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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 5:25 pm 
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Raggs arrested after allegedly pointing loaded pistol during road-rage incident
GARY | The Lake County Commissioners' special assistant recently appointed to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority is being held at the Gary City Jail Tuesday morning after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at a motorist Monday night, police said.

The victim told police he pulled up next to the Accord and made an obscene finger gesture toward Raggs, who was driving the vehicle, and yelled at him.

Raggs then allegedly pointed a black pistol at him and drove off.

..and your point is...because of Indiana State Law that you 100% agree with states:

Indiana Code IC 35-41-3-2 & IC 35-41-3-3
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A person is justified in using reasonable force against another person to protect the person or a third person from what the person reasonably believes to be the imminent use of unlawful force.

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Does not have a duty to retreat;
if the person reasonably believes that that force is necessary to prevent serious bodily injury to the person.

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 5:52 pm 
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]..and your point is...


Just that Lake County Democrats are thugs.

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 11:50 pm 
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]..and your point is...


Just that Lake County Democrats are thugs.

Oh sorry...I thought I would bring up the right of a person to defend themselves...according to the law you subscribe to...

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
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]..and your point is...


Just that Lake County Democrats are thugs.

Oh sorry...I thought I would bring up the right of a person to defend themselves...according to the law you subscribe to...

He was not defending himself, he was just being a lake county demorat/ N!GGER with no balls.

Just like you chuck !!!

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 12:16 pm 
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County official on leave after gun incident


CROWN POINT | A Lake County official remained in jail early today awaiting a decision on whether to charge him with alleged weapons violations.

Tramel Raggs, a special assistant to the County Board of Commissioners, was still in the Gary Police Department lockup, Cpl. Gabrielle King said Wednesday morning.

Police arrested Raggs, the commissioners' assistant and appointee to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority, Monday night following a confrontation between him and a 37-year-old man who alleges Raggs pointed a loaded gun at him as the two were driving in downtown Gary.

King said Gary police officers were prepared to travel to the county prosecutor's office today to determine whether charges should be filed.

Lake County Attorney John Dull said Wednesday county commissioners granted Raggs a seven-day leave of absence with pay and declined to comment further on his future employment with the county. Commissioners also declined to comment further.

Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Crown Point, called Tuesday for commissioners to suspend Raggs without pay pending a review of the matter for possible termination. Commissioners Roosevelt Allen, D-Gary, and Fran DuPey, D-Hammond, said Tuesday they are awaiting further details of the matter. Allen said Tuesday he would be reluctant to act until a charge is filed.

Commissioners hired Raggs last year as a $59,312-a-year assistant despite criticism the job was unnecessary and other county employees were never given a fair chance to compete for it.

Lake County Commissioners also on Wednesday postponed a vote on whether to settle a $7 million Lake County Jail overcrowding suit.

It arises from a 2008 class-action lawsuit filed against former Sheriff Roy Dominguez on behalf of jail inmates who complained of dangerous overcrowding in a temporary holding cell that resulted in outbreaks of infectious disease and fights over food.

Seven inmate suicides during the same period prompted an investigation by U.S. Department of Justice that concluded the jail's mental health and medical care programs and its sanitary and living conditions fell short of federal standards.

Commissioner Scheub refused last month to sign the agreement until the former sheriff took responsibility for neglect of the jail.

Dominguez, who is challenging Scheub's re-election in Tuesday's primary, accused Scheub of political grandstanding that threatened the county with an even costlier jury verdict if the settlement were rejected.

County Attorney John Dull said commissioners now want to wait until after the results of an inspection this week by U.S. Department of Justice officials on whether the jail's medical and mental health services have resolved dozens of deficiencies noted in earlier inspections.

Dull said commissioners will return to the settlement issue at their next regular meeting, which is eight days after the primary.

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 11:39 am 
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Scheub calls for Raggs' removal from county post


Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Crown Point, is calling for the permanent removal of Tramel Raggs as the commissioners' special assistant and appointee to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority, following Raggs' arrest for an alleged weapons violation

Scheub announced Thursday morning he has asked the county council to eliminate Raggs' job with the county for a savings to taxpayers of $80,000 a year and distribute Raggs' former duties to three other county officials.

Scheub also wants fellow Commissioner Roosevelt Allen, D-Gary, to take over Raggs' position on the airport board.

Scheub, who is running for re-election in the May 8 primary, states in his press release he is calling for a closed-door meeting of the three-member Board of Commissioners to discuss Raggs' future with the county.

Commissioners Allen and Fran DuPey, D-Hammond, have been declining to comment on Raggs' future pending further action by police and the prosecutor's office.

Former Sheriff Roy Dominguez criticized Scheub early Thursday for supporting the hiring of Raggs last year.

Gary police arrested Raggs Monday night following a confrontation in which a 37-year-old man alleges Raggs pointed a loaded gun at him as the two were driving in downtown Gary. Raggs remained in police custody until Wednesday morning. He is currently on a seven-day leave of absence, which is partially paid.

Cpl. Gabrielle King, a spokeswoman for the Gary Police Department, said police conferred Wednesday with the county prosecutor's office and were told a county grand jury will investigate the matter on a future date.

King said Raggs was released Wednesday from their lockup.

Allen and Scheub hired Raggs as an assistant despite criticism from DuPey that the job was unnecessary and other county employees were never given a fair chance to compete for it.

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 11:41 am 
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Just keep punching 10 all of you sheep.

The primary is this Tuesday.

Am I right?

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 4:49 pm 
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Just keep punching 10 all of you sheep.

Just like you and the rest of the rethugs on this board will be punching the straight R button...

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
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-={ARCLIGHT}=- wrote:
Just keep punching 10 all of you sheep.

Just like you and the rest of the rethugs on this board will be punching the straight R button...

Personally, I have never voted straight ticket in my life.

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
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Lake official under investigation returns to work


A Lake County official under investigation for an alleged weapon violation will return to work Friday, a county lawyer said.

After meeting behind closed doors, two of the three members of the Lake County Board of Commissioners are willing to wait longer to decide the fate of Tramel Raggs, 32, of Gary, who works as a special assistant to the commissioners.

The commissioners are waiting for a special prosecutor to decide if Raggs will be charged with pointing a gun at a motorist during a May 1 confrontation in downtown Gary, Lake County Attorney John Dull stated in a news release Thursday.

"The consensus of Commissioners Roosevelt Allen and Frances DuPey is that they will not be making any rush to judgment regarding this incident, and that they will wait and see if Mr. Raggs is charged," Dull said.

Commissioner Gerry Scheub said Thursday he still wants to eliminate Raggs' job for a savings to taxpayers of $80,000 a year. Scheub proposes distributing Raggs' former duties among three other county officials.

Scheub also wants Allen to take over Raggs' position on the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority.

Raggs, a son of Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs, went on a leave of absence earlier this month to await a decision by Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter on whether to file charges in the matter.

However, Carter has withdrawn from the case and has called for a special prosecutor to take up the matter because Raggs worked for Carter several years ago as a seasonal employee. Carter has said he wrote a letter of commendation for Raggs to use for admission to a law school.

Carter said his letter was cited last year by Allen in support of hiring Raggs as a special assistant and naming him as the commissioners' appointee to the airport board.

Dull said commissioners took no vote in Thursday's meeting.

"When the special prosecutor is appointed, that person can either do nothing, file charges or refer the matter to a grand jury. Commissioners Allen and DuPey will take appropriate actions regarding this matter if Mr. Raggs is charged," Dull said.

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Raggs continues as Gary airport authority member


GARY | A member of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority under investigation for an alleged weapon violation was on hand for the authority's monthly meeting on Monday.

Tramel Raggs, 32, of Gary was appointed to the airport authority by the Lake County Commissioners earlier this year. He also works as a special assistant to the commissioners.

Commissioner Gerry Scheub has said he wants Commissioner Roosevelt Allen to take over Raggs' position on the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority. However, at Monday's meeting, there was no mention of replacing Raggs.

A special prosecutor will decide if Raggs will be charged with pointing a gun at a motorist during a May 1 confrontation in downtown Gary.

During Monday's meeting, the commissioners heard Project Manager Scott Wheeler present information on the work being done. They also approved a number of contract changes and expenditures associated relocating utilities within the airport runway expansion project.

Wheeler said the airport and Majestic Star Casino have signed a letter of agreement to move a sanitary sewer line in the way of rail line relocation. Eventually the airport authority will pay for that relocation.

Another agreement, with Indiana American Water Co., will relocate six water lines. Four of those water lines are not in the runway's path, which will save more than $51,000. Originally, that part of the project was estimated to cost $632,000. However, the water line relocation will now cost $570,250. The airport authority will reimburse the water company for the work.

The airport will pay $126,493 to relocate a pedestal for a NIPSCO electric line. Wheeler said the electrical service was relocated in 2008 based on the original curve design realigning the EJ&E tracks to make way for the new runway. The curve's newest design would now hit the top of the pedestal.

"I would hope that wouldn't happen again," Commissioner Rev. Marion J. Johnson said.

Another expense of $7,098 resulted from the earth compaction being done near the CN Railroad tracks.

Railroad officials had concerns about how the vibrations being created by the compaction equipment that drops a 30–ton weight affected the tracks.

"The engineering company had to come out to recalibrate the machine and lowered the weight to 16 tons," Wheeler said. That created the extra costs.

Environmental concerns were also part of the agenda. Crews working in a wooded area of the airport found asbestos. Cleaning up the asbestos will cost another $130,133. Still to be determined is how petroleum–tainted soil will be remediated.

The airport recently received a wetlands permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will allow crews to drain the water there. The airport authority has purchased other wetland areas in exchange for dewatering the area within the airport's footprint, Wheeler said.

In other business, Johnson and Commissioner Silas Wilkerson III asked how many local residents are working on the airport runway expansion project.

"In my travels around the area, people ask me how many local people are working on this," Johnson said. "I'd like to answer those questions."

Interim Director Steve Landry said more than 70 percent of the contractors and sub–contractors working on the project have Northwest Indiana business addresses. The exact number of local workers hasn't been available. However, Landry said he would ask for that information and forward it to commissioners.

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 Post subject: Re: LAKE COUNTY CORRUPTION IS DEMOCRAT!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:14 pm 
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Lake County is the most corrupt county in America, rivaled only by Cook County and Chicago.

But Lake County has unusual corruption - one party corruption - Democrat Corruption.

In the last 25 years, 53 elected Lake County Democrats have gone to prison. In the last 50 years not a single GOP elected official has even been indicted. And in 2010, there were 49 Democrats and 45 Republicans elected to public office.

Lake County newspapers keep supporting the CORRUPT LAKE COUNTY DEMOCRATS.

That's the problem.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:06 pm 
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Lake County official accused of driving with expired license plate


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CROWN POINT | Indiana State Police are accusing a Lake County official of driving with an expired license plate.

Tramel R. Raggs, 32, of Gary, is named in a traffic citation filed in Lake Superior Court, County Division. It alleges he operated a gray 2010 Honda with an expired state license plate the morning of May 25 at an undisclosed location on Interstate 65.

Raggs is an assistant to the Lake County Board of Commissioners.

A special Lake County prosecutor is investigating whether Raggs committed any crime in late April in connection with a confrontation with another man in downtown Gary. Police said the other man accused Raggs of pointing a gun at him.

It isn't clear from court records whether the expired license plate ticket was handled by the special prosecutor.

Raggs didn't return a call seeking comment.


And the democRAT sheeple just keep "punching 10".

Right ed?

Right chuck?

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Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

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Indiana Jury Convicts Two Democratic Operatives Of Election Fraud, Illegally Placing Obama And Hillary Clinton On 2008 Primary Ballot
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Maybe this will be headline news on the front page of tomorrows edition of the New York Times?

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A jury in South Bend, Indiana has found that fraud put President Obama and Hillary Clinton on the presidential primary ballot in Indiana in the 2008 election. Two Democratic political operatives were convicted Thursday night in the illegal scheme after only three hours of deliberations. They were found guilty on all counts.

Former longtime St. Joseph County Democratic party Chairman Butch Morgan Jr. was found guilty of felony conspiracy counts to commit petition fraud and forgery, and former county Board of Elections worker Dustin Blythe was found guilty of felony forgery counts and falsely making a petition, after being accused of faking petitions that enabled Obama, then an Illinois Senator, to get on the presidential primary ballot for his first run for the White House.

Morgan was accused of being the mastermind behind the plot.

According to testimony from two former Board of Election officials who pled guilty, Morgan ordered Democratic officials and workers to fake the names and signatures that Obama and Clinton needed to qualify for the presidential race. Blythe, then a Board of Elections employee and Democratic Party volunteer, was accused of forging multiple pages of the Obama petitions.

“I think this helped uphold the integrity of the electoral system,” the prosecutor, Stan Levco told reporters.

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