Skip to comments.Obama linked to 2004 party at Rezko's home
Posted on 04/14/2008 1:23:16 PM PDT by Velveeta
Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama's name came up again at the Antoin "Tony" Rezko corruption trial and in a way that earlier filings in the case did not telegraph.
Stuart Levine, the prosecution's star witness, said he and Obama were at a party Rezko threw at his Wilmette mansion on April 3, 2004, for Nadhmi Auchi, a controversial Iraqi-born billionaire who Rezko was trying to get to invest in a South Loop real-estate development.
Auchi, now a citizen of the United Kingdom, has faced criminal charges in Europe. He also figured in the revocation of Rezko's bond early this year after attempting to wire him more than $3 million. Upon learning of that attempt, U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve declared Rezko a flight risk and ordered him held in a federal jail in the Loop. The Rezko party in 2004 was designed to induce Auchi to pour money into the South Loop investment. Obama's presence at the party was not previously known. At the time, Obama was fresh off a surprise win in the Illinois Democratic primary for U.S. Senate and was riding a crest of national publicity.
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Indeed, I agree. BHusseinO is dangerous and the thought that he’s even this close to being president is quite disconcerting.
Osama is going down hard. With Rezko, Larry Sincalir, Pastor Wright, a retarded wife, and not being able to lift a bowling ball, this boy is toast.
From Wikipedia article on Nadhmi Auchi:
“Nadhmi Auchi was charged along with Saddam Hussein for conspiring to assassinate Iraqi President Abdul-Karim Qasim in 1959. Qasim was injured while his bodyguard was killed; Saddam managed to flee the country. Auchi was arrested for delivering weapons to the assassins but was later pardoned by President Qasim.”
More from the Wikipedia link:
“Nadhmi Auchi was viewed with a lot of suspicion by the Iraqi opposition to Saddam Hussein’s regime, regarding him as a front-man for Saddam’s intelligence service. Auchi was involved in several multi-billion dollar business deals in the post-Saddam era too, such as the Orascom mobile phone network (IraqNa), and at least one power generation contract involving Bill Clinton and Iraq’s former Minister of Electricity, Aiham Alsamarrae, who has been convicted over corruption charges in Iraq and is now living in Chicago.”
LOL at retarded wife. I sure hope he’s toast, I’m not so sure yet.
BHusseinO does have strange bedfellows.
“Tell me who you associate with and I’ll tell you what you are”.
Ref. Post #10:
I forgot the “Sarcasm” symbol.
Actually, it’s an insult to boys the world over to compare them with this effeminate fool.
Patrick Fitzgerald has his sights set on the moron Gov. and Fitz never misses. The only question is will Blago be sent to prison before he's impeached or recalled (1). And to Prison he WILL go, take that to the bank.
(1) a Recall Bill is being fast tracked through the IL General Assembly solely because of that asshat Gov. Even his fellow RATS hate his guts.