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City Council candidate: 21 arrests do not disqualify me from holding office
Orlando Sentinel ^ | 1-23-14 | Mark Schlueb

Posted on 01/23/2014 2:47:19 AM PST by kingattax

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1 posted on 01/23/2014 2:47:19 AM PST by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Arrests or convictions? Two entirely different things. And if convictions, misdemeanors or felonies?


2 posted on 01/23/2014 2:49:59 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: kingattax

The ultimate liberal resume enhancer!


3 posted on 01/23/2014 3:18:03 AM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: kingattax

btt


4 posted on 01/23/2014 3:21:49 AM PST by KSCITYBOY
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Usually...the District 5 council person goes to jail while in office...not before in office

This gal can say “Been there, done that”


5 posted on 01/23/2014 3:46:58 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now I’m not one to suggest reading the article so please don’t take this the wrong way. But that info is in the second sentence.


6 posted on 01/23/2014 3:59:49 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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It says “arrests” in the second sentence, does it not?


7 posted on 01/23/2014 4:03:55 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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I don’t think she should drop out. Let the voters decide. Would I vote for her? Well it would depend on if she was convicted of anything and what those convictions were. She also can say “that 21 arrests do not disqualify me from holding office” all day long. It is not her decision but the voters.


8 posted on 01/23/2014 4:04:50 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

also says multiple DUIs


9 posted on 01/23/2014 4:13:17 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

You or I could be arrested for multiple crimes, doesn’t mean we were convicted. See “George Zimmerman” as Exhibit A for the difference.


10 posted on 01/23/2014 4:17:16 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: kingattax

How many arrests do her constituents have? This may be an enhancement.


11 posted on 01/23/2014 4:18:08 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I broke down and read the article. There are multiple convictions on her record. She managed to get her voting rights restored and has “changed”.


12 posted on 01/23/2014 4:19:18 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: napscoordinator

Oh she is not going to drop out! In Orlando she will be a shoo-in.


13 posted on 01/23/2014 4:19:20 AM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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Arrests or convictions?

21 arrests. I'm sure she was completely innocent in every case.

14 posted on 01/23/2014 4:20:30 AM PST by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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Oh she is not going to drop out! In Orlando she will be a shoo-in.

The voters will decide which is the best way to go here.


15 posted on 01/23/2014 4:21:01 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Rocky

I didn’t say that. Here in the United States, we don’t conflate arrests with convictions, or at least, we’re not supposed to. Right?


16 posted on 01/23/2014 4:22:05 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Still, maybe it’s just me, but I’m not voting for someone who has 21 arrests for drugs and DUI.


17 posted on 01/23/2014 4:25:34 AM PST by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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I would probably not vote for her, either. That wasn’t my point.


18 posted on 01/23/2014 4:26:51 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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“The voters will decide which is the best way to go here.”

Well of course they will, and she will be elected. And her first order of business will be to crack down on that nasty police department and the officers who arrested her umpteen times.


19 posted on 01/23/2014 4:27:05 AM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Republican?????? ps...do i really have to note sarcasm?
20 posted on 01/23/2014 4:30:49 AM PST by zavvone
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