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Rod Blagojevich

GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY

6/27/2011 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rod Blagojevich's next job may be "Celebrity Apprentice, Prison Edition," because a jury just found him guilty of 17 felonies, including bribery and extortion.
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The Blagojevich jury wasn't confused the second time around, clearly believing he tried to sell the Senate seat Barack Obama vacated when he was elected Prez.

The jury found the ex-Illinois Governor guilty on 17 out of 20 charges, including wire fraud, attempted extortion, bribery, and on and on. 

The wiretap that may have done Blago in captures him saying, "I've got this thing and it's f**king golden, and, uh, uh, I'm just not giving it up for f**king nothing. I'm not gonna do it."

Blagojevich faces upwards of 20 years in prison.

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Kathy    

Good. This whole trial took way too long.

1177 days ago
2.

PRO US    

Finally, he got some justice for his "activities". Hurrah!

1177 days ago
3.

HarryPalms    

Good!

1177 days ago
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bring back recent posts    

Ijust love how the greed catches up with these people who think they are sooooooooo friggen special!

1177 days ago
5.

Paula    

Now they can give him a bunkbed with our other governor who is in jail, George Ryan!!! And they wonder why they can't get people in Illinois to vote!!!

1177 days ago
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Moon    

ok so he messed up, we all have once or twice. My issue is 20years? thats just stupid. 5 years max!

1177 days ago
7.

kar    

About time!!! Now let's go after all the rest of the corrupt government in illinois and get this state in order!

1177 days ago
8.

LonnieB    

What?

Guilty?

Preposterous!!

He's a liberal Democrat....he can't be convicted...especially for political corruption. (I know...the term "political corruption" is redundant.)

Now if he'd been one of those evil Republican, well then...hang 'em from a lamppost!!

But a Chicago-style Democrat...corrupt...no way! Just ask the professor sitting in the White House about his political alma mater!

1177 days ago
9.

Billy    

Couldn't happen to a nicer toupee. I mean person.

1177 days ago
10.

JB    

Billy: Couldn't happen to a nicer toupee. I mean person.

WRONG! -- That is his real hair.

1177 days ago
11.

Superman    

Man, I wish the FBI and DOJ would go after all the members of Congress, the White House, and every judge in the USA as hard as they went after this guy.

1177 days ago
12.

CarolynAB    

It's about effing time.

1177 days ago
13.

His Prince Michael    

Rod Blagojevich, is merely a classic-case Chicago politician, being cast as the "Whipping Boy' by other equally -or worse-
corrupt politicians, for the benefit of the mass-media and
-again- other equally -or worse- corrupt politicians.
More, smoke-and-mirror diversions, meant to placate a -rightfully-
angry and disgusted American Public.

The Beginning, is NEAR.

1177 days ago
14.

sloppy seconds    

lmfao! nice nose and lips you ugly loser! i hate ugly looking people like this moron.

1177 days ago
15.

Sloane    

sad but part of generations of classic Chicago politics....make me nervous when I think that Obama came out of the same political machine that has been corrupt there for quite a while-that is their well earned reputation

thanks to this jury for actually getting it right!!
we deserve better than politicans who buy/sell/bribe government jobs

1177 days ago
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