Kwame Kilpatrick Relocates To Texas!

Today’s news was all about getting your free grand slam breakfast from Denny’s!  I totally did not get any free breakfast,  the lines at two different Denny’s were so long I opted to go somewhere else and just pay for my breakfast!

kwamekilpatrickBut amidst all the free eggs, bacon, sausage and pancakes the news did manage to capture something else.  Flying in way beneath the radar I found out that Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is now in the city of Dallas picking up the pieces of his life.  Former Mayor Kilpatrick served 99 days of a 120 day sentence in a Wayne County Detention Center.  For the record Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to two felony perjury charges and no contest to a felony assault charge.

kilpatrick-mug-shotThese charges stemmed from the scandal in which then Mayor Kilpatrick and his then Cheif of Staff, Christine Beatty had an affair and lied about it under oath during a whistle-blower case.  There were approximately 14,000 text messages between Kilpatrick and Beatty professing love among other things.  Kilpatrick also allegedly tried to fire the Deputy Police Chief who was investigating the Mayor’s inner circle.  He was sentenced to 120 days in jail and five years probation, ordered to pay $1 million in restitution, give up his law license, resign as mayor and agree not to run for public office for five years.  Read the story HERE.

So now the Ex-Mayor is right here in good old Texas!  He, his wife and their sons appear to be anxious to start a new life and leave the past behind them.


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Clnmike
    Feb 05, 2009 @ 14:37:57

    As long as he stays out of politics.

  2. MarvalusOne
    Feb 09, 2009 @ 20:46:25

    Exactly…what else does he do? What is his degree in? I hope it isn’t law…he doesn’t seem to be good at that…

  3. ladydeborah
    Apr 19, 2009 @ 03:11:07

    If Texas pulls out of the union, I hope they keep Kwame there with them.

    He really is a piece of work!

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