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Help Railroaded Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman Fight Back

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If you have a mailing list, groups, etc., please consider forwarding this far and wide.  What these vermin have done to Don Siegelman is too disgusting for words and this is another crime that leads straight to the White House, Karl Rove, etc. $5.00 donations could make the same difference for Don as it did for Obama.
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Last year Don Siegelman spent the holidays in a cold and lonely cell, far from home. It could happen again.  

Don  was not a wealthy man to begin with and now through no fault of his own, he owes millions of dollars in legal fees. Having no income during the nine months he was in prison, plus not being able to work full-time since his release, has caused financial stress for his family.

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A donation of $5, $10, $50 or more  from any of your readers can help him get get past the hard times he and his family are going through - and it will let him know that we still care.

You can donate to Don Siegelman's legal defense fund here, via paypal    or by sending a check by mail.  
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Siegelman Legal Defense Fund
P. O. Box 430116
Birmingham, Alabama  35243
 Also, writes Don Siegelman, "the U S Congress must be encouraged to vote Rove in Contempt to uncover the truth! Please log on now to to send your message to Congress."
If anyone on this list has a user account at the Daily Kos, you can support
this fund raiser by voting it up so it has a shot at hitting the rec list.

Thanks, Bruce Wilson 

Statement From Don Siegelman]

I am now engaged in two important fights: One for my own freedom and the other to see that Karl Rove in brought to justice. I need your financial help to keep these fights going.

The government has reportedly spent over 40 million dollars to prosecute me. I have pulled virtually everything out of my life's saving to fight these false charges. I need you to give generously.  My Legal Defense Trust Fund can take donations of corporate, PAC, foundation or personal money of any size.

While I am fighting for my own freedom, the U S Congress must be encouraged to vote Rove in Contempt to uncover the truth! Please log on now to to send your message to Congress.

This fight must be won to unravel the injustices that have been perpetrated against our democracy.

With your help, Karl Rove and his accomplices will be held accountable for their abuse of power.

Thank you,

Don Siegelman

Governor of Alabama 1999-2003

From 1999 to 2003 Don Siegelman was the popular Democratic Governor of Alabama... until what a bipartisan array of politicians including Wesley Clarke and Republican Former US Attorney General Richard Thornburgh have criticized as a politically motivated effort, tied to Karl Rove and also connected to former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, that convicted Siegelman of dubious felony charges and sent him to federal prison. [ you can read and watch CBS, CNN, MSNBC, Time, Rolling Stone and New York Times coverage of Don Siegelman's story, at Don's website ]

A bipartisan group of 52 former states attorneys general have filed a legal brief on Siegelman's behalf, in the appeals case to come before the 11th Circuit Court this December 9th.

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