#1 Lawmaker's son indicted in Palin e-mail hacking
10-08-2008, 11:07 AM
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Lawmaker's son indicted in Palin e-mail hacking
A federal grand jury has indicted the son of a Democratic Tennessee state lawmaker in connection with the hacking of the e-mail account of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
David Kernell, 20, of Knoxville, Tenn., the son of state Rep. Mike Kernell, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge C. Clifford Shirley, according to a statement from the Justice Department.
Last edited by Gingersnap; 10-08-2008 at 11:42 AM.
10-08-2008, 11:34 AMKernell, an economics major at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, faces a maximum of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine and a three-year term of supervised release.
10-08-2008, 11:48 AM
Well, this is amusing
NYT : May 15, 2003
Mike Kernell, a longtime Tennessee state assemblyman from Memphis and a technology enthusiast, is concerned about future elections because the new machines are harder to get a look at. ''We used to be able to check the machines and see if they'd been tampered with,'' he said. ''It is now almost impossible.'' Mr. Kernell wonders whether he will have to hire a computer programmer in his next race to make sure the machines are working smoothly and haven't been tampered with.
10-08-2008, 08:51 PMDavid Kernell is set for trial December 16. He has entered a plea of not guilty.
Kernell turned himself in at court Wednesday morning. The indictment was returned Tuesday and unsealed Wednesday.
When he arrived at court, he was shackled and handcufffed.
10-08-2008, 11:10 PM
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Today there is joy in Whooville.
After the fix from the Liberals, expect a slap on the wrist.Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis
Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives. (Are you listening Barry)?:mad:
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