Skip to comments.Alabama Democratic Party Broke, Faces Eviction for Not Paying Rent
Posted on 05/13/2013 5:24:46 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
Apparently spending money you dont have doesnt work too well when you cant just print your own money. But maybe the Alabama Democratic Party can get some budget tips from Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman.
Or maybe tips like those nearly got them evicted.
According to its website, the Alabama Democratic Party believes in the equality of all people, the power of education, the dignity of work, and our responsibility to each other, especially the least of these.
One thing it doesnt believe in is having a budget.
Acting state Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley lowered her head and slowly shook it side to side when summing up the financial condition of her once powerful party.
Were broke, broke, broke, Worley told the partys Executive Board.
This is my 18th day as chair and thirty minutes after I took over on April 22nd the landlord of the building where our party headquarters are came in and said he wanted us out, that the rent was overdue and was always overdue, said Worley.
Next came the water company with a message, said Worley: pay up by the next day or were cutting off the water. Next came the same warning from Alabama Power. Next came news from banks that party credit cards had been maxed out and were now cancelled.
I didnt even know where the checkbook was, not that it would have made much difference, said Worley.
Worley said she dealt with each demand for back payments the same way.
I begged them to give me a few more days, that I had just taken over the job and needed a little time said Worley. I have never done that much begging in my life.
Not knowing where the checkbook is seems like part of the problem. And theres also the stealing. What would the Democratic Party be without its firm commitment to wealth redistribution?
Among the alleged missing equipment are laptops, cell phones and printing paper. Worley said she personally observed a car parked at the back rear of party headquarters over the weekend of April 20th and saw equipment and art work and printer paper lined along the back wall.
Montgomery lawyer and Democrat James Anderson, who volunteered his time to help the board, told the group that he had met with Kennedy before the board meeting and Kennedy assured him that anything that might have been mistakenly taken would be returned.
But some on the board pointed out to Reed and Worley that the partys financial troubles are not new nor the fault of Kennedy who inherited most of the debt, which goes back to 1999 when the party borrowed money to help finance then Gov. Don Siegelmans failed education lottery campaign.
Shocking. Maybe the Democratic Party in Alabama needs its own lottery. If you win, you get to be the new Chairman.
Expect Obama’s DOJ, et al to come crashing down on the landlords.
Given that the majority of AL’s Democratic voters are black, I’m surprised that Democratic state party officials are still white.
EXCERPT (April 2013)---Obamas decision to launch his own political organization has some Democrats wondering: Is he just in it for himself?
Obamas new group, Organizing for Action, will focus on his policy agenda not on electing Democratic candidates by raising unlimited amounts of cash and accessing the presidents secret list of 20 million supporters, volunteers and donors.
The Obama operation wont share money, resources or the priceless Obama email list with the DNC or campaign committees that help elect members of Congress, governors and legislators. And it has no plans to coordinate efforts, leading some Democrats to worry that it will take money and manpower away from the party as it heads into the 2014 elections for control of Congress.
Theres only so much money to go around in Democratic circles. Theres a limited pool of resources, said Gilda Cobb Hunter, a South Carolina legislator and a member of the Democratic National Committee. Why cant we strengthen one entity? Several DNC members said in interviews that they werent told about Organizing for Actions formation until it was publicly announced in January. They said that when theyd complained, they were chastised and told by national and state party leaders not to speak publicly.
Most spoke to McClatchy only on condition of anonymity in order to talk candidly about the internal party dispute. Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a congresswoman from Florida, tried to alleviate concerns in a conference call with Democrats in March, stressing that the groups wouldnt compete for money and resources in part because they had different missions. --SNIP--
MORE AT LINK-- http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/04/01/187421/democrats-fear-obama-group-will.html#storylink=cpy
Watch for stimulus $$$ to wend their way into AL dems’ coffers. Suddenly, they’ll report fresh solvency due to “unforeseen contributions.”
Typical liberal freeloaders
So the party is broke and the group that drove it to bankruptcy looted the place on the way out as their last official duty. Then when they were caught, they claimed that the looting was a "mistake". Yeah, sounds like typical Dems.
“Among the alleged missing equipment are laptops, cell phones and printing paper.”
Democrats stealing property and money? NO WAY!
Sounds like Detroit - another dem hellhole...
There ARE corrupt white people - just take a look at this story and you’ll see them... Dems open their arms to people on the take - of all colors.
It’s the party of liars and thieves - jails and prisons are filled with democrats... black and white.