Houston - DeLay blames 'fanatic' DA for indictment

"I have done nothing wrong ... I am innocent," DeLay told a Capitol Hill news conference in which he repeatedly criticized the prosecutor, Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle. DeLay called Earle a "unabashed partisan zealot," and "fanatic," and described the charges as "one of the weakest and most baseless indictments in American history."

It's NEVER their fault. It's ALWAYS someone else conspiring against them, someone who hates America, a fanatic.

This smug former professional roach-killer who married rich a couple of times until he found one who would tolerate him just can't see how anyone might jump at an opportunity to indict someone who swaggers around with the nickname of "THE HAMMER."

They're all so fucking tough until someone finds proof, then it's all whining and crying and turning against each other.

Kind of makes you nostalgic for a stand-up sociopath like G. Gordon Liddy.

Here's what they say he did:

In the name and by authority of the state of Texas: the Grand Jury of the county of Travis, state of Texas, duly selected, organized, sworn, and charged as such at the April term, A.D., 2005, of the 147th Judicial District Court of said county, in said court at said term, upon their oaths do present that on or about the thirteenth day of September, A.D., 2002, in the County of Travis and State of Texas,

John Dominick Colyandro,
James Walter Ellis, and
Thomas Dale DeLay,

the defendants herein, with the intent that a felony be committed, did enter into an agreement with one or more of each other or with a general purpose political committee known as Texans for a Republican Majority PAC that one or more of them would engage in conduct that would constitute the offense of knowingly making a political contribution in violation of Subchapter D of Chapter 253 of the Texas Election Code, a violation of Sections 253.003 and 253.094 and 253.104 of the Election Code, in that said contribution was made directly to the Republican National Committee, a political party, during a period beginning sixty days before the date of a general election for state and county officers and continuing through the date of the election, and indirectly to candidates for the Texas House of Representatives, and that said contribution included a prohibited political contribution by a corporation; and that John Dominick Colyandro, and James Walter Ellis, and Texans for a Republican Majority PAC did perform overt acts in pursuance of the agreement, to wit:

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