28 March 2007

The teaching of Monica (Goodling)...

(OR: Every President needs his MONICA)

Dearest Monica,

You have, Mme. Goodling, through your attorney, invoked (or offered your anticipatory need to cover yourself through the protection of) the Fifth Amendment, in case of 'testimony' taken by the Judiciary Committee, in the affair popularly
denominated as Prosecutorgate.

Just a wee reminder, from one legal brain to another, that there is a section of the US Code that applies, and for which you may need to shield yourself.

It pertains to CRIMINAL FRAUD.

I have posted below the text, so you can find it rather urgently: I am persuaded that your need to protect yourself will grow eminently grander, in the hours or days to come!

Think nothing of this gesture, from ZENcentral... we enjoy helping "criminals" find the truth..Ie: Dick Pound (or Pound again), the French LNDD laboratoire, and many others!)

I know you'll be very familiar with this law, by the time your bikini wax is necessary... heh heh.


US Code Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Part One: Crimes

Chapter 47 – Fraud and False Statements

§ 1001. Statements or entries generally

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government of the United States, knowingly and willfully—

(1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up by any trick, scheme, or device a material fact;

(2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation; or

(3) makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry;

shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 5 years or, if the offense involves international or domestic terrorism (as defined in section 2331), imprisoned not more than 8 years, or both.

(b) Subsection (a) does not apply to a party to a judicial proceeding, or that party’s counsel, for statements, representations, writings or documents submitted by such party or counsel to a judge or magistrate in that proceeding.

(c) With respect to any matter within the jurisdiction of the legislative branch, subsection (a) shall apply only to—

(1) administrative matters, including a claim for payment, a matter related to the procurement of property or services, personnel or employment practices, or support services, or a document required by law, rule, or regulation to be submitted to the Congress or any office or officer within the legislative branch; or

(2) any investigation or review, conducted pursuant to the authority of any committee, subcommittee, commission or office of the Congress, consistent with applicable rules of the House or Senate.

COURAGE, fellow (?) jurist!!

ç*”*”*””*ç”*”* ZENmud ”*””*ç*”*”*””*ç”

No comments: