Vinny Eastwood does more work than ALL mainstream media COMBINED at John Banks' Sentencing
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I chased John Banks down the street with a megaphone today
He got 2 months curfew Thursday to Sunday 7pm-7am and 100 hours community service.
For failing to declare $50,000 of donations that he had a deal with Kim Dotcom to split into 2 payments of $25,000 so they could be donated anonymously.
Penny Bright gives her take on the sentencing and conviction of John Banks for corruption. Why it's a weak sentence that does not send a strong enough message to politicians that they're not a protected species. But at the very least, the very first precedent has been set, a private citizen, can prosecute and get a corrupt official convicted of a crime at last!
An epic and open interview with the man who made private prosecution famous! Graham McCready has served peoples best interest as an advocate for the best part of 50 years.
This case against John Banks, former Mayor of Auckland, Leader of the ACT party, Minister of parliament, is one showered in public light but my feeling is the media are just not capable of doing an interview like this!
It's fun, off the cuff and gets into some real deep legal and emotional issues, we should all be so fortunate to have such a man in the service of New Zealand and the world should be jealous!
Graham McCready is giving most of the court costs he is claiming to charity! How can anyone still continue to stick up for John Banks without being their own special brand of corrupt scum we'll never know, but it is certain that Mr McCready is taking John Key to court next!
How can anyone seriously believe this tripe from a politician convicted of electoral fraud? 3 years of trial and only on the day of his sentencing does he say "oh there's this water tight, new, fresh, newfangled, unimpeachable, diamond coated, leather armoured, condom latex wrapped evidence! I'm innocent! It will vindicate me int he court of appeal!" "What evidence?" "Never mind that! I don't want to jeopardize my chances of appeal!"
Is ANYONE seriously dumb enough to believe anything he's got to say in his own defense? Considering he never took the witness stand during the trial to defend himself? Hmmmm???
Since The finding of the court
Fresh, New unimpeachable water tight evidence has emerged
fresh new unimpeachable water tight evidence has emerged
And that new evidence completely contradicts much of the evidence given in the court in front of the judge which resulted in this conviction
And we're looking forward to releasing that completely fresh, unimpeachable, new evidence in the court of appeal, and in the process of time, that evidence will completely exonerate me of these charges.
And finishing up here, I respect the courts, no one is above the law,
I've come here today and I stood in the dock with my shoulders back,
this has been by installment, serious punishment for myself and my family over nearly 3 years.
I have had a lifetime of business and a lifetime of community service and doing public good,
I don't file false anything,
I don't file false electoral returns,
I told you that on day 1
So we're going to the court of appeal to put that fresh, new, compelling evidence about
what happened at the time of the luncheon to the court of appeal.
"What is that evidence MR Banks?"
I can't tell you what that evidence is, it should have been received in David Jones' written evidence, we did not know the name or where these people were,
It was only until recently have they come forward to put down that evidence for the court of appeal and only after or presumably after the trial.
So could we leave it at that because I don't want to affect the outcome of the court of appeal,
I want to finish as I began,
I am completely innocent of these charges,
I would never file a false return and I'm confident that at the end
of this long convoluted judicial process I will be vindicated and found innocent.
You have but 1 choice to have a representative in parliament that is both independent and a credible candidate to expose the corrupt & stand by the will of the people, Penny Bright!
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