Tag Archives: Corruption

No Vans Land

Hot Air: Before there was Uber, there was Hector Ricketts’ Community Transportation Systems, Inc. Uber has snagged tons of press and unlikely allies as the San Francisco-based high-end car service app clashes with powerful union and bureaucratic forces in every … Continue reading

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I don’t know why they call them “Obamaphones” since he’s not paying for them

Mail Online: Hidden camera catches wireless company employees passing out ‘Obama phones’ to people who say they’ll SELL them for drugs, shoes, handbags and spending cash Undercover video shot in May by a conservative activist shows two corporate distributors of … Continue reading

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His Lips Were Moving – Obama Addresses Domestic Spying

Here he is in all his strawman-burning dishonest glory.

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If You Have Nothing To Hide You Have Nothing To Fear

Senator Lindsey Graham: “I’m a Verizon customer. I don’t mind Verizon turning over records to the government if the government is going to make sure that they try to match up a known terrorist phone with somebody in the United … Continue reading

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While You Weren’t Looking . . .

. . . Congress did it again: Congress quietly repeals financial transparency rules for government officials With little fanfare, the House quickly voted Friday to repeal a financial transparency requirement for senior government officials, which was part of a much-heralded … Continue reading

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It’s a Greek Tragedy

Jazz Shaw: Scarborough: Former congressman Jesse Jackson’s facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of campaign funds. A tearful Jackson apologized to his family and friends. NBC’s justice correspondent Pete Wlliams takes us through … Continue reading

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The Chicago Way

Federal charges filed against Jesse Jackson Jr., wife Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged today with violating federal law by misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. Jackson, 47, a Democrat from Chicago, was charged in a criminal information with … Continue reading

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Toothless Watchdog

Obama administration’s multiple Hatch Act violations raise questions A troubling pattern of illegal campaigning by government officials, including two members of President Obama’s cabinet, is raising questions about the federal oversight agency that monitors such infractions. The Office of Special … Continue reading

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Boomtown is full of rats

‘Boomtown’ Special Angers, Resonates with Americans Fox News will re-air “Boomtown” on Sunday at 9 p.m. EST and 9 p.m. PST. “Boomtown” is a one-hour investigative special that assails Washington, D.C.’s permanent political class for “extracting” taxpayer dollars from Americans … Continue reading

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The Most Transparent Administration Ever

Daily Caller: EPA chief Jackson resigns amid transparency investigations A Washington attorney says that Environmental Protection Agency Chief Administrator Lisa Jackson’s resignation and investigations into the EPA’s use of secret email accounts are not coincidental. “Life’s full of coincidences, but … Continue reading

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There are none so blind as those who will not see

Matthew Continetti: See No Evil If a campaign finance story is not about David Koch or Sheldon Adelson, do liberals care? Consider the reaction to Kenneth Vogel’s important report on the winter meeting of the Democracy Alliance, the secretive organization … Continue reading

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The Chicago Way

Un-fucking-believable: Mel Reynolds, an ex-con convicted of bank fraud and having sex with a 16-year-old girl when he was in his 40s, wants to replace the embattled Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Standing in front of signs that read “Redemption” … Continue reading

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SHOCKER – ABC’s Brian Ross does some real reporting

When I caught this story last night I was so shocked I almost swallowed my bubblicious. But I wasn’t surprised by the hypocrisy – I’ve known for a while that the Obama Democrats are thoroughly corrupt – I was shocked … Continue reading

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20/20 CDS

Matt Stoller has it: Bill Clinton’s $80 Million Payday, or Why Politicians Don’t Care That Much About Reelection “There was a kind of inflection point during the five-year period between 1997 and 2003 — the late Clinton and/or early Bush … Continue reading

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Like a fresh coat of paint on a termite infested house

STOCK Act signing axes congressional ‘insider trading’ Bill-signing ceremonies are pretty rare events in these times of gridlock and congressional backlog; so are moments of bipartisan backslapping and handshaking. But both happened briefly today when President Obama, surrounded by a … Continue reading

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They aren’t stealing it, they’re laundering it

Yeah, I know, it’s another one of those dreadful wingnut websites. Unfortunately it’s hard to find any liberal websites that are willing to tell the truth about Obama. PJ Tatler: Video: Obama Campaign Disables Credit Card Verification, Accepts Donation from … Continue reading

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Occupy this guy

Glenzilla: The new WH Chief of Staff and Citigroup Yesterday, the White House announced Daley’s departure — he will now co-chair Obama’s re-election campaign, which basically means raising huge amounts of money from his Wall Street friends — and unveiled … Continue reading

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Wall Street Occupies The White House

Kevin D. Williamson: Not far from Zuccotti Park, where Occupy Wall Street was fragrantly encamped, I noticed a young man wandering into a store to buy a pack of cigarettes on a bright Saturday morning, wearing blue jeans, a T-shirt, … Continue reading

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More Evidence that Paulson belongs in jail

Another shocking story, this time from Bloomberg Businessweek. This goes back to July 2008, when Congress was panicking about Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac being the next dominoes to fall. How Paulson Gave Hedge Funds Advance Word of Fannie Mae … Continue reading

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It Just Might be a Lunatic You’re Looking for

No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office … Continue reading

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