8-time felon from Detroit wins state ...

8-time felon from Detroit wins state House seat in Michigan

There are 8 comments on the The Detroit News story from Nov 8, 2012, titled 8-time felon from Detroit wins state House seat in Michigan. In it, The Detroit News reports that:

Detroit -- An eight-time felon convicted of writing bad checks and credit card fraud between 1998 and 2004 has won a state House seat in Michigan.

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Pete

Livonia, MI

#1 Nov 8, 2012
He's just a paper hanger. Detroiters can still look up to him even though his crimes were not violent. Will the legislature seat him? Likely.
woodbridger

Bedford, OH

#2 Nov 9, 2012
he will fit right at home of the Michigan House of Paperhangers....
Pete

Livonia, MI

#3 Nov 9, 2012
Meanwhile Bert Johnson was convicted of armed robbery and has had his license suspended 24 times.
Xanadu

Gaylord, MI

#4 Nov 9, 2012
Shameful.

Since: Mar 12

Location hidden

#5 Nov 9, 2012
This is wrong on so many levels, aren't there laws on the books to prevent criminals?
Meanie

Dearborn, MI

#6 Nov 9, 2012
snapcracklepop wrote:
This is wrong on so many levels, aren't there laws on the books to prevent criminals?
All the other politicians are criminals, they steal from us everyday, what's the difference?
Gays are Fun

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#7 Nov 9, 2012
Why is it always Blacks when you hear stuff like this? Oh, wait.... that's racist Sorry.
hmmmmmmm

Albuquerque, NM

#8 Nov 9, 2012
lolol it's a riot. Felons elected. Like marion barry kept getting re-elected in DC with his drug arrests, or jesse jackson jr re-elected while he's in the nut ward of the mayo clinic for mental bipolar issues as he waits his fate on fraud charges.

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