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There Will Be No Impeachment Over Blogogate
Crime, Guns and Videotape ^ | 12-28-08

Posted on 12/29/2008 11:13:37 PM PST by STARWISE

Springfield, IL—The Barack Obama Whitewash is in full swing and US Attorney, Patrick Fitzgerald is currently in the Tank for the President-elect. My sources in Chicago claim Fitzgerald is now looking out for Obama’s interests. The deal has already been made.

Now Fitzgerald has made quite a mess and before it’s all over whistleblowers within his own office may spill the beans. The only way out is for a real sweetheart deal where Governor Rod Blagojevich, shuts up, resigns and escapes prison. No hearings, no trials and no risk of exposing Obama or his minions to sunshine.

The lawyers for Tony Rezko are also in on this deal making that’s not about cooperating with testimony but silence.

Defense lawyer Ed Genson already knows that Fitzgerald does not want the information Blagojevich can provide about major corruption that extends straight to Obama and several members of his team. The goal is to discredit and silence Blagojevich while getting him out of the way.

Illinois cannot impeach anyone without affording them Due Process under our Fifth Amendment. That means Blagojevich has the absolute right to subpoena witnesses, the right to confront and cross-examine accusers.

Blagojevich also has the right to all related e-mails; phone records reports prior to any hearing. Despite posturing to the contrary they know that.

Nobody goes to jail and they all will live happily ever after…


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: blagojevich; bleepgate; crazyfitzie; emanuel; fitzgerald; jarrett; obama; obamatransitionfile; obamatruthfile; paytoplay
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You are so on the money with this posting.

LIST OF PEOPLE SO FAR BEING PROTECTED FROM SUBPOENAS

President-elect Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm "Rahmbo" Emanuel

President-elect Obama's adviser Valerie Jarrett

US Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

Chicago Tribune Co. executive vice president Sam Zell

FULL STORY AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LINK:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-blagojevich-impeach-28dec28,0,1793912.story

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The first reason why none of these people even want to be subpoena is because they will be UNDER OATH when testifying.

But why would the U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald not only request that Gov. Blagojevich's request for these subjects to be subpoena be denied but also state it would jeopardize the current criminal case against Blago?

Something is very strange here. First you have Fitzgerald jumping the gun and exposing this investigation against Blago and rushing to indict him before Blago even ever accepts a bribe or complete an act that he was bribed to do.

There can only be one reason why this is all going on in my mind. U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald was protecting the first elected black president from participating in a criminal act that the wiretaps were reflecting was going to occur. Plain and simple. U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald fully knows what would of happened if Barack Obama was indicted and never sworn in as US President. Massive urban rioting that would of ran into billions of dollars of destruction across America.

There is no other reasonable explanation for all of U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald actions in this criminal case. The Feds and FBI never expose an investigation till they have you committing the alleged criminal act in full on wiretaps or video surveillance. Unless a course their is a planned murder involved. And even then the Feds have f..'d up in the past and allowed people to be killed during an investigation. Sometimes by negligence and sometimes by looking the other way. December 29, 2008 12:49 AM

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ISP Trooper Dist 4 said...

The world famous Shave checking in there. I am impressed. But I also agree with crime fighter and shaved. The fix is in. And Obama is in this as deep as Blago.

1 posted on 12/29/2008 11:13:39 PM PST by STARWISE
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To: penelopesire; BulletBobCo; seekthetruth; Kevmo; gunnyg; television is just wrong; browardchad; ...

~~My tinfoil hat must be on tight ‘cause this is making some sense .. PING!


2 posted on 12/29/2008 11:14:58 PM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: STARWISE

Obama’s going to have to give Blago a presidential pardon or Fitz is going to have to find some way of dropping/blowing the case. Blago isn’t going to settle for anything less than clear skies and the cushy job/payoff he wanted in the first place.

That, or an Arkancide.

And under the circumstances, there’s no way that can be done without looking rotten and suspicious as hell with the whole world watching.


3 posted on 12/29/2008 11:24:08 PM PST by sinanju
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To: STARWISE

4 later


4 posted on 12/29/2008 11:33:41 PM PST by AprilfromTexas
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Fitz is derelict if he indicted without his case ready enough for this.

He’s either incompetent or something else..


5 posted on 12/29/2008 11:33:45 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: STARWISE

That is hardly the Patrick Fitzgerald that I have read and heard about for years, to my understanding.


6 posted on 12/29/2008 11:42:26 PM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: STARWISE

I have to ask myself how much more are the American people going to take? This is an expression of the absolute contempt that politicians have for the people.

It is as though they are saying that they do not care how unbelievable the B.S happens to be, we can’t do anything about it. I hate to say it , but they may be right.


7 posted on 12/29/2008 11:43:07 PM PST by SkipW
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To: unspun

I’ve always felt he’s a bulldog, but one who’s quirky and flawed .. gets a scenario in his head and works to make the outcome conform to his imagined script/motives.

There’s just something a bit off about him .. and proven again in that presser, where he totally overreached his ethical boundaries as a US Atty.


8 posted on 12/29/2008 11:47:54 PM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: STARWISE

Fitzgerald or the other g-man in his press conference indicated that they were trying to get the Tribune to hold out longer, before running the story.

That was corroborated by a subsequent report.

Keep your coon-skin on, Star!


9 posted on 12/29/2008 11:49:05 PM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: STARWISE

Fitzgerald or the other g-man in his press conference indicated that they were trying to get the Tribune to hold out longer, before running the story.

That was corroborated by a subsequent report.

Keep your coon-skin on, Star!


10 posted on 12/29/2008 11:49:08 PM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: STARWISE
There’s just something a bit off about him .. and proven again in that presser, where he totally overreached his ethical boundaries as a US Atty.

I would tie his overt characterization of Blago's sleaze to his repeated pleas for people in the know, to come forward. I believe that is a good sign for Fitz's intention.

Also, his clear reluctance to be shown as clearing Obama in the big presser.

Shucks, Kass even likes him.

11 posted on 12/29/2008 11:54:05 PM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: unspun

LOL .... my coon-skin?

It was the “Lincoln would roll over...” etc., totally beyond the fringe comments he made .. characterizing them with bias, which is extremely unseemly and inappropriate for a US Atty, who is just supposed to lay out the facts.

Blago’s lawyer can challenge those descriptives legally, I think .. if it ever gets that far. That is poisoning the jury pool.


12 posted on 12/29/2008 11:56:41 PM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: unspun

Yeah .. but I’m also suspicious of the Trib ... all of sudden they had to have this story out now, and told Fitzie so he could pull the trigger BEFORE the bigger fish got implicated?

Before the election, I can see. Not JUST after.


13 posted on 12/29/2008 11:59:50 PM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: STARWISE

The Tribune is pretty nasty; surely not above suspicion, when it comes to collaborating with liberal pols. I have a story or two that I could tell....


14 posted on 12/30/2008 12:18:58 AM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: STARWISE

Who’s sources?


15 posted on 12/30/2008 3:17:11 AM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: STARWISE

Short of killing Michelle at the inauguration on TV in front of a national audience of witnesses, this Dem House & Senate will never impeach a Dem President. And it’s doubtful that even then there would be an impeachment.


16 posted on 12/30/2008 3:17:46 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain, Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: STARWISE

What subpoenas did Fitzgerald deny?


17 posted on 12/30/2008 3:19:18 AM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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Farewell, old Republic. We hardly knew ya...I mean besides burning down the South and all that...at least they went out with a fight.
18 posted on 12/30/2008 3:31:09 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: STARWISE

The One will pull it off which sucks big time. Urgh!


19 posted on 12/30/2008 3:31:22 AM PST by blueyon (Every one will have their 15 mins under the bus)
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To: STARWISE

Many of us were saying that this was going nowhere within hours after Fitzy blew the case by going public.


20 posted on 12/30/2008 6:14:39 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foreign or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: Grampa Dave

“Many of us were saying that this was going nowhere within hours after Fitzy blew the case by going public.” ~ Grampa Dave

Yep. :)

“You’d have to talk long and hard to convince me that The UNO isn’t up to his eyeballs in this stinky mess!” - ChoobacKY

Fitzgerald [the US Attorney] said himself that Blago was “in the middle of a crime spree”.

Who told Fitzi to stop the investigation immediately and arrest him while he was “in the middle of a crime spree”? [Unheard of]

I’ll tell you: Someone (s) who didn’t want the investigation to nail the bigger fish, that’s who.

Fitzi’s reward will be that he will be the only one of the federal prosecutors (93) involved who won’t be fired the minute the Zero is inaugurated.

39 posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2008 3:12:19 PM by Matchett-PI
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2145647/posts

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Rush Limbaugh Show Notes 12/09/2008:
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/today.guest.html

On Today’s Show...

The Chicago Way: The Obama pardon list got started early with the news that Illinois Democrat Governor Rod Blagojevich has been arrested for, among other things, trying to sell the president-select’s senate seat. (Rush 24/7 Members: Listen Here)

» ABC News: FBI: Illinois Governor Sought To “Sell” Obama’s Senate Seat
» CBS2 Chicago: Details of Complaint Against Blagojevich

Pearl of Wisdom: “Remember what Chuck Schumer said two days before Scooter Libby was indicted. Quote, ‘Mr. Fitzgerald is a prosecutor’s prosecutor. He does not have a political bone in his body.’”

In his Blagojevich news conference, Patrick Fitzgerald was quick to clear Obama of wrongdoing and then commented that “We’re in the middle of a corruption crime spree and wanted to stop it.” Why did he want to stop an investigation in the middle? Could it be so it wouldn’t lead to certain people? (Rush 24/7 Members: Listen Here)

» NYT: Transcript of Patrick Fitzgerald Press Conference
» Politico: Did Emanuel Blow the Whistle on Blago?
» Washington Times: Grand Jury Subpoenas Issued on Rezko/Obama Land Deal

Pearl of Wisdom: “Fitzgerald let the Valerie Plame investigation keep going and going for years after he knew who the leaker was, Richard Armitage. But Fitzgerald shut down the Blago investigation in the middle of a crime spree.” ...

..Democrat corruption is nothing new, but it never matters. There’s no such thing as an ethical violation if you’re a Democrat. Only Republicans are capable of that because Republicans publicly state that they have standards. (Rush 24/7 Members: Listen Here)

Pearl of Wisdom: “What if they do a special election for Obama’s Senate seat? That means Republicans could win it, and we’ve got these special elections down pat. We’re three-for-three. They better think about this.”

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“Corruption, Nationalization, Propaganda! That’s what you’re going to get from the Obama administration, but you’ll have a hard time convincing The Messiah’s followers. The press is doing everything they can to protect The Messiah, Barack Obama.

Jesus walked on water. Obama apparently walks on a cesspool and is untainted by it. President-elect Obama isn’t corrupt, no, no. He just has corrupt associates from Bill Ayers and Rev. Wright to Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

The Drive-By Media marvel at Obama’s lies and evasions on the Blago scandal over selling Obama’s Senate seat. This state is corrupt from Mayor Daley on up. This is where Obama honed his “thug” political instincts.” ~ Rush 12/10/2008 http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/today.guest.html

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“Questions for Fitzgerald: Why’d you stop the investigation now, and why didn’t you tell the public about it before the election?” Rush Limbaugh 12/11/08
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/today.guest.html

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Not even inaugurated yet, Obama’s administration could well be the most corrupt in American history
hillbuzz.wordpress.com ^ | December 10, 2008 | hillbuzz
http://hillbuzz.wordpress.com/2008/12/10/not-even-inaugurated-yet-obamas-administration-could-very-well-be-the-most-corrupt-in-american-history/


21 posted on 12/30/2008 7:58:02 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("Every free act transcends matter, which is why any form of materialism is anti-liberty" - Gagdad)
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To: STARWISE

An impeachment trial in Illinois would open WAY TOO MANY cans of worms!


22 posted on 12/30/2008 8:08:29 AM PST by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: April Lexington

I’ll say ... doesn’t it almost put Blago in the driver’s seat .... LOL.


23 posted on 12/30/2008 8:19:07 AM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: unspun

h**l no, the Tribune was afraid that their resident bami would get caught for sure if they waited any longer.


24 posted on 12/30/2008 9:20:26 AM PST by nbhunt
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To: Matchett-PI

Thanks for the ping and the excellent review of Fitzy, the perfect AG’s Federal Prosecutor for the rats.


25 posted on 12/30/2008 10:00:16 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals or foreign or domestic terrorists or both?)
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To: Matchett-PI

““Corruption, Nationalization, Propaganda! That’s what you’re going to get from the Obama administration,”

Yes, it appears that Obama plans on nationalizing corruption by importing The Chicago Way into Washington, D.C....


26 posted on 12/30/2008 10:04:05 AM PST by DrC
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To: STARWISE
I’ve always felt he’s a bulldog, but one who’s quirky and flawed .. gets a scenario in his head and works to make the outcome conform to his imagined script/motives.

That sounds about right.

There’s just something a bit off about him .. and proven again in that presser, where he totally overreached his ethical boundaries as a US Atty.

That's where it gets iffy. Was he setting bait? Did he subsequently catch someone giving a statement at odds with the facts (as in the more convoluted Libby case)? And if so, will he follow through with the same stubborn tenacity?

This case is as much about Fitz as it is about Blago and Obama.

27 posted on 12/30/2008 11:09:48 AM PST by browardchad
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To: Caipirabob

“Farewell, old Republic. We hardly knew ya...I mean besides burning down the South and all that...at least they went out with a fight.”

we’ll probably go out with a fight this time too, for the Old Republic


28 posted on 01/01/2009 10:27:23 PM PST by AprilfromTexas
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To: STARWISE

This is an interesting post but many here on FR posted basically the same thing a month ago. Not because we knew the facts but because we know Fitzgerald. He is NOT going to go after his new boss. Period. If you take that simple fact (and the assumption that Obama is knee deep in Chicago corruption) and run with it you will be able to see future of this case quite clearly. It is going nowhere. Blago may or may not go down but nobody close to The One will be touched.


29 posted on 01/07/2009 3:34:46 PM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: InterceptPoint

Hard to know how to predict any outcome with the Fitz.

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(US Atty) Pat Fitzgerald Boots One (accidentally releases names of sources in fraud case)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2160584/posts?page=7


30 posted on 01/07/2009 4:39:33 PM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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