Source of ACORN Embezzlement Payoff Discovered
You may recall the news that the brother of the chief of the extremist, leftist, activist group Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) stole $1 million dollars from the organization? Dale Rathke, brother of ACORN founder Wade, embezzled the money in 2000. Well, now it has been determined who tried to secretly pay off the theft so that no one would get in | Read More »
Obama’s mentor to retire from IL State Senate
Barack Obama’s mentor, Emil Jones, will announce his resignation from the Illinois State Senate today, according to the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune describes Obama as Jones’ protege. Rumors are floating that Jones is wrapped up in a criminal investigation. We will keep you updated… We have written about his own private slush fund in the past. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know | Read More »
Weekend Blockbusters Abound
Don’t care which party has em, if they are Republicans, throw em under the bus. In this case it is Conrad and Dodd which are on the radar for accepting “special deals.”
UPDATE Pelosi Using Congress to PAD bank account
Cross posted from Michigan Taxes too Much – Using the wayback machine this little doggie sniffed out a seemingly forgotten item from Michelle Malkin in 2007. Congress certainly rewards those who try hard Huh? Water front property needing a face lift for increased desirability. For Pelosi’s Rent collecting businesses. Classy!
CORRUPT DEM WATCH: Dead People’s Signatures Nominated IL State Senator
(h/t TeamAmerica) Illinois State Senator Terry Link (D-Lake County) is finding his campaign, and likely himself, in a bit of a bind. Having used the typical Chciago Democrat logic that dead people’s pens are mightier than living people’s votes, two of Link’s nominating petition signature gatherers have been indicted by a grand jury. The issue was brought up by Link’s Dem primary opponent, but was | Read More »
October Surprise Guaranteed
The October surprise currently being discussed is all about the Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Wrong! There will be an October surprise, whether it happens before October 30 being done the right way, or if it happens ON October 30, through the 9th Circuit’s Arizona District Court, it will happen. I personally guarantee the latter, if the former does not happen the right way because things used | Read More »
MS-SEN: MS defendent pleads guilty to conspiracy to corruptly influence Ronnie Musgrove
So someone pleads guilty to tring to bribe Mississippi Democratic Senate candidate and former Governor Ronnie Musgrove. The Clarion-Ledger has the details: Georgia businessman pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to corruptly influence a public official in connection with Mississippi’s costly and failed beef plant venture — a decision that could spill over into a U.S. Senate race. Who? Ronnie Musgrove, with $45k to his campaign | Read More »
Change I can believe in.
It turns out that I was completely wrong to doubt that Barack Obama would change the way things are done in Washington. I should have seen the signs earlier: but when Barack funneled $1 mil of taxpayer money to the hospital where his wife works after they gave her a substantial raise, I thought it was merely a bold, one time move – nothing more | Read More »
Oy: Liberals Confused over the Dates of McCain’s latest ad
Liberals are having a fit today over John McCain’s latest ad. “He’s The Original Maverick” started today and already the libs are shaking their heads over it all. Even though the ads says nothing of the sort, libs are claiming McCain is distancing himself from George W. Bush with this line, “Washington’s broken — John McCain knows it…” And they are completely lost with the | Read More »
The hidden issue that will elect a President this year
According to Rasmussen Reports; Gov’t Ethics & Corruption is considered very important by 67% of respondents, somewhat important by 23%, not very important by 6%, and not important at all by just 1%.
Democrats in Ohio Dealt Huge Blow
As President Bush visited Lincoln Electric in a NE suburb of Cleveland, FBI agents raided the Cuyahoga County office building in a SW suburban Cleveland. After a long investigation into one county commissioner and the county Auditor, the FBI moved in yesterday and cordoned off the 3rd and 4th floors of the county office building. Bringing in extra manpower from the Pittsburgh office, they removed | Read More »
This is one of the most important stories not to get much publicity: The mighty Service Employees International Union (SEIU) plans to spend some $150 million in this year’s election, most of it to get Barack Obama and other Democrats elected. Where’d they get that much money? That’s a question the Departments of Labor and Justice are being asked to investigate by the National Right | Read More »
Brother of ACORN’s Chief Embezzles $1 Million of Organization’s $$
Obama’s home political supporters, the leftist “community” organization called ACORN, is guilty of hiding the theft of one million dollars of its funds by the brother of the organization’s founder, Wade Rathke. But, it is even worse than just a case of common embezzlement. It turns out that the ACORN board and brother Wade, leader of the political activist group, tried to cover up the | Read More »
ACORN and its Connection to Organized Labor
We have been reporting a bit on the Association of Community Organizations for Reform (ACORN) this week on the Union Label Blog and ACORN is an organization that bears close watch. It was reported that ACORN made $2.9 million from organized labor last year and a lot of this money seems to be slipping past Federal regulators raising significant questions of ACORN ties to big | Read More »
Union Outsourcing it’s Own Web Design to Eastern Europe?
Unions have been decrying outsourcing for years. The word “outsourcing” has been used as a boogieman to blame declining union jobs upon for the last decade. Unions, for their part, claim to desire to stand up against outsourcing — especially that of outsourcing jobs overseas — and wish to push the home grown alternatives to outsourcing jobs, namely keeping them in the country and under | Read More »