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Rahm Emanuel lived rent free in BP flack's apartment(I can't wait until GOP Congress calls hearings)
american thinker ^ | 6/8/10 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 06/08/2010 10:39:50 AM PDT by bestintxas

If you or I lived rent free for five years in an apartment in pricey Washington, DC, we would have to pay income taxes on the value of the rent on the place. But apparently not Rahm Emanuel. The wonderful Andrew Malcolm of the LA Times writes:

We already knew that BP and its folks were significant contributors to the record $750-million war chest of Barack Obama's 2007-08 campaign.

Now, we learn the details of a connection of Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago mayoral wannabe, current Obama chief of staff, ex-representative, ex-Clinton money man and ex-Windy City political machine go-fer.

Shortly after Obama's happy inaugural, eyebrows rose slightly upon word that, as a House member, Emanuel had lived the last five years rent-free in a D.C. apartment of Democratic colleague Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and her husband, Stanley Greenberg. [....]

Greenberg's consulting firm was a prime architect of BP's recent rebranding drive as a green petroleum company, down to green signs and the slogan "Beyond Petroleum."

Don't forget that BP also made enormous research grants to a project headed by Energy Secretary Steven Chu. There was no oil company more politically correct, or more politically connected than BP. It is time that voters receive a complete accounting of BP's connections to the Obama administration.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: coverups; emmanuel; payoffs; rico; treason
Think this will sit well once Congress is finally accountable as our founders intended?
1 posted on 06/08/2010 10:39:51 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

Lefty Libs, by definition, have a “lifetime pass” on corruption and sleaziness.


2 posted on 06/08/2010 10:41:53 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: bestintxas

well dont hold your breath


3 posted on 06/08/2010 10:42:45 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: bestintxas
(I can't wait until GOP Congress calls hearings)

I assume you are talking future tense when the GOP retakes congress, ‘cause it ain't gonna happen under Harry or Nancy.

4 posted on 06/08/2010 10:43:15 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: bestintxas

Soak the rich..? I think....that he will feel the heat, yes.

5 posted on 06/08/2010 10:44:07 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: bestintxas
RAHM Pictures, Images and Photos
6 posted on 06/08/2010 10:47:31 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: bestintxas

Wasn’t it Dashle that had to forgo Sec HHS once it was determined that he never paid taxes on his use of free limos? How are free apartments different?


7 posted on 06/08/2010 10:52:37 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: bestintxas

I am sure Rachal Maddow will do a huge show on this....after all...she spent a number of nights on a story of senators whom she accused of not paying market rent for their apartment and the tax implication.

But this is Rham...


8 posted on 06/08/2010 10:54:06 AM PDT by HD1200
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To: Vaquero
(I can't wait until GOP Congress calls hearings)
I assume you are talking future tense when the GOP retakes congress, ‘cause it ain't gonna happen under Harry or Nancy.

GOP "leadership" needs to grow a backbone too.

9 posted on 06/08/2010 10:54:29 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: equalitybeforethelaw

Regardless of what he knows, Rahm may be hearing the sounds of the bus warming up in the white house garage soon. Too many targets on him by the day and the campaign president will have to just say he was not informed of what he was doing. He will land on his feet though, somewhere, probably in Illinois. Unfortunately for Obozo, there is no Al Haig to take his place so he will find some other sycophant for the job.


10 posted on 06/08/2010 10:55:34 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: bestintxas

What if the Obama admin. wants ALL of BP’s PROFITS, which are in the BILLIONS??? They will say it is to clean up the Oil spill, but they could use those BILLIONS for ANYTHING they wanted to!


11 posted on 06/08/2010 10:55:53 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: bestintxas

12 posted on 06/08/2010 10:57:38 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: The Sons of Liberty
GOP “leadership” needs to grow a backbone too.

or we need to replace them.....

13 posted on 06/08/2010 11:07:17 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: bestintxas

by the time a GOP Congress works up the testosterone to call hearings on this, Rahm will be Mayor of Chicago.


14 posted on 06/08/2010 11:31:42 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: machogirl

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/Uh_Yeah.mp3


15 posted on 06/08/2010 11:54:52 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: bestintxas

Ordinary rules do not apply to RATS. Barney Frank ran a homo whorehouse.


16 posted on 06/08/2010 12:03:27 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Ann Archy

“What if the Obama admin. wants ALL of BP’s PROFITS, which are in the BILLIONS??? They will say it is to clean up the Oil spill, but they could use those BILLIONS for ANYTHING they wanted to!”

I really think that the Brits will not take too kindly to their biggest commercial concern being bankrupted by the USA.

Could be a strategy of Zer0 to complete the “mutual relationship” shared by the two countries for a couple of hundred years?


17 posted on 06/08/2010 1:38:38 PM PDT by bestintxas
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To: BenLurkin

i clicked on that and i only heard sound. is that it or is my computer too old?


18 posted on 06/08/2010 4:37:01 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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