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political spin- I was sent this e-mail, it's pretty funny

Good ol' politicians always telling the truth

Subject: Political Spin

Judy Wallman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California, was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Harry (senator (D) from Nevada ) Reid's great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for horse stealing and train robbery in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Harry Reid share this common ancestor.

The only known photograph of Remus shows him standing on the gallows in Montana territory.

On the back of the picture Judy obtained during her research is this inscription:
'Remus Reid, horse thief, sent to Montana Territorial Prison 1885, escaped 1887, robbed the Montana Flyer six times. Caught by Pinkerton detectives, convicted and hanged in 1889.'

So Judy recently e-mailed Senator Harry Reid for information about their mutual great-great uncle.

Believe it or not, Harry Reid's staff sent back the following biographical sketch for her genealogy research:
'Remus Reid was a famous cowboy in the Montana Territory . His business empire grew to include acquisition of valuable equestrian assets and intimate dealings with the Montana railroad. Beginning in 1883, he devoted several years of his life to government service, finally taking leave to resume his dealings with the railroad. In 1887, he was a key player in a vital investigation run by the renowned Pinkerton Detective Agency. In 1889, Remus passed away during an important civic function held in his honor when the platform upon which he was standing collapsed.'

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I believe I heard this

same story but was about Hillary Clinton and her ancestors - awhile back...

It could be true for both, but what are the chances the story was identical?

"Urban Legend"

Probably goes back hundreds of years in one form or another.

That is funny.

I remember when the same story was going around about Denny Hastert.

That was hysterical....

..thanks for the laugh...

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Too funny

I think Harry's proving his ties to his famous ancestor!

Now that is spin.

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3dom

Thats what you call Political Truth,they turn it in side out and up side down. Thanks! funny story