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Blagojevich's Last Day of Freedom
NBC Chicago ^ | 03/14/12

Posted on 03/14/2012 10:33:20 AM PDT by AtlasStalled

Convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's final hours of freedom are winding down before he must report to Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood in Littleton, Colo., Thursday to serve his 14 years for corruption. * * * Blagojevich plans to make a statement at 5:02 p.m. Wednesday. It's not clear what he'll say, nor how he'll spend the hours before he leaves.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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Don't let the door hit your butt on the way in!
1 posted on 03/14/2012 10:33:22 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: AtlasStalled

Does Blago have enough time to sell a political seat, before he goes in?


2 posted on 03/14/2012 10:41:44 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: AtlasStalled

I kind of liked the cabbage patch kid for defying the Democrat machine. Anyway, convicting a Democrat for corruption is like charging fish for being wet.


3 posted on 03/14/2012 10:44:23 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: AtlasStalled
It's not clear what he'll say, nor how he'll spend the hours before he leaves.

Marathon sex session with the wife? He is going to have along dry spell. LOL

4 posted on 03/14/2012 10:44:33 AM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: AtlasStalled

How long has he been twiddling his fingers, waiting to begin his sentence? Would Joe Blow get extra time to wind up his affairs before going into the pen? Anybody know if this delay between sentencing and actual sentence is standard, or did he get some sort of preferential treatment with this?


5 posted on 03/14/2012 10:45:16 AM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (If you back Newt . . . then SEND HIM MONEY!! "Be Breitbart, Baby!")
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Does Blago have enough time to sell a political seat, before he goes in?

A bunch more politicians deserve to join him - we can only hope!


6 posted on 03/14/2012 10:45:48 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: AtlasStalled

Will Blago be the papa or the Obama when he’s in prison?


7 posted on 03/14/2012 10:47:03 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: AtlasStalled

Blago could probably sing some songs, but he probably doesn’t want to have “an accident”.


8 posted on 03/14/2012 10:47:56 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: AtlasStalled

I can’t wait to see his mug shot, without the hairpiece.


9 posted on 03/14/2012 10:48:43 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Da Coyote

From his photo, I’d guess that he’s a “catcher”...


10 posted on 03/14/2012 10:53:24 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry Obummer and another 4yrs of Hell, anyday!)
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

With white collar crimes this is very common in the federal system.


11 posted on 03/14/2012 11:00:21 AM PDT by cbvanb
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To: trailhkr1
"He is going to have along dry spell. LOL"

You might want to rethink that.
I see him with Big Bubba kissing and . . . . . . . .Forgettin all about the little wife at home.
He will also need lots of soap-on-a-rope. You know for times when Big Bubba ain't showering with him. Big Bubba may be one of those that don't like showers. . . . .

12 posted on 03/14/2012 11:04:37 AM PDT by DeaconRed (I am the Only Daddy that will walk the line. . . . . . .)
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To: AtlasStalled

I was always hoping Blago had some incriminating stuff on Obama that he could use to help himself. But alas, no.


13 posted on 03/14/2012 11:21:36 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Psalm 144
I kind of liked the cabbage patch kid for defying the Democrat machine

That's probably why he's being sent up. Political corruption is a proud Chicago tradition.

14 posted on 03/14/2012 11:24:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: AtlasStalled

He once said, on tape, “the world is passing me by and I’m stuck in this %$@*&!@ governor’s job.” I’ll bet that %$@*&!@ governor’s job looks a lot better to him now.


15 posted on 03/14/2012 11:24:20 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican
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To: AtlasStalled

If Blago wants to spend less time in the pokey, he needs to start singing.


16 posted on 03/14/2012 11:25:29 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: AtlasStalled

"Watch your cornhole, bud."

17 posted on 03/14/2012 11:27:19 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: AtlasStalled

He’s not in jail yet? These crimes happened nearly 4 years ago. We’re already in a new election cycle.


18 posted on 03/14/2012 11:27:32 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: AtlasStalled
BLAGOJHROCK
19 posted on 03/14/2012 11:30:00 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

“Would Joe Blow get extra time to wind up his affairs before going into the pen?”

In point of fact, for non-violent offenses and if the offender is able to make bail, this happens quite often. Not usually this long, but weeks and if family or health issues merit it, months. It does happen quite a bit.


20 posted on 03/14/2012 11:33:49 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: trailhkr1
Marathon sex session with the wife? He is going to have along dry spell

Or maybe not! That nice head of hair is going to make him real purty in the pen.

21 posted on 03/14/2012 11:39:36 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: ScottinVA
"I was always hoping Blago had some incriminating stuff on Obama that he could use to help himself. But alas, no."

You should realize. Blago want's his kids alive and whole when he gets out, on January 20 of next year.

If he starts talking, his kids'll be in line for a battery acid shower.

That's the Chicago Way...

22 posted on 03/14/2012 11:51:02 AM PDT by jonascord (Ask any Democrat. He's firmly chhatings tonvinced that he's brighter than you.)
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To: dfwgator
Blago will be on the street as of 21 January of next year. He drew a 14 year sentence. He's not going to do 14 months.

Remember who's senate seat he was trying to sell?

Presidential pardons are handy...

23 posted on 03/14/2012 11:56:19 AM PDT by jonascord (Ask any Democrat. He's firmly chhatings tonvinced that he's brighter than you.)
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To: F15Eagle

Blago could probably sing some songs, but he probably doesn’t want to have “an accident”.

Or worse, doesn’t want his children to have any accidents.


24 posted on 03/14/2012 12:15:52 PM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: jonascord

“If he starts talking, his kids’ll be in line for a battery acid shower.”

Yeah, true... not unlike their kindred souls, the Taliban.


25 posted on 03/14/2012 12:18:15 PM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Voter#537
We should try to come up with a good prison bitch name for him.

I vote for Mangina.

26 posted on 03/14/2012 12:22:25 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: jonascord

I bet you are right. Without a pardon, he’d be doing the full 14. Traded the promised pardon for protecting 0bama’s skin.


27 posted on 03/14/2012 12:29:45 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: F15Eagle

Blago probably knows the Kenyan will pardon him on the way out next year to ensure lifelong silence.


28 posted on 03/14/2012 12:47:18 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Slump Tester
"I vote for Mangina."

Works fer me.
Bubba don't care. Bubba will call him shit head.

29 posted on 03/14/2012 12:52:47 PM PDT by DeaconRed (I am the Only Daddy that will walk the line. . . . . . .)
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To: AtlasStalled

BTT. Story is pretty much being ignored outside of Chicago.


30 posted on 03/14/2012 7:23:25 PM PDT by anglian
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