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Old 03-10-2008, 02:33 PM   #1
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I guess spitzer resigns?




I hope he got his $$ worth.

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Spitzer Is Linked to Prostitution Ring

By DANNY HAKIM and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM

ALBANY - Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring, an administration official said this morning.

Mr. Spitzer, who was huddled with his top aides inside his Fifth Avenue apartment early this afternoon, had hours earlier abruptly canceled his scheduled public events for the day. He scheduled an announcement for 2:15 after inquiries from the Times.

Mr. Spitzer, a first term Democrat who pledged to bring ethics reform an end the often seamy ways of Albany, is married with three children.

Just last week, federal prosecutors arrested four people in connection with an expensive prostitution operation. Administration officials would not say that this was the ring with which the governor had become involved.

But a person with knowledge of the governor’s role said that the person believes the governor is one of the men identified as clients in court papers.

The governor’s travel records show that he was in Washington in mid-February. One of the clients described in court papers arranged to meet with a prostitute who was part of the ring, the Emperors Club VIP on the night of Feb. 13.

Mr. Spitzer appeared on a CNBC television show at 7 a.m. the next morning. Later in the morning, he testified before a Congressional committee.

An affidavit filed in federal court in Manhattan in connection with that case lists six conversations between the man, identified as Client 9, and a booking agent for the Emperors Club.

He had a difficult first year in office, rocked by a mix of scandal and legislative setbacks. In recent weeks, however, Mr. Spitzer seemed to have rebounded, with his Democratic party poised to perhaps gain control of the state Senate for the first time in four decades.

Mr. Spitzer gained national attention when he served as attorney general with his relentless pursuit of Wall Street wrongdoing. As attorney general, he also had prosecuted at least two prostitution rings as head of the state’s organized crime task force.

In one such case in 2004, Mr. Spitzer spoke with revulsion and anger after announcing the arrest of 16 people for operating a high-end prostitution ring out of Staten Island.

“”This was a sophisticated and lucrative operation with a multitiered management structure,” Mr. Spitzer said at the time. ”It was, however, nothing more than a prostitution ring.”

Albany for months been roiled by bitter fighting and accusations of dirty tricks. The Albany County district attorney is set to issue in the coming days the results of his investigation into Mr. Spitzer’s first scandal, his aides’ involvement in an effort to tarnish Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, the state’s top Republican.
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can we bring back pataki?
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Old 03-10-2008, 03:15 PM   #3
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i don't know

what happens after a resignation?

is there a vice mayor? (pun, blah, blah)


perhaps,

Rudy will throw his hat in the ring and stay in long enough to lose.






and btw,

this whole story gives me no pleasure, what so ever.

The feds got him.


We need to authorize the Administration to do all those non-FISA wire taps, now.

There must be other Democrat hanky-panky going on we can get out before the election.

2006, the GOP was the party of corruption.

There is time to bury, the Democrats
with that label, with a few more selected prosecutions of this type.
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Assuming this is true I see it as a case of a holier-than-thou type hoist on his own petard.
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He says he's disappointed with himself...I guess that's what they say to make themselves look good.
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I think it's all part of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy
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With the Vittner case.

They only went after the Madam and the girls.

and with this other case last year
the gal with the black booK

seems those johns, pretty much walked
or were kept out of the news
when she was prosecuted?

Now, the first thing we hear about the Emperors Club is:

Spitzer!!.

feds and wire taps


we can't find Obama
but we can find a Dem getting waxed.


Thank God for

Homeland Security
and uncontrolled wire taps!
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we can't find Obama
!
Here's Obama:




Here's Osama:




Please try and learn the difference before you vote.

thank you,

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we can't find Obama
but we can find a Dem getting waxed.


Did you get recruited by Fox News?













edit: diamond, I think I like you.

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we can't find Obama
but we can find a Dem getting waxed.




i assume this is a typo?
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I have posted in here before

that the Obama

Osama error

is most likely a typo


I have now made my own case that belief.




What this does prove is that Obama is dominating the consciousness of many of us.

This should be good for him

and also probably is good for Osama, too.
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This should be good for him

and also probably is good for Osama, too. [/B]


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i assume this is a typo?
yeah, that must be it, the "b" key and "s" key are so extremely close on the keyboard.

or something more latent perhaps.



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I mean that we are so obsessed with the Democratic primaries and the whole 2008 election that no one is paying attention to getting Osama.

I feel the same about how the Iraq War diverted attention away from Osama.
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