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Kagan Has Saudi, Bin Laden Money Ties
JudicialWatch ^ | 05/27/2010

Posted on 05/31/2010 5:02:44 AM PDT by Bad~Rodeo

In a disturbing revelation for a Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan took millions of dollars from the Saudis as dean of Harvard Law School and a chunk of it reportedly came from 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.

The bin Laden family has donated millions of dollars to the Ivy League university over the years, including generous endowments for the school’s Islamic law program and others to finance scholarships for students from Muslim countries. The family has a fondness for Harvard because Osama bin Laden’s brother, Abdullah, received a master’s degree from the school in the 1990s and a doctorate in 2000.

When Kagan took over as dean of the law school in 2003, she launched an aggressive and unprecedented fundraising campaign that raked in a whopping $476.5 million, the most lucrative in the law school’s history. Renowned as a prolific fundraiser, Kagan was tapped to head the law school after spending a few years as a professor there when her job in the Clinton White House ended. In addition to the $476.5 million generated by the targeted campaign—dubbed "Setting the Standard"—Kagan helped raise an extra $60 million for the Harvard Law School Fund.

A chunk of the cash came from the Saudis—and probably the bin Ladens—who have bankrolled many key programs at the Cambridge Massachusetts school over the years. In fact, Harvard has accepted so much cash from the bin Ladens that the Cambridge City Council passed a resolution calling upon the university to donate compensation money for victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Harvard officials refused.

Kagan’s Saudi/bin Laden money connection probably served as an inspiration in protecting the Saudi kingdom against a lawsuit for financing the 2001 terror attacks. Thousands of family members of 9/11 victims sued Saudi Arabia and several members of its royal family for actively aiding in financing the attacks through front groups posing as charities. As Solicitor General, Kagan blocked the lawsuit, citing the “potentially significant foreign-relations consequences of subjecting another sovereign state to suit."

Another skeleton in Kagan’s closet is her financial ties to Goldman Sachs, the global investment firm embroiled in a major fraud scandal. For four years Kagan worked as an “advisor” at the Wall Street titan that donates generously to Democrats. She received a $10,000 annual “stipend” for her advice even though she was quite busy at the time raising money at Harvard and serving as dean of its law school.


TOPICS: US: Washington; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: binladen; creepingsharia; creepingshariah; democrats; goldmansachs; harvard; impeachobama; islamiclaw; kagan; kagantruthfile; obama; saudi; saudis; shariahlaw; sharialaw; supremecourt; ubl; wot

1 posted on 05/31/2010 5:02:44 AM PDT by Bad~Rodeo
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Thread bump.


2 posted on 05/31/2010 5:05:11 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

bump


3 posted on 05/31/2010 5:07:55 AM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Our country is going to HELL in a hand basket.In America today what is good is bad and what is bad is good.


4 posted on 05/31/2010 5:10:08 AM PDT by ardara
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To: Bad~Rodeo
In a disturbing revelation for a Supreme Court nominee ...

HUH???

This is a RESUME ENHANCER for a DEMOCRAT appointee.

5 posted on 05/31/2010 5:10:34 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

And someone is surprised that our Muslim president picked a terrorist sympathizer?


6 posted on 05/31/2010 5:10:39 AM PDT by abclily
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To: missnry

LOL~


7 posted on 05/31/2010 5:11:44 AM PDT by Bad~Rodeo (INTEGRATE or VACATE: BoycottMexicoNow.com)
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To: ardara

A hand basket?? Seems more like a rocket sled these days.


8 posted on 05/31/2010 5:19:56 AM PDT by Pablo64 (Political Correctness is a DISEASE. <==> TRUTH is the CURE.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Interesting. She’s out pimping her stint at Harvard as her major qualification for SCOTUS, when in fact most of her time there was fundraising. It’s not like she was actively involved in the curriculum at Harvard Law or even teaching in some meaningful way.

But this information won’t even get a shrug from the Senate and will present absolutely no barrier to her being seated on SCOTUS for life.

When Justice Ginsberg steps down shortly, there is no telling who Premier Hussein will send up there next. He could nominate The Oprah and the Dhimmies would approve...


9 posted on 05/31/2010 5:23:22 AM PDT by Bean Counter (Stout hearts...)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Long time subversion activity by SA & Wahhabists. Now they get their SCOTUS nominee.

Dhimmitude at its best.


10 posted on 05/31/2010 5:23:49 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: ardara
Any American that votes for a born and raised Muslim named Barak Hussein is a traitor to their country.

You can't say the sweetest sound is the call to prayer and call yourself an American.

11 posted on 05/31/2010 5:24:48 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Bad~Rodeo
Stop the Communist Lesbian - now.


12 posted on 05/31/2010 5:27:12 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Bad~Rodeo
a chunk of it reportedly came from 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.

Reported by whom?

13 posted on 05/31/2010 5:28:06 AM PDT by Just Lori (To take our country back, we need to take our party back. NO MORE RINOS!!)
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To: SkyPilot

Re #12 — What a nasty looking woman! Looks like a guy in drag.

Yecccchhhh!


14 posted on 05/31/2010 5:31:12 AM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo
A chunk of the cash came from the Saudis—and probably the bin Ladens

Probably? What we need is FACT, not guesses.

15 posted on 05/31/2010 5:31:25 AM PDT by Just Lori (To take our country back, we need to take our party back. NO MORE RINOS!!)
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To: Bean Counter
Interesting. She’s out pimping her stint at Harvard as her major qualification for SCOTUS, when in fact most of her time there was fundraising. It’s not like she was actively involved in the curriculum at Harvard Law or even teaching in some meaningful way.

She did help with the plagiarism coverup of Laurence Tribe and Charles Ogletree.
16 posted on 05/31/2010 5:35:05 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Not to be a nitpicker but the Bin Laden family has been on good terms with the US for a long time. They disowned and financially cut off Osama years before he attacked America because of his criticism of the Saudi royal family.

Bin Laden was born by his father’s 10th wife and who knows how many other wives he has had since then. Bin Laden himself had at least 4 known wives and 20 to 24 children. So family in that part of the world doesn’t have the same meaning as family here. It’s possible the people donating to Harvard never even met Osama.

We had a similar thread a few weeks ago when people wrote that the girl who won the Miss USA pageant had family in Hezbollah. Odds are that’s true but odds are just as good she wouldn’t recognize one of those Hezbollah family members if they walked up to her and shook her hand.


17 posted on 05/31/2010 5:40:14 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Quote:
The bin Laden family has donated millions of dollars to the Ivy League university over the years, including generous endowments for the school’s Islamic law program and others to finance scholarships for students from Muslim countries. end quote.

Harvard has a program in Islamic law.
I’d find it more respectable to study Islamic law in Egypt or in Syria or even in Shiraz.
If this is an attempt to synthesize Oriental and Occidental cultures, I will be extraordinarily enraged. There is no synthesizing them. There is no common ground without the abject sacrifice of individualism.
Are our best intellectuals trying to turn our culture into the Village?


18 posted on 05/31/2010 5:40:48 AM PDT by cephalopod1
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Kagan is a Third Way liberal.
She will not fight against the powerful.
Instead, she will fawn upon and co-opt them.
I am a traditionalist liberal. I don’t support her.


19 posted on 05/31/2010 5:42:13 AM PDT by cephalopod1
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To: LucyT

Off Topic ridiculous ping.


20 posted on 05/31/2010 5:45:52 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf aInd dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: cephalopod1

“I am a traditionalist liberal. I don’t support her.”

Out of curiosity, how do you define a ‘traditionalist liberal’?


21 posted on 05/31/2010 5:46:32 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Bad~Rodeo
Elena Kagan took millions of dollars from the Saudis as dean of Harvard Law School and a chunk of it reportedly came from 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.

Most likely the reason 0bamao nominated her - he hates this Country!

22 posted on 05/31/2010 5:48:18 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (The 0bama regime represents an "Clear and Present Danger" to the US - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Aspirin time for me. I must need more sleep.

:(


23 posted on 05/31/2010 5:49:32 AM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: cephalopod1

“Are our best intellectuals trying to turn our culture into the Village?”

Never make the mistake of thinking that the Ivies are home to ‘our best intellectuals’. It’s not even remotely true.


24 posted on 05/31/2010 5:49:53 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Instead of being considered a seat on the Supreme Court, she should be arrested....along with the rest of these Marxists posing as Fascists.


25 posted on 05/31/2010 5:53:36 AM PDT by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon))
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To: Bad~Rodeo
I'm shuttin' up!

Today is not a good day to get banned.
Or to get a visit by guys in big black SUVs, wearing dark suits, and sporting sun glasses.

Plus, H&K MP5's scare our Lab.

26 posted on 05/31/2010 5:59:31 AM PDT by Condor51 (SAT CONG!)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Let’s consider the source here. Leftists fear Judicial Watch about as much as they fear Bullwinkle J. Moose.


27 posted on 05/31/2010 6:07:05 AM PDT by Notary Sojac (I've been ionized, but I'm okay now.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

“Not to be a nitpicker but the Bin Laden family has been on good terms with the US for a long time.”

I don’t think you are nitpicking. It is really something to say Kagan took money from OBL if in fact she took it from his brother, father, cousin, whoever.

I rather doubt Osama was donating to Harvard, before or after 9/11.

But if they’ve got something to back this up, well, if they did you’d think that would be the lead sentence.

Judicial Watch is a good outfit but lying/smearing doesn’t help us.


28 posted on 05/31/2010 6:07:40 AM PDT by jocon307 (It's the spending, stupid.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

this needs to b e emailed to the congressional committee that is looking at her


29 posted on 05/31/2010 6:20:45 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

saudis turban deep into another segment of the US Gov.

Now OBL too?

Just Damn!


30 posted on 05/31/2010 6:29:20 AM PDT by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Now it all comes into focus.
No wonder Baraq Hussein 0bama tapped Kagan.
0bama isn’t the Messiah, he’s the 12th Imam.


31 posted on 05/31/2010 6:29:23 AM PDT by counterpunch (GOP: Government's Other Party)
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To: bayouranger

32 posted on 05/31/2010 6:30:49 AM PDT by counterpunch (GOP: Government's Other Party)
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To: SkyPilot

Yikes...she makes Helen Thomas look attractive!


33 posted on 05/31/2010 6:36:46 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: abclily

No one ever lost a dime overestimating the stupidity of the American people. - P.T. Barnum


34 posted on 05/31/2010 6:38:08 AM PDT by Judges Gone Wild (Who is this uncircumcised, to oppose the armies of The Living God?)
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To: SkyPilot

Goldman Sachs must be laughing that they bought Kagan for 10,000 a year ;-)


35 posted on 05/31/2010 6:46:58 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: Bean Counter

She’s out pimping her stint at Harvard as her major qualification for SCOTUS, when in fact most of her time there was fundraising.


This is the #1 duty of any college president these days - shaking the money tree. OK she wasn’t college president, she was dean of the law school or some such title, but believe me, it’s still ALL ABOUT THE MONEY.


36 posted on 05/31/2010 7:04:48 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Carpet Muncher Alert!


37 posted on 05/31/2010 7:07:51 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bummer calls opponents "Teabaggers". So we can call Kagan "Carpet Muncher." Right?)
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To: Bad~Rodeo; All

Is this for real???


38 posted on 05/31/2010 7:11:15 AM PDT by KevinDavis (Jesus Saves... Allah Kills...)
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To: Beckwith

That’s uncalled for. We shouldn’t be making comments on her appearance, saying she looks like a man, or musing out loud whether she and Larry Summers have ever been seen in the same place.

Er, oops.


39 posted on 05/31/2010 7:33:27 AM PDT by boomstick (I really underestimated the creepiness.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

that realy inspires confidence


40 posted on 05/31/2010 8:26:48 AM PDT by screaming eagle2 (No matter what you call it,a pre-owned automobile is STILL A USED CAR!!!)
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To: Bad~Rodeo; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


41 posted on 05/31/2010 9:28:11 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

42 posted on 05/31/2010 9:31:56 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Bad~Rodeo

BUMP!!!

stupid party BUMP!


43 posted on 05/31/2010 9:33:45 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: SkyPilot

I’m going to refrain from the “pearl necklace” jokes.


44 posted on 05/31/2010 9:51:47 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Argue from the Constitution: Initialpoints.net)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Apparently our country has been on the road to demise for many, many years. It isn’t going to be turned around so easily and, I fear, without war.


45 posted on 05/31/2010 9:57:36 AM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: Nachum

can anyone get a congressman to bring this up..


46 posted on 05/31/2010 10:19:08 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

First of all, here is a wiki on Third Way liberalism.

http://wapedia.mobi/en/Third_Way_(centrism)

Third Way liberals, Obama and Kagan included, believe that if you just “incentivize” people, they won’t see their underlying conflicts and try to resolve them.
As a traditionalist, I believe that the racial, religious and class conflicts of our society have not been resolved.
I have no desire to be incentivized.
I will not co-opt conservative solutions and then call them my own.
In other words, a traditional liberal has the capacity to think for him/herself.
A Third Way liberal co-opts right wing solutions and then calls them “mainstream”. In other words, a Third Way liberal is a liar.


47 posted on 05/31/2010 3:36:17 PM PDT by cephalopod1
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