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BREAKING: Names Released in Synagro Case
WXYZ.COM ^ | 1-28-2009 | WXYZ

Posted on 01/28/2009 4:39:46 AM PST by Westlander

DETROIT (WXYZ) - A sludge-hauling executive's account of greed and bribery has linked former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father, Bernard Kilpatrick, and City Council President Monica Conyers as the major figures in the Synagro scandal, according to a story on the Detroit Free Press web site.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: conyers; corruptdems; corruption; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; detroit; kilpatrick; kwamekilpatrick; mayor; mediablackout
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1 posted on 01/28/2009 4:39:46 AM PST by Westlander
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To: Westlander

Only Detroit could come up with a scandal about “sludge”!

(I can say that. I live here. )


2 posted on 01/28/2009 4:42:46 AM PST by 1curiousmind
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To: Westlander

Democrat Culture of Corruption!


3 posted on 01/28/2009 4:44:26 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Westlander

John Conyers will be calling for hearings?


4 posted on 01/28/2009 4:45:20 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Westlander

“During the lengthy legal and political crisis of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Conyers was the only member of Council to vote against a resolution demanding that he resign.[4].” Wikipedia


5 posted on 01/28/2009 4:47:37 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Westlander
greed and bribery has linked former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father, Bernard Kilpatrick, and City Council President Monica Conyers

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Demokrats?! Oh the HORROR!

6 posted on 01/28/2009 4:50:06 AM PST by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash ?)
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To: Westlander

I knew conyers would be part of this...the whole damn family is corrupt...


7 posted on 01/28/2009 4:53:09 AM PST by joe fonebone (The libtard votes in every election, regardless of the candidate.)
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To: Westlander
Corruption? In Detroit?

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8 posted on 01/28/2009 4:56:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Westlander
What Stinks?
9 posted on 01/28/2009 5:07:44 AM PST by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: Westlander
Detroit: Functional illiteracy rate of 47%

How could they be guilty?

10 posted on 01/28/2009 5:08:54 AM PST by wolfcreek (There is no 2 party system only arrogant Pols and their handlers)
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To: wolfcreek

A jury of their peers!!


11 posted on 01/28/2009 5:10:58 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: joe fonebone

Oh please please, tell me that hubby John had his fingers in this.

Did you know that Monica Conyers wanted to rename the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel after her husband?


12 posted on 01/28/2009 5:11:42 AM PST by OldBlondBabe
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To: Westlander

Hey, where da party at?

Not one affiliation listed in the article about half a dozen (D)s. I’m surprised they didn’t hunt down some distant non-relative so they could say “Kwame and Bernard Kilpatrick, 2nd cousin-in-law twice removed of Detroit-metra-area REPUBLICAN Joe Smith”...


13 posted on 01/28/2009 5:16:59 AM PST by BobbyT
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To: Westlander
You folks don't get it,,,

"Giten ovar on D MAN" is what counts, this makes him even more likely to gain creds with his voters. Its all a conspiracy of the white man to keep a brother down. All politicians do this stuff, but if a brother tries it, D Man is gonna try to get him!

This is just all trumped up SH*T!....NOT GUILTY!

14 posted on 01/28/2009 5:30:21 AM PST by MrPiper
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To: Dr. Ursus
City Council President Monica Conyers as the major figures in the Synagro scandal.

Is this person related to the John Conyers in Congress? If so we should start looking at what his share of the sludge consists of.

15 posted on 01/28/2009 5:35:16 AM PST by reader25
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To: reader25

that be’s the wife!


16 posted on 01/28/2009 5:37:17 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: reader25

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpzRuB-YMpg

Monica Conyers is taken to task by an 8th grader.


17 posted on 01/28/2009 5:47:00 AM PST by OldBlondBabe
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To: OldBlondBabe

what a coupla of egotistical self centered naccissists these two are.......


18 posted on 01/28/2009 5:49:32 AM PST by joe fonebone (The libtard votes in every election, regardless of the candidate.)
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To: MrPiper

Only problem is, da man is not a bro.


19 posted on 01/28/2009 5:51:58 AM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Westlander
Westlander YMB!!!!

You beat me to it.

So this is why Conyers wants his Bush Witch Hunt, to deflect the fact that he may need conjugal visits with his wife in the slammer!

I am not following this as close as I used too, If I am not mistaken, this is just getting going the FBI has much more to go. Am I off base here, or is this just the beginning?

20 posted on 01/28/2009 6:04:50 AM PST by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: Westlander

BTTT


21 posted on 01/28/2009 6:06:23 AM PST by timestax (CNNLIES)
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To: taildragger

Just the beginning. We haven’t even gotten to the good part, where Kwame may have had someone offed. This guy is a real thug.


22 posted on 01/28/2009 6:12:07 AM PST by benjibrowder (Looking forward to kicking Obama out of office in 2012.)
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To: Westlander

Oh, My Gawd! There’s gambling in Casablanca!

Who woudda taut?


23 posted on 01/28/2009 6:15:32 AM PST by MindBender26 (ATTN: Rev. Lowery: Sorry 'bout that, but I am White, and I got it Right years ago!)
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To: benjibrowder
Roger that Ben.

I am here in the Peoples Socialist Republic of Michigan and I am aware of Tamara Green and the other Exotic dancer that died in GA.

24 posted on 01/28/2009 6:27:01 AM PST by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: wolfcreek

There was a lady on Rush’s show this morning stating that and also that only 21% of students graduate high school.


25 posted on 01/28/2009 6:28:17 AM PST by freebird5850 (O-Bomb-a, the sleeper cell that slipped by all of us.)
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To: penelopesire

Is now firmly entrenched in the federal government.


26 posted on 01/28/2009 6:50:43 AM PST by AmericanVictory
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To: penelopesire

Detroit’s government has been corrupt for years. And yet, the people there keep voting the Democrats in, term after term.


27 posted on 01/28/2009 7:11:03 AM PST by Purrcival (Obama and Biden: The Marx Brothers! (Thanks FReeper Enduring Freedom for the tagline))
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To: AmericanVictory

I motion that we discover that the land where Detroit now sits was illegally acquired from the British Crown, and that we therefore intend to return it forthwith to either the control of that government, or to its successor in the region, Canada.

(And that we publish an announcement in the newspaper that we are no longer responsible for any debts incurred by that entity...)


28 posted on 01/28/2009 7:13:33 AM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Westlander
From September.....

New firms tied to FBI contract probe

This is an unholy mess.

29 posted on 01/28/2009 7:17:33 AM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: Westlander
"Detroit City Council President Monica Conyers also is under investigation in connection with the sludge contract, people familiar with the investigation said...

Federal officials have electronic surveillance evidence that allegedly links Conyers to receiving a payment or payments in connection with the Synagro deal, people familiar with the investigation said...

Sam Riddle, a former aide to Conyers, has said his telephone was tapped by the FBI in connection with the investigation...

According to Rosendall's plea agreement, the aide to City Council Member A told Rosendall that only if Rosendall hired the aide as a consultant would the agreement be approved. (Riddle was the aide).

When Council Member A learned that an intermediary working with Rosendall had not made a payment or donation to benefit the council member, the council member said, "You don't have my vote and you're short," and cursed at Rosendall and the intermediary after a council meeting, the plea agreement said.

On March 28, 2007, the council member voted in favor of the Systematic Recycling deal. The intermediary advised Rosendall that he later paid the council member $5,000 to $8,000 in cash, the Rosendall plea agreement says."


30 posted on 01/28/2009 7:20:07 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Meow.)
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To: Purrcival

yep...heard on Rush’s show yesterday that some 49% of detroit’s citizens are functionally illiterate now too.

Those dems policies sure do work.../sarcasm


31 posted on 01/28/2009 7:29:30 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: penelopesire

Actually, a caller to the show cited the 49% figure. Rush checked it out during a break because the number was so high, he couldn’t believe it. He found out that the actual illiteracy rate in Detroit is 47% — still WAY too high!


32 posted on 01/28/2009 7:30:51 AM PST by Purrcival (Obama and Biden: The Marx Brothers! (Thanks FReeper Enduring Freedom for the tagline))
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To: Purrcival
The Head of the Wayne County Sheriff's Department (Detroit is in Wayne) has asked for a State of Emergency from the Governor...

He has 60,000 forclosed homes to look over that have become a problem...

I kid you not, google it.....

33 posted on 01/28/2009 7:35:35 AM PST by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: Purrcival

Must have missed that part while multi-tasking. Loved the woman caller, but her laugh started getting under my skin by the end of the call...lol


34 posted on 01/28/2009 7:36:08 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: penelopesire
More backround, from last summer....

Council aide, taped taking cash, resigns 'Lots of targets,' source in federal probe says; sludge deal company cooperating with FBI

35 posted on 01/28/2009 7:40:50 AM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: Westlander
Also from last summer....

Mayor's adviser tied to key man in Synagro

Check out the info on Michael Tardif...

36 posted on 01/28/2009 7:46:32 AM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: Westlander

Obama’s Fault


37 posted on 01/28/2009 7:47:55 AM PST by peace with honor
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To: mewzilla

Thanks for the link.


38 posted on 01/28/2009 7:50:16 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: penelopesire

The Tardif angle’s really interesting, especially if the guy’s got any ties to Barry...


39 posted on 01/28/2009 7:51:56 AM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: Westlander

Democrat Culture of Sludge and Corruption.


40 posted on 01/28/2009 8:06:37 AM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (The committed will surely dominate the complacent.)
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To: StAnDeliver

Riddle was on WJR this morning and made the quote of the day. “The only difference between Detroit and a third world country is the goats in the street”


41 posted on 01/28/2009 8:26:11 AM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: taildragger

He also was on WJR and I heard it.


42 posted on 01/28/2009 8:27:32 AM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: 70th Division

Same here 70th.....


43 posted on 01/28/2009 8:28:34 AM PST by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: mewzilla

BTTT.


44 posted on 01/28/2009 9:04:52 AM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: 70th Division

Right. In the third world, the peoples HAVE goats.


45 posted on 01/28/2009 9:55:50 AM PST by ichabod1 (Change is not a destination, Hope is not a strategy)
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To: OldBlondBabe
Kierra Bell, the eighth grader who stood tall and restored my optimism.

We must remember her name.

46 posted on 01/28/2009 11:06:26 AM PST by tsomer
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To: taildragger

Speaking of which, does anyone happen to know a legal way to keep your house after you’ve run out of money?


47 posted on 01/28/2009 11:24:25 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 9 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: OldBlondBabe

Thanks! That was priceless! I liked the attitude of the kid that took Conyers to task


48 posted on 01/28/2009 11:55:13 AM PST by ssschev (We the people are being "drowned slowly" in the waters of Socialism!)
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To: Westlander

Does this mean Kilpatrick will go through the revolving door and back to jail?


49 posted on 01/28/2009 12:17:03 PM PST by WmShirerAdmirer
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To: ssschev

Do you think John Conyers will bake cookies to take to his old lady in the jail? Or, will he make one of his aides do it?


50 posted on 01/28/2009 12:24:23 PM PST by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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