(link) Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has reported to prison to begin serving a three-year prison sentence for a corruption conviction, according to federal records.
Baca, 77, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, had been free on bail since appealing his obstruction of justice conviction three years ago. The U.S. Supreme Court declined his final appeal last month and Baca was ordered to begin serving his term by Wednesday.
Baca was behind bars at the Federal Correctional Institution La Tuna, near El Paso, Texas, according to a federal Bureau of Prisons online database.
Ego drove him to put FIVE stars on his collar. Pride goes before the fall.
Back to Living in Tents?
Rags to riches to rags might become a reality for some of the world’s wealthiest nations. Buying protection from places like the US may be short lived as the lives of nations are measured.
DUBAI (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday Gulf Arab states — some of the world’s richest countries — could see their financial wealth depleted in the next 15 years amid lower hydrocarbon revenues if they don’t step up fiscal reforms.
The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – whose net financial wealth the IMF estimates at $2 trillion – accounts for over one fifth of global oil supply, but economies in the region have been hit hard by a drop in oil prices in 2014 and 2015.
He tied with Sanders in Ohio, but(t) the Democrat party dismisses him as a fading star. Is he running to secure a vice presidential slot with one of the older guys like Sanders and Biden, who predicts his demise while in office regularly?
Or could the tepid mayor of a medium sized Indiana town, who was never able to win statewide office, now win the Democrat nomination for the Presidency?