Skip to comments.Issa's Vista home burglarized; $100,000 worth of jewelry stolen
Posted on 12/06/2012 7:32:31 PM PST by glorgau
VISTA An estimated $100,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from Rep. Darrell Issas home in Vista last week, according to the Sheriffs Department.
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista AP Deputies responded on Nov. 29 to a burglary call at the Republican congressmans house in the citys upscale Shadowridge neighborhood, Sheriffs Department records show. The incident occurred between 6:40 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. that day.
More than 50 pieces of jewelry were stolen, including watches, earrings, rings and bracelets, according to department records.
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Expect more if you keep up with the investigations Rep. Issa.....I predict there will be an “accidental” fire at your home if you try and question Obama. Be very Carefull!
In addition to a laptop, some documents, and some other stuff...
$100k in jewelry? I hope they were in a safe. If not, we just discovered the guy is an idiot.
“In addition to a laptop, some documents, and some other stuff...”
Most robberies take about 5-10 minutes.
For a criminal to find $100,000 worth of jewelry, it would have had to be in a fairly open space, and easy to find.
It definitely wasn’t secured, wherever it was.
$100K in jewelry is just the costume junk he leaves out and he and his wife would wear on a daily basis. His watch is probably worth more than a new car. It is the contents of the laptop that may be the most valuable item.
So, congressmen make enough money to buy 100k worth of jewelry?
Is there some actual point in having a job outside of government?
So, I’m stuck here listening to these kings of government telling me we have too much money and they need more!?!?!?!?
THIS IS A NATION OF FOOLS!
Rep Issa is not in the same league as the crooks you deal with. He is worth hundreds of millions. $100,000 to him is like $100 to you and me. Not worth worrying about security. Besides he is probably fully insured.
I don’t see Issa telling Obama or Boehner to shut the **** up at all.
You know, putting Issa aside because I don’t know how he made his money, I am getting really sick of these richer than God government people telling the rest of us that we have to do with less and they need more, more, more, more, more.
Maybe I’ll think about paying more after they have forfeited all of their ridiculous wealth to pay off the debt that they created and keep growing day after day.
And on top of all their wealth we pay for their pension, vacations, cadillac medical care...
I think America is being played for the sucker.
Please stop making knee jerk statements. Darrel Issa was a successful businessman first. He is worth hundreds of million dollars. Politics is his end game.
I guess we are just as big idiots!!
My wife has that much and we don’t have a safe.
“I dont know how he made his money”
He invented a car alarm and ran the car alarm business long before he ran for Congress.
Yeah, I think they buried the lead.
Look at it from a different perspective, you will see another amazing coincidence.
Last time I checked, about two thirds of the congress folks are lawyers. Talk about a largely ignored fact. It explains a whole freaking lot.
The major disconnect from the rest of the country, for one.
What I see is a bunch of rich guys successfully closing the door on the rest of us.
As I said to the other person.
What I see is a bunch of rich guys closing the door on the rest of us.
They got theirs, we will never get ours.
You call that brainless if you want, I’ll call it the reality of the situation.
I’m not at all certain that this will be a nation of laws much longer or if it is still one even now.
The only proven method of creating general prosperity is to create as many rich people as possible. I have worked for 2 very rich people in privately owned companies for a span of 23 years, and I did not detect a shred of bias against middle class in their bones. Just the opposite.
One reason China is growing 4 times faster than US is because they are creating more rich people. Now there are 147 Billionaires and one MILLION millionaires in China while during Mao’s time there were only a handful and they were the ruling members of communist party.
Back to rep. Issa, can you spell out one single legislative move he has backed which would harm any business from growing?
Where is the law against Issa creating a product and making millions? Besides the valuable taken - that they were after - were priceless - a laptop and other documents.
Seriously? I think you just showed who the real idiot is.
Sounds to me like a union job.
I never said there was one.
What I said was it seems to me that him and his ilk are trying to close the door on the rest of us.
And it’s going to work. They can consume evrything this country produces and has ever produced in a matter of just a few years.
Perhaps you see things differently.
Show any info on Issa that he is trying to close the door on the rest of us.
Were any of the rich people you worked for members of the ruling class?
And yes I can spell out on single legislative move he has backed, some call it the fiscal cliff which we are about to go over. I do not see him standing against Boehner at all. Perhaps he should run for Speaker against him. Otherwise we will go over it and his party will die as a result.
I realzie that issa is what one might call an out spoken conservative, but I’ve also noticed that the only time conservatives speak out against anything is when doing so is of absolutely no real consequence whatsoever.
Makes for exciting political theater, but doesn’t change a damn thing now does it?
16 trillion dollars of debt.
Over 100 trillion dollars of unpaid liability.
WIll vote for Boehner as Speaker. Will not run against Boehner as speaker. Does not stand against Boehner in any way. Hasn’t really done anything at all to actually save or protect us from our tyrannical governemnt.
Gimme a break, man. yeah, he talks a good game whenever it doesn’t matter. So what.
It doesn't work that way. Save your angst and broad brush.
he talks a good game whenever it doesnt matter.
Somewhat like you are doing now.
Oh? how does it work? Re-elect the most innefective Speaker of all time, screw your base, flip them the bird and watch your party die? Is that how it works?
Somewhat like you are doing now.
This is a forum where people talk. You're doing the same. And it will matter in two years when I vote, mark my words on that.
You said he should run against him - you are all over the map and I don't plan on chasing you. Enjoy your vent.
Apparently you can’t follow the diverging line between what he is going to do and what he could do.
I’m not all over the map, I’m right where I have always been. The GOP is all over the map.
What I’m going to enjoy is voting them out of office.
Apparently, I’m four years ahead of you on knowing about the GOP. It was more than evident in ‘08 to me. So this time - ‘12 - the GOP didn’t disappoint but the ‘still clueless’ voters did!
I suspected then as well, but I’ll say that it was not crystal clear to me at that time.
Better late than never I suppose.
As far as the clueless voters go, yeah...what a bunch of despicable people...I cannot say that I have any love for them.
We are gonna go down, screen name, there’s no doubt about that, but on my way down and I am going to let those who lied to me know how I feel about it. It’s the least I can do.
You posted: Is there some actual point in having a job outside of government?
The implication is that Issa became wealthy through government service. As you now know Issa made his fortune in the private sector, long before heading to Congress.
Wouldn’t we all be better off with a Congress full of successful, wealthy, entrepreneurial businessmen. I’d love it if the majority of Congress were self-made millionaires/billionaires. They know how the economy really works, they’ve built something, created jobs and met payrolls. They know how regulation and high taxing hurts.
They didn’t ‘get theirs’ from the government. They earned it. They took risks that have been rewarded A problem we seem to have is failure to recognize the rewards of risk. If that’s not class envy, I don’t know what is. They could also have lost everything.
The 2 rich people I have known and worked for were in industrial machinery manufacturing and contract services to governments.
There is no fiscal cliff. It is more like a gentle slope. Nothing much happens on Jan 1st. The tax rates going up on Jan 1, 2013 will not be paid until April 15, 2014.
I actually like the so called Fiscal Cliff (FC). It is the only way we will get some real cuts in spending. There is no other way the politicians will vote for serious spending cuts.
I hate the military cuts, but we are bankrupt country by any measure. It is foolish to maintain 800 military bases in foreign lands on money borrowed from China. It is more stupid to protect oil lanes to China in the middle-east with money borrowed from China. Lose-Lose for us, win-win for China. We need to wake up otherwise we will be Greece in 3-5 years and China will own our companies, buildings, golf courses, and many other business assets.
I would rather take the long tough road of austerity and a long term recovery for younger generations. Going bankrupt will be far worse. Borrowing 41 cents out of every dollar spent is the real fiscal cliff.
On subject of rich people, they got rich by creating products and services people need and buy. When Bill Gates invented Windows operating system and became world’s richest person, he did not steal money from my pocket or yours. His products increased productivity and created million times more wealth that his personal wealth.
This is the point leftists and socialists do not get, and our politicians do a poor job of explaining to the unwashed masses. Wealth is not a fixed pot to be distributed. Wealth must be created year after year so more can share. It is as dynamic as anything gets.
Perhaps it wold be better if they were all such. What makes it not better is that they are absolutely trying to close the door on the rest of us with their idiot polcies and deal making.
I understand that he made his money legit. He is still now a member of the GOP and the federal government of the USA, and neither of those are a friend to anyone.
FYI. Issa has a bit of a checkered past with an arrest for the theft of a Maserati when he was in his early twenties. He also was convicted of carrying an unregistered fire arm.
He is a guy who dropped out of high school to go into the military, got a GED, graduated college, went BACK into the military as a Lieutenant. Once he left the Military and moved back to Cleveland he and his wife sold their cars leveraged all their savings and borrowed $50,000. to invest in Quantum Enterprises a company run by a friend. He rebuilt a struggling car alarm manufacturer and sold it, moved to California to work for that company. He then started his own business, an auto aftermarket electronics company. He built it to the largest in his industry and became fabulously wealthy while employing thousands of well paid Americans.
He has NEVER voted for a tax increase and he NEVER said that the government needs more money.> Your anger is simply misplaced. If we had more Reps in Government like Issa, we would have many fewer problems and a much better economy. Try directing your anger to the Pelosis, Reids, & Kerrys, and others that are wealthy through no work of their own. Who stole or married their way into wealth and consider you and the rest of us as stupid mouth breathers who are on this planet in order to be fleeced by them to add to their power.
I have no problem at all with people creating wealth. That is what America is about.
I do have a serious problem with wealthy people going to Washington and using the power we gave them to close the door on the rest of us, which is exactly what they are doing.
They are attempting to create two classes of people in this country. The ruling class and its subjects, and that is all there is to it.
With regard to the fiscal cliff, whatever it is or is not, it is a lodestone that is going to be hung around the necks of the GOP in such a manner that they will never be able to remove it. What makes it more ironic is that they negotiated into existence their own lodestone, and now they are putting it around their own neck.
What the fiscal cliff actually is is a perfect illustration of just how stupid the stupid party actually is.
My anger at this point is directed at the entire federal government.
Issa may well be a good man, and certainly I do not hold those indescretions of youth against him, we all have those, but you know this is the end of the country essentially. It’s pretty much game over. Now is the time for good men to stand up and lead. Stand against John Boehner, run against him, rally his power away from him.
If no one does that then whatever else they do or have done does not really even matter, because we are still going to go down.