter this equation?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: john56, 9/20/2013 11:15:40 AM     (No. 9529047)

You have to remember, that in the City of Austin and most of Travis County, the only offense worth the death penalty is BWR (Breathing While Republican).

Several months ago, before her own DWI arrest, the "tough lesbian" and her cohorts threw the book at a young lady, who sadly killed a person while the young lady was driving drunk. The young lady had the sad misfortune as well to be an aide (and I think she resigned this position soon after the DWI) to a Republican official or worked in the Republican party.

The young lady realized that she had done something wrong and was going to have to pay for her crime ... but you´d have thought that the "tough lesbian" and her gang was going to take nothing less than immediate capital punishment for the crime ... while others better politically situated received significantly less of a sentence for the same offense.

Yet, when the "tough lesbian" is caught on DWI, she´s run through the system so fast your head would spin ... she probably got paid leave as well.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: TX2Step, 9/20/2013 11:22:34 AM     (No. 9529053)

With leftist thugs it is never a question of justice for legal misconduct. If that were the case, they would have dropped this witch hunt years ago. What they have always been after is get Tom DeLay at all costs. He was the most effective conservative in the Congress. They set out to destroy his reputation, then his career, and lastly make him and his family paupers. Now, they are afraid he will rebound and they are very worried.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 9/20/2013 11:36:54 AM     (No. 9529081)

Wow, I really fell behind the times--didn´t realize Ronnie Earle had morphed into a drunken lesbian. Travis County is such an embarrassment.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 9/20/2013 11:49:22 AM     (No. 9529104)

#15 and #19--in general, state officials cannot be sued for doing something that colorably falls within the rubric of "doing their jobs". It´s called "official immunity" and it´s pretty much everywhere, not just in Texas. If it weren´t there, every two-bit crook who ever got convicted could file a suit against the cops, prosecutors, judges, and all, meritorious or not. #22-- Double jeopardy is not an issue, yet. Lehmberg has only threatened to carry the appeals process--initiated by DeLay, only defendants can appeal a conviction in Texas--one step further. I doubt she will have any success Criminal Appeals

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 9/20/2013 11:53:26 AM     (No. 9529111)

Sorry, stinking pc keeps cutting off while I´m typing. I meant she won´t have any success in the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, it´s composed mainly of Republican elected justices so there won´t be any of that partisan Dem nonsense.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: cheeflo, 9/20/2013 12:41:58 PM     (No. 9529166)

There are actually two different mug shots of her at that link, #16. Is she a repeat offender?

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