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Rogues list of Clinton Pardons (Terrorists, drug dealers, and perverts)
Jurist.law ^

Posted on 11/18/2004 4:45:44 PM PST by Rome2000

  PRESIDENTIAL PARDONS


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Clinton Pardon Grants, January 2001

For more on Marc Rich and other high-profile Clinton pardons, see Notable Pardons, or click to review particular pardons issued by other Presidents and a table of comparative statistics. For more on Presidential pardons in general (origins, procedures, etc.), see JURIST's Presidential Pardons home page.

Name Home Town Offenses
ALLEN, Verla Jean Everton, Arkansas False statements to agency of United States
ALTIERE, Nicholas M. Las Vegas, Nevada

Importation of cocaine
ALTSCHUL, Bernice Ruth Sherman Village, California Conspiracy to commit money laundering
ANDERSON, Joe, Jr. Grove Hill, Alabama Income tax evasion
ANDERSON, William Sterling Spartanburg, South Carolina

Conspiracy to defraud a federally insured financial institution, false statements to a federally insured financial institution, wire fraud
AZIZKHANI, Mansour T. Huntsville, Alabama Conspiracy and making false statements in bank loan applications
BABIN, Cleveland Victor, Jr. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Conspiracy to commit offense against the United States by utilizing the U.S. mail in furtherance of a scheme to defraud
BAGLEY, Chris Harmon Harrah, Oklahoma

Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine
BANE, Scott Lynn Mahomet, Illinois Unlawful distribution of marijuana
BARBER, Thomas Cleveland Hampton, Florida Issuing worthless checks
BARGON, Peggy Ann Monticello, Illinois

Violation of the Lacey Act, violation of the Bald Eagle Protection Act
BHATKA, Tansukhlal   Income tax evasion
BLAMPIED, David Roscoe Ketchum, Idaho Conspiracy to distribute cocaine
BORDERS, William Arthur, Jr. Washington, D.C.

Conspiracy to corruptly solicit and accept money in return for influencing the official acts of a federal district court judge (Alcee L. Hastings), and to defraud the United States in connection with the performance of lawful government functions; corruptly influencing, obstructing, impeding and endeavoring to influence, obstruct and impede the due administration of justice, and aiding and abetting therein; traveling interstate with intent to commit bribery
BOREL, Arthur David Little Rock, Arkansas Odometer rollback
BOREL, Douglas Charles Conway, Arkansas Odometer rollback
BRABHAM, George Thomas Austin, Texas

Making a false statement or report to a federally insured bank
BRASWELL, Almon Glenn Doravilla, Georgia Conspiracy to defraud government with respect to claims; perjury
BROWDER, Leonard Aiken, South Carolina Illegal dispensing of controlled substance and Medicaid fraud
BROWN, David Steven New York, New York

Securities fraud and mail fraud
BURLESON, Delores Caroylene, aka Delores Cox Burleson Hanna, Oklahoma Possession of marijuana
BUSTAMANTE, John H. Cleveland, Ohio Wire fraud
CAMPBELL, Mary Louise Ruleville, Mississippi

Aiding and abetting the unauthorized use and transfer of food stamps
CANDELARIA, Eloida   False information in registering to vote
CAPILI, Dennis Sobrevinas Glendale, California Filing false statements in alien registration
CHAMBERS, Donna Denise Memphis, Tennessee

Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, use of a telephone to facilitate cocaine conspiracy
CHAPMAN, Douglas Eugene Scott, Arkansas Bank fraud
CHAPMAN, Ronald Keith Scott, Arkansas Bank fraud
CHAVEZ, Francisco Larios Santa Ana, California

Aiding and abetting illegal entry of aliens
CISNEROS, Henry G.    
CLINTON, Roger    
COHN, Stuart Harris New Haven, Connecticut 1. Illegal sale of gold options

2. Illegal sale of silver options

COOPER, David Marc Wapakoneta, Ohio Conspiracy to defraud the government
COX, Ernest Harley, Jr. Pine Bluff, Arkansas Conspiracy to defraud a federally insured savings and loan, misapplication of bank funds, false statements
CROSS, John F., Jr. Little Rock, Arkansas Embezzlement by a bank employee

CUNNINGHAM, Rickey Lee Amarillo, Texas Possession with intent to distribute marijuana
DE LABIO, Richard Anthony Baltimore, Maryland Mail fraud, aiding and abetting
DEUTCH, John   Described in January 19, 2001 information

DOUGLAS, Richard   False statements
DOWNE, Edward Reynolds   Conspiracy to commit wire fraud and tax evasion; securities fraud
DUDLEY, Marvin Dean Omaha, Nebraska False statements

DUNCAN, Larry Lee Branson, Missouri Altering an automobile odometer
FAIN, Robert Clinton   Aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false corporate tax return
FERNANDEZ, Marcos Arcenio Miami, Florida Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana

FERROUILLET, Alvarez   Interstate transport of stolen property, money laundering, false statements
FUGAZY, William Denis Harrison, New York Perjury in a bankruptcy proceeding
GEORGE, Lloyd Reid   Mail fraud
GOLDSTEIN, Louis

Las Vegas, Nevada Possession of goods stolen from interstate shipment
GORDON, Rubye Lee Tampa, Florida Forgery of U.S. Treasury checks
GREEN, Pincus Switzerland  
HAMNER, Robert Ivey

Searcy, Arkansas Conspiracy to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
HANDLEY, Samuel Price Hodgenville, Kentucky Conspiracy to steal government property
HANDLEY, Woodie Randolph Hodgenville, Kentucky Conspiracy to steal government property
HARMON, Jay Houston

Jonesboro, Arkansas 1. Conspiracy to import marijuana, conspiracy to possess marijuana with intent to distribute, importation of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

2. Conspiracy to import cocaine

HEMMINGSON, John   Interstate transport of stolen property, money laundering
HERDLINGER, David S. St. Simons Island, Georgia

Mail fraud
HUCKLEBERRY, Debi Rae Ogden, Utah Distribution of methamphetamine
JAMES, Donald Ray Fairfield Bay, Arkansas Mail fraud, wire fraud, and false statement to a bank to influence credit approval
JOBE, Stanley Pruet El Paso, Texas

Conspiracy to commit bank fraud, and bank fraud
JOHNSON, Ruben H. Austin, Texas Theft and misapplication of bank funds by a bank officer or director
JONES, Linda   Conspiracy to commit bank fraud and other offenses against the United States
LAKE, James Howard   Illegal corporate campaign contributions, wire fraud

LEWIS, June Louise Lowellville, Ohio Embezzlement by a bank employee
LEWIS, Salim Bonnor Short Hills, New Jersey Securities fraud, record keeping violations, margin violations
LODWICK, John Leighton Excelsior Springs, Missouri Income tax evasion

LOPEZ, Hildebrando San Isidro, Texas Distribution of cocaine
LUACES, Jose Julio Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Possession of an unregistered firearm
MANESS, James Timothy   Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance

MANNING, James Lowell Little Rock, Arkansas Aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false corporate tax return
MARTIN, John Robert Gulf Breeze, Florida Income tax evasion
MARTINEZ, Frank Ayala Elgin, Texas Conspiracy to supply false documents to the Immigration and Naturalization Service

MARTINEZ, Silvia Leticia Beltran Elgin, Texas Conspiracy to supply false documents to the Immigration and Naturalization Service
McCORMICK, John Francis Dedham, Massachusetts Racketeering conspiracy, racketeering, and violation of the Hobbs act
McDOUGAL, Susan H.    
MECHANIC, Howard Lawrence

  1. Violating the Civil Disobedience Act of 1968

2. Failure to appear

3. Making false statement in acquiring a passport

MITCHELL, Brook K., Sr.   Conspiracy to illegally obtain USDA subsidy payments, false statements to USDA, and false entries on USDA forms
MORGAN, Charles Wilfred, III

Little Rock, Arkansas Conspiracy to distribute cocaine
MORISON, Samuel Loring Crofton, Maryland Willful transmission of defense information, unauthorized possession and retention of defense information, theft of government property
NAZZARO, Richard Anthony Winchester, Massachusetts Perjury and conspiracy to commit mail fraud
NOSENKO, Charlene Ann

Phoenix, Arizona Conspiracy to defraud the United States, and influencing or injuring an officer or juror generally
OBERMEIER, Vernon Raymond Belleville, Illinois Conspiracy to distribute cocaine, distribution of cocaine, and using a communications facility to facilitate distribution of cocaine
OGALDE, Miguelina Glendale, California Conspiracy to import cocaine
OWEN, David C.

Olathe, Kansas Filing a false tax return
PALMER, Robert W. Little Rock, Arkansas Conspiracy to make false statements
PERHOSKY, Kelli Anne Bridgeville, Pennsylvania Conspiracy to commit mail fraud
PEZZOPANE, Richard H.

Palo Heights, Illinois Conspiracy to commit racketeering, and mail fraud
PHILLIPS, Orville Rex Waco, Texas Unlawful structure of a financial transaction
POLING, Vinson Stewart, Jr. Baldwin, Maryland Making a false bank entry, and aiding and abetting
PROUSE, Norman Lyle

Conyers, Georgia Operating or directing the operation of a common carrier while under the influence of alcohol
PRUITT, Willie H. H., Jr. Port Richey, Florida Absent without official leave
PURSLEY, Danny Martin, Sr. Goodlettsville, Tennessee Aiding and abetting the conduct of an illegal gambling business, and obstruction of state laws to facilitate illegal gambling
RAVENEL, Charles D.

Charleston, South Carolina Conspiracy to defraud the United States
RAY, William Clyde Altus, Oklahoma Fraud using a telephone
REGALADO, Alfredo Luna Pharr, Texas Failure to report the transportation of currency in excess of $10,000 into the United States
RICAFORT, Ildefonso Reynes

Houston, Texas Submission of false claims to Veterans Administration
RICH, Marc Switzerland  
RIDDLE, Howard Winfield Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado Violation of the Lacey Act (receipt of illegally imported animal skins)
RILEY, Richard Wilson, Jr.

  Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute
ROBBINS, Samuel Lee Cedar Park, Texas Misprision of a felony
RODRIGUEZ, Joel Gonzales Houston, Texas Theft of mail by a postal employee
ROGERS, Michael James

McAllen, Texas Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana
ROSS, Anna Louise Lubbock, Texas Distribution of cocaine
RUST, Gerald Glen Avery, Texas False declarations before grand jury
RUST, Jerri Ann

Avery, Texas False declarations before grand jury
RUTHERFORD, Bettye June Albuquerque, New Mexico Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
SANDS, Gregory Lee Sioux Falls, South Dakota Conspiracy to distribute cocaine
SCHWIMMER, Adolph

  Conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States, conspiracy to export arms and ammunition to a foreign country and related charges
SERETTI, Albert A., Jr. McKees Rocks, Pennyslvania Conspiracy and wire fraud
SHAW, Patricia Campbell Hearst Wilton, Connecticut Armed bank robbery and using a firearm during a felony
SMITH, Dennis Joseph

Redby, Minnesota 1. Unauthorized absence

2. Failure to obey off-limits instructions

3. Unauthorized absence

SMITH, Gerald Owen Florence, Mississippi Armed bank robbery

SMITH, Stephen A.    
SPEAKE, Jimmie Lee Breckenridge, Texas Conspiracy to possess and utter counterfeit $20 Federal Reserve notes
STEWART, Charles Bernard Sparta, Georgia Illegally destroying U.S. Mail
STEWART-ROLLINS, Marlena Francisca

Euclid, Ohio Conspiracy to distribute cocaine
SYMINGTON, John Fife, III    
TANNEHILL, Richard Lee Reno, Nevada Conspiracy and restraint of trade
TENAGLIA, Nicholas C. Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

Receipt of illegal payments under the Medicare program
THOMAS, Gary Allen Lancaster, Texas Theft of mail by postal employee
TODD, Larry Weldon Gardendale, Texas Conspiracy to commit an offense against the U.S. in violation of the Lacey Act and the Airborne Hunting Act
TREVINO, Olga C. Converse, Texas

Misapplication by a bank employee
VAMVOUKLIS, Ignatious Exeter, New Hampshire Possession of cocaine
VAN DE WEERD, Patricia A. Tomahawk, Wisconsin Theft by a U.S. Postal employee
WADE, Christopher V.  

 
WARMATH, Bill Wayne Walls, Mississippi Obstruction of correspondence
WATSON, Jack Kenneth Oakridge, Oregon Making false statements of material facts to the U.S. Forest Service
WEBB, Donna Lynn Panama City, Florida

False entry in savings and loan record by employee
WELLS, Donald William Phenix City, Alabama Possession of an unregistered firearm
WENDT, Robert H. Kirkwood, Missouri Conspiracy to effectuate the escape of a federal prisoner
WILLIAMS, Jack L.  

Making false statements to federal agents
WILLIAMS, Kevin Arthur Omaha, Nebraska Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine
WILLIAMS, Robert Michael Davison, Michigan Conspiracy to transport in foreign commerce securities obtained by fraud
WILSON, Jimmie Lee Helena, Arkansas

Converting property mortgaged or pledged to a farm credit agency, and converting public money to personal use
WINGATE, Thelma Louise Sale City, Georgia Mail fraud
WOOD, Mitchell Couey Sherwood, Arkansas Conspiracy to possess and to distribute cocaine
WOOD, Warren Stannard Las Vegas, Nevada

Conspiracy to defraud the United States by filing a false document with the Securities and Exchange Commission
WORTHEY, Dewey Conway, Arkansas Medicaid fraud
YALE, Rick Allen Belleville, Illinois Bank fraud
YASAK, Joseph A. Chicago, Illinois

Knowingly making under oath a false declaration regarding a material fact before a grand jury
YINGLING, William Stanley   Interstate transportation of stolen vehicle
YOUNG, Phillip David Little Rock, Arkansas Interstate transportation and sale of fish and wildlife

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice. List of commutations also available.

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1 posted on 11/18/2004 4:45:45 PM PST by Rome2000
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To: Rome2000
This evil SOB should not be allowed to enjoy his 160 million boon doggle in peace.

Until he leaves this earth and burns bright below for his massacre of the Christain Serbs, lets not forget how he made a mockery of the office of POTUS.

2 posted on 11/18/2004 4:48:38 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

"I want the building to subliminally suggest a giant penis".

3 posted on 11/18/2004 4:51:35 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

CANDELARIA, Eloida False information in registering to vote


4 posted on 11/18/2004 4:53:06 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

This evil SOB should not be allowed to enjoy his 160 million boon doggle in peace.
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I think if people really knew what this guy (and don't forget Hitlery too) did from the time they ruled Arkansas to the day they left the White House, massive shock would set in. These people are beyond evil.


5 posted on 11/18/2004 4:54:37 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: EagleUSA

WOOD, Mitchell Couey Sherwood, Arkansas Conspiracy to possess and to distribute cocaine


6 posted on 11/18/2004 4:55:57 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

The architect exceeded the customers expectations: the Lie-Bury looks like a deformed penis, hanging over a sink.


7 posted on 11/18/2004 4:56:05 PM PST by Ed_in_NJ (Who killed Suzanne Coleman?)
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To: Ed_in_NJ

VAN DE WEERD, Patricia A. Tomahawk, Wisconsin Theft by a U.S. Postal employee


8 posted on 11/18/2004 4:57:33 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

ping


9 posted on 11/18/2004 4:59:58 PM PST by JessieHelmsJr
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To: Rome2000

10 posted on 11/18/2004 5:03:25 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Impeach Clinton Again!!))))
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To: JessieHelmsJr

bookmark


11 posted on 11/18/2004 5:04:26 PM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

OBERMEIER, Vernon Raymond Belleville, Illinois Conspiracy to distribute cocaine, distribution of cocaine, and using a communications facility to facilitate distribution of cocaine


12 posted on 11/18/2004 5:07:35 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: UCANSEE2

YASAK, Joseph A. Chicago, Illinois

Knowingly making under oath a false declaration regarding a material fact before a grand jury


13 posted on 11/18/2004 5:08:49 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: JessieHelmsJr

RICH, Marc Switzerland


14 posted on 11/18/2004 5:11:28 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

Bump to Archives, and keep handy.


15 posted on 11/18/2004 5:12:43 PM PST by Solamente
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To: Solamente
All citizens should know the truth.

If the media wasn't controlled by socialist crooks, this would all be common knowledge.

16 posted on 11/18/2004 5:19:51 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

From the Clintoon Family Album

17 posted on 11/18/2004 5:28:49 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Clintons motto: "Say yes to drugs"))))
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To: Rome2000
They're all right HERE.
18 posted on 11/18/2004 5:31:31 PM PST by Ed_in_NJ (Who killed Suzanne Coleman?)
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To: Ed_in_NJ
FUGAZY, William Denis Harrison, New York Perjury in a bankruptcy proceeding

A Fugazy pardoning a Fugazy!!

Thats Rich!!!

19 posted on 11/18/2004 5:41:12 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

SHAW, Patricia Campbell Hearst Wilton, Connecticut Armed bank robbery and using a firearm during a felony


20 posted on 11/18/2004 5:42:05 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

How this clown continues to BS women I will never

understand.


21 posted on 11/18/2004 5:55:19 PM PST by rodguy911 ( President Reagan---all the rest.)
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To: Rome2000; Peach; Mo1

85 lashes per pardon! ping

22 posted on 11/18/2004 5:55:20 PM PST by prairiebreeze (George W Bush: Spending well-earned political capital.)
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To: EagleUSA
You are back to a complicit press again. Massive protection

by the MSM, anytime we come down on him I can hear it now,

oh "can't you stop bashing the Clintons, that was in the

past forgive and forget, they have it down like a science.

It's an endless pass for these two.
23 posted on 11/18/2004 5:58:50 PM PST by rodguy911 ( President Reagan---all the rest.)
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To: prairiebreeze

I'm noticing a lot of mail and bank frauds

But all the "Altering an automobile odometer" is odd


24 posted on 11/18/2004 5:59:30 PM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: Mo1
YEHA...LETS ELECT THE SECOND HALF OF THIS DASTERDLY DEUO...

HILLARY HIPOCRIT CLINTON FOR PRESIDENT MY A$$...!!

25 posted on 11/18/2004 6:05:17 PM PST by Viet-Boat-Rider (SLAP a Liberal verbally today! We MUST keep them down where they belong!)
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To: Mo1

Liars, thieves, drug dealers and con artists. Yup, that's Bubba's crowd.

Prairie


26 posted on 11/18/2004 6:16:16 PM PST by prairiebreeze (George W Bush: Spending well-earned political capital.)
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To: Rome2000


Clemency Offered to FALN Terrorists

Bill Clinton pardoned sixteen members of the FALN organization. These men belonged to a Puerto Rican freedom terrorist group, which was responsible for planting over 130 bombs in public places in the U.S. They killed six people and injured seventy. The FALN represented the single largest terrorism campaign in the U.S. “Yet Clinton’s clemency released individuals from prison after serving less than twenty years of terms running from fifty-five to ninety years.”

Again, President Clinton did not follow formal pardon procedures. He skipped the Department of Justice and attorneys. The FBI did not conduct any background checks and the FALN did not even execute a formal request. These facts, coupled with the Department of Justice’s 1996 denial of their clemency, make Clinton’s motives highly questionable. The fallout was terrible for Clinton, receiving bipartisan condemnation and public fury. The Houseof Representatives later passed a resolution condemning Clinton’s pardon as an explicitly illegal action. One person, however, may have benefited from this clemency grant. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the President’s wife, won her senatorial bid for New York in the following election. She was elected senator in a state where 1.3 million Puerto Ricans would vote in the election.

Whether New York’s large Puerto Rican population voted on her behalf is not clear in the literature, but speculation leads to few legitimate justifications. Investigations were launched to find reasonable grounds for the clemency. However, “Congressional efforts to learn more about the FALN matter came to an end when Clinton invoked executive privilege to refuse subpoenas from congressional committee.” As the critics raged, the White House maintained that the pardon power is not subject to legislative deliberation.







CyberAlert. Tracking Media Bias Since 1996

Friday August 27, 1999


The Police Commissioner in New York City held a press conference Monday featuring officers injured by FALN attacks, including one who was blinded, to denounce President’s Clinton’s decision to pardon 16 FALN terrorists now serving time. Incredibly, only FNC bothered to tell viewers about the event or use it as a hook to explore Clinton’s August 11 decision.

Not only have ABC, CBS and NBC not yet looked at this issue according to MRC analysts Jessica Anderson, Brian Boyd and Geoffrey Dickens, neither have CNN or MSNBC. MRC analyst Paul Smith informed me the pardons have yet to be mentioned on CNN’s Inside Politics or The World Today and MRC analyst Mark Drake has not seen them cited on MSNBC’s The News with Brian Williams.

The August 18 CyberAlert outlined the basic facts of the case and ran an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal editorial about the rarity of pardons, suggesting this decision was motivated by Hillary’s Senate run, and how, despite White House claims, those to be pardoned do have ties to killings and injuries. Here again are two paragraphs from the August 13 Journal:

"Deputy White House Chief of Staff Maria Echaveste is quoted in yesterday’s papers as saying that those offered clemency ‘never killed anyone.’ This is preposterous. No one died in the [1983 Hartford] Wells Fargo heist but innocent people lost their lives in more than 100 attacks carried out by the same terrorist group on U.S. facilities. Even if these 16 terrorists didn’t murder anyone directly, they were part of a conspiracy that was to be extended by the funds stolen from the bank in Connecticut....
"To understand how rare it is for a President to commute a sentence or offer remission of a fine, as Mr. Clinton did for the 16 Puerto Rican terrorists this week, consider the numbers supplied by the Office of the Pardon Attorney. From the time he took office in January 1993 until April 2, the date the Office prepared its last report, Mr. Clinton had received 3,042 petitions for clemency. Until Wednesday, he had granted a total of three."

For more details, go to: http://www.mediaresearch.org/news/cyberalert/1999/cyb19990818.html#4

The August 20 CyberAlert noted how Greg Pierce, in his Inside Politics column for the Washington Times, reported how "FOP President Gilbert G. Gallegos, in a letter to Mr. Clinton yesterday, called the offer a ‘slap in the face’ to law enforcement officers everywhere." Gallegos also countered Clinton’s claim that the convicts did not hurt anyone. To read the letter from Gallegos which the networks skipped, go to: http://www.mediaresearch.org/news/cyberalert/1999/cyb19990820.html#5

Monday night, August 23, FNC uniquely pursued the story with a piece by Gary Matsumoto on the Fox Report. MRC analyst Brad Wilmouth transcribed the report, which began:
"From the mid ‘70s to the mid ‘80s, an obscure guerilla group, calling itself the Armed Forces of National Liberation, set off bombs and robbed banks across the country in an effort to secure independence for Puerto Rico. Now the convicted, sixteen of them serving in U.S. prisons, want clemency. And President Clinton is prepared to give it to them on condition that they renounce violence. Noble freedom fighters, or terrorist thugs? The New York Police Department is unanimous in its views."
Howard Safir, NYC Police Commissioner: "The NYPD is vehemently opposed to President Clinton’s offer of clemency to sixteen convicted members of the FALN. Let’s talk about some of the facts, such as the fact that the FALN is responsible for at least 150 bomb attacks over a nine year period, that resulted in six deaths and seventy injuries."
Matsumoto: "More Puerto Ricans live in New York than in San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital. One million, according to the last census. That comes to about twelve percent of New York City’s population, a hefty voting block. Detective Richard Pascarella was blinded by an FALN bomb planted outside of New York Police Headquarters. Pascarella believes the President is indulging in blatant politicking for his wife."
Richard Pascarella, retired NYPD detective: "This is really truly pandering to the Hispanic community, the Latino community, for their vote when Mrs. Clinton runs for the vacated seat of Patrick Moynihan in New York state."
Matsumoto: "Some Puerto Ricans believe the FALN never belonged in jail in the first place."
Rafael Martinez-Alequin, The Free Press: "People who fight for the independence of their country, whether it be in Puerto Rico, or Northern Ireland, they are not criminals."
Matsumoto: "But this man’s in a minority among Puerto Ricans, who routinely vote against independence in referendums. One of the bombs was planted here at this New York City landmark near Wall Street. The Fraunces (sp?) Tavern, one of the oldest in the United States. It was January 1975, a member of the FALN entered through this door with a bomb stuffed in a valise. The blast ripped through a lunchtime crowd, killing four people and injuring more than fifty. The New York cops, who say they speak for the dead and injured, have little sympathy for the FALN members complaining of long prison terms."
Anthony Senft, NYPD Detective: "But I have a life sentence. I lost an eye. I have a severe case of vertigo. I lost sixteen percent of hearing on one side and forty on the other side."
Matsumoto concluded: "No response yet from the White House. In New York, Gary Matsumoto, Fox News."

In his syndicated column this week for the Creator’s syndicate, MRC Chairman L. Brent Bozell ruminated:
"Imagine for a moment what would be the media reaction if this were a Republican President. Frankly, I think it impossible to overestimate the level of media outrage. Footage of these terrorists' bombings would run like a broken record. A parade of tearful family members of the victims, or the victims themselves, would be brought on the morning talk shows to share their grief and vent their anger at such an insensitive President. The pundits would openly raise questions of ruthless political pandering.
"But now they're nowhere to be found. See, there's this juicy rumor about George W., and, well...."



27 posted on 11/18/2004 6:16:36 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Clintons motto: "Say yes to terrorists"))))
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To: Rome2000

Okay, so let me get this straight. I'm supposed to bash Clinton here but excuse President Bush for saying "he was an innovator, a serious student of policy, and a man of great compassion. In the White House, the whole nation witnessed his brilliance and mastery of detail, his persuasive power, and his persistence"?


28 posted on 11/18/2004 6:22:33 PM PST by k2blader (It is neither compassionate nor conservative to support the expansion of socialism.)
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To: Mo1
"I'm noticing a lot of mail and bank frauds"

More striking to me at least, is the number of "possession with intent to distribute..."

29 posted on 11/18/2004 6:28:15 PM PST by theoldChief (Pacifists are the parasites of freedom)
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To: k2blader
W HAD to be there, his dad was there because he is a decent man, even Ford took a pass.

W would have been at a Kerry inauguration, it comes with the territory.

I think every statement W and his dad made were dripping with sarcasm and double entendres.

30 posted on 11/18/2004 6:31:49 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: theoldChief

FERNANDEZ, Marcos Arcenio Miami, Florida Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana


31 posted on 11/18/2004 6:33:32 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000

Did you get this list from the Clinton Library? :-)


32 posted on 11/18/2004 6:34:51 PM PST by SittinYonder (Tancredo and I wanna know what you believe)
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To: SittinYonder
Not the list of pardons but the photos yes.

Somehow, both the minor league scumbags and hardcore terrorists that Clinton and his mafia pardoned don't show up at the museum or in the leftist press.

"I want the building to subliminally suggest a giant penis".

33 posted on 11/18/2004 6:42:41 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: theoldChief

There are a lot of drug dealers on that list


34 posted on 11/18/2004 6:43:17 PM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: Rome2000

Interesting list. I am sure Clinton must have pardoned more people than any other president in history. I bet Clinton pardoned more people than all the other presidents combined.


35 posted on 11/18/2004 6:43:28 PM PST by pete anderson
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To: Rome2000
Somehow, both the minor league scumbags and hardcore terrorists that Clinton and his mafia pardoned don't show up at the museum or in the leftist press.

I guess there wasn't room in the library for this because there was so much information about how a President perjured himself and lied to the American people. [/s]

36 posted on 11/18/2004 6:45:46 PM PST by SittinYonder (Tancredo and I wanna know what you believe)
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To: pete anderson

This list leaves out the child molester Mel (High Five I just raised whiteys taxes) Reynolds for some reason, Klintoon pardoned him as well.


37 posted on 11/18/2004 6:51:19 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: SittinYonder
I observed the leftist media today, fauning over the criminal SOB who has decimated their party and left the USA wide open to attack by OBL, never mind the pardons.

This is their last hurrah.

New day dawning.

38 posted on 11/18/2004 6:56:08 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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Do you know Mitchell Wood? I do. Noone should comment on Clintons pardons, unless they know the facts. Mitchell was a young, good looking guy, that moved to Little Rock at the age of 23.(1969) He had the misfortune of meeting up with Dan Lassiter, a crony of Clinton, and at that time a very successful horse owner, and bond daddy doing business with the state of Arkansas.

Mitchell served his time in prison. His crime was handing out "free" drugs to Lassiters party goers. His pardon request was initiated by his boss, without his knowledge. All the proper procedures were followed. Clinton granted it, but if ever there was one that needed granting, this was the one. Mitchell is now married, a wonderful father, and a born again christian. He is a voluntary baseball and soccer coach, a wonderful example of what the Jesus Christ can do for us all.


39 posted on 11/18/2004 7:06:10 PM PST by Murp
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To: Murp

He should start his own religion!!!


40 posted on 11/18/2004 7:11:12 PM PST by Rome2000 (Democrats are perverted socialist crooks)
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To: Rome2000
This is their last hurrah

I think you're right. I think the Goldwater/Reagan Revolution is still advancing and the liberals/leftists/progressives/hippies/communists have seen their best days. I'm not saying we won't have another Dem presidency, but it will only be because a third, more conservative party took votes from the Republican.

Clinton will be remembered as one of our finest presidents by a progressively shrinking group of people until he is forgotten like ... Franklin Pierce.

41 posted on 11/18/2004 7:22:45 PM PST by SittinYonder (Tancredo and I wanna know what you believe)
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To: Mrs Zip

ping


42 posted on 11/18/2004 9:58:18 PM PST by zip ((Remember: DimocRat lies told often enough became truth to 48% of Americans))
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To: Rome2000

Presidential Clemency Actions, 1789-2001
"Clemency actions" include pardons, conditional pardons, commutations of sentence, remissions, etc. For details of particular pardons, see Notable Pardons; for more information on pardons law and process, see JURIST's Presidential Pardons home page.


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John Adams 21
Thomas Jefferson 119
James Madison 196
James Monroe 419
John Quincy Adams 183
Andrew Jackson 386
Martin Van Buren 168
William H. Harrison 0
John Tyler 209
James K. Polk 268
Zachary Taylor 38
Millard Fillmore 170
Franklin Pierce 142
James Buchanan 150
Abraham Lincoln 343
Andrew Johnson 654
Ulysses S. Grant 1332
Rutherford B. Hayes 893
James Garfield 0
Chester Arthur 337
Grover Cleveland * 1107
Benjamin Harrison 613
William McKinley * 918
Theodore Roosevelt * 981
William H. Taft 758
Woodrow Wilson 2480
Warren G. Harding 800
Calvin Coolidge 1545
Herbert Hoover 1385
Franklin D. Roosevelt 3687
Harry S. Truman 2044
Dwight D. Eisenhower 1157
John F. Kennedy 575
Lyndon B. Johnson 1187
Richard Nixon 926
Gerald Ford 409
Jimmy Carter 566
Ronald Reagan 406
George Bush 77
Bill Clinton 456

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Harry S. Truman 2044
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Herbert Hoover 1385
Ulysses S. Grant 1332
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Theodore Roosevelt * 981
Richard Nixon 926
William McKinley * 918
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Warren G. Harding 800
William H. Taft 758
Andrew Johnson 654
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John F. Kennedy 575
Jimmy Carter 566
Bill Clinton 456
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Gerald Ford 409
Ronald Reagan 406
Andrew Jackson 386
Abraham Lincoln 343
Chester Arthur 337
James K. Polk 268
John Tyler 209
James Madison 196
John Quincy Adams 183
Millard Fillmore 170
Martin Van Buren 168
James Buchanan 150
Franklin Pierce 142
Thomas Jefferson 119
George Bush 77
Zachary Taylor 38
John Adams 21
George Washington 16
James Garfield 0
William H Harrison 0


43 posted on 11/19/2004 8:28:18 AM PST by combat_boots (Dug in and not budging an inch. PJihadists of the World United)
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44 posted on 11/19/2004 8:29:08 AM PST by combat_boots (Dug in and not budging an inch. PJihadists of the World United)
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