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Blagojevich Dangerous While On the Ropes
The Chicago Daily Observer ^ | May 3, 2010 | Thomas F. Roeser

Posted on 05/03/2010 7:57:33 AM PDT by PBRCat

The full transcript…without the redactions…shows these things…quite injurious to Obama:

That the president may have lied about conversations with convicted fraudster the incarcerated Tony Rezko, his former friend, fund-raiser and neighbor that Rezko never passed along a lobbyist’s offer to then state Senator Obama about placing a gambling casino in suburban Rosemont which Rezko could have made a killing on. The proffer was for Rezko to hold a fundraiser for Obama in return for Obama’s support of a favorable official action on gaming legislation. Obama has denied ever receiving such an offer. Says the previously redacted portion: The defense has a good faith belief that this public official is Barack Obama.

That Obama may have overtly recommended Valerie Jarrett to Blago for appointment to his Senate seat contradicting Obama who insisted neither he nor his staff had any input with Blago on the matter..

That an Obama supporter may have offered quid pro quo on the Jarrett appointment, specifically fund-raising in exchange for the Jarrett appointment.

That contrary to what Obama’s aides told the FBI, he offered a quid pro quo to Blago on a Jarrett senate appointment, i.e. fund-raising for Blago in exchange for her appointment.

(Excerpt) Read more at cdobs.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: blagojevich; corruption; illinois; obama; rezko
Wounded Blagojevich prepares to spill the beans on Little Barry a/k/a "Mister Clean." Maybe not so clean?
1 posted on 05/03/2010 7:57:33 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat

Except that a judge has declared that 0 does not have to testify. ?


2 posted on 05/03/2010 7:59:03 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: PBRCat
Ultimately, why should this matter?

EVERYONE knows that this thug is corrupt. Us patriots loathe him for it, the Lewinsky-Americans love him for it.

This POS could roast puppies live on CNN and PETA would STILL swoon with collective orgasms.

3 posted on 05/03/2010 8:03:40 AM PDT by kromike
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To: kromike

The reason the left adored Clinton was that he “beat” the right.

It wouldn’t matter how corrupt he was, or how corrupt and thuggis 0bama is,

as long as they “beat the right”.


4 posted on 05/03/2010 8:05:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: PBRCat

Someone needs to remind Blago about what happened to Jim McDougal while he was in a prion cell.


5 posted on 05/03/2010 8:08:55 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity - electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: PBRCat

If Blagy goes down, I am of the opinion he will take people along on the drop. Who they will be and under what circumstances remains to be seen.


6 posted on 05/03/2010 8:10:18 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: sarasota

Blogo will not go down alone! He will take everyone with him he can to try and save his sorry ass! Will Obama have to request that the courts allow he defend him self?


7 posted on 05/03/2010 8:18:56 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: sarasota
Except that a judge has declared that 0 does not have to testify.

Exactly. And the judge will most likely throw out any tape where Obama is even mentioned because he's not there to defend himself. The fix is in, folks.

8 posted on 05/03/2010 8:22:13 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: sarasota

“Except that a judge has declared that 0 does not have to testify. ?”

Suddenly justice and truth is declared by judges by fiat. Not good.


9 posted on 05/03/2010 8:23:49 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: PBRCat

waiting to see if blao shows up at Dr Manning’s trial...less that two weeks to go now...

Pastor James David Manning, Hero

The Obama Sedition And Treason Trial Soon

Dr. Manning – We Have Proof Of Obama’s Ineligibility

*****

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10 posted on 05/03/2010 8:23:57 AM PDT by gunnyg (THINK! ~ AllOur Novembers Are Behind Us...)
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To: PBRCat

Blogo knows where the bodies are buried.

And Obozo and his pals have already picked out a site for Blogo.


11 posted on 05/03/2010 8:27:12 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: sarasota

Except that a judge has declared that 0 does not have to testify. ?

I suspect that he has Barry or Rahm on tape and it is gonna show up in Hannity’s or Drudge’s mailbox very soon.


12 posted on 05/03/2010 8:27:51 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: sarasota

According to the article, that could change. I hate to wish my life away, but this could be really interesting. I’ll be looking forward to what happens and how the drive by media handles it.


13 posted on 05/03/2010 8:30:56 AM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: onyx; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...

~~PING!


14 posted on 05/03/2010 8:31:00 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: dblshot
"...what happened to Jim McDougal while he was in a prion cell."

You wouldn't be suggesting a severe case of Chicagocide??

15 posted on 05/03/2010 8:37:09 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: Dick Bachert

They say Ft. Marcy Park is lovely in the springtime.


16 posted on 05/03/2010 8:38:26 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Sunshine Sister
"..how the drive by media handles it..."

Blowjobovich is no fool. He plays hard. If he "leaks" something it sure as hell wont be leaked to any of the MSM outlets. He'll go to Drudge or maybe FOX. Fox could be shaky too so I'd bet on Drudge. If Blago decides to dump on 0 he'll want to make sure it works. This wouldn't be the type of "news" that you'd want to bet the traditional news outlets would find worthy of seeing the light of day.

17 posted on 05/03/2010 8:47:52 AM PDT by skimbell (VERO POSSUMUS my azz!)
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To: PBRCat

As seen in Clinton’s administration, libs don’t care if their guy is crooked or not. Nothing to see here.


18 posted on 05/03/2010 8:50:47 AM PDT by ratzoe (damn, I miss Barbara Olson)
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To: Sunshine Sister

The trial is supposed to begin on June 3, 2010. Stay tuned.


19 posted on 05/03/2010 8:54:01 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: sarasota

Maybe they cannot get him to testify in person, but this kind of evidence could be damaging enough.

Could force NObama into a corner- testify or let the chips fall where they may.


20 posted on 05/03/2010 8:56:41 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: PBRCat

If i walked on a commercial flight and saw Blago sitting in the plane i would turn around and walk right off.


21 posted on 05/03/2010 8:56:55 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: Deo volente

Vince thought so...


22 posted on 05/03/2010 8:59:36 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: All

“The judge said he is willing to reconsider the issue during the course of the trial which begins June 3—if Blago’s lawyers submit more evidence that they need Obama’s testimony. Count on it: They’ll either submit more evidence directly or more allegations will come out that will warrant Obama’s participation.

Spectacular leakages in the future may force Obama to make an appearance either here in Chicago or in Washington via video-tape. If so, it will be an eerie reenactment of the Bill Clinton scenario. Obama better not fudge the truth. Clinton did, committing perjury for which he was impeached by the House.”

Lord, protect Blago and those who know the truth.


23 posted on 05/03/2010 9:00:46 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: skimbell

Blago should also be leaking to the Enquirer. Seriously.

Give them something that is true and will get denied by the NY Times and Wash. Post. Then pull the plug on the MSM - they will then have even less credibility. Anything they then say will be used as “tainting the jury pool”.

Play some some real hardball and he just might stay alive.


24 posted on 05/03/2010 9:02:45 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: MrB
The reason the left adored Clinton was that he “beat” the right.

Exactly. They couldn't care less if the entire country burns, as long as they "win." That's what Nancy Pelosi prancing around with the oversize gavel was all about: rubbing it in. Letting us know who's boss.

25 posted on 05/03/2010 9:03:37 AM PDT by denydenydeny (The welfare state turns us all into zoo animals, mouths open, waiting for the next feeding.)
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To: PBRCat

Blago is endearing in a perverse way..like a witty porn star or something


26 posted on 05/03/2010 9:06:33 AM PDT by wardaddy (never been particularly pious but I stand with Franklin Graham...bigtime...you betcha...ya'll)
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To: ridesthemiles

Nixon had to testify. Why not Zero?


27 posted on 05/03/2010 9:13:08 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: denydenydeny

I think they’re of the “kill his goat”* mindset.
They don’t really care if they “win”, as long as WE “lose”.

*Short version: Two guys find a genie lamp, one rubs it and wishes for a goat, the other rubs it and demands the genie kill the other guy’s goat.


28 posted on 05/03/2010 9:13:36 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: bgill

Exactly. I believe a judge has already said that “not all the tapes will be aired.” Blago has to be furious. (Along w/the rest of us.)


29 posted on 05/03/2010 9:14:37 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: sarasota

Nixon had to testify. Why not Zero?

___________________________________

Ugh....Because Nixon was not king?/s


30 posted on 05/03/2010 9:21:06 AM PDT by parthian shot (America.... Founded on God and the Constitution ! We desperately need both.)
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To: sarasota

I’m reminded of one of those Lethal Weapon movies. obama just says “I declare Diplomatic Immunity”. I mean, he is a foreign president.


31 posted on 05/03/2010 9:29:08 AM PDT by 21twelve ( UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES MY ARSE: "..now begin the work of remaking America."-Obama, 1/20/09)
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To: glorgau

That’s exactly what I was thinking.


32 posted on 05/03/2010 9:33:41 AM PDT by rbbeachkid
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To: PBRCat
Wounded Blagojevich prepares to spill the beans on Little Barry a/k/a "Mister Clean." Maybe not so clean?

Blago not long for this world - fellow RAT Buba Klintoon to help little Barry out of this mess.
33 posted on 05/03/2010 9:40:41 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barack Hussein 0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: STARWISE

It’s interesting that Blogo HAS TO tell the truth if he has any chance of ever getting out of jail! The real question is, will he live long enough to get out of jail?


34 posted on 05/03/2010 9:41:26 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: WellyP

Long before jail, it’s what happens at trial ..
Blago revelations and incriminations: -0, Jarrett,
Emanuel, Jesse Jr. et al, judge’s actions .. that’s
what could be explosive, and the leaks of the
pressure applied by the overlords.

And Patti knows all.

Unless offered a sweet inside deal or fatally
overcome by a mysterious ‘disease,” Blago’s not
going down alone.


35 posted on 05/03/2010 9:48:54 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: onyx; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...

From the brilliant comic mind of John Kass

~~~~~~~~~

*snip*

“The president might be advised to write to the judge: “Judge Zagel, you want me on that stand, you need me on that stand! Please, Judge Zagel, let me testify to show everyone I’m not a Chicago politician.”

*snip*

What follows is a certified yet highly imaginary transcript of some future testimony.

Smarty Pants Lawyer: Isn’t it true, Mr. President, that in 2002, as an Illinois state senator, you told journalist Jeff Berkowitz, on tape, the following: “Right now, my main focus is to make sure we elect Rod Blagojevich as governor.”

Obama: Well, look. That’s not the Rod I knew.

Smarty Pants Lawyer: Isn’t it true, Mr. President, that in 2006, you wrote a letter to the voters of Cook County, vigorously endorsing the hapless Urkel of political Chicago, Todd Stroger, for County Board president?

Obama: Well, uh, look. At this point in time, to the best of my knowledge, I can’t recall.

Smarty Pants Lawyer: Did you not write, and I quote, “Todd is a good, progressive Democrat who will bring values and sensibility to the job”? Did you not write these words, sir?

Obama: That’s not the Todd I knew.

Smarty Pants Lawyer: And isn’t it true that in April of 2010, you publicly hugged Alexi Giannoulias and called him, and I quote, Illinois’ “soon-to-be senator”? Doesn’t that make you a real Chicago politician?

Obama: I decline to answer on the grounds that it might incriminate me.”

Read more:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-met-kass-0502-20100502,0,2514419.column?page=2

http://citizenwells.wordpress.com/2010/05/03/blagojevich-trial-obama-testimony-rezko-trial-rod-blagojevich-did-not-testify-us-district-judge-james-zagel-motion-to-subpoena-obama-denied-door-still-open-for-obama-as-witness/


36 posted on 05/03/2010 9:55:47 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: All

Hmmm... apparently a cousin of US Atty Fitzie has a job working for Mayor Daley

~~~~~~~~~~~~~

A computer glitch, and a bigger justice glitch
By Margie Burns
Online Journal Contributing Writer

Apr 28, 2010, 00:18
###

Thanks to a computer glitch, we now know that the feds in Chicago have been trying to feed President Obama for months into the Blagojevich matter.

They have gone after every other Democratic politician in Chicago — except the office of Mayor Daley, where a cousin of U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald works as one of the mayor’s top aides — and have gone after a number of the more unprepossessing Republican candidates, usually in primary season.

Now it appears that the federal prosecutors working overtime to justify Fitzgerald’s stunt arrest of Blagojevich have passed frequent references to the president in documents to defense counsel.

Blagojevich’s lawyers have now exposed that quiet behind-the-scenes campaign:

Some of the references to Obama passed along by the Northern District of Illinois surfaced last Thursday in a defense attempt to subpoena the president to testify at Blagojevich’s trial, scheduled to begin June 3.

The unredacted defense motion, posted by the Chicago Sun-Times among other outlets, is linked here.

http://blogs.suntimes.com/blago/2010/04/heres_text_of_the_full_unredac.html

Two main inferences are included:

one is that Obama was involved in some discussions, or mentions, of potential candidates for the senate seat he was vacating; and the other is that convicted political donor Antoin ‘Tony’ Rezko is saying bad things about Obama.

Although the second of these is considerably more chilling, let’s take these two in the order in which the defense motion raises them.

Continue here

http://onlinejournal.com/artman/publish/article_5806.shtml


37 posted on 05/03/2010 10:05:00 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: mowowie
I can read the headline now...

“Blago found dead in bizarre shaving accident. Death is ruled accidental.”

38 posted on 05/03/2010 10:15:50 AM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: sarasota
Except that a judge has declared that 0 does not have to testify. ?

Is the Supreme Court in his future?

39 posted on 05/03/2010 10:22:00 AM PDT by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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To: PBRCat

Just remember, Blago is a Serb, quit is not an option and he will take everyone with him on the way down, count on it, genetics at work...


40 posted on 05/03/2010 10:45:44 AM PDT by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: mombonn

Blago needs to push this to the Supremes - Obama will fold and let him off, somehow.


41 posted on 05/03/2010 10:53:14 AM PDT by unique
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To: mombonn

You nailed it.


42 posted on 05/03/2010 11:09:54 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: gunnyg
Obama was a CIA operative who used Columbia University as a cover to go to Pakistan in 1981 when the CIA and the Mujahideen worked together against the Soviet invasion. Obama supplied arms, logistics, and money using his Muslim background.

This must be the week for wacky conspiracy theories. They're all over FR right now. Settle down, folks. Let's concentrate on defeating the leftists in November.

43 posted on 05/03/2010 11:21:53 AM PDT by Sharkfish
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To: Sharkfish

“This must be the week for wacky conspiracy theories. They’re all over FR right now. Settle down, folks. Let’s concentrate on defeating the leftists in November. “
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the folks...reminds me of long-mouthed hack daddy 0’pinhead...

“the folks” don’t need any instruction, they can think for themselves.


44 posted on 05/03/2010 11:27:00 AM PDT by gunnyg (THINK! ~ AllOur Novembers Are Behind Us...)
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To: gunnyg

I have hope for the Manning trial. It would be a perfect place for Blago to spill a few beans, should he decide to show up.


45 posted on 05/03/2010 1:05:10 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Faith

hopefully there may be some tv cameras there...hell,even hussein may not be able to resist that!


46 posted on 05/03/2010 2:01:05 PM PDT by gunnyg (THINK! ~ AllOur Novembers Are Behind Us...)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
That the president may have lied about conversations with convicted fraudster the incarcerated Tony Rezko, his former friend, fund-raiser and neighbor that Rezko never passed along a lobbyist's offer to then state Senator Obama about placing a gambling casino in suburban Rosemont which Rezko could have made a killing on. The proffer was for Rezko to hold a fundraiser for Obama in return for Obama's support of a favorable official action on gaming legislation. Obama has denied ever receiving such an offer. Says the previously redacted portion: The defense has a good faith belief that this public official is Barack Obama.
Thanks PBRCat. G'night all!
47 posted on 05/03/2010 6:07:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: STARWISE
Lord, protect Blago and those who know the truth.

Amen.

48 posted on 05/03/2010 6:43:43 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: parthian shot; sarasota
Nixon had to testify. Why not Zero?

___________________________________

Ugh....Because Nixon was not king?/s

Yeah, Nixon was just a natural-born citizen and a public servant. He had to testify.

49 posted on 05/03/2010 6:46:07 PM PDT by thecodont
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