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Posted on 09/22/2011 11:43:30 PM PDT by Libloather
Energy Dept. weatherization programs rife with waste, fraud, inspector general audits show
The Daily Caller Wed, Sep 21, 2011
I guess I dont understand, when the state of Illinois literally cannot pay its bills and is going bankrupt, is this really the best use of money? Duffy added. I dont care if its state or federal. Why are we spending millions of dollars with absolutely no credibility of how the spend that money?
The story of Illinois weatherization program, however, doesnt stop there.
The state-run program is being promoted by four separate public relations firms. Two of those firms have close ties to the Obama administration.
According to state records, DCEO has been paying Jascula-Terman and Associates, Inc. of Chicago more than $700,000 a year to promote the program. The firm is headed by Chairman and CEO Rick Jascula; and President and CFO Jim Terman. In 2008, they provided pro bono services to Rev. Jeremiah Wright, at the request of Obamas close friend and adviser David Axelrod.
In 2010 former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel went to Jascula-Terman for help during his mayoral campaign.
The DCEO also hired Avis Lavelle, of A. Lavelle Consulting, to do press work for the program. A former press secretary for Mayor Richard Daley, Lavelle is considered to be a close friend of Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett. She did not return TheDCs request for comment.
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It's all a crock... of Barack
President Mumbo-jumbo Barry -- ''It's fully paid for.''
Click to hear ''Gonna help me''
Click to hear Obama -- ''Love me''
Click to hear ''Rainbow Stew''
Click to hear Obama -- ''That's old''
Click to hear ''Do for me''
Click to hear Pelosi - ''Most Ethical''
Click to hear Rangel - ''I'm here''
Click to hear Waters - ''The enemy is''
Anyone who didn’t see this coming when it was first announced should be drawing “Aid to the Blind” grants.
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