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Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Al Gore III Receives Preferential Treatment?


********* Druggy Gore

    Druggy Al Gore, III - arrested in the wee hours of July 4th - will not receive any jail time for speeding, marijuana possession or possession of prescription drugs for which he had no prescription. IHT:

    Al Gore's son pleaded guilty to possessing marijuana and other drugs, but a judge said the plea could be withdrawn and the charges dropped if he successfully completes a drug diversion program.

    Authorities have said they found drugs in Al Gore III's car after the 24-year-old was pulled over July 4 for going 100 mph (160 kph) in his Toyota Prius.

    He pleaded guilty on Monday to two felony counts of drug possession, two misdemeanor counts of drug possession without a prescription, and one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession, the district attorney's office said.

    Jaime Coulter, senior deputy district attorney, said Gore's sentencing will be continued until Feb. 7. If he has complied with all the conditions of the diversion program, the sentencing will be continued again for another year, with charges possibly being dropped in 2009.

    "At that point, he will be able to withdraw his guilty plea as if he never entered it," Coulter said.

    Gore has been at a live-in treatment center since his arrest, said Allan Stokke, his attorney.

    "He's actually doing more than what other people do as far as treatment goes," Stokke said. "He's got great family support."

    Gore's parents did not attend the hearing at the request of their son, but they were in California to support him, Stokke said. The family had no comment, said Kalee Kreider, a spokeswoman.

    Gore was treated the same as other defendants with no prior convictions for drug charges and no criminal record, according to a defense attorney not involved in the case.

    "It passes the sniff test," said lawyer Rosanne Faul, who specializes in DUI and drug cases. "As far as first-time offenders and drug diversion, it doesn't sound like he's getting special treatment."

    Deputies who pulled over Gore said they discovered less than an ounce of marijuana and a variety of medications, including Xanax, Valium, Vicodin and Adderall. Authorities said he did not have a prescription for any of those medications. Gore also was charged with a traffic infraction for speeding.

Uh huh..."treated the same as other defendants". Yeah...riiiiiiiiight. Membership, apparently, has its privileges.

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Nope. No preferential treatment here. Ask Teddy. He'll tell you. But don't worry, I'm pretty certain we'll be hearing from Al the Turd again in the not too distant future and it won't be for going straight. Oh and thank you Al the Turd for proving yet another old saying..."The apple doesn't fall far from the tree."
 
Must be nice to get a FELONY dismissed.

Sheesh.
 
It wouldn't be unusual for a first time offender to receive a simlilar sentence, but the problem is that the SOB isn't a first time offender. He's a repeat offender and he should have been sentenced accordingly. A minimum of 90 days would be expected if he weren't the son of the poster boy for liberal, white privilidge.
 
Maybe YOU could survive without doing drugs being Al Gore's son, but I think that it would very difficult not to.

Just kidding...sorta...

I think that back in the summer of June of last year I wrote to you after seeing an article about the North American Union conspiracy. I wrote a new post about it that I want you to read and tell me what you think.

http://777denny.wordpress.com/2007/08/01/is-the-nafta-super-highway-spp-real-id-act-and-nau-connected/

Thanks.
 
Molson - that's right, the inventor of the internet admitted to smoking pot, didn't he? I wonder if "Druggy" was carrying Daddy's stash ? Heh!
 
JimmyB - "membership has its privileges."
 
Digital - you are Spot On!
 
Denny, you make a marvelous point. It prob does take massive amt's of drugs to handle the fact Al Gore is your dad.
 
If what happened to Gore 3rd happened to a republican the howls and catcalls from democrats to jail the person would be deafening.

And he can withdraw his guilty plea? nobody else would get this kind of easy sentencing.

he gets an easy sentencing because like you say, membership has its privileges.
 
Ditto that, EC. Thanks for visiting and commenting, as always.
 
Druggy Gore should spend some time in jail where his bunghole would get a good workout by the other prisoners.
 
Maybe he could smuggle in some Vicodin and Pot up the ole' poop chute,eh SeanJ?
 
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