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Commentary, sarcasm and snide remarks from a Florida resident of over thirty years. Being a glutton for punishment is a requirement for residency here. Who am I? I've been called a moonbat by Michelle Malkin, a Right Wing Nut by Daily Kos, and middle of the road by Florida blog State of Sunshine. Tell me what you think.

Monday, September 03, 2007

The Labor Day Knucklehead Award Marathon Part Five

Our fifth winners today are Estevam Hernandes Filho and his wife, Sonia Haddad Moraes Hernandes. They get the award for the following.

MIAMI -- A couple who leads one of Brazil's largest evangelical churches were sentenced to five months in prison Friday after pleading guilty to smuggling more than $56,000 into the United States.

Estevam Hernandes Filho and his wife, Sonia Haddad Moraes Hernandes, must serve an additional five months of house arrest in the U.S. and pay $60,000 in fines under a sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno.

Hernandes is to surrender Monday to begin serving his prison term. His wife will serve her house arrest term first at their home in Boca Raton and then report to prison Jan. 21. Both must also serve a probation period after their 10-month combined sentences are up.

The couple lead Brazil's Reborn in Christ Church, which was founded in 1986 and now claims hundreds of thousands of followers. Brazilian authorities are seeking the couple's extradition on charges of looting parishioners' donations for their own use.
Once again people getting caught serving themselves rather than God. The Lord will give this couple justice one day, in the meantime I make Estevam Hernandes Filho and Sonia Haddad Moraes Hernandes today's fifth Knucklehead winners of the Day.

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