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Friday, September 25, 2015

BOEHNER RESIGNS!!

BREAKING: DEFENSE LOSES IN MARIJUANA GROW HOUSE TRIAL- defense was medical necessity- That Defendant grew marijuana for his wife who had cancer. Jury rejected offer for  pizza for dinner (no munchies) and returned a guilty verdict a few hours after deliberating. 
Rumpole #1 rule for trials: avoid Friday afternoon verdicts!! 
Judge Al Milian took defendant into custody. (3 yr min man and all that). PD took the loss, ASA David Emas for the win. 

Pardon us for a moment- we usually never intrude on a post. A few late Friday house keeping items. 

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"You're fired"- Did a judge fire a JA by text recently? 

Ineffectual, incapable of controlling his own caucus, John Boehner, resigns.  A true believer in the institution, who has been in a Republican leadership role since the days of Newt Gingrich, Boehner was never able to establish or invoke any real successful legislative agenda.  Besieged by radicals in his own party, he was re-elected to the Speakership earlier this year by the smallest majority since the Great Depression.

What will he do with his last month in office?  Will he throw the Senate approved compromise Immigration Bill out on the floor for an open vote?  If he does, it will pass.  Immigration will no longer be an issue in the 2016 election.  He could cut the legs off of candidates like the Trumpster, Huckabee, and others.  He would give a boost to Bush and Rubio (who disavowed this bill, even though he sponsored it).

Will he now allow an open vote on the Continuing Resolution without the defunding of Planned Parenthood?   Will he do all the things that he knew required bi-partisan support by sitting down with Pelosi and pushing bills through?

What a way to redeem your legacy, and rid yourself of the monicker of being the weakest Speaker in the history of our Republic.

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Moniker", Professor.

Where do you teach again?

earl rogers said...

The best Speaker of the House in my lifetime was Carl Albert, from Bugtussle, Ok., who went to High School with my Grandfather. Albert could have been President if he would have used his Congressional powers to delay confirmation of V.P. Gerald Ford but did not do so because he did not want to defy the will of the 1972 electorate who had voted for a Republican administration. Just imagine if the opposite situation existed today and the Republicans had a chance to take the Presidency.

Anonymous said...

That is the problem with only having two viable political parties. Even a conservative such as Boehner is seen as being "too liberal" for the fringe right of the Republican Party. The Republicans were heard loudly cheering their own leader's resignation. I'm glad that Boehner found the correct path after meeting with the Pope.

Anonymous said...

With so many violent criminals, this man is going to spend 3 years occupying prison space over 15 plants of marijuana that the State claims weighed 103 lbs. The jurors must have been "lobotomized morons" to convict this defendant instead of accepting his wife's medical marijuana defense.

Anonymous said...

So which Judge fired her JA by text message? That is completely unprofessional. Like being dumped by sticky note.

Anonymous said...

What lame ass group of jury members convicts a guy for growing a freaking plant? This is pathetic. It's a fucking plant. How is it even still illegal in 2015.

I'm gonna have a morning toke before my chores and a day at the beach. I'll be nice and chill watching out for all the drunken meatheads at the beach. But I guess it's me with the problem, since I smoked a plant.

I hope the govt is proud to incarcerate a man helping his dying wife. Great freaking job. Now who is her caretaker?

The Professor said...

3:04 - I teach at the University of Nicetrybutnocigar.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, I heard that is right next to LearnToAvoidBigWordsYouCannotSpell College.

Anonymous said...

Maybe because that JA was a rude unprofessional b.... that treated people like crap.

Anonymous said...

You are so correct

Anonymous said...

Why didn't state waive min man and offer probation?

This is awful. State needs to choose its battles. This is why min mans for drug cases are inhumane.

Anonymous said...

For more than just a few reasons I don't like the verdict either, but I think the nail in the coffin for this guy was the quantity that was seized. I didn't hear all the arguments, but that quantity just seems like far too much for a single person's medical needs.

Anonymous said...

The JA that was fired was the picture of professionalism. The Judge, on the other hand, was unhappy that the JA did not kiss her ass. The Judge will regret the decision - her JA was the best part of her division. She does not realize how loyal the JA was, and how she covered for this Judges blatant shortcomings. And then to fire her by text. Judge will learn the hard way.

Anonymous said...

I don't care how unprofessional someone is...that doesn't justify firing by a text message. Is this true?

Anonymous said...

Kudos to Rory or Carlos or whoever agreed to shell out to pay big bucks for expert wits on the Growhouse / Medical MJ trial.

Sort of hard to believe that a wife with terminal cancer now has to watch her husband serve a min man over growing a plant that Jeb Bush smoked, Barack Obama sold, and current judges in REG used to share with PDs.

Anonymous said...

I've watched plenty of former ASA's smoke marijuana, use cocaine, and drive drunk.

Anonymous said...

Is The secutor related to Kevin Emas?

Anonymous said...

If the point of anonymity on this blog is to speak freely about facts without fear of reprisal, why is no one naming the judge who fired her (it appears its a her) JA?

Anonymous said...

I seriously doubt that is even close to true. Maybe the judge just got fed up with her and couldn't take her one more minute. She should of probably been fired a long time ago

Anonymous said...

The State would have waived the min. man if the Defense had come with something reasonable-the only thing they would accept is a withhold and 1 day non-reporting probation. The defense rolled the dice and the State did it's job well.

Anonymous said...

He chose to grow the marijuana...DEAL WITH IT.

Keep it illegal.

Anonymous said...

12:19 - not what I heard. Apparently, defense tried to offer mitigation and state said no min man waiver.

Let's send a non violent man to prison for three years for growing a plant scientifically proven to afford cancer patients numerous benefits without the side effects of chemo drugs.

So she goes without a caretaker for three years, no gain time, probably dies, and with the little time she has left her system will be ravaged by big pharma cancer drugs paid for by Medicaid. Taxpayers now get to pay for her drugs and her husbands prison cell.

I feel safer, thanks