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Former Bush Aide Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

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A 29-year-old former Bush administration aide was sentenced today to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for stealing nearly $600,000 from a nonprofit group that promotes democracy in Cuba.

Felipe E. Sixto of Miami pleaded guilty last year in U.S. District Court in the District to stealing from a federally funded program. Today, U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton called the crime an "elaborate scheme" that badly damaged the nonprofit group, the Center for a Free Cuba, where Sixto worked from 2003 through July 2007.


TVNL Comment:  Under present day drug laws, the penalty for selling 2 ounces of an illegal drug in NY is a minimum of 8 years to life in prison.  Where's the justice?  Just asking....

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