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posted: 8/25/2013 4:40 AM

Ryan, Jackson show inequity in sentencing

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I just don't get it. Gov. George Ryan takes graft for 20 to 30 years and gets 6 years in prison. Jesse Jr. and wife take $750,000 and pay no taxes and get 2 years for Jesse and a year and a day for Sandy Jackson. A slap on the wrist.

Rod Blagojevich opens his big mouth and says something stupid one time too many and gets 14 years without ever having pocketed one nickel. I do not condone what he did, but where is the fairness in sentencing? It is way out of whack. People just don't like him.

I just don't get it.

Doris R. Aussin

Lake in the Hills

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