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Talking Crime…

According to the New York Times , former NY Senate majority leader, Joseph Bruno (81), was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison back in May.  The Times calls for tightening up the NY laws regarding official corruption.  Bruno remains free until his appeal is concluded.

Joseph Bruno

Good thing Bruno wasn’t found with a joint in his pocket, or sharing a line of coke with his friends.  He could’ve got five or more years and have John Walsh of America’s Most Wanted describe him as a “scumbag” on national TV.  Spent over $3 million on his lawyers?  Well, he got his money’s worth…

On the other hand, witnessing $multi-billion fraudsters and bank-robbers on Wall Street walk away scot-free over the past few years with hardly a passing glance by prosecutors, Joe Bruno was probably surprised the feds had any interest in his “petty” corruption at all.  more…