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FOOTBALL FEVER SPILLS OVER TO FEDERAL PRISON

Background: Gary White was a county commissioner in Jefferson County, Alabama. Good friends with Les Siegelman, he introduced Les's brother, [former] Alabama Governor Don Siegelman to Richard Scrushy, a local Republican businessman. Because of this, White became inextricably intertwined with Siegelman, who was one of the biggest targets of the Rove-directed, heavily politicized Department of Justice [DOJ].

Scrushy and Siegelman were later indicted and convicted on charges stemming from that relationship. According to affidavits provided by Gary [and Judy, who was also in the room] White was asked to perjure himself before a Grand Jury in order to make the case against Siegelman and Scrushy. White refused and the very next day, the DOJ started delivering subpoenas to build a case against him. White is serving ten years and has been moved most recently to Federal Prison in Arkansas. [BOP is Bureau of Prisons.]. Judy and I spoke earlier this week.

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This is installment #24. [links to entire series at end of article.]

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My guest today is frequent OpEdNews contributor, Judy White. Welcome back to OpEdNews, Judy.

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JB: What's new with you and Gary these days?


JW: Soooo much!  After visiting Gary last Sunday, I had to file new Internal Affairs complaints against prison employees!  Not that that's anything new, but for the most bizarre reason.  


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JB: What do you mean?


JW: The BOPers are certifiable HATERS, but who knew they could hate our beloved Crimson Tide?


JB: You're referring to the famed University of Alabama football team, of course.

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JW: Yes.  I've shared with you the interesting manner in which these Arkansas prison employees dress.  Unlike anywhere else we've ever been - too many prisons - these prison employees don't wear professional uniforms.  They wear blue jeans and t-shirts and baseball caps - normal street clothes.  One named Bradshaw, in particular, had normally worn a floppy fishing hat, but with the arrival of football season, he has exchanged it for a baseball cap with the Arkansas Razorbacks logo.


JB: Okay. You've set the stage beautifully. What happened that's set you off?

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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