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“Cold Cash” Jefferson jury selection underway

Yet more evidence that political corruption pervades the party that planned to “drain the swamp,” as the dishonest Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it.

Here’s a taste of Michelle Malkin’s latest column laying out the case.

Cold cash, hot Democrat mess

Remember William “Cold Cash” Jefferson? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Clean-Up Crew hope you’ve forgotten. Jefferson is the former Louisiana congressman caught with gobs of money in his freezer nearly four years ago in an FBI sting. He finally went on trial this week on a multitude of federal bribery and racketeering charges.

Refresher: FBI agents confronted Jefferson with video showing him accepting $100,000 in marked bills from a government informant. Prosecutors say he took the money to bribe a Nigerian official in a business deal. “We got to motivate him real good,” Jefferson told the informant, according to a Justice Department transcript. “He’s got a lot of people to pay off.”

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June 10, 2009 Posted by | Corruption | , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Obama appointee w/ pay-to-play troubles


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0000018fRemember all the promises of “change”? Well, if this is the change a majority of Americans were seeking, we’re in trouble. Bush has made mistakes, a lot of them, but scandals and shady deals seem to follow this Obama crowd everywhere. Read all about Hillary’s Pay-to-Play troubles here on Obamanoms.

Remember the big scandals in 2000 with Bush appointees–Linda Chavez had employeed an illegal alien as her maid and–cover your children’s eyes to protect them from reading this one–John Ashcroft was a Christian! Oh how the liberals screamed and cried and condemned the President for choosing such threats to society. They probably believed we’d have been better off if Satan himself resided in the White House.

All of you who bought into Obama’s promise of “change” can be happy though. Things are changing. We’re going to have a White House operating under Chicago style politics for the next four years.


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January 8, 2009 Posted by | Corruption | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Even the blind can see through this


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The disgraced Democratic Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, has now set the dates for a special election to replace President-elect Barack Hussein Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel in the US House of Representatives.  A primary election will be held on 3 March 2009 and the general election will follow on 7 April.

What was that we heard from Illinois Democrats about a special election to fill Obama’s Senate seat being too expensive?  The cost would be greatly reduced if held in conjunction with this one–and they knew that at the time.

Even a blind person should see through the spin the Democrats put out on this one now.  There is absolutely no doubt Illinois Democrats feared the good people from the state which gave us “Honest Abe” would be so disgusted with Democratic corruption that they would have replaced BO with a Republican.

Lincoln must be turning over in his grave about now.

January 5, 2009 Posted by | Corruption | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trouble in Obamatopia!


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Last month, President-elect Barack Hussein Obama’s old friend, old buddy, old pal Rod Blagojevich (Democratic Governor of Illinois) became a speed bump in what was appearing to be an extremely smooth transition when the FBI arrested him for attempting to sell Obama’s vacated Senate seat.

Obama’s transition team quickly (but waited until 2 days before Christmas to release the report to minimze public scrutiny) investigated itself and (not surpisingly) found no wrongdoing on the part of the Democratic President-elect or his closest advisors.  That report raised more questions than it answered, but timing of the scandal has helped Obama avoid taking too big a bath in his pal’s troubles.

Today, his appointee for Secretary of Commerce, Bill Richardson, has withdrawn his name for the position due tohttp://michellemalkin.com/2008/12/16/bill-richardsons-own-pay-to-play-scandal/ worries.  In true Obamesque fashion, Richardson denies any wrongdoing related to the FBI investigation of a contractor who secured $1.4 million in state business after contributing to the New Mexico governor’s political action committees.

In spite of the President-elect’s attempts of late to avoid drawing attention to himself during the escalating tensions in the Middle East, he’s starting to feel the heat and gravity of the office to which he was elected.

He talked a good talk in the campaign, but his recent irritation over all the attention he’s receiving makes one wonder if he’ll be able to handle the pressures and walk the walk.


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January 4, 2009 Posted by | Obama | , , , , , , | 2 Comments