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I'm -- held -- hideous and welcome to the program -- -- -- -- the prosecutor from Butler county Ohio Michael T moser.
Mosley your name is spelled GM OS ER right.
-- rid of that -- it's very confusing.
Well you know if you remember the old Johnny Cash song boy named -- -- he grew up with that name and did what it was old enough to do something about it he was so proud of but he just kept it and sort of the way it is and my -- I feel I find it offensive.
A company very offensive because I can't -- -- -- Well well I'm sorry about that Alan.
I'm kidding you about possible.
Hey if you can get I can -- anyway.
-- let's get right down to it now.
But I'd never seen -- -- like this before -- or what kind of name isn't Austria.
-- which most in the old country and you there -- -- families of -- one was a family of gun runners and smugglers special act of monitors to.
Memorable family for hospital or -- hoteliers and things like that most of the composers.
I'll bet that's the story we haven't -- -- -- do it by now you are obviously a very mean man because you are now want to prosecute a little tiny animal.
Well I don't know if it's out of -- you know it's -- out over a aid paid lousy prediction that he made it and we all rely on Punxsutawney Phil across the nation.
Every mistake listens in and tunes -- to put Punxsutawney.
In early February and we're relying upon him and -- he misrepresents.
This badly -- he says.
He's gonna take the brunt of that and that's -- in Israel.
You know I can't say have a men argument there I just -- have the people from -- gotten involved here.
Perhaps -- -- that you're doing this to an animal.
Not yet but they probably knows a prosecutor I actually prosecute the heck out of those that abuse animals and that happens to be a fact not a not a joke.
No who's -- -- buckeye chuck is another one right.
-- is one of my key witnesses in this somebody -- buckeye chuck community.
I he also decided that we were going to have an early spring but you just can't get along.
Where is buckeye chuck.
Where is buckeye chop block is somewhere in Ohio and underinsured and -- the Staten Island chuck in New York City.
I don't know what Staten Island chuck a decent -- have to look you -- you might be another witness for him.
It took me you know we we put buckeye chuck in the witness protection program as they say -- groundhog speak he's gonna have to go.
Now via and -- hoping you're gonna go about.
If you give awards given a present I -- to Alex Graham RJ Italy comes out -- present an -- about doing this.
Works with -- respect to extradition to other states is I will ask the governor of the state of Ohio to make a governor's warrant.
And asked the governor of the -- I would ask the governor of Pennsylvania.
But it could cause the arrest Punxsutawney Phil was already doing a life sentence behind bars against what -- had some things.
Now this -- this BAA civil case or a felony.
I was a criminal case -- a little.
-- why -- -- criminal case civil war.
Because -- -- -- -- a violation.
Of an early spring prediction.
And as I see it depend -- just I see it.
You know it's a relatively we considerably and -- -- this is a ground breaking indictment I'm sure you understand that.
Perez groundbreaking and this is a guy he citizen know his what his career from.
It is -- his rear from a hole in the ground.
That's what defense you know they don't know Israel from Augusta because he's probably -- positive in this particular case -- about.
I think will be successful and it's really an interesting prosecution that he has they say if prosecutors can indict a cheeseburger at -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Concessions -- wherever you know that the you know it's a fact we have indicted aground talks over certain changing -- perception.
Now Punxsutawney Phil -- said did purposely and with pride this is like as part of your cases your.
-- -- purposely and with prior calculation and design.
Cause of people to believe that spring would come early they're saying.
He actually put forethought into this this was not just an accidental momentary.
Blip but he actually put -- thought.
And did this on purpose.
-- circumstantial case -- This step -- a circumstantial case but we think that this is the way it worked out that killed knew exactly what he was.
That is prior record does he get any for example consideration for that perhaps in prior years.
He has worked in good faith and gotten it right.
Well I guess I suppose that's going to be up to the jury to decide whether to impose the ultimate -- asked for here and perhaps that might be a mitigating factor you know he's Kyoto entitled to that presumption of innocence you know I have to prove my case beyond a reasonable doubt.
So I understand that but what I'm actually hoping for Alan is that.
If you're listening audience will start getting together not just with -- T -- that are saying -- itself.
But they call the president of the United States and they asked him for presidential pardon I'm hoping to get that call.
Andrea that would be something if -- -- that -- Michael -- T moser is prosecutor in Butler county Ohio have you heard from Bill Healy president of the Punxsutawney club.
That in fact organizes Groundhog -- I've not yet but I believe that there is a spirited defense that is being organized in Pennsylvania based and -- -- -- -- they cease and desist order claiming that I have no jurisdiction.
And that's an interesting argument but let's not forget that post TV cameras in Pennsylvania.
Put talks with Connie so -- right in our bedrooms here -- -- I understand is that apparently the the -- -- has seen an attorney -- -- does have representation.
I think he's got a lot of attorneys there have been -- their pro Bono lawyers across this country that are coming to his defense.
And I think that that's a wonderful thing it shows that there's a lot of good hearted people out there but also have a good.
Well -- says that -- his.
He is -- is -- lawyer -- we will plead our case one way or the other and I think we can beat the -- is dealing.
You have to grow rapidly escalate I can't wait for the -- but whenever there that there's you know I I think that.
We are going to have an interest did interesting and spirited prosecution.
And I wanna just.
Make sure that the general public knows what it means to be tongue in cheek.
Are you aware of the fact that there's a police station right next to Punxsutawney Phil where he rehearses.
Head and that they are on guard for any kind of what perhaps it was -- -- may be an attempt to swiped him more or to kidnap him more or to groundhog nabbed him again out of a Pennsylvania that they are watching at this point.
Well I hope so readily I wanted to get a fair trial and I don't want -- to be any -- mapping but.
What I want him is replaced with his his sister.
-- understands named Phyllis I think that.
You know Punxsutawney for -- it would give that we -- that -- an opportunity to make these predictions.
-- -- This is every sexist and -- the next groundhog.
Then there must be you know they need to change and I we have liberated Kosovo but the board you know women have -- of the same voices -- Police we certainly try -- they have better.
Right mister mister -- what is your record as a prosecutor.
What would enable -- record your win loss record.
I was actually he's been very high.
I have a -- high percentage of of confections like I can't give you a specific number.
But you win loss record is on the plus side.
And people who should be scared perhaps very scared if they are lovers of the huckster intention.
Prosecutor of moser thank you so much for your time tonight appreciate -- very much.
And it's been a pleasure to talk with you and I hope you're listening audience and enjoys the story.
I hope so very much thank you I'm sure they do Michael moser the prosecutor in.
Is that he's a tough guy the prosecutor in both -- county Ohio.
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