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Martha Stewart to Prison

I wonder if it's a federal pound-me-in-the ass prison....

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Hey, it just goes to show, you can steal thousands or millions from the common man and get a few months in jail. Of course, if you are poor and steal a TV, you get 20 years.

Seriously though, if it were anyone else they would have gotten less time. She is an example.

It is kinda sad how people (think Enron) can destroy 1000 people's life savings and do minimal/no time and yet a TV thief is screwed. But hey, white men make the laws. . .


I am in a "fight the power" mood. . .
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I se you ar ein the fight the power mood... but waht Stewart did is in no way comparable to Enron... I'm not saying she doesn't deserve some punishment... but... all she did (other than the lying to the feds part, which to me is the worst part) is try to lose less money than the common man... she took no money from anyone... We'll see what happens to those guys.

By the way... where do you live that they lock people up for 20 years for stealing TV's?
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I don't give a rat's ass for Martha Stewart, but it does seem unfair that Enron steals millions (if not billions) of peoples' money and get nothing. Stewart avoids losing 50k and gets jail time. Seems like a double standard.
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And that's not a bad thing, it's.....a good thing :biggrin:

In all seriousness, right or not, Martha could have avoided jail entirely by admitting she made the deal the way she did, and accepted probation, which they would have given her. She chose to believe and pursue that she had no responsibility or was above the law, depending on your outlook, and the sword was still sharp when she fell on it. Her own doing, IMO.
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...but it does seem unfair that Enron steals millions (if not billions) of peoples' money and get nothing.

That's because Stewart doesn't funnel millions and millions into the coffers of politicians, who are nothing but the beyatchs of the oil companies.
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