Charlie Rangel: Man of the People

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    Rep. Charles Rangel claimed on mortgage papers that a Harlem brownstone was his principal residence -- even though he was living elsewhere at the time, The Post has learned.

    When the Democrat -- who is under investigation by the House Ethics Committee -- took out the mortgage in 1990, he said the property on West 132nd Street was his "principal residence," records show.

    But Rangel has been living since the 1970s in Harlem's Lenox Terrace apartment complex, where he improperly amassed four rent-stabilized properties.

    CHARLIE'S MORTGAGE BARES HOME UNTRUTH - New York Post

    OOPS! CHARLIE FORGOT THIS $1M HOUSE - New York Post
     
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    I hope you are breathing.
     
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    Rangel's an idiot....

    but the NY Post is still a rag. ;)

    They do have the best headlines in the business, though.
     
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    Another day, another prominent politician caught breaking the law.
     
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    cause if he's accused, he must be guilty, eh?

    (not that I don't think he probably is...)
     
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    Common sense must prevail in conversations at some point, no matter what the "letter of the law" says.

    IOW: OJ was guilty.
     
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    Rangel has been a target for years. Maybe the NY Post will get lucky this time and one of their stories will suprisingly turn out to be true.
     
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    yet the prosecution put on a terrible case.... leaving the jury no choice but to find him not guilty.
     
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    yeah... Rupert doesn't like Charlie much.

    ...which is why I give him the benefit of the doubt on this one.
     
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    Yes, you are correct.

    My point was specific to common sense in conversations (such as this).
     
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