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February 26, 2008


In his book, Willie ends the first Chapter with this ominous sentence, "Sometimes I’ ve had to make it very clear that when it comes to maintaining power, I’ m not kidding." (p. 15) Then you turn the page and in big letters is "Chapter Two: Willie Brown is NOT kidding." An example of this power protection prowess was displayed when Willie arranged for the defeat of an insignificant bill in the Assembly to punish an Assemblyman who had cooperated with the FBI in an investigation involving corruption in the...

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