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SCANDAL EXPANDS !!! NEW Set of NEA Emails Released Linking White House to NEA Scandal
judicial watch/the lid ^ | 11/2/09 | The Lid

Posted on 11/02/2009 10:15:23 AM PST by Shellybenoit

Four weeks ago, Big Hollywood posted audio of a conference call in which Obama administration officials asked "grant recipients to plug Barack Obama’s domestic agenda."

At least six federal laws and regulations were violated when then–NEA communications director Yosi Sergant and White House Office of Public Engagement deputy director Buffy Wicks tried twisting the arms of artists and arts groups interested in getting federal arts grants to produce government propaganda.

To protect the scandal from expanding further, the White House threw Sergant under the bus, denied that they were involved issued new guidelines for the NEA and promised that it will never, ever, cross my heart, ever happen again.

Last week, Judicial Watch, announced it had obtained documents from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) related to the NEA's controversial August 10 conference call encouraging artists to create work that promotes the Obama agenda. The first set of documents were internal NEA correspondence involving disgraced former NEA Communications Director Yosi Sergant, who resigned over the scandal, and former actor, star of House and current Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, Kalpen Modi.

They indicate that the call was part of a specific WH Arts Policy to use the NEA as propaganda tool....Today Judicial Watch released new emails which leave no doubt about the reason for the calls or the involvement of the White House:

(Excerpt) Read more at yidwithlid.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 200909; 200910; 200911; art; artists; buffywicks; conferencecall; corruption; domesticpropaganda; judicialwatch; nea; neascandal; obama; propaganda; propagandists; sergeant; thearts; whope; yosisergant; yosisergeant

1 posted on 11/02/2009 10:15:30 AM PST by Shellybenoit
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To: Shellybenoit

So we can expect indictments by the end of the week? (cue chirping crickets sound)


2 posted on 11/02/2009 10:19:32 AM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: PistolPaknMama

HA! Laws are made to be used to punish anyone opposed to socialism only.


3 posted on 11/02/2009 10:48:52 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
...then–NEA communications director Yosi Sergant and White House Office of Public Engagement deputy director Buffy Wicks tried twisting the arms of artists and arts groups interested in getting federal arts grants to produce government propaganda. To protect the scandal from expanding further, the White House threw Sergant under the bus...

4 posted on 02/29/2016 9:12:51 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Here's to the day the forensics people scrape what's left of Putin off the ceiling of his limo.)
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