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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Pampers) Wants To 'Get It On' With Tea Party
Conservative Nation News ^ | June 24, 2012

Posted on 06/24/2012 4:30:35 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

California Congressman Maxine Waters told Denver Democrats tonight that Republicans are waging a war on women on issues ranging from health care to wage disparity.

During her speech at the 5th annual House District 7 Unity Dinner, she accused Republicans of attacking President Obama any chance they get.

“We cannot allow the opportunities that America stands for to be eroded by those who simply want to bring this president down,” she said.

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1 posted on 06/24/2012 4:30:48 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Pampers) Wants To 'Get It On' With Tea Party

Uh, no Maxine...trust me, you don't.

2 posted on 06/24/2012 4:33:49 PM PDT by LaybackLenny
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To: Free ThinkerNY
she accused Republicans of attacking President Obama any chance they get.

LOL!!!!!!!!!!! Democrats like her are attacking Republicans with anything they can dream up.

3 posted on 06/24/2012 4:34:42 PM PDT by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

For once I agree with her......LETS GET IT ON!!!!


4 posted on 06/24/2012 4:37:16 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Free ThinkerNY
if the GOP just had a pair:

Hmmmm ......

Ethics Case Against Congresswoman to Resume

6/6/12 WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House Ethics Committee said Wednesday that they would move ahead with a long-delayed inquiry into allegations of impropriety by Representative Maxine Waters after concluding that committee missteps had not denied Ms. Waters a fair hearing in the case.

Ethics investigators accuse her of improperly trying to facilitate federal bailout financing and do special favors for a Boston-based bank, OneUnited, at a time when her husband had stock in the company worth about $200,000.

Maxine Waters Ethics Case: 6 Committee Members Recuse Themselves Los Angeles Times ^ | Richard Simon - Friday, February 17, 2012 3:05:05 PM

The tumultuous ethics case against Rep. Maxine Waters, one of Los Angeles’ most enduring politicians, took another strange turn Friday as six members of the House Ethics Committee recused themselves from considering the charges against her.

Committee Chairman Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) said that all five of the panel’s Republicans, including himself, and one Democrat were taking the unusual action of recusing themselves from further involvement in the long-running Waters case "out of an abundance of caution and to avoid even an appearance of unfairness." Six new House members immediately were named to the bipartisan panel to consider all matters related to the Waters case.

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Maxine Waters’ Ethics Trial Stalls. Again. (Who Is Surprised?) | July 23, 2011 | Patrick Richadson

Waters threatens to sue the House Ethics Committee for mishandling her case.

It’s notable that Waters is not asking for the case to be dismissed on the merits, but only because she claims she can no longer get a fair trial.

Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the Financial Services Committee, said in an interview that he inserted the provision for minority banks to protect OneUnited — because it is based in his state.

The provision sought by Waters — and inserted by Frank — told the Treasury Department that it should consider — for bailout money — banks that had an asset size of $1 billion or less, and whose size dropped to a lower range because they owned devalued preferred stock in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

The only bank that language would affect was OneUnited.

Waters is accused of using her influence to gain special treatment for Massachusetts-based bank OneUnited, which received $12 million in bailout funds. Changing a law was required in order to get them the money. Her husband, former Ambassador Sidney Williams, owned more than $350,000 in stock in the bank, and had also been a board member.

Rep. Maxine Waters wants ethics charges dropped

Citing “gross misconduct,” the lawyer representing Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is asking the House Ethics Committee to dismiss all charges against his client.

In a letter addressed to the chairman of the House Ethics Committee, Republican Jo Bonner of Alabama, and the committee's top Democrat, Linda Sanchez, Waters' attorney Stanley Brand cited internal documents showing a close relationship between two former committee lawyers in the case and Republican committee members, saying “any further action by the committee would be “irremediably tainted and without legal foundation.”

Rep. Waters is a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee. The committee alleges that she tried to obtain a federal bailout for a minority-owned bank where her husband is an investor.

“Based on the facts of the case and the record of committee misconduct, the only remedy that vindicates the principals of the quasi-judicial functions of the committee is immediate dismissal with prejudice. No other remedy exists to cure this misconduct,” Atty. Brand wrote.

Rep. Waters has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, saying she had no role in the Obama administration's decision to bail out Boston-based OneUnited Bank. The congresswoman's husband, Sidney Williams, owns stock in the bank, and his investment was in danger of becoming worthless during the near-financial collapse of late 2008.

OneUnited received $12 million in bailout money in December 2008. But Treasury Department officials have told House investigators that Rep. Waters was not involved in that decision.

Rep. Waters contended she had supported legislation to help all troubled, minority-owned banks like OneUnited—and specifically those, like OneUnited, that were hurt by their investments in the then-collapsing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Atty. Brand said internal documents showed that the two former lawyers regularly corresponded exclusively last year with Rep. Bonner, then the ranking Republican and now the ethics chairman.

The two lawyers, C. Morgan Kim and Stacy Sovereign, were suspended last year by the previous Democratic chairman, Zoe Lofgren of California. Neither accepted Atty. Bonner's offer earlier this year to reinstate them.

The committee had charged Rep. Waters with violating House rules and was ready to begin a proceeding on her conduct late last year, but the case was sent back for further investigation after the controversy erupted over the conduct of the two lawyers.

Atty. Brand said in his statement that if there is prosecutorial misconduct in a criminal case, a judge would usually dismiss the charges. He also said the case was flawed.

“Given that both current members and staff are implicated in these documents, any other suggested remedy would lack legal credibility and would confirm an unprecedented level of bias against my client,” Atty. Brand added.

Meanwhile ethics watchdogs are calling on Rep. Bonner to step down as chairman of the House Ethics Committee—at least temporarily—for his role in the ongoing turmoil over Rep. Waters' case.

“I think there needs to be an investigation into the whole matter, including Mr. Bonner's role and that Mr. Bonner should step aside during the course of that investigation,” said Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

“If Mr. Bonner is found to have broken the committee's rules, he should be sanctioned by the full House.”

2 House ethics attorneys suspended (includes lead attorney on Maxine Waters case)

Blake Chisam, the chief counsel and staff director for the ethics panel, initially sought to fire Kim and Sovereign on Nov. 19, but was unable to do so.

It is unclear if the decision to place Kim and Sovereign on paid leave was related to the Waters’ case or another matter, although they were placed in that status on the same day that Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), the chairwoman and ranking member of the committee, announced the Waters’ trial was delayed. The committee announced that it had new information, including e-mails from Mikael Moore, Waters' chief of staff, that would have an impact on the Waters’ matter.

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5 posted on 06/24/2012 4:37:55 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This minute, ah yeah.


6 posted on 06/24/2012 4:39:22 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Replaced the word Republicans with the word democRATs
Then replaced the word of _resident zer0 with Republicans
and found some semblances of truth in the first three sentences.
7 posted on 06/24/2012 4:39:48 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Pampers) Wants To 'Get It On' With Tea Party

Okay.

8 posted on 06/24/2012 4:39:53 PM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She means the women that aren’t killed in the womb, right?

And the women who are undocumented sex slaves, right?

And the women who don’t care about religious freedom or self defense, right?

And the women who aren’t in a family suffering from chronic unemployement, right?


9 posted on 06/24/2012 4:41:28 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I hate to tell her, but her claim of a war on women (most likely she claims it a “racist” war as well) is actually a war on socialism which is not based on race, color, sex, or any other segment of the democrats’ entitlement voting blocks.


10 posted on 06/24/2012 4:41:59 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: LaybackLenny

Let’s go Mad Max!


11 posted on 06/24/2012 4:42:27 PM PDT by ohiobushman (Only in N.Y.C can u buy beer by the case,liquor by the gallon,but be a criminal buying a soda!)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
Why am I suddenly thinking Celebrity Deathmatch????
12 posted on 06/24/2012 4:44:03 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t think the cockroach wants to go up against the light. When confronted with the light, cockroaches usually scatter.


13 posted on 06/24/2012 4:44:18 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama doesnÂ’t have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Somewhere in Heaven Marven Gaye is thowing up in his mouth. Here on Earth images of her saying that after a couple of glasses of red wine, make me want to say hold on here Maxine, I am married man, and no way anyone in the Tea Party has beer goggles that fuzzy.

But a part of me just wants to say just ewwww...

14 posted on 06/24/2012 4:46:46 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
California Congressman Maxine Waters told Denver Democrats tonight that Republicans are waging a war on women...

I'm detecting a theme from the Jackasses.

15 posted on 06/24/2012 4:52:13 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I've been really tryin'
Baby tryin' to hold
Back this feelin' for
So long and if you feel
Like I feel baby then
Come on oh come on

(click-click)

Whoo let's get it on ah
Babe let's get it on
Let's love baby let's
Get it on sugar let's
Get it on whoo-ooh-ooh

take a deep breath, let it out half-way, and squeeze

16 posted on 06/24/2012 4:52:30 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Romney Sucks. Mutiny Now, or something.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hopefully God will strike her dead for being a filthy communist. Just sayin’


17 posted on 06/24/2012 4:53:04 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why is a California Democrat addressing people in Colorado?

South Central too busy looting to notice?


18 posted on 06/24/2012 4:57:06 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Doc Savage

She’s far, far worse than just a commie, and truly deserves to burn in Hell, for eternity.


19 posted on 06/24/2012 5:03:15 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Make your move you MARXIST b!tch.


20 posted on 06/24/2012 5:05:45 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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