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Bruno not off the hook, faces new trial

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Well, good news and bad news, as they say, for former state Sen. Joe Bruno. A federal appeals court yesterday reversed his conviction for depriving us of his honest services, which was the good news, but opened the door for him to be retried under a new interpretation of the law he supposedly violated, which was the bad news. Good and bad for him, is what I mean. Bruno was convicted two years ago, if ...

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cfield
November 18, 2011
7:41 a.m.

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Carl a little investigation with Bruno's funding of the first trial will show at least 1 million of that money coming from his war chest!! Unspent campaign funds. Which I am told has no income tax liability.Clearly these laws need to be looked at.

steveg
November 20, 2011
1:32 a.m.

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Thanks for Carl Strock telling it like it is with irony and knowledge of the pertinent facts. No ranting and raving. Reminds me of the clips I used to see as a kid of Will Rogers. How about this quote from the latter: "A fool and his money are soon elected." No, Bruno's not a fool, but he played the big money game, and I hope fervently that he loses in the end. It'd be worth it for him too if he came out of it with a genuine moral awakening. The marriage of politics and big money is the bane of our society. Maybe the climate in the country is starting to change.

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