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2 men sentenced in Sarah Palin lawyer harassment case
AP/New Haven Register ^ | 6-8-12

Posted on 06/10/2012 7:01:33 PM PDT by STARWISE

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The Christys, of McAdoo, Pa., pleaded guilty in January to making harassing phone calls to Palin's attorneys. Attorney John Tiemessen testified that the men's calls threatened Palin and attorneys. Both Christys apologized Friday for their actions.

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In Friday's sentencing, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ordered Shawn Christy to spend up to six months at the Scranton residential facility, where a bed will become available in mid-July. Christy wanted to return to his parent's home, where he had been living until his arrest last year.

"Why can't I go home now?" he said.

"Because I'm not letting you go home," Burgess said, prompting Christy to ask what was the judge's reason for imposing the order.

"It has to do with consequences," Burgess said. "It's part of the consequences for your behavior.

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"I understand my behavior, and I understand this is ridiculous," Christy said. A short time letter, Burgess called for a short recess after blurts from Christy.

Burgess ultimately said Christy could stay with his parents at their McAdoo home until a bed at the residential facility becomes available.

After the sentencing was completed, Tiemessen said Christy's behavior in court was consistent with what he and others had witnessed in the past two years, including hundreds of calls from the Christys to his law firm's offices in Fairbanks and Anchorage.

"I've seen dozens and dozens of such little outbursts and worst," Tiemessen. "It just the first one Judge Burgess has seen."

(Excerpt) Read more at nhregister.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: lawyers; palin; palinattacks; pds; pms; sarahpalin
Good! The rotten punk gets rightful comeuppance for his vicious behavior.
1 posted on 06/10/2012 7:01:40 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; APatientMan; aphid; ...
Sarah Palin's Ping List

"We'll keep our God, our guns and our Constitution."

(Posting for Onyx, who's away for a bit .. ;)
2 posted on 06/10/2012 7:05:46 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

2 “men” sentenced? Sounds more like a spoiled little kid that will live in moms basement forever.


3 posted on 06/10/2012 7:07:14 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: STARWISE
Christy wanted to return to his parent's home, where he had been living until his arrest last year. "Why can't I go home now?" he said. "Because I'm not letting you go home," Burgess said

I had to click through to the article to see how old this kid is - he's a freaking 20-year-old alleged adult!

And he's whinging because the judge won't let him go back home to mommy's basement and let him make more threatening phoney phone calls.

Did any articles mention what his DU screenname is?

4 posted on 06/10/2012 7:08:29 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: STARWISE

Sounds like the little turd was close to a contempt of court charge.


5 posted on 06/10/2012 7:08:49 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: STARWISE

Not enough of a come-uppance if you ask me.


6 posted on 06/10/2012 7:12:51 PM PDT by miele man
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To: STARWISE

I pity the parents even though they are not blameless...


7 posted on 06/10/2012 7:14:41 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: STARWISE

Well I have contempt for that court as well..
He should get at least a year.....


8 posted on 06/10/2012 7:31:27 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: STARWISE

Judge Burgess has more patience than I have. I would have slapped a contempt charge on that little twerp.


9 posted on 06/10/2012 7:40:27 PM PDT by Kirkwood (It's not a lie. It's a composite.)
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To: STARWISE
Kid looks like he came from the shallow end of the gene pool.


10 posted on 06/10/2012 7:44:41 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: hosepipe

Reading the article, it appears he was sentenced to time served and 5 yrs’ probation. They’ve apparently been held since last August. The young punk will get 6 months in a residential facility, starting mid-July when a bed opens. A punk, spoiled kid and his idiot criminal father ... hundreds of harrassing calls per DAY and threatening awful things .. definitely deserve more punishment.


11 posted on 06/10/2012 7:45:11 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

“Good! The rotten punk gets rightful comeuppance for his vicious behavior.”

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Rightful? I think not.

Particularly after he attacked the judge.

Typical spoiled, no-nothing, hateful little Leftist twirp.


12 posted on 06/10/2012 7:45:22 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Ge he’s got a real purty mouth!


13 posted on 06/10/2012 7:47:45 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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To: STARWISE

Like father like son. they should spend a lot more time behind bars,A—Holes.


14 posted on 06/10/2012 7:49:02 PM PDT by onthegulf
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To: EyeGuy

Cripes!

“no-nothing” s/b “know-nothing”


15 posted on 06/10/2012 7:54:54 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: bigbob
Palin also said she feared Christy's parents because of their claim that she had a sexting relationship with their son in 2009, when he was a teen.

There is a screw loose with the parents also.....

16 posted on 06/10/2012 7:59:08 PM PDT by classified
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To: STARWISE

If I were the judge and the kid pulled that crap on me, I’d sentence the little twerp to 90 days of water-boarding after each meal.


17 posted on 06/10/2012 8:02:23 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: STARWISE

According to an affidavit by the FBI, Craig Christy threatened to kill Tiemessen in one obscenity-filled message, and in another, Shawn Christy said he might have sex with Palin. The younger Christy also threatened to come to Alaska and rape one of the attorneys, according to the document.

The restraining orders were issued after Palin left office.

The order against Shawn Christy was issued in 2010 after he was accused of stalking Palin. It was renewed last year after Palin testified that Christy appeared to be sending a clear signal when he made a one-day visit to Alaska on her February birthday.

Palin also said she feared Christy’s parents because of their claim that she had a sexting relationship with their son in 2009, when he was a teen.

The order against Craig Christy was issued last year after he was accused of barraging Palin’s parents with telephone messages.


18 posted on 06/10/2012 8:02:33 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Beyond despicable criminal behavior ... pure savage lib thuggery.


19 posted on 06/10/2012 8:18:09 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: shelterguy

The MSNBC Klux Klan doesn’t think there are any consequences for their actions.

Whackjob liberals continue to go to prison for stepping over the line, but the ones who pushed them there, Daily Kos/MSNBC/HuffPo, go unpunished.

WHY?


20 posted on 06/10/2012 8:20:09 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: VeniVidiVici

If Obama had a son and father, they’d look like this.


21 posted on 06/10/2012 8:24:40 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: VeniVidiVici

Gaydar went of the scale...


22 posted on 06/10/2012 8:28:49 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

ping


23 posted on 06/10/2012 8:30:35 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: STARWISE

In a letter submitted to Lack with last week’s filing, Craig Christy also notes Palin’s recent purchase of a part-time home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He says he wants Palin to release the address so a support group called “Stand Strong Shawn Christy” will “not violate any protective order if we are protesting or campaigning in Scottsdale, AZ.”

Craig Christy also alleges a conflict of interest by the magistrate, saying Lack is a former staffer of late former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens and that Palin “photographed multiple times” with him during her political career.

Palin and a friend, Kristan Cole, originally obtained restraining orders against Shawn Christy last year, stating in court documents that he threatened them, said he was buying a one-way ticket to Alaska and sent a receipt for a gun purchase.

Palin also has said she feared Christy’s parents because they believe she and the teen traded sexual messages two years ago.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/20/craig-christy-shawn-christy-sarah-palin_n_905287.html


24 posted on 06/10/2012 8:32:32 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: STARWISE

The Daily Beast’s Diane Herbst provides a fascinating (and/or confusing and/or infuriating and/or incredibly sad) interview with Karen Christy, the wife of Craig Christy and mother to Shawn Christy. According to Ms. Christy, the root of this fiasco is none other than Willow Palin, Sarah Palin’s second eldest daughter, who made headlines of her own for writing a slur-laden Facebook rant.

http://www.mediaite.com/online/wife-and-mother-of-sarah-palins-alleged-stalkers-speaks-out/

In 2009, she says, her son began receiving text messages and phone calls from “who we believe is” Willow Palin. She says that Sarah Palin would also send him texts from time to time, and that some of these texts were sexually explicit in nature. However, Karen maintains that she does not know exactly what these alleged text messages said.

Karen says that the restraining orders placed by Palin’s people resulted in her husband losing two jobs. The family found themselves strapped for cash and frustrated at not being able to “communicate with legal officials involved with the restraining orders,” so Shawn flew to Alaska to “do some law research.” This is the trip Palin referred to in her testimony.


25 posted on 06/10/2012 8:36:21 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Sheesh ... they’re incorrigible, intractable and relentless thugs. Wonder if they were being paid by Soros/ACORN type operatives/networks for their ‘labors.’ Otherwise, what would be the incentive of 20 something thugs for such crazy, obsessive criminality?


26 posted on 06/10/2012 8:37:16 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: kcvl

“...they believe she and the teen traded sexual messages two years ago.”

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They don’t “believe” that for a minute.

They are nothing but hate-filled, Communist thug criminals.


27 posted on 06/10/2012 8:37:48 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Kid looks like he came from the shallow end of the gene pool.

Yes, and clearly with insufficient chlorine.

28 posted on 06/10/2012 8:59:18 PM PDT by Bob
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To: STARWISE

Comeuppance?! Wha-a-a-a-at? He gets to run home to mummy, and that’s comeuppance?


29 posted on 06/10/2012 9:02:23 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: STARWISE; fatima; South Hawthorne; SunkenCiv

Ping!
(Are these some of James Carville's "Alabama" folks?) </sarc>

30 posted on 06/10/2012 9:11:51 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Looks like a bleached chimp.


31 posted on 06/10/2012 9:20:40 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: shelterguy

/We hope bubba get’s to comfort you...


32 posted on 06/10/2012 9:21:02 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: shelterguy

/We hope bubba get’s to comfort you...


33 posted on 06/10/2012 9:21:02 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: STARWISE
"Why can't I go home now?" he [Shawn Christy] said.

This pampered little pr!ck better not get into any kind of trouble that would put him into a real prison.

34 posted on 06/10/2012 9:30:09 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: STARWISE
"Why can't I go home now?" he said.

"Because I'm not letting you go home," Burgess said, prompting Christy to ask what was the judge's reason for imposing the order.

"It has to do with consequences," Burgess said. "It's part of the consequences for your behavior."

"I understand my behavior, and I understand this is ridiculous," Christy said.

Oh, how I wish the Judge at that point would have said,

"Well, let's make it more rediculous for you then. I find you in contempt and sentence you to twelve more months at the detention facility, to run squestnially after your first sentence."

"Is that rediculous enough for you, or would you like more?"

AMERICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm

35 posted on 06/10/2012 10:21:27 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: classified

All leftists have a screw loose.


36 posted on 06/10/2012 11:03:50 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: STARWISE

“Both Christys apologized Friday for their actions.”

Only because the prosecution had them dead to rights and they were hoping the court would ameliorate their sentences. If it hadn’t been for that, they would have bragged about it to everyone they met.


37 posted on 06/10/2012 11:08:11 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: kcvl

Lost two jobs, yet they had money for plane ticket to Alaska and huge phone bills. Huh? Who paid for that? Doesn’t anybody ask follow-up questions?


38 posted on 06/11/2012 12:47:23 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: STARWISE

Thank you for the ping SW :)
Nice news, indeed ;)


39 posted on 06/11/2012 2:47:10 AM PDT by Bikkuri (Choose, a communist, socialist or Patriot)
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To: EyeGuy

Know big deal. [smiles]


40 posted on 06/11/2012 2:48:13 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: STARWISE

Some people are saying that the judge went too easy on these vile men. I would have to agree with that, and I wonder what the sentences would be if it had been zer0 and moochelle whom they harassed. Hmmm?

Thank you for the post and ping.

I hope that Onyx is all right.


41 posted on 06/11/2012 2:59:37 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: STARWISE

Sounds like all this kid was doing was trying to be cool like “Alpha Male” Bill Maher. Maybe Jon Stewart can have him as a guest and have his studio audience of manginas and libs go “Wooooooo!!!!” when he comes onscreen.


42 posted on 06/11/2012 3:13:25 AM PDT by Hacksaw (If I had a son, he'd look like George Zimmerman.)
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To: brityank; South Hawthorne; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ..

Thanks for the ping:)


43 posted on 06/11/2012 7:06:51 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: STARWISE
"I understand my behavior, and I understand this is ridiculous," Christy said. A short time letter, Burgess called for a short recess after blurts from Christy."

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Doesn't sound like punky gets it at all.

44 posted on 06/11/2012 9:25:05 AM PDT by Free in Texas (Member of the Bitter Clingers Association.)
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To: Free in Texas

Shawn and Craig Christy = Two total losers. If we had a decent criminal justice system they would have both been jailed for at least 5 years. This is classic American jurisprudence — the sub-human (Shawn) calls the spineless wimpy judge a name and the judge caves in and gives the little brat what he wants.


45 posted on 06/11/2012 3:29:50 PM PDT by jhroberts
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To: STARWISE

It’d be an incredible shame if these guys jumped bail, popped up in front of Casa Palin and got shot, field-dressed and buried so deep in the Alaska bush that nobody would find them before the Second Coming. Just sayin’, hypothetically.


46 posted on 06/11/2012 3:33:24 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: kcvl
The family found themselves strapped for cash and frustrated at not being able to “communicate with legal officials involved with the restraining orders,” so Shawn flew to Alaska to “do some law research.”

If they were so strapped for cash, how could they afford a plane ticket to Alaska?

47 posted on 06/12/2012 12:12:03 AM PDT by SuziQ
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