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Post by Helen8 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:21 am

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

Officials are decrying political corruption in New Jersey after more than 40 people, among them rabbis and elected officeholders, were arrested in an investigation in which some were accused of laundering tens of millions of dollars and of black-market trafficking of kidneys and fake Gucci handbags.

A strange combination . . .

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090724/ap_ ... on_arrests

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Post by Marie » Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:28 pm

A strange combination . . .
Whaddaya mean - I always carry my kidneys in my fake Gucci handbags

Really really strange....

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Post by Gillian » Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:12 pm

Holy cow is right!!
You couldn't make this stuff up if you tried.

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Post by Helen8 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:10 pm

Unless it's a typo and they meant kidney-shaped faux Gucci handbags.

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:35 am

. . . or faux Gucci bags made out of kidneys?? :shock:

One point I'd neglected in my first attention to this story: "All but one of the officeholders are Democrats." :-(

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Post by grannybear » Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:26 am

Let's see now-

The Democrats can be responsible for Corruption scandals.

The Republicans can be responsible for Sex scandals.

Sounds fair and balanced to me.

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:37 am

:lol , GB!

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Post by Helen8 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:53 am

The Democrats can be responsible for Corruption scandals.

I don't know? "Duke" Cunningham who represented my district before he was Azkabanned was accepting payoffs for decades.

The Republicans can be responsible for Sex scandals.

And, of course, the one they still trot out to try to defend themselves a decade later, Bill Clinton.

But, Hilary, you're right on as of the last few weeks though.

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Post by Marie » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:46 pm

Read the paper this morning and they read real kidneys - the in the body kidneys (well in this case out of the bodies). They would give poor folk in Isreal $10,000 for a kidney and sell it for up to $160,000 in the US.

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Post by a.p.k. » Sun Jul 26, 2009 2:55 am

The whole thing is just beyond scary and depressing.

:(

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Post by Helen8 » Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:13 pm

They would give poor folk in Isreal $10,000 for a kidney and sell it for up to $160,000 in the US.

As previously stated, there has to be a special place in Hell for people like that.

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Post by Marie » Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:19 am

I just can't believe the number of people involved...........

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Post by Helen8 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:32 am

Not just the number of elected officials, but the supposed holy men who could do this!

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Post by kjshd05 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:12 pm

....only in Jersey..... :shock:

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Post by Helen8 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:13 pm

Unfortunately, all 50 states have, at one time or another, engaged in fraud and corruption.

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