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Old 05-27-2006, 05:41 AM   #41
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So does GWB give a pardon to Lay and others on his way out the door? I wouldn't bet against it.
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Re: Enron Trial Verdict
Old 05-27-2006, 09:28 AM   #42
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Sounds like Lay and Skilling have a plan and a backup plan.* Just finished reading where our next Pres, HRC, is working with Lay and Skilling on a plan to pardon them as soon as she is in office.* Why?* Since MegaCorp 100% determines pres election outcomes, she wants them to let "the boardroom boys" know she's OK and give her the nod to win the election.

So, the predicted GWB pardon may simply be to head off HRC buying the election with a promise to do the same thing!
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Old 05-27-2006, 09:34 AM   #43
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Nobody is going to get a pardon at the beginning of a presidential term (except ex-presidents). People get pardoned on the way out...not the way in.
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Prison....3 hots and a cott...cable tv...room service...scheduled weight training...basketball...free rent...free computer courses...free clothing...playing games...occasional BJ's...40 million $$....mmmm, sounds like a pretty good way to kinda ease into ER!!!
Ah yes, the old "baguette" maneuver.
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Ah yes, the old "baguette" maneuver.
According to a google search:

What to Look for in a Baguette

The first sign of quality is a hard crust of a rich, dark caramel color. A flimsy crust, a pale, straw yellow color and an underside marked by tiny dots all indicate that the bread has been cooked in an industrial oven often from frozen dough.

The inside (or "mie" in French) of a good baguette should be a creamy color with large irregular air holes. The industrial loaf, on the other hand, will be cotton white, with tiny, regular air holes.

The texture of a good baguette should be moist and slightly chewy with a full, almost nutty flavor. The industrial version is cottony, tasteless and dry.

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Old 05-27-2006, 03:06 PM   #46
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I mean where you buy a one way airline ticket to a country with really, really nice prisons...say switzerland. Buy a baguette. Go into a bank and wave the baguette in a menacing manner, announce that you're robbing the bank, then wait and continue to wave the baguette until the authorities show up.

Enjoy your three digit budget, 15-20 year ER.

And when you get out, all you need to buy is another baguette.
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TH,

My last-ditch retirement plan is to rob a bank in Canada. The worst case outcome is that I get away with it.

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So, the predicted GWB pardon may simply be to head off HRC buying the election with a promise to do the same thing!
You heard it here first: the wing-nuts have transitioned to blaming Bush's mistakes on Hillary instead of Bill
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If it was me... I would pack as much money as I could get my hands on and be going to the nicest country that will not extradite me...

Lay on the beach and live my life...

For Lay, it is probably a death sentence... for Skilling, he will more than likely be in his 70s before getting out.. remember Ebbers got 20 (or was it 25??) and even though his was bigger, it was not as public...
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I mean where you buy a one way airline ticket to a country with really, really nice prisons...say switzerland.* Buy a baguette.* Go into a bank and wave the baguette in a menacing manner, announce that you're robbing the bank, then wait and continue to wave the baguette until the authorities show up.

Enjoy your three digit budget, 15-20 year ER.

And when you get out, all you need to buy is another baguette.
CFB, do you have a link describing these really really prisons?* Sound very interesting.
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You know, I havent really investigated this option too thoroughly. The standard ER plan is working for me so far. Got it on the back burner though, just in case.

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Exerpts from "Kenny Boy Goes to Jail", the inside story of Ken Lay's first day in prison.

8:05: Lay meets cellmate Leon "Bonecrusher" Smith, serving 20-30 for armed robbery and carjacking. "Lay is NOT a good name to have in prison," the blue-collared white-collar criminal is told. Lay is consoled by the fact that he's the smartest guy in THIS room, although certainly not the most athletic.

10:35: Lay assigned to first work detail -- breaking up a fight in the shower.

11:35: Lay treated by prison doctor for deep cuts and contusions and released back to cell, still woozy and muttering, "God is in control."

11:45: Lay complains to cellmate that "they didn't just throw the book at me, they threw the bookcase." Is told, "You must have me confused with someone who gives a rat's ass."

12:30: In prison lunchroom, is informed he doesn't meet moral standards needed to join Aryan Brotherhood. Wonders if he could saw through his cell bars with stale bread he's been served.

1:15: Guy serving time for kiddie-porn refuses offer to shake hands with Lay.

2:10: During card game, makes mistake of trying to hire large Latino inmate to clean his cell.

2:15: Lay re-admitted to outpatient clinic.

5:00: At dinner, tries a display of bravado to show fellow inmates he's one of them. "I'm in here for 20 years. I stole $2 billion and cost 5,600 people their jobs," he boasts. Inmate next to him replies "I'm in here for 30 years for stealing $200 from a 7-11."

5:01: Lay leaves mess hall early to tidy up and remove mixture of chipped beef in gravy, lima beans, pound cake and steaming coffee dumped down his trousers.

6:45: Tells prison chaplain his father was a minister. Chaplain resolves to change denominations.

7:08: Asks name of scary-looking dude in next cell. Is told "Arthur Andersen."


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