Only On 3: John Ford Tranferred To Prison In Memphis

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Former Tennessee State Senator John Ford has a new home, and this time, he's a lot closer to friends and family. Full Story
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Who Dat

Memphis, TN

#1 Feb 19, 2010
Still the man
Hal J

Cordova, TN

#3 Feb 19, 2010
It's the same old same old Memphis. Maybe I ought to change my name to FORD. They seem to bet all the perks.
haha

West Monroe, LA

#4 Feb 19, 2010
next he'll be on house arrest
Understanding

United States

#5 Feb 19, 2010
Visitor wrote:
i hope it is because he is dying from some terrible disease.
I was not his fan either but be careful of having negative thoughts regarding life and death.
Curt Christian

Phoenix, AZ

#6 Feb 19, 2010
Where ever he is I hope he spends the rest of his corruption filled life there and that this will send a message to all other politicians that we the people are fed up with their dishonesty a lack of morals and values.
Cain

Houston, TX

#7 Feb 19, 2010
put him in general population at 201.

put him where scumbags are...

"he's already been in office, so cant put him Back" lol
T-county Dude

Millington, TN

#8 Feb 19, 2010
John Ford in the Federal pen in Memphis. That means he's only about 12-14 miles from his five hundred, fifty thousand dollar house he lived in in Collierville. Boy, I bet that hurts. Serves him right!!!!!
guest

Memphis, TN

#9 Feb 19, 2010
watch out for the fords & see who they are backing in the election. then maybe you"ll find out why john"s in memphis. could that be true?
cbinflux

Memphis, TN

#10 Feb 19, 2010
Unrelaible sources have confirmed that John's move will ensure Ford backing of Cohen over WH or other candidates, and that John will be a proscecution witness before a new grand jury.
cbinflux

Memphis, TN

#11 Feb 19, 2010
Why can't they ship him to NY? He has relatives (two, but he only claims one) there. Both could use his support and counsel in their campaigns and tax avoidance schemes.
cbinflux

Memphis, TN

#12 Feb 19, 2010
Mike Fleming sez, "John Ford's Rolex watch time is 11:43 pm"
TGC

Tuscaloosa, AL

#13 Feb 19, 2010
No mystery here. The Ford Political machine still holds iron fist rule in Memphis. Nothing has changed since Boss Crump except the name.
John

United States

#14 Feb 19, 2010
He'll be out in no time and running for office again. This time Mayor of Memphis, or Shelby county.
Spikeyd65

United States

#15 Feb 19, 2010
So what if the man has been transfered closer to home, whoppy doo, just get over it. I can't beleive the things people try to make news out of. Get a freaking life period and I am not a Ford fan at all.
Froggboots

United States

#16 Feb 20, 2010
Oh great. He'll be treated like a God in prison here. Just the way he likes it!
william winchester

Memphis, TN

#17 Feb 20, 2010
Who makes the decision as to where they get moved? I would like to know what their reaqson is for him being moved. I think they should move him to iceland. Good place for him.
mrhmeisme

Nesbit, MS

#18 Feb 20, 2010
It appears John will immediately be enjoying the country club life here in Memphis. I'm not buying it, Cohen would sell his soul to the devil to ensure a victory over WWH and continue nourishing himself at the government trough.
vote all incumbents OUT

Le Sueur, MN

#19 Feb 20, 2010
do u idiots in mempho have a clue? elect him for something and get him out so he can **** you some more!
Retired

Memphis, TN

#20 Feb 20, 2010
The key is that he is still in custody - in prison. What time do they turn out the lights, what time do you have to get up, when are the meals served, who is your roomate? Your still in the big house!
Ajay

Hernando, MS

#21 Feb 20, 2010
John Ford has rights as any federal prisoner. What's the big deal? Prison is prison.

This thread is another example of stagnant small town thinking which has kept this city 30 years in the rear of other southern metropolitan cities today including Nashville and now even Birmingham. If I had a major corporation, I wouldn't move here either. It seems people love misery in this area, especially the misery of others.

Grow beyond this and demand better news. This is mere gossip. There is no wrong doing in transferring a federal prisoner.

They do it all the time for various reasons including court proceedings.

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