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Friday, January 30, 2009

Illinois Senate Unanimous Vote
Impeaching Rod Blagojevich

He's now FORMER Governor of Illinois. Rod Blagojevich has been impeached. Epoch Times:

    The Illinois Senate voted unanimously to impeach former Governor Rod Blagojevich. The senate also ruled unanimously that Blagojevich not be allowed to hold any future public office in Illinois.

    Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn is now set to replace Blagojevich as governor Illinois.


    Senator Matt Murphy said that through Blagojevich’s speech “he reminded us today in real detail that he is an unusually good liar. He came here without any impunity and lied to every member of this chamber.”

    “True character is doing the right thing when nobody is looking,” said Murphy. “He failed the test of character... he is no longer worthy to be governor.”

Blago - who seems intent on a Scorched Earth policy regarding Rahm Emanuel - said: (Chicago Sun Times)

    "Let's demand that President Obama fire Rahm Emanuel because Rahm Emanuel was the one who gave me this idea. If you're going to throw me out of office for something like this,then how can those guys stay in the offices that they have?"

Hmmmmm. "Rahm Emanuel was the one who gave me this idea."

What idea is that, Rod, the one to sell the Senate seat, the idea you said you never had, the idea you said never even occurred to you, even though you're on tape saying its for sale and that you want to make money from it?

Na na na na, na na na na - hey hey - Good bye!


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