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Thomas Wright back in court today

Former New Hanover Rep. Thomas Wright was back in court today, facing a trial for obstruction of justice. Prosecutors charge that Wright violated North Carolina's campaign finance laws by failing to report $185,000 in campaign contributions. Today the judge has rejected an argument from Wright to dismiss the charge and began jury selection. Wright was sentenced in April to a minimum six-year sentence for mishandling charity contributions and fraudulently obtaining a loan.

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same as inthe past

Joe Wright a man born in the time of before you cant work in mud without getting some on you. Government is a dirty bussines. As the ole saying goes honor among theives.

Thomas Wright

If I was Thomas Wright, I would be singing like a bird. I hope he doesn't feel he is doing the most honorable thing by keeping silent and letting the "cream of the crop" of North Carolina's finest criminal law makers go free. On the other hand, let him sit in prison for a while and see who really cares about what happens to him. Like the old saying goes, "out of sight, out of mind." Think it about it, Mr. Wright. Are you going to be the scape goat for a lot of criminals who need to join you behind bars? I know I wouldn't. You have a soul and a tongue. Use it man to spill the beans and make the rest of us North Carolinians glad!

No smug look??

I wonder if chuckles still has that smug look on his mug? I'd bet he is a little more humble now.