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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/p...crat/21182151/

    Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is in a Las Vegas hospital following injuries sustained while exercising at home.

    A statement issued Friday by Reid's office said doctors expect a "full recovery."

    "A piece of equipment Senator Reid was using to exercise broke, causing him to fall and break a number of ribs and bones in his face," according to the statement. "Senator Reid will return to Washington this weekend and be in the office Tuesday as the Senate prepares to reconvene."
    His explanation is suspicious. My money's on his boyfriend.
    "As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths." Isaiah 3:12

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  • #2
    Seriously, Dirty Harry... you are a prime example of why Congress needs term limits. Step down before you kill yourself.

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    • #3
      I'm just trying to imagine the sequence of events that start with a piece of exercise equipment breaking and ending with fractured ribs and a broken face.
      Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
      But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
      Than a fool in the eyes of God


      From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post
        I'm just trying to imagine the sequence of events that start with a piece of exercise equipment breaking and ending with fractured ribs and a broken face.
        Rube Goldberg's Simple Exercise Mechanism, $499.99 plus tax at a retailer nowhere near you.

        I can get you one wholesale...

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post
          I'm just trying to imagine the sequence of events that start with a piece of exercise equipment breaking and ending with fractured ribs and a broken face.
          Runaway treadmill. Easily.
          Watch your links! http://www.theologyweb.com/campus/fa...corumetiquette

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          • #6
            Shoulda been using free weights.
            I DENOUNCE DONALD J. TRUMP AND ALL HIS IMMORAL ACTS.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post
              I'm just trying to imagine the sequence of events that start with a piece of exercise equipment breaking and ending with fractured ribs and a broken face.
              He sure does end up getting all busted up a lot while "exercising." A couple years ago he got a nasty black eye and dislocated his shoulder while jogging. He said that he was leaning against a car and slipped during his morning jog.


              I'm always still in trouble again

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              • #8
                But seriously: EAT THE LEFT.

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                • #9
                  Possibly this only happens in Vegas, but my consolation is that politicians as slimy as him are probably going to see a lot more of this given the people they have to associate with to stay elected.

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                  • #10
                    http://onpolitics.usatoday.com/2015/...14th-congress/

                    Reid, 75, suffered a concussion, three broken ribs and broken bones near his right eye when an exercise band broke and he fell.
                    Yeah. Right.

                    "As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths." Isaiah 3:12

                    There is no such thing as innocence, only degrees of guilt.

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                    • #11
                      All joking aside, Harry Reid's historically been buddy-buddy with just about every single thug in Vegas:

                      Reid has Four Sons who Work for a Law Firm that Defends Mobsters

                      All four of Reid’s sons have worked for Lionel Sawyer & Collins, a firm that also employs John Dawson, an expert in transferring assets offshore. It is believed that Dawson is involved with hiding the assets of convicted Mobster Rick Rizzolo, who was in trouble with the law for using his Crazy Horse bar to engage in illegal activities. Many people were beaten in this bar, some died, but those suing Rizzolo had a difficult time getting their money due to Rizzolo’s assets being hidden. John Dawson’s brother Kent was appointed to the Federal Bench by Senator Reid. And Kent Dawson, as Judge, has a history of giving out lenient sentences to mob connected people. Both Kent and John Dawson are heavy donors to Harry Reid. (49); (50); (51)

                      The Reno managing partner of Lionel Sawyer & Collins is Frederick Whittemore, whose clients have included casino mogul Steve Wynn, identified in a Scotland Yard report as a front man for the Genovese Mob family and connected to some high profile drug dealers. (52)

                      Moreover, Rory Reid and Mob attorney Jay Brown both acquired stock in American Enterprises, a company that operates the Table Mountain Indian casino near Fresno, California and Brown became an agent for this company. A short time later, Brown and other officers of this company gave Reid campaign contributions. (53) Is it illegal for Harry Reid’s son to invest in the gaming business along with Mob lawyers and then used their connections to donate to Harry Reid? No, but it certainly raised the question of why so many mob-connected people want to keep Reid in power.

                      Reid was Investigated for Accepting Mob Bribes as Head of the Nevada Gaming Commission

                      While Reid was cleared of this charge, lots of questions remain. Federal authorities were unable to prove Reid was being bribed. However, the main evidence for this was a tape recorded conversation involving Kansas City Mobster Joe Agosto. Unknown to Agosto, the FBI was taping him:

                      “I’ve gotta Cleanface in my pocket.”

                      Cleanface was the codename Agosto gave Reid. At the time, Reid was chairman of the all powerful Nevada Gaming Commission.

                      But there was other evidence that Reid favored the Mob while serving as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission. One of his first acts was to approve the sale of the Hacienda Hotel/Casino to an individual named Paul Lowden despite objections by the state’s Gaming Control Board having to do with “hidden associates” of Lowden’s. Lowden later gave $6,000 in campaign contributions to Reid. (54); (55)

                      Reid also led the Nevada Gaming Commission in approving a deal that allowed associates of Agosto to skim money from the Tropicana. What’s more, Reid also approved applicants for some projects proposed by the Del Webb Corporation, also known to be connected to mobsters Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky. (56)

                      Indeed, Reid’s tenure on the Nevada gaming Commission appears to have involved approving quite a few projects for people with mob connections. Moreover, it was Jimmy Carter’s Justice Department which “cleared” Reid of the charge of accepting mob bribes. This was a highly politicized department that was also unable to come up with any prosecutions in the Billygate, KoreaGate, ABSCAM, or BCCI scandals, despite massive evidence of corruption. (57)

                      It was Mob attorney and sometime Reid business partner, Jay Brown, who was accused of funneling casino money to Reid to influence his votes on the Gaming Commission. FBI informants had fingered Brown but when the grand jury questioned him, he took the fifth and refused to turn over the financial records for the Tropicana Casino, for whom he served as counsel. As a result of Brown’s obstructionism, the Justice Dept probe ended up going nowhere. For years after this, Brown was a heavy donor to Reid. (58); (59)

                      Essentially, Reid now has a political career and is able to claim he was never charged with bribery, all because the jury refused to believe an FBI information AND due to his buddy, Jay Brown, taking the fifth. No exactly a ringing endorsement of Reid’s honesty.

                      Reid has accepted money from many mob-connected people:

                      Morris Shenker, a mob attorney associated with the St. Louis Mafia, Meyer Lansky, Jimmy Hoffa and the Dunes Hotel. He funneled campaign money to Reid through his daughter Patty.
                      Moe Dalitz, associated with the Cleveland mob. He gave Reid $1,500.
                      Irwin Molasky & Merv Adelson. These were Dalitz partners in the Rancho La Costa development. Molasky has given at least $15,000 to Read and Adelson have given at least $40,000 to either Reid, his leadership committee or the DSCC which Reid controls.
                      Ed & Fred Doumani, associated with the Chicago Mob, gave at least $6,000 to Reid and the Democrat Senatorial Campaign Committee.
                      Kirk Kerkorian, former owner of Caesar’s Palace, has Mob ties and gave over $100, 000 to Reid or DSCC.
                      Steve Wynn, connected to the Genovese mafia family, gave Reid at least $19,000.
                      Sam & Edgar Bronfman. Sam was a bootlegging associate of Meyer Lansky. Edgar is his son. Both have made substantial contributions to Reid
                      Joseph Alioto. Alioto is a San Francisco politician related to Milwaukee Mafia boss John Alioto and was implicated in the Koreagate bribe scandal. He is his wife gave $5,000 to Reid. (60); (61)
                      Whenever we say something observably true, like the Democratic Party is a fraudulent criminal conspiracy against the interests of the American public, Harry Reid's always there to provide the "how" and the "why".

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