"J'Accuse', and leave it at that.=; Juror No. 4, a 60-something retired schoolteacher who went to law school in her 50's, flashed the 'OK' sign to the defense table, to signify that the brown paper bag arrived where it was supposed to (this is all on information and belief, and IMHO; I have no idea HOW Koslowski and company managed to get the juror to side with them-- maybe they even did it with their case; I'm just playing the odds). Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau's office has already vowed to re-try the pair of corporate pig-whores.I like the Talking Dog's style, and we agree.
You see, when you steal over $600,000,000 from shareholders, and thereby help the Bush Administration along in its holy mission of destroying the Middle Class for the benefit of a privileged few, there are probably a few bucks left lying around to buy yourself a recalcitrant juror. It became obvious that Juror NO. 4 was not-- ever-- going to vote guilty, despite the firm convictions (as it were) of the other 11 jurors. Yes, that's what the jury system is all about: if she did not feel the prosecutor didn't prove its case, its her sworn duty to hold out for an acquittal-- regardless of the other juror's opinions if they could not sway her (nor she them)."
"The judge said he was required to give Olis a sentence of between 24 and 30 years, five years shy of the maximum, based on the massive losses Dynegy shareholders suffered as a result of Project Alpha's repercussions.Which outcome fills your heart w/ joy?