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Author Topic: Highest Elected Pagan/Heathen Convicted of Bribery  (Read 1406 times)

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Highest Elected Pagan/Heathen Convicted of Bribery
« on: July 30, 2014, 12:07:10 pm »
Being a NY political junkie (with a deep-seated hatred for Halloran's co-conspirator, Malcolm Smith), I've been following this story...and had completely forgotten the pagan aspect of it.

To the credit of the NYC media (this time around), Halloran's religion hasn't been singled out for mention, as it is irrelevant to the case.

Dan Halloran Convicted of Fraud and Bribery

"Former New York City Councilman Dan Halloran was convicted Tuesday on corruption and bribery charges. The jury deliberated for just under an hour and a half to return a guilty verdict on all five counts. Halloran was the highest elected official in the US who is openly an adherent of a Pagan or Heathen religion."

http://wildhunt.org/2014/07/dan-halloran-convicted-of-fraud-and-bribery.html
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Re: Highest Elected Pagan/Heathen Convicted of Bribery
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2014, 03:06:42 pm »
Quote from: Altair;154347
Being a NY political junkie (with a deep-seated hatred for Halloran's co-conspirator, Malcolm Smith), I've been following this story...and had completely forgotten the pagan aspect of it.

To the credit of the NYC media (this time around), Halloran's religion hasn't been singled out for mention, as it is irrelevant to the case.

Dan Halloran Convicted of Fraud and Bribery

"Former New York City Councilman Dan Halloran was convicted Tuesday on corruption and bribery charges. The jury deliberated for just under an hour and a half to return a guilty verdict on all five counts. Halloran was the highest elected official in the US who is openly an adherent of a Pagan or Heathen religion."

http://wildhunt.org/2014/07/dan-halloran-convicted-of-fraud-and-bribery.html

 
Wow. The highest-elected pagan is a city council member? I feel incredibly disappointed. None of us can even put forward a State Legislator? A mayor? There's gotta be at least a mayor somewhere...
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Re: Highest Elected Pagan/Heathen Convicted of Bribery
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2014, 02:01:54 am »
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Dan Halloran Convicted of Fraud and Bribery

 
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Re: Highest Elected Pagan/Heathen Convicted of Bribery
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2014, 01:51:23 am »
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Wow. The highest-elected pagan is a city council member? I feel incredibly disappointed. None of us can even put forward a State Legislator? A mayor? There's gotta be at least a mayor somewhere...

 
So much this. I mean, I guess I technically shouldn't care so much any more, but I was like "really?" This whole affair is disappointing.
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