Don Siegelman on Trial

Investigating Anti-Government, Anti-Tax Groups is the Job of the IRS

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Where’s the Scandal in That? The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Sitting here on the porch listening to the coverage of the so-called IRS “scandal” on National Public Radio, also reading the latest Associated Press story on the subject, I keep thinking: “Where’s the scandal?” Since the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United…

Memphis Congressman Asks Justice Department to Review Don Siegelman’s Case

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Steve Cohen Also Pressures Attorney General Eric Holder to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Cases – Watch this video to see Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Memphis, Tennessee, ask Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the political prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman. Read more about the case in our comprehensive news archive of every…

Republican Party Scrambles to Survive: Fox News Benches Karl Rove

Karl Rove at a book signing in Birmingham, 2010 – By Glynn Wilson – As we reported the day after the presidential election vote of Nov. 6, the lying, spinning career of political animal Karl Rove is on the way down the drain. Sources inside the crumbling Republican Party and its designated official news outlet…

Bill Moyers Interviews Craig Unger on Karl Rove

Bill Moyers interviews author Craig Unger about Rove’s behind-the-scenes maneuvering to once again affect the outcome of a presidential election. Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove’s Secret Kingdom of Power, draws from my own work on Rove in the case of the political prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman. Watch and learn.

Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove’s Secret Kingdom of Power

In a new book, author Craig Unger examines the return of Karl Rove, the man who masterminded the rise of George W. Bush from governor of Texas to a two-term presidency, who advised Bush during two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who was at the center of two of the biggest scandals of the…

Don Siegelman Talks About Final Weeks Of Freedom

His Daughter Dana Make Petition Plea for Presidential Pardon Former Alabama Governor Don Siegleman visited Huntsville on Friday and spoke with WHNT News 19 about his prison sentence and his final weeks of freedom. Earlier this month, Siegelman lost his appeal and was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison. He was ordered to report…

Don Siegelman Apologizes to Alabama in Fox News Interview

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman apologized to Alabama for his bribery conviction in an interview with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business News last night. “I would like to apologize to the people of Alabama for the embarrassment that this has caused them, and of course to my family. This…

Karl Rove Lies on Fox News Again, and Again

Why would Karl Rove lie so blatantly on Fox News about the Siegelman case when the question was about his political organization? Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com There is no way this right-wing Republican political organization, American Crossroads, which is spending millions of dollars to try to defeat President Barack Obama in the 2012…

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Siegelman Appeal

by Glynn Wilson It comes as no great shock that the United States Supreme Court refused to wade into the case of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman and his co-defendant, HealthSouth founder Richard Scrushy. The high court is made up of a majority of activist conservative justices appointed by Republican presidents, and there are no…

LSU-Alabama Game Touted as the ‘Game of the Century’

We Will See The Big Picture by Glynn Wilson SOUTHSIDE BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — They say it is a small world, but what do “they” know? I say the cliche is even more true today with modern social networking technology like Facebook. I was just chatting with a blonde from Germany over my second cup of…

Siegelman Says if he is Guilty, Texas Governor Rick Perry Could be Executed

Glynn Wilson Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman outside the federal courthouse in Montgomery by Glynn Wilson MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman says if he is guilty of bribery and corruption for being the fourth governor to appoint HealthSouth founder Richard Scrushy to a hospital regulatory board — in his case allegedly in…

Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman Faces Another Judge in Federal Court

Glynn Wilson Lori and Don Siegelman stand together outside the federal courthouse in Montgomery, Alabama, after a hearing on alleged “selective prosecution” and “judicial misconduct” in his case that traces its roots back to the late 1990s, when political operative Karl Rove was making a name for himself in the campaign world in Alabama.

Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman Back in Federal Court

by Glynn Wilson Glynn Wilson Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman in front of the federal courthouse in Montgomery on a break from his sentencing hearing in June, 2007. Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman will be back in federal court in Montgomery again Wednesday, this time making an oral argument before a different federal judge asking…

Appeals Court Rules Out Two Bribery Counts in Siegelman Conviction

Glynn Wilson Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman in front of the federal courthouse in Montgomery by Glynn Wilson A federal appeals court panel threw out two more counts in the bribery conviction of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman and HealthSouth founder Richard Scrushy on Tuesday, according to a decision just posted on the U.S. Eleventh…

Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman’s Appeal Goes Back to Court

Glynn Wilson Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman outside the U.S. Court of Appeals building in downtown Atlanta. by Glynn Wilson Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman will be back in court again on Wednesday, Jan. 19, this time before the same panel of Republican-appointed justices on the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals who upheld parts…

Karl Rove Suspected in Swedish-U.S. Political Prosecution of WikiLeaks

by Andrew Kreig Executive Director The Justice Integrity Project Edited by Glynn Wilson The Locust Fork News-Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican political operative Karl Rove’s help for Sweden as it assists the Obama administration’s prosecution against WikiLeaks could be the latest example of the adage, “Politics makes strange bedfellows.” Rove, who now controls a massive…

Federal Judge Delays Ruling in Siegelman Appeal for New Trial

The Associated Press is reporting that a federal district court judge in Florida is delaying ruling on whether the judge who presided in the political show trial of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman should be allowed to decide if Siegelman and former HealthSouth chief Richard Scrushy deserve a new trial. What the wire service does…