Name That Party: Corrupt Dallas Politician Edition
I don’t follow Texas politics but I am an avid player of a political game called “Name That Party.” The game is played whenever a prominent political figure is arrested or implicated in some untoward activity (though in today’s moral climate I am hard pressed to come up with an offense of moral turpitude that hasn’t been legalized by Anthony Kennedy) you scan the media | Read More »
Mayor of Youngstown, OH, and two other crooked Democrats indicted for corruption
Yesterday brought the announcement that a handful of corrupt Ohio Democrats had been indicted for being, well, corrupt. And it also brought us another energetic round of “Name That Party,” a parlor game in which a corrupt official is arrested or indicted and we, the contestants, try to find a hint of which party to which they belong. From the Youngstown Vindicator: Ohio Attorney General | Read More »
Openly Gay Speaker of Rhode Island House Resigns After FBI Raid
Gordon D. Fox, the out-n-proud gay (NTTAWWT) Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, who spearheaded the drive, so to speak, to make homosexual marriage legal in Rhode Island has resigned. He resignation followed an FBI raid in which most, if not all, of his stuff was boxed up and taken away. Mr. Fox is a groundbreaker in a lot of ways. This apparently | Read More »
Charlotte, NC Mayor Arrested For Theft, Corruption
This has been a bad day for politicians without a party. From the Charlotte Observer, Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon arrested on corruption charges Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on federal public corruption laws after a four-year investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte announced. Cannon was charged with theft and bribery after an FBI sting operation, said Anne Tompkins, U.S. attorney for the | Read More »
State Senator Arrested on Bribery and Corruption Charges
Sad news from the Golden State. A State senator has been indicted on charges of corruption and bribery. Via the San Jose Mercury, State Sen. Leland Yee indicted for public corruption in major FBI operation SAN FRANCISCO — State Senator Leland Yee has been indicted for public corruption as part of a major FBI operation Tuesday morning spanning the Bay Area, according to law-enforcement sources. | Read More »
Time 4 another edition of Name That Party!
including a new bonus round, “Before the election, or After?” The lead paragraphs in the lowly fourth!! story in the Washington Post today Just after 10:12 a.m. Friday, Leslie Johnson frantically phoned her husband, Jack B. Johnson, the Prince George’s county executive. Two FBI agents were at the front door of their two-story brick colonial in Mitchellville. “Don’t answer it,” the county executive said, unaware | Read More »
Name That Party: Alabama Mayoral Candidate Fakes Support Of Crimson Tide Coach Saban.
Alabama mayoral candidate fakes support of popular football coach. Few people are more popular in Alabama these days than University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban. Fresh off leading the Crimson Tide to an undefeated national championship season after years of pre-Saban mediocrity, the coach has a reputation for turning everything he touches into gold. (Ed note…. Except for what he did to my Dolphins, | Read More »
Breaking: CURRENT(?) DSCC national finance chair arrested for bank fraud.
Hassan Nemazee was more recently a heavy donor and bundler for both the Clinton and Obama Presidential campaigns, bringing in over half a million for the new President; he was also a major bundler for the Presidential Inaugural. NY Businessman Charged With $74 Million Bank Fraud Against Citigroup A New York man was charged with allegedly defrauding Citigroup Inc. (C) out of $74 million in | Read More »
Name That Party: 3 Dems in FBI Probe, Party Affiliation Omitted/Buried
I think it is finally getting to the point that when an Old Media story goes out over the wires without mentioning the party affiliation of troubled politicians, people naturally assume that all the criminal actions in said story are being perpetrated by Democrats. But, that assumption aside, we are still seeing reports nearly every day that omit the “Democrat” in any story involving criminal | Read More »