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Texas DA who prosecuted Tom DeLay
has mud on face again

American Thinker, by David Paulin

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Posted By:magnante, 11/27/2013 9:52:08 AM

Ronnie Earle´s problematic record as Travis County District Attorney is coming back to haunt him - yet again. Earle, a Democrat, made a name for himself with some clever legal sophistry: specifically, he convinced a gullible jury in liberal Travis County, Texas, that former Republican House Speaker Tom DeLay was guilty of "money laundering" related to his funneling of campaign contributions to Republican candidates. A Texas Appeals Court recently dismissed the charges, ruling DeLay had broken no laws. Delay had called the prosecution the criminalization of politics. Now, another case overseen by Earle in the liberal enclave of Travis County has

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jimK1, 11/27/2013 9:59:06 AM     (No. 9631473)

Ronnie should be in jail.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/27/2013 10:08:59 AM     (No. 9631489)

Travis County´s version of Judge Roy Bean. Sounds like the Federal DOJ better get an investigation going and put some of those lying Dems behind bars!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 11/27/2013 10:13:51 AM     (No. 9631499)

Sadly, Travis County is a cesspool of lie-beralism in an othewise wonderful conservative state.

To look at Austin is to see a mini Øvomitnation in miniture. So don´t count on the feds doing a darn thing to Travis County. Those of us that live here are living the nightmare that Øvomit and company want to inflict on our entire country...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Retiredhippy, 11/27/2013 10:22:00 AM     (No. 9631509)

Welcome to Texas, the last bastion of the good ol´boy system of justice.
I grew up and live about 3 or 4 counties away from austin.
The prosecuting atty was a first cousin of the judge, brother-in-law to the county sherriff, and brother of the chief of police.
Their daddy was the bail-bondsman.
you learned early to be polite and walk lightly in my part of E Texas.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56, 11/27/2013 10:29:12 AM     (No. 9631523)

No doubt this couple were Republicans.

Only Republicans get prosecuted to the max in Travis County.

Earle´s replacement, who self-proclaimed herself as "one tough lesbian," got picked up for DWI this spring, and in a whirlwind of justice served a couple weeks so quickly she probably didn´t have enough time to sober up.

When Republicans objected to her easy deal and insisted on her resignation (which she wouldn´t do, since then Gov. Perry could appoint her replacement and there´s no way the Democrats would allow a Republican to have the power they have to destroy), the Gov. vetoed state funding of her inquisition operations (the state, by law, has farmed out the investigation of state wrong-doing to the Travis Co. DA).

So guess what the special prosecutor was appointed to find out: If Gov. Perry broke the law by using his legal veto power.

If you´re arrested in Austin, here´s the magic words: "All Hail our Dear Leader, Barack Hussein Obama, may his name be praised and his word be law." You´ll be out of jail in an hour.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/27/2013 10:32:10 AM     (No. 9631532)

As #5 said, and as the article didn´t make clear, Ronnie Earle hasn´t been DA in Travis County since 2007. He thought he could get elected Lieutenant Governor, but was unsuccesfull, thank goodness.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/27/2013 11:16:11 AM     (No. 9631607)

The Texas Bar Association needs to begin disbarment proceedings against him. He´s one sick deranged fool.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/27/2013 11:25:02 AM     (No. 9631625)

There should be stronger consequences for playing politics with justice. A lot of DAs and prosecutors would be feeling them and that would make our system better.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/27/2013 11:42:21 AM     (No. 9631658)

Texas was never liberal. Texas, however, was conservative Democrat, the kind of Democrat that doesn´t seem to exist in the South any more.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Susannah, 11/27/2013 12:12:24 PM     (No. 9631696)

#10, that´s an important distinction you make. I doubt there are any conservative Democrats anywhere. Or if there are, they still vote for the likes of Elizabeth Warren or Nancy Pelosi out of party loyalty. You see it in Massachusetts all the time--blue collar white ethnics who live and work according to traditional conservative values, but they´ll trudge to the polls and vote for a socialist because their grandfathers voted Democrat.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/27/2013 12:39:13 PM     (No. 9631728)

Three people are mentioned in this article whose lives and careers were ruined by Ronnie Earle. And what has happened to Ronnie Earle? Nothing. Earle accomplished his goal, which was to ruin these people, and does not give a whit about blemishes on his record. I hope these people will file criminal charges and pursue civil charges against Earle.

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