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Roger Clemens to be indicted for perjury

Let this be a lesson to all you who are anxiously waiting word on Armstrong. It took two and a half years just to get this far with Clemens, he still has to go on trial. For Bonds, who goes on trial next year, it took even longer. These are guys who made statements on the public record, duly recorded at the time. In LA's case, the evidence has to be found and confirmed first. Not to mention that he has the money, the connections and the savvy to drag things out much longer.
 
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Yep. We are in for a long wait. I think by the time the verdit is reached (assuming there will be a trial) the whole LA buzz will have been replaced by some new drama.
 
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MacRoadie said:
While I don't disagree with the point you're making, with net worths of over $100 million each, Clemens and Bonds aren't exactly paupers either...

I suspect Clemens and Bonds are actually worth more than Armstrong, but that's neither here nor there. All 3 can afford damn good representation .... though it doesn't appear the first two go damn good advice.

There's also an important distinction here: Bonds and Clemens are being indicted for perjury. I suspect the good representation hired by Armstrong will dissuade him from perjuring himself at all costs. As we now know, perjury is Novitsky's bread and butter (and rightfully so).
 
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eleven said:
There's also an important distinction here: Bonds and Clemens are being indicted for perjury. I suspect the good representation hired by Armstrong will dissuade him from perjuring himself at all costs. As we now know, perjury is Novitsky's bread and butter (and rightfully so).
Why would a Texan bike racer be any better advised and minded to take that advice than a couple of ball players from California or Texas/Ohio?
 
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ultimobici said:
Why would a Texan bike racer be any better advised and minded to take that advice than a couple of ball players from California or Texas/Ohio?

One would hope it's not so much better advised as learned something from his peers (and hopefully the same goes for his lawyers). No guarantees, though!
 
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Why would a Texan bike racer be any better advised and minded to take that advice than a couple of ball players from California or Texas/Ohio?

Because Roger & Barry probably never thought it would go this far. Now Lance knows andd Weisel should get nervous, unless Lance is the fall guy.
 
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Oldman said:
Because Roger & Barry probably never thought it would go this far. Now Lance knows andd Weisel should get nervous, unless Lance is the fall guy.

you think a guy like Weisel and with a name like that isn't gonna send someone out to take the rap for all the crap? of course he is. it's the american way:D whether it is Uniballer or Hog we will have to wait and see....:rolleyes:
 
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ultimobici said:
Why would a Texan bike racer be any better advised and minded to take that advice than a couple of ball players from California or Texas/Ohio?

Because the Texan bike racer:

1. Is coming along after Clemens and Bonds, and therefore can see the results.

2. Has better representation than Clemens and Bonds - representation with a valuable financial stake in making sure he doesn't fall into a perjury trap. Bonds' attorneys didn't share ownership of Bonds' company.
 
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MacRoadie said:
Looks like you'll have to change your underwear...yet again.

Not yet really, but I am thinking about some Botox or a beauty operation for my laugh lines. :D

I think an Armstrong-clinic subforum would be great, with all posts and threads referring Armstrongdoping/fraud moved to that.
Just to be satisfactory to the other clinic´s inmates. They are suffering and disadvantaged because of Lord Lance.

This thread is the best example that it just takes a few posts till........ I have to :D and congratulate.
 
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frizzlefry said:
I just wish congress would stop wasting taxpayer money for stuff like this.
i'm a guest in your country currently but i applaud your system of justice (and the american fascination with all things legal) for getting the most arrogant fraud to test.
 
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python said:
i'm a guest in your country currently but i applaud your system of justice (and the american fascination with all things legal) for getting the most arrogant fraud to test.
Well you certainly can't allow perjury to go unchallenged but Clemens should have never been hauled in front of congress in the first place. It was just a congressional ****show.

And of course, as a visitor you don't have to pay for this crap:D
 
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Another Lance Armstrong thread. :D

Great !

completely off topic but just noticed you are from aachen. Weve were there on holiday two weeks ago :D
 
frizzlefry said:
I just wish congress would stop wasting taxpayer money for stuff like this.

I wish they would stop allowing half of every US tax dollar to go the military. But I kind of agree with you...it would be far better if there was an avenue in the proper courts to go through. But they're busy deciding that corporations are actually super-people, with more rights than you or I.