SEARCH BLOG: KWAME KILPATRICK
With all of the tax avoidance scandal going on in the new Obama administration, former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has slid under the radar. It seems that Mr. Kilpatrick is going to be job hunting in Texas. Not surprising since he might have a difficult time finding one in Michigan where his actions have cost the city of Detroit millions of dollars and resulted in a jail term of several months.
Meanwhile this appeared in The Detroit News:
So, let's get this straight on how our justice system works:
School worker, 34, charged in theft of $28
A Canton High School maintenance worker could face four years in prison and a $5,000 fine on claims she stole $28 in school money, police said. Sheila Marie Honeycutt, 34, of South Lyon, who Plymouth Canton Community Schools says has been employed with the district since December 2000, was arraigned Saturday on two felony counts of larceny from a building. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 13.
- If you make millions of dollars and avoid paying large sums of taxes for many years, you are rewarded with a presidential Cabinet post.
- If you are a corrupt mayor and cost your city millions of dollars in legal fees and settlements, you get a few months in jail.
- If you are a worker in a school and take $28, you get four years in jail and a $5,000 fine.