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Jim Greer still heading to trial

From the Orlando Sentinel:

An Orlando judge has refused to throw out criminal charges against Jim Greer, former chairman of the Florida GOP, setting aside defense claims that prosecutors and agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement had failed to follow the law as they built their case against the fallen politico.

That means that Greer still faces all six counts handed down by a statewide grand jury that accuse him of secretly setting up a shell company then using it to funnel $125,000 into personal bank accounts.

On Tuesday, Greer's attorneys traveled to Tallahassee and took sworn statements from hree high-profile Florida GOP leaders: House Speaker Dean Cannon, former party Chairman John Thrasher and General Counsel Jason Gonzalez.

Greer's lawyers thought he probably wouldn't be going to trial -- a statement made after they deposed top Republicans.



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Can't Take It Anymore

One can only hope that Greer squeals loudly on his former sleazy pals in the RPOF. Thrasher and Cannon could be cellmates and found a local chapter of Republican Felons for Rick Perry while in the pokey. The irony would be fantastic! There could also be cell space available for Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio and Mike Haridoofalus at one of the new private prisons funded by the political machinations of former Speaker Ray Sansom. Fatboy Ray will be staying in a federal facility when the FBI is thru with him. One can only hope!

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