Thursday, February 18, 2010

Ryan Pardon Plea

  • As part of the ongoing campaign to win an early prison release for former Gov. George Ryan, his wife and lawyer said Wednesday that they are seeking clemency from President Barack Obama, citing the couples' declining health.

    Lura Lynn Ryan, 75, who has a terminal lung disease, said that she is on oxygen 24 hours a day. While she still talks to her husband daily, "it's not like having him here," she said. "Knowing that I may have a limited time makes it harder."

    Ryan, in federal prison in Indiana for more than two years, also has health problems, including kidney disease and infected teeth, his lawyer, former Gov. Jim Thompson said. Ryan, sent to prison after his 2006 conviction on corruption charges, turns 76 next Wednesday.

Boo hoo.

In any event, this becomes a political question rather than a question of mercy. Senator Dick "Dick" Durbin (D-Turban) presented the first clemency petition to President Bush in the waning days of his presidency. Bush didn't touch it, probably because he knew what a tool Ryan was.

Durbin hasn't made one move toward clemency with Obama in office, probably because it would be kind of obvious this was a quid pro quo of some sort, seeing as how he, Ryan, Obama and even Shortshanks all belong to the same Illinois cabal of dirty politics. Obama would be damaged pardoning a republican governor who sold licenses, abetted manslaughter and pretty much sold Illinois to the guys who pour concrete and tarmac.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck George Ryan and fuck Jim Thompson even more.

George Ryan deserves to die a broken man in prison. Alone and away from his family for what he did.

2/18/2010 12:12:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck him......Fuck them all!!

2/18/2010 12:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yup, sure Ryan did all that. But let's not forget every other allegedly "clean" gov'ner that preceded him. AS IF Edgar didn't do all those things that the Feds nailed Ryan for. While Dixon and Edgar and the rest were the Illinois Secy's of State they all used that office as a free poster to put their names all over licenses and plates over the years and surely selling as many tickets and taking as many payoffs as Ryan did. And do you think that Ryan invented the payoffs for the CDL's?
Remember Paul Powell? This stuff has been going on in Illinois for years. Blago just put a nice big cherry on the top of it all.

2/18/2010 12:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He played the game and he got caught. Hopefully, with his new prison dentures he can show Blago and 52 Short the ropes in the pen.

2/18/2010 01:46:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Obama is dumb enough to give ryan a clenency then welcome president scott brown in 2012 for sure!

2/18/2010 03:01:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If he just a crook, I would have mercy on him, but when he freed those four ASSHOLES- wellllllllllll ROT IN HELL.

009 cop

2/18/2010 05:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Screw you asshole!

I hope this crooked politician comes out of jail in a box a.k.a. coffin only!

Just like the people he allowed to be killed because of his scandals and thievery!

2/18/2010 05:54:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

People die in prison all the time. Fuck him. And her. Her and all her drunkard kids benefited big time on the public dole. Payback is a bitch sometimes.

2/18/2010 06:38:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The wives of Ryan and 42 short are anything but sweet and innocent. Don't be fooled. They didn't sit quietly by with no knowledge of the way their nest was feathered.

2/18/2010 08:11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If it was a cop, he'd rot in prison. I've written numerous times to Sen. Durbin to move Bill Cozzi closer to home-never heard from him nor was any action taken. At no time did I ask for clemency for Bill, just to move him closer to home. In closing, I hope Ryan stays right where he is and remember the line from the old Baretta TV Show, "If you can't to the time, don't do the crime."

2/18/2010 08:40:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck him and all the other crooked pols in Illinois. They should be taken out and shot, allowing them to die in prison is doing them a favor they don't deserve.

2/18/2010 09:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Boo Hoo. All the tears shed by the Ryans are crocodile tears. Tell it to the family that lost their kids in that horrific car crash...all courtesy of Ryan and his "payola" for driver's licenses.

2/18/2010 09:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Senator Dick "Dick" Durbin"
That's pretty funny right thar.

2/18/2010 09:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess I no longer care much what happens to him. He can't ever really pay for his crimes in this life anyway, and whatever punishment we can dole out to him in this life has mostly been done.

Maybe it would be appropriate for BHO to pardon him as he was leaving office as a gesture of mercy to a dying old man. Nothing wrong with a public expression of mercy now and then.

Its not like he is going to get out of prison and start robbing banks or mugging old people.

OTOH, it would not bother me if he died in prison either. He chose his own path, and it is not anyone's fault but his own that he ended up in prison.

2/18/2010 10:13:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Even though I do not condone Trudeau and his lieing snake-oil persona, I believe Al Gore and HIS lieing snake oil persona should be before a judge and facing prison. Why is Gore being ignored, while Trudeau prosecuted? Global warming indeed!

2/18/2010 10:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Ryan, those who play must pay.Always remember the young children who were victims in Milwaukee auto accident because of pay to play

2/18/2010 10:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck him and his old lady, just like he fucked the citizens of Illinois whenever he had the chance. The hard thing to believe is that he's scheduled to be released in just three more years! Asshole.

2/18/2010 10:47:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Um, let's see. Six dead children (God rest their souls) and one shithead slapped. Ryan in IN, Bill in LA...what is wrong with this picture?

2/18/2010 11:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've written numerous times to Sen. Durbin to move Bill Cozzi closer to home-never heard from him nor was any action taken. At no time did I ask for clemency for Bill, just to move him closer to home.

Maybe it's time to start a letter writing campaign for Bill.

2/18/2010 11:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

he should be given the same amount of ''mercy'' given to the willis children.

2/18/2010 11:57:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Part of the punishment of prison is not being their for your family. I really enjoy when they put these old outfit guys away. People who spent their lives intimidating others spending their final years behind bars is a great comeuppance. Ryan is and was nothing more than a mobster and hopefully some day Dicking us Daley will join him for his "golden"years.

2/18/2010 12:17:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hope he rots in prison,and his "innocent" wife knew nothing about anything georgie did? Sorry lura george goes to hell alone!

2/18/2010 12:24:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
If it was a cop, he'd rot in prison. I've written numerous times to Sen. Durbin to move Bill Cozzi closer to home-never heard from him nor was any action taken. At no time did I ask for clemency for Bill, just to move him closer to home. In closing, I hope Ryan stays right where he is and remember the line from the old Baretta TV Show, "If you can't to the time, don't do the crime."

2/18/2010 08:40:00 AM

turban durbin is the biggest pos ever elected! the libtard must go,hopefully a REPUBLICAN SWEEP SOON!

2/18/2010 12:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jim Thompson, Dan Webb, and George Ryan. In my opinion were the unholy trinity of Illinois Politics.
Dan had politics in his future, then something happened.
What ????
In my opinion, if the true story of these three were ever told, it would melt this site.

2/18/2010 12:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck them, they deserve no mercy. If Obongo gives it to them then it's just another nail in his political coffin.

Do you think that the same courtesy and media coverage would be shown to anyone else that's NOT a politician? Hell, we KNOW Roland paid for his senate seat, and still the bastard sits in it.

There is no accountability except for once in a while. I say let the prick rot. Health problems? I'm sure their taxpayer-paid insurance plan is taking good care of them!

2/18/2010 12:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
He played the game and he got caught. Hopefully, with his new prison dentures he can show Blago and 52 Short the ropes in the pen.

2/18/2010 01:46:00 AM


Daley must be getting f*cking Fat, dude ! ! !

2/18/2010 02:02:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When Durban asked Bush to pardon Ryan, I sent Durban a letter telling him I'd never vote for him again and I haven't changed my mind.

I'll be happy to see Ryan pardoned when the Willis family is pardoned from their pain and suffering.

A Liberal Independent

2/18/2010 04:04:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't care a rats ass about Ryan's wife's health. Old George cared nothing about the health of the citizens by selling DL's.

The old lady stated that Ryan doesn't deserve to be in the joint. I think this bitch believes that she and Ryan are entitled to special treatment.

If George wanted to spend his golden years with the old lady he should not have been a criminal.

Fuck both of them!

May the Willis kids RIP!

2/18/2010 04:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

anything is possible. dollar bill-little louie-eric holder let the PR terrorists go.

2/18/2010 04:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

His life is a hell on earth...and deservedly so.

2/18/2010 05:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cozzi was making a point to a shithead, it was hardly a "beating". I've been beat worse by some old nuns at St. Ben's.They never went to prison. Ryan was a career thief and so is another short guy we know. And another thing ... from listening to the Cozzi appeal I think J-"Bitchtits" Weis should be imprisoned for prompting a malicious prosecution motivated by whatever political capital he hoped to attain by Bill's imprisonment.

2/18/2010 05:19:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can all of those kids get an early release from their graves? Let him sit and think about it.

2/18/2010 05:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let the man out..Have some mercy..He didnt kill no one..

2/18/2010 06:34:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ryan did not kill the Willis kids....

2/18/2010 06:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Six innocent children of two good parents horribly burned to death. Six children from a Mt. Greenwood home. Most people that have six children are too old to conceive again. Six innocent children not to mention the death of the Republican party in Illinois. Abraham Lincoln would not commute his sentence. Rot George Ryan.

2/18/2010 06:55:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I never bought the argument that Ryan was directly responsible for the deaths of the Willis children, where brake drum falls off the illegally licensed truck driver's truck, gets run over by the van and the gas tank is ripped open. A freak tragic accident.

But when he became aware of the corruption in the SOS office and not only did nothing to stop it but stymied the investigation, he deserves to serve every day of his sentence as message to other corrupt pols in this state.

Rot in jail, George. Then rot in Hell.

2/18/2010 07:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is truly amazing that when these politicians get caught and go to prison, they suddenly fall into ILL health, funny when George & Lura Lynn were living it up ,spending mountains of cash at the casinos, eating at the high line joints, what were the Willis' doing, sitting at home thinking of thier kids who BURNED TO DEATH in that van. I don't wish ill health on anyone, but Lura has her kids to help her, and if little George is so sick too, well how could he help, by sitting next to her and feeding her chicken soup, I'll tell you what, Let Bill Cozzi come home and then I will say a prayer for George to come home. Obama don't be fooled, they can't help you!!!!

2/18/2010 07:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ryan's inspector-general, Dean Bauer, who covered up the license for bribes scandal escaped trial because of his "bad" health.

Is he dead yet? I doubt it.

Buck Naked
(not a cop)

2/18/2010 08:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OT - Indiana has priorities right!

Illinois Man Sentenced In Attack On Indiana Officers
February 18, 2010 7:01 PM

A man from Blue Island has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for beating a Hammond police officer unconscious and dislocating another officer's shoulder in 2008, Lake County, Ind., prosecutors said today.

In Cook County, he'd be a hero and be acquitted.

2/18/2010 10:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm no fan of George Ryan and was pleased to see him found guilty and sent to prison. However I agree that there's not much to be gained by keeping him locked up til 2013. In light of the fact that his wife is dying I wouldn't see the harm in releasing him. It's not like he'd be getting off scott free he's already served 3 years, his name is ruined and he's hurting financially.

2/19/2010 02:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

But he's a republican. Leave Obama out of this.

2/19/2010 03:45:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Listen my fellow police officers, it is called enpowerment and entitlement, the ryans' think that because they are old that George has had enough, but doesn't the sentencing laws say 85 per cent of the sentence must be served, well less then 3 yrs is not that, the Burkes, Vrydoliaks and the Daley clan think they are exempt, Screw them all, and I can't wait until my 36th ward alderman ask me to put a daley sign on my lawn, I will entitle his ASS, Let Ryan stay put, and eat jailhouse food, when he gets out he can have a nice dinner with Betty Maltese Loren .

2/19/2010 07:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck George Ryan and his evil ass wife. I hope when the end finally comes to both of them, they see the faces of the seven children that they were not sorry for that died in that fiery van accident years ago. Some people make it so easy for the devil to claim their soul.

2/20/2010 09:12:00 PM  

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