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Does U.S. Justice System Favor Rich and Powerful?

Paul Manafort's lenient sentence sparked a conversation about a perceived two-tiered U.S. justice system — one for the wealthy, and another for everyone else. Here's what the facts show.

03/08/2019 11:19 PM
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  • Stan D.
    03/08/2019 23:20

    Trump 2020 MAGA

  • Karar N.
    03/08/2019 23:20

    What is this

  • Abraham Y.
    03/08/2019 23:22

    It's all because of the treachery of Mueller that Manafort is in jail. Mueller was appointed to investigate Russian collusion in 2016 general election. But he's doing the work of tax officials. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is responsible for the collection of taxes and enforcement of tax laws. IRS has to deal with Manafort and not Mueller. Mueller has wasted millions of taxpayers dollars. Till now he has not produced an iota of evidence of Russian collusion. It's because of his diversionary tactics people like Manafort are in trouble. It's not a light sentence. Manafort shouldn't remain a single day in the jail because he didn't have any role in the general election.

  • Tim L.
    03/08/2019 23:28

    They don't crucify their own kind. They only persecute the poor. Because the poor don't know better but the rich do!

  • Dennis T.
    03/08/2019 23:31

    Pardon him🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  • Nita B.
    03/08/2019 23:31

    There is NO such thing as true justice.

  • George H.
    03/08/2019 23:34

    He also has a sentencing next week in DC and he goes before the NYC courts. Neither will be lenient.

  • Steven R.
    03/08/2019 23:35

    Four years!?!?!?

  • Lenny M.
    03/08/2019 23:37

    "47 months" isn't good enough, seriously. I truly wish "the Judge" needs to stop being soft on scumbags like Manafort.

  • Ikahn E.
    03/08/2019 23:48

    The problem is not that he got a light sentence. The problem is the gross persecution of the poor and racially "different".

  • Jill J.
    03/08/2019 23:54

    Terrible times we live in!!!

  • Fred H.
    03/08/2019 23:55

    Just sick no justice

  • Richard E.
    03/09/2019 00:16

    its time to change and make justice for all .

  • Patty D.
    03/09/2019 00:36

    A Republican judge

  • Ken P.
    03/09/2019 01:50

    I’m not denying it’s a valid issue, because it is. But in this case it just may be that the judge is a clueless idiot. Judge Amy Berman Jackson will fix it with an appropriate sentence next Wednesday.

  • Cindy S.
    03/09/2019 02:28

    And this is what white privileged is

  • Mary S.
    03/09/2019 02:34

    Nothing new. Money talks

  • Kerry A.
    03/09/2019 03:40

    What can we do about this Two-Tier System.?

  • Haider S.
    03/09/2019 10:15

    Nice

  • Ana Y.
    03/09/2019 13:39

    When life fuk you by the end