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Guilty Plea Entered, Mayor Resigns
WXYZ.com ^ | 9-4-2008 | WXYZ

Posted on 09/04/2008 7:39:42 AM PDT by Westlander

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has pleaded guilty to felony charges in Wayne County Circuit Court. He will be forced to resign immediately.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: caseofthemissingd; citycorruption; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; detroit; detroitcorruption; detroitmayor; kilpatrick; kwame; kwamekilpatrick; obamavoter; superdelegate; taxdollarsatwork
King Kwame
1 posted on 09/04/2008 7:39:44 AM PDT by Westlander
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To: Westlander

I heard he has a million dollar fine. Wow, as a poor democrat can he afford that? bwahahaha...


2 posted on 09/04/2008 7:41:43 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Westlander

Looks like the “Pimp Mayor” just got pimped.


3 posted on 09/04/2008 7:41:49 AM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Westlander

Is a felony conviction disqualifying for a Detroit mayor? Or is it a resume enhancer?


4 posted on 09/04/2008 7:42:19 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Westlander

Looks like the “Pimp Mayor” just got pimped.


5 posted on 09/04/2008 7:42:22 AM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Westlander

What were the good citizens of Motor City thinking??? Obvioulsy not too much.

They got the government they asked for-maybe they have learned a good lesson in politics.

God Bless and MOLON LABE!!!


6 posted on 09/04/2008 7:42:59 AM PDT by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret) "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War")
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To: PzLdr

4 months in jail, 5 years probation, not to run for or hold public office during probation period. Sentencing Oct. 28. Loses law license.


7 posted on 09/04/2008 7:43:55 AM PDT by MIhomeschooler
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To: MIhomeschooler

“Loses law license.”

Don’t tell me, does Harvard have another stain on its Alumni directory


8 posted on 09/04/2008 7:45:59 AM PDT by wilco200 (Typical White Person)
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To: Westlander

The Democratic Culture of Corruption and an Obama stupidelegate no less. This fact should be disseminated far and wide.


9 posted on 09/04/2008 7:47:05 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Westlander

well it doesn’t say republican five times in the article so he must be a democrat...


10 posted on 09/04/2008 7:47:26 AM PDT by edzo4 (Vote McCain, Keep Your Change)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

How soon before this felon can vote again?


11 posted on 09/04/2008 7:48:39 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: 17th Miss Regt

In Detroit it is an enhancer.
I’d bet the farm he eventually runs for the office again and is elected once again


12 posted on 09/04/2008 7:48:49 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Westlander

I don’t get this. He did not think he could get the jury to nullify?


13 posted on 09/04/2008 7:49:08 AM PDT by JLS (Do you really want change being two guys from the majority of Congress with a 9% approval rating?)
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To: Westlander

I also want to know, did he LOSE his Superdelegate status (he was a DNC Superdelegate) or did he just not get to go to the convention?


14 posted on 09/04/2008 7:49:20 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Resume enhancer for inner city folks. Just ask Marion Berry.


15 posted on 09/04/2008 7:49:55 AM PDT by catman67
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To: Westlander

Now that he is out who takes his office, does anyone know?


16 posted on 09/04/2008 7:50:36 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Westlander

He is destined for a great career in the democrat party.


17 posted on 09/04/2008 7:50:47 AM PDT by BooksForTheRight.com (Fight liberal lies with knowledge. Read conservative books and articles.)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

“Is a felony conviction disqualifying for a Detroit mayor? Or is it a resume enhancer”?

...it’s an enhancer, but he can only dream of being 1/2 the scum of Mayor Marion Barry. Nice to have goals though!


18 posted on 09/04/2008 7:50:58 AM PDT by albie
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To: johniegrad

Who gone be turnin in tha votes for Obama now?


19 posted on 09/04/2008 7:52:16 AM PDT by redstateconfidential ("Go to the mattresses")
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To: MIhomeschooler

So that means five years and two months from now, he’ll be re-elected to another term as mayor in Detroit, right?

}:-)4


20 posted on 09/04/2008 7:52:40 AM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: Abathar

Ken Cockrel Jr.
http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080903/NEWS01/80903122


21 posted on 09/04/2008 7:52:58 AM PDT by netmilsmom (If John's McCain's spirit was not broken by the Hanoi Hilton, it won't be by the angry left)
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To: Abathar

Head of City Council, Kenneth V. Cockrel Jr. will assume the mayor’s position. Which leaves Monica Conyers, wife of John Conyers (D), to assume head of City Council. Oh Joy!/S


22 posted on 09/04/2008 7:54:57 AM PDT by MIhomeschooler
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To: Joe Boucher

“In Detroit it is an enhancer.
I’d bet the farm he eventually runs for the office again and is elected once again”

Marion Berry!

The black folks in Detroit will vote for a black candidate, regardless of his or her record. But that’s not racist.

90% of blacks will vote Obama, but that’s not racist.

I’m white and totally fed up with this stuff. Apparently, that IS racist.


23 posted on 09/04/2008 7:54:59 AM PDT by brownsfan (Algore makes P.T. Barnum look like a piker.)
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To: Westlander

And surrender his pension? WOW!


24 posted on 09/04/2008 7:55:10 AM PDT by uvular
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To: Westlander
If Obummer wins, this dude will be appointed to Director of Homeland Security.

Kwame a river.

Leni

25 posted on 09/04/2008 7:58:11 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Stay Home in Nov & Vote for Obama-ization, More Regulation, Taxation, Litigation and Ginsburgization)
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To: netmilsmom

Isn’t he the one Monica Conyers called Shrek a little while ago?

I am guessing that the council and Mayor’s office will still have problems.


26 posted on 09/04/2008 7:58:22 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Westlander

God, what a jackass.


27 posted on 09/04/2008 8:05:34 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affimative Action Candidate)
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To: Westlander

Ella Bully Cummings resigned also. Every time I saw and heard her talk, the “Bully” was apparent.


28 posted on 09/04/2008 8:08:30 AM PDT by LongTimeMILurker
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To: uvular
"And surrender his pension?"

Can't he appeal that, plus losing his law license? If so, perhaps he'll get one or both back somewhere down the road. I'd hate to see that, but you know how the system is when it comes to catering to scumbags.

29 posted on 09/04/2008 8:15:43 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: redstateconfidential

Did you not hear?... AFTER this deal was finally settled last night...then and only THEN...Barry made the decisive call for Kwame to resign!!!! Now thats what I call LEADERSHIP!(??)


30 posted on 09/04/2008 8:21:39 AM PDT by Nekman (McCain made a smart pick?...Who'd a Thunk It?.......)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Its qualifies for a slot in the NBA.


31 posted on 09/04/2008 8:22:49 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Nekman

Bad day for Democrats all across the Fruited Plain.


32 posted on 09/04/2008 8:25:14 AM PDT by rangers
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To: Westlander

Kwame has two weeks to remain mayor under the plea deal. He’ll supposedly work with incoming Cockrel (Sheila Cockrel’s stepson) during those two weeks to smooth the transition.

This ain’t over, folks. During the hearing Kwame was shaking his head and muttering “I did’t do it.” He STILL believes he’s the one wronged and there’s a lot of anger swaggering around in his bulky frame, looking for an outlet. Ask the police officers trying to serve Ferguson with a subponea. There’s a lot of damage Kwame can do before the cuffs are slapped on him.


33 posted on 09/04/2008 8:27:45 AM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: albie

don’t give up just yet....there is still a dead hooker out there, and I think that is where all of this is heading......keep tuned in


34 posted on 09/04/2008 8:30:31 AM PDT by joe fonebone (The Second Amendment is the Constitutions reset button)
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To: PzLdr
Looks like the “Pimp Mayor” just got pimped.

Or Kwameeee got pwnd. (is that how you say it?)

35 posted on 09/04/2008 8:37:33 AM PDT by blu (Last one out of Michigan, please turn off the lights.)
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To: Westlander

it’s all over but for the rioting.

WSJ Breaking:
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick resigns in deal with prosecutors
WSJ | 09/04/2008 | None
Posted on 09/04/2008 7:31:24 AM PDT by Glenn
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2074517/posts


36 posted on 09/04/2008 9:14:10 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile hasn't been updated since Friday, May 30, 2008)
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To: Westlander

Good bye Kwamilla!


37 posted on 09/04/2008 9:16:01 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God - G. K. Chesterton)
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To: brownsfan

Yeah, I’m a racist too.
I don’t favor amnesty for illegals, extra rights for blacks or homosexuals. And this cultural diversity thing is crap.


38 posted on 09/04/2008 9:20:48 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Westlander

Yeah, gotta love that “Hip Hop Mayor”...don’t worry, the good voters of Detroit will inflict another abomination upon themselves, probably one endorsed by the former Hizzoner!


39 posted on 09/04/2008 12:03:45 PM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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To: Zechariah_8_13
Proud to be from Detroit!
40 posted on 09/04/2008 5:47:38 PM PDT by VoiceOfBruck (One more peep out of you, wisenheimer, and I'll butter your necktie!)
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To: Westlander

$1,000,000 fine? I guess he had his community organized to the hilt.


41 posted on 09/04/2008 6:14:47 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (don't worry, they only want to take water out of the other guy's side of the bucket.)
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To: Westlander

and the RATS, take another one in the.................................HA ha!!!

42 posted on 09/04/2008 6:51:29 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - McCain/Palin'08 = http://www.johnmccain.com/)
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To: Westlander
Complete victory for Kwame and the MSM. Buried among the blustering lies is the incrontivertiple and uncontested evidence that :

In January, the Free Press published text messages Kilpatrick and Beatty exchanged on city-issued pagers. The article showed the pair lied under oath when they testified in a police whistle-blower trial last year that they did not have an intimate relationship. They also gave misleading testimony about the firing of a top police official, Gary Brown. Nelthrope was another cop who sued with Brown, both alleging their careers were ruined because of their involvement in an internal affairs investigation that could have led to the discovery of extramarital philandering by Kilpatrick.

Worthy cited the Free Press investigation in March, when she charged Kilpatrick with eight felonies and Beatty with seven. The charges included perjury, conspiracy, obstruction of justice and misconduct in office.

For this he gets 4 months??? and the no contest to felonius assault???

much less the complete and total corruption of how city contracts were awarded.

This guy should be locked up for life - with his equally corrupt Mom.

43 posted on 09/04/2008 9:25:30 PM PDT by mcenedo (lying liberal media - our most dangerous and powerful enemy)
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To: Westlander

So when does OCP take over “New Detroit?”


44 posted on 09/05/2008 3:28:18 AM PDT by NRA1995 (It should be called "Cosa Nostra", not "Congress")
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To: Westlander
Hey, when the Cosmic Beaver strikes, you go down.

Kwami should not have conducted an affair at work. That was his biggest mistake, but then, its all to the good.

His squeeze Christine Beatty made him enemies that would not give up.

Photobucket

45 posted on 09/05/2008 8:55:13 AM PDT by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, (http://www.theobamafile.com/))
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To: Westlander

Kevin James, on his radio show, just played an audio bite of Obama praising Kwame, and saying how he looks forward to a long future working with him. He said he’s looking forward to Kwame doing astonishing things. (Not verbatim.)

Another unholy union he can add to Ayers, Rev. Wright, et al. He’s not real good at choosing his associates.


46 posted on 09/05/2008 10:39:05 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Election '08: God is in control.)
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