Rahm Emanuel Evades Property Tax Burden
Like most former/current Chicago residents, I was pretty astonished that Obama was starting his “change” administration with the quintessential face of Chicago Boss politics, one Rahm Emanual [sic]. It seemed something akin to inviting Al Capone to run the Treasury Department. Well, thanks to my old blogging home Illinois Review, we learn that high-taxing-Rahmy does not believe in paying high taxes himself: According to the | Read More »
Rahm Emanuel Named or Not Named Obama Chief of Staff
The first major personnel announcement of the new Obama Administration is out, and the word is that Congressman Rahm Emanuel has been offered the post of Obama’s chief of staff. The announcement didn’t exactly go off smoothly, as this NBC report shows: From NBC’s Andrea Mitchell A senior Obama advisor confirms to NBC News that Illinois Rep. Rahm Emanuel has accepted the job of Chief | Read More »
What Did Rahm Talk to Tim Mahoney About?
When Tim Mahoney (D-FL) announced his bid for Congress in 2006, he had little reason to expect he would win. He was running against a popular incumbent in a safe seat. When Mark Foley self-destructed he wound up a surprise winner, and it was only a few months before the former businessman publicly complained about not liking his job, even though (we now know) he | Read More »
I say that Rahm Emanuel (D, IL-5) is lying about his prior knowledge of Tim Mahoney’s (D, FL-16) crime.
I’m sorry, but I’m not a Democrat: the mushroom treatment doesn’t work on me. So when a Democratic politician attempts to lie his way out of trouble, I get peeved. Let’s walk through this. Gateway Pundit reported last month that Tim Mahoney (D, FL-16) was involved in a sex scandal in which he paid off a former mistress, allegedly using campaign funds. That is, by | Read More »
BREAKING: Pelosi calls for investigation into Tim Mahoney
ABC News has the story. “I just learned today about the serious allegations concerning Congressman Tim Mahoney,” Pelosi said in a statement. “These charges must be immediately and thoroughly investigated by the House Ethics Committee.” The announcement came just as the advertising company used by Mahoney’s campaign said that it had “permanently” ended its relationship with the West Palm Beach congressmen based on the report | Read More »