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Published:January 10th, 2009 12:03 EST
Democrats Continue to Hog Crime Headlines!

Democrats Continue to Hog Crime Headlines!

By John Lillpop

Democrats in elective office continue to dominate BREAKING NEWS headlines when it comes to crimes.

On this particular day, the festivities began with news from Illinois where foul-mouth Governor Blagojevich was impeached by the Illinois House for getting caught trying to sell an U.S. Senate seat.

Note, please, that Blago`s crime was getting caught, a real no-no in Illinois politics and other mobster gangs run by Democrats elsewhere.

Moving down the food chain, breaking news erupted from Baltimore, Maryland, where Mayor Sheila A. Dixon was charged in a 12-count indictment, according to the Maryland State Prosecutor`s Office`s Web site.

According to the Baltimore Sun (1), in part, "Dixon was charged with perjury, theft, fraudulent misappropriation and misconduct, stemming in part from gifts she received from former boyfriend and developer Ronald H. Lipscomb, who was also charged earlier this week.

"In a statement released by her office this afternoon, Dixon said: "I am being unfairly accused. Time will prove that I have done nothing wrong, and I am confident that I will be found innocent of these charges. ... I want to make it clear, though, that I will continue to put all of my energies into running the City of Baltimore during these perilous economic times."

Dixon`s non-mea culpa sounds remarkably similar to that issued by Blago and other political luminaries like William Jefferson and Charles Rangel.

I did mention that Dixon is a Democrat, didn`t I?