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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint

Yesterday, US District Judge William Martini, sentenced former mayor of Newark Sharp James to a slap on the wrist, proving that in New Jersey, crime does pay. The corrupt pol was tried for illegally steering public land to his mistress and cronies and was convicted of fraud and conspiracy. Martini ordering Sharp to serve 27 months and pay $100,000 fine.

3 Comments
  1. dan
    July 30, 2008 -

    Great pic as always should have linked that walking with bird video to this story

  2. July 30, 2008 -

    Thanks Dan, <a href="http://www.politickernj.com/wallye/18460/bird-craps-sharpe-james-head" rel="nofollow">here's the video</a>, I think what the bird did to Sharp, the Judge did to the citizens of New Jersey.