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Understatement of the Day

August 6, 2009

“We always thought that a powerful piece of evidence in this case was $90,000 in a freezer.”

-U.S. Attorney Dana Boete explaining why the prosecution may have secured convictions on 11 charges in the Rep. William Jefferson corruption case.  He now faces a maximum sentence of 150 years in prison.

from CNN

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  1. Justin Michael permalink
    August 6, 2009 1:01 pm

    Reminds me of a quote.

    “There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it’s only a hundred billion. It’s less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers. “
    –Richard Feynman, physicist and educator

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