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May 9, 2007

Urge Tammy Baldwin to Ask AG Gonzales about Jailed Vet

By Michael Leon

Many Opednews.com readers know that Airman Keith Roberts (1968-74) is battling political forces allied with VA Sec. Jim Nicholson whose department worked with US Atty Stephen Biskupic to imprison this Vietnam-ear vet for 48 months on a ludicrous charge of wire fraud for filin for VA benefits, now under appeal.

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Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is returning to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify before the House Judiciary Committee

Many Opednews.com readers know that Airman Keith Roberts (1968-74) is battling political forces allied with VA Sec. Jim Nicholson whose department worked with US Atty Stephen Biskupic to imprison this Vietnam-ear vet for 48 months on a ludicrous charge of wire fraud, now under appeal. 

Please contact Rep. Tammy Baldwin (now a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary) and urge her to seek all documents in this affair and ask Gonzales about Airman Roberts’ indictments.  

Tammy is a friend to vets and we neeed her, badly, looking into this.

Rep. Baldwincan be reached at: (202) 225-2906

The Roberts’ family is emotionally and financially devastated, and this innocent man needs our help. 

The defense fund is:

Keith Roberts Defense Fund, Inc.
C/O Kentucky Neighborhood Bank
201 E. Lincoln Trail Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Cases to Adjudicated 
- U.S. v. Roberts, E.D. of Wisconsin federal court, docket 05-CR-118. U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 07-1546, 03/12/07. 
- U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) docket number 05-2425;  
- VA Board of Veterans Appeals docket number 03-04 265.  ###

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Submitters Website: http://malcontends.blogspot.com/

Submitters Bio:
Michael Leon is a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. His writing has appeared nationally in The Progressive, In These Times, and CounterPunch. He can be reached at maleon64@yahoo.com.

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