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John Conyers's Sons Photos
plixi.com ^ | John Conyers, III

Posted on 11/30/2010 2:51:12 PM PST by WaterBoard

Some very interesting photos posted by Detroit Congressman John Conyer's twenty year old son on his plixi photo upload site.

I wonder how the minor son of Rep Conyers photographed himself with a bottle of Moet in a tax payer funded 2010 Cadillac Escalade while in the drivers seat with vehicle turned on? Hmmm... How did he get the key?

Conyers states he was unaware that his son was using the vehicle when it was robbed this week, but what about this past June as well when the photo below was uploaded?

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, said he didn't know his son, John III, was driving his government-provided Cadillac Escalade last week when someone broke into it and stole two computers and $27,000 worth of concert tickets.

"I have just learned about the inappropriate use of a congressional vehicle by my son over the Thanksgiving holiday," Conyers said today in a statement. "I am sorry it happened and will make sure that it does not happen again. I will review the full circumstances of the use of this vehicle and make restitution to the Treasury for any non-official use."




Image Caption from Conyers: "Is it too early to pop a bottle?"



Image Caption from Conyers: "I Enjoy Mimosa's"



Image Caption from Conyers: "My Baby, Segura Vivdas I party with Armand De Brignac too. #OnDeck."

Isn't the drinking age 21 still in Michigan or is just Rep Conyer's family gets a pass?

John Conyers III Twitter Profile: Link

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: conyers; michigan

1 posted on 11/30/2010 2:51:13 PM PST by WaterBoard
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To: WaterBoard

The bottle is unopened.

How do you know the engine is on? Even if it is, it’s not illegal to have an unopened bottle in a car, even if you’re under age, at least if there’s a legal-aged person also in the car. (State laws might vary on this.)


2 posted on 11/30/2010 2:53:41 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: WaterBoard

Oh you big Silly

Laws for for litle people, like us. The laws that govern us little folk, don’t apply to our superiors. They are better than us, and don’t need laws to govern them. This comes when you are an Elite. Heck, did you know that if you are an Elite, you can murder a pregnant girlfriend, dump her body in a car off a bridge, and go party all night long .... and STILL not only hold an office in Congress, but also run for President?

Yeah, really. It’s good to be an Elite.


3 posted on 11/30/2010 2:54:24 PM PST by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: WaterBoard

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” - Animal Farm by George Orwell.


4 posted on 11/30/2010 2:54:40 PM PST by SENTINEL (Mormonism...from Ezra Taft Benson to Reid and Romney in only one generation.)
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To: WaterBoard

I will review the full circumstances of the use of this vehicle


snort, snort..... giggle, giggle.... that should take care of it....


5 posted on 11/30/2010 2:55:04 PM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: WaterBoard

“US Rep. Conyers: Son inappropriately used vehicle”

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-mi-congressionalvehi,0,2400987.story

What about possession of alcohol by a minor charges?

Could you imagine the furor if Sarah Palin’s minor children used government registered vehicles with alcohol?

This will probably be the only mention of this anywhere.


6 posted on 11/30/2010 2:55:29 PM PST by WaterBoard
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To: Sherman Logan

Look at the dashboard in the photograph. The digital display is on.

It is against the law for Minor In Possession of alcohol in Michigan especially when operating a motor vehicle.


7 posted on 11/30/2010 2:58:00 PM PST by WaterBoard
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To: SENTINEL

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more delicious than others.” - Random Musing by Positive


8 posted on 11/30/2010 2:58:48 PM PST by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: Sherman Logan; WaterBoard
How do you know the engine is on?

You can see - clearly enough - that the tachometer needle is certainly not in the "0" RPM position by the angle...the actual position is obscured by the cropping of the image. I would guess that it is somewhere between 1000 and 1500 RPM, which would probably be idling speed.

It is the indicator to the far left.

9 posted on 11/30/2010 3:02:00 PM PST by Bon mots ("Anything you say, can and will be construed as racist...")
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To: Sherman Logan

Judging by the speedometer, the vehicle was not in motion in the first photograph. However, other lights on the dash indicate that the key was in the ignition (possibly in the “acc” position).


10 posted on 11/30/2010 3:02:24 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: WaterBoard

This I’d like to see:

“Your Honor, the prosecution will prove that it is the minor defendant’s hand holding a bottle of alcoholic beverage in a vehicle with no adult supervision.”


11 posted on 11/30/2010 3:02:35 PM PST by Rebelbase
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MICHIGAN LIQUOR CONTROL CODE OF 1998 (EXCERPT)
Act 58 of 1998

436.1703 Purchase, consumption, or possession of alcoholic liquor by minor; attempt; violation; fines; sanctions; furnishing fraudulent identification to minor; screening and assessment; chemical breath analysis; notice to parent, custodian, or guardian; construction of section; exceptions; “any bodily alcohol content” defined.

Sec. 703.

(1) A minor shall not purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic liquor, consume or attempt to consume alcoholic liquor, possess or attempt to possess alcoholic liquor, or have any bodily alcohol content, except as provided in this section. A minor who violates this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by the following fines and sanctions and is not subject to the penalties prescribed in section 909:


12 posted on 11/30/2010 3:05:38 PM PST by WaterBoard
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To: grellis; AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

one of those rare "missing the point" pings:
U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, said he didn't know his son, John III, was driving his government-provided Cadillac Escalade last week when someone broke into it and stole two computers and $27,000 worth of concert tickets.

"I have just learned about the inappropriate use of a congressional vehicle by my son over the Thanksgiving holiday," Conyers said today in a statement. "I am sorry it happened and will make sure that it does not happen again. I will review the full circumstances of the use of this vehicle and make restitution to the Treasury for any non-official use."
Thanks WaterBoard.


13 posted on 11/30/2010 3:06:55 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: WaterBoard
Escalade (gubmint provided) and a magnum of Moet?

Now that's KEEPIN' IT REAL.

14 posted on 11/30/2010 3:10:14 PM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Army Air Corps

Thanks. Always learn something around here.


15 posted on 11/30/2010 3:11:49 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: WaterBoard

He’s gay.


16 posted on 11/30/2010 3:13:08 PM PST by cowboyway (Molon labe : Deo Vindice : "Rebellion is always an option!!"--Jim Robinson)
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To: WaterBoard
didn't Pelosi drain the swamp?
17 posted on 11/30/2010 3:13:16 PM PST by martinidon (It's The Spending Stupid)
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To: WaterBoard; Sherman Logan
Not only is the engine on, it appears to be in Drive. Here is another image of an Escalade and you can see right above the trip computer is the gear indicator. Notice where the red indicator is on Conyer's photo and compare to this.


18 posted on 11/30/2010 3:13:54 PM PST by mnehring
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To: WaterBoard

Conyers may be an @hole, but I’m not seeing much to make a fuss about this time. The bottle is still sealed, and the speedometer shows 0. Democrats and their miserable progeny do plenty of revolting stuff, but this doesn’t appear to be one of them.


19 posted on 11/30/2010 3:15:27 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: WaterBoard
The bigger question is why the hell Congress critters rate Caddy SUV's.
20 posted on 11/30/2010 3:16:02 PM PST by mad_as_he$$ (V for Vendetta.)
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To: SunkenCiv

I wonder if the bag of money that got Monica Conyers put in the slammer was ever in that vehicle.

That would be the tie to finally prosecute John Conyers for a crime.


21 posted on 11/30/2010 3:16:10 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: mnehring

Nice catch!

Underage congressional spawn driving around gummint cars.


22 posted on 11/30/2010 3:19:41 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: WaterBoard

Why on earth is a congressman provided with an Escalade? Do they all get one?


23 posted on 11/30/2010 3:21:11 PM PST by andyk (Hi, my name's Andy, and I was a BF 1942 / Desert Combat junkie.)
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To: WaterBoard
John Conyers III, 20, told police he had been driving the car on Nov. 24 when he left it for an hour only to return to find scratches on the side door and the interior in disarray, the website reported.
24 posted on 11/30/2010 3:23:18 PM PST by kcvl
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To: mnehring

Wrong!
It’s in Park(P).
Engine is running and turning about 800 RPM.


25 posted on 11/30/2010 3:24:06 PM PST by GOYAKLA (Flush Congress in 2010 & 2012)
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To: WaterBoard
He didn't know his wife was soliciting and taking bribes when on the Detroit city council. The justice department was nice enough to accept his word that he was in no way involved which of course had nothing to do with him being chairman of the house judiciary committee. Somehow his wife was even provided with a lawyer by the taxpayers.

Now he doesn't know that his son is unlawfully using a government owned car.

The pictures of his son with alcohol in the vehicle show another instance of him inappropriately using the car. Since the bottle isn't open, and it is possible that an adult is present, I don't think they can go after him about the alcohol itself, but they can ask him some difficult questions about who was there that was over 21 and was it someone who should have known he shouldn't be using the car?

I think there has been more than enough evidence that Conyers needs to be investigated. Maybe he's only guilty of being a fool who married a crook and who is careless with not securing a government vehicle from his son. That alone should get him kicked off of the judiciary committee.

26 posted on 11/30/2010 3:25:40 PM PST by untrained skeptic
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To: mad_as_he$$
"Where things get complicated is that the burgundy Escalade was registered to Conyers' office, and appears to be the same vehicle the U.S. government leases on Conyers' behalf for $1,251.66 a month. Members of Congress can lease almost any vehicle they choose - a few have picked out Lexus SUVs for their official whip - and often pay steep monthly bills for unlimited mileage or other unusual terms. But government rules require those vehicles to stay on official business, and provide punishments for staffers who use them off-duty."

It's funny on a Conservative website, some of the posters don't see a problem with the tax payers paying for a luxury 'evil carbon producing' SUV driven by an unauthorized minor who sports pictures of possession of alcohol.

Let Conyers buy his kid a ride, but leave us tax payers out of this.
27 posted on 11/30/2010 3:26:35 PM PST by WaterBoard
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“...$27,000 worth of concert tickets.”

WTF? Either that is a lot of tickets or the concert features Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson, with Elvis Presley headlining for 27 big ones.

28 posted on 11/30/2010 3:29:01 PM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: WaterBoard

Um...

Why does a congressman get a free luxury vehicle?

Anything suspicious about possessing $27k worth of ‘tickets’?....sounds like scalping or some other form of organised crime.


29 posted on 11/30/2010 3:29:37 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: GOYAKLA
Wrong! It’s in Park(P).

Look at the location of the red gear indicator in Conyer's vehicle (1) in relation to the other image that shows the location of the gears (2). It is clear looking at both it is in drive.


30 posted on 11/30/2010 3:36:11 PM PST by mnehring
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To: GOYAKLA

Um. Read post 18 again. The photo in 18 is of ANOTHER Escalade. See where the red indicator is on the original photo in post 1.

But - picky nits here. Why does a congressman get such an expensive car, and why is his sone driving it?

(I’ll leave it to dad to figure out why his son is so stupid as to be taking photos of his illegal adventures).


31 posted on 11/30/2010 3:37:24 PM PST by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: Hodar

And ...... “it’s different when you’re a democrat”.


32 posted on 11/30/2010 3:39:00 PM PST by free from tyranny
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To: 21twelve

Thanks for the correction.
Mea Culpa.


33 posted on 11/30/2010 3:45:06 PM PST by GOYAKLA (Flush Congress in 2010 & 2012)
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To: WaterBoard

Conyers is 81. And his son is under 21? Just asking.


34 posted on 11/30/2010 3:56:29 PM PST by sbMKE
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To: WaterBoard

35 posted on 11/30/2010 3:57:44 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (What's black and white and red all over? HINT: Think White House)
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To: WaterBoard
GOVERNMENT PROVIDED CADILAC ESCALADE????!!!!

$27,000.00 IN CONCERT TICKETS!!!!!!!!??????!!!!

36 posted on 11/30/2010 4:02:11 PM PST by San Jacinto
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To: quantim

It wouldn’t surprise anyone, least of all the voters who voted *for* him.


37 posted on 11/30/2010 4:27:54 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: WaterBoard

Exactly.


38 posted on 11/30/2010 5:37:06 PM PST by mad_as_he$$ (V for Vendetta.)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


39 posted on 12/01/2010 8:43:57 AM PST by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: WaterBoard

wow - I think the big issue here is what was conyers III doing with $27,000 dollars worth of concert tickets?

Who bought them? Was it a payoff?


40 posted on 12/01/2010 8:51:19 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: WaterBoard

The drinking age in Detroit is 12, its 16 for pot and 18 for crack.


41 posted on 12/01/2010 8:57:46 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Triple

it was reported the other day that there were 1,000 tickets. he’s a promoter of some sort and was delivering tickets to radio/ television stations for give aways and retail locations, etc.
tickets seem to be legit.


42 posted on 12/01/2010 9:09:09 AM PST by absolootezer0 (2x divorced, tattooed, pierced, harley hatin, meghan mccain luvin', smoker and pit bull owner..what?)
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To: VeniVidiVici
That's awesome!

A pitiful wad of spicoli bucks.

43 posted on 12/01/2010 9:16:02 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

Last week’s incident is not the first time the younger Conyers has been linked to political controversy. His mother, Monica Conyers, the former Detroit City Council president now serving a federal prison term after pleading guilty in a bribery scheme, sparked controversy when she had members of her Detroit police security staff drive her sons to private school at Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills. Later, city records showed she had put John Conyers III on her City Council staff as a $15-per-hour intern.


44 posted on 12/01/2010 10:15:11 AM PST by WaterBoard
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To: WaterBoard
"Damn, these new Caddies are sweet rides..."


45 posted on 12/01/2010 10:27:59 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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