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"Enron" Rubin/"Global Crossing" McAuliffe watch - Day FOUR - Joe's largest contributor - CITIGROUP
Free Republic/Newsmax.com ^ | 08/03/02

Posted on 08/02/2002 11:38:55 PM PDT by Libloather

From Newsmax -

Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joseph Lieberman said Friday that he couldn't remember the exact amount of campaign cash he'd accepted over the years from Citigroup, whose chairman Robert Rubin he has yet to call to testify before his Enrongate probe.

During an interview with radio host Don Imus, the Connecticut Democrat acknowledged accepting $2,000 in contributions from Enron, prompting this exchange:

IMUS: Well, what did you get from Citigroup?

LIEBERMAN: More, but I couldn't tell you the amount.

IMUS: Was it, like, $10,000?

LIEBERMAN: Ah - I honestly don't know. I'd say it was....

IMUS: How about a million?

LIEBERMAN: Oh, no. It was definitely somewhere between $10,000 and.....

IMUS: Was it a million and a babe?

LIEBERMAN: (Laughing) A million and naming rights for some building here on my compound. (End of Excerpt)

In fact, over the past six years, Citigroup gave Lieberman $59,256, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

The hefty sum makes Robert Rubin's firm by far the single largest contributor to the Connecticut Democrat's campaign coffers since 1996.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Free Republic; Government
KEYWORDS: citigroup; enron; globalcrossing; lieberman; mcauliffe; rubin
We'll have to wait until Sunday to hear even more explanations from Joe. He's scheduled to appear on Fox News Sunday in order to chat about homeland security.

Emails to Fox News Sunday may need to be sent...

1 posted on 08/02/2002 11:38:55 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Miss Marple; Howlin; Mudboy Slim
How 'bout dat...
2 posted on 08/02/2002 11:48:11 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather; Alamo-Girl; Grampa Dave; sultan88
From Alamo-Girl's awesome research...

Robert Rubin
USA TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/ FreeRepublic http://www.freerepublic.com/ 5/12/99 analysis by A WHITEWATER RESEARCHER, REPORTER "....The forced resignation today of disgraced Clinton Treasury secretary Robert Rubin may have been a result of imminent further exposure of a vast array of corrupt activities, from Treasury's attempted coercion of United States Secret Service agents to lie during their Filegate testimony in 1996 and the agents' criminal prosecution as a result of that testimony, to today's New York Times story "CHINA SENT CASH TO U.S. BANK, WITH SUSPICIONS SLOW TO RISE" ....However, the final straw that broke Rubin's back could well have been a brilliant investigative journalism article by the USA TODAY's Tom Lowry on May 3, 1999, "TRUST SCANDAL HAUNTS GOLDMAN/SULLIED BISHOP ESTATE OWNS 10% OF BANK/HIGHLY PAID TRUSTEES FACING ACCUSATIONS, CHARGES", which was excerpted in a May 5, 1999 FreeRepublic article .... Mr. Lowry exhaustively details the utterly corrupt activities of Hawaii's giant Bishop Estate in general, and a highly suspect transaction between the Bishop Estate and the personal financial account of Robert Rubin in particular. Rubin is also a former chairman of Goldman Sachs and whose Treasury department regulates both the Bishop Estate and Goldman Sachs. Rubin apparently operated at Treasury, regulating both the Bishop Estate and Goldman Sachs, with full awareness of his massive conflicts of interest involving his personal investments, the Treasury department, the Internal Revenue Service, Goldman Sachs, and the Bishop Estate..... "...I am a professional stock market investor myself. ...... For those of you with the Black Scholes model, just set the price of Goldman Sachs at 100, set the expiration date at a year from now of a put option with a strike price of 100, and tell me what you get. I bet that put is worth at least 20, or twenty percent of the value of the underlying stock position. In the case of Rubin's Goldman stock holdings in 1993, the at the money, one year put warrant would be worth at least $20 million annually, not $100,000...... THIS WOULD SUGGEST AN "AT THE MONEY ONE YEAR PUT OPTION" ON RUBIN'S 1993 GOLDMAN SACHS HOLDINGS WAS WORTH WELL OVER $20 MILLION!!! With the value of Rubin's Goldman Sachs holdings appreciating in recent years, the value of the Bishop Estate put on $100 million of underlying Goldman value sold to Rubin would decline, but I think it is fair to say that Rubin, via this put maneuver with the Bishop Estate, a charity, may have received illegal gratuities, in 1993 alone, if he paid only approximately $100,000 for his one year, at the money Goldman put warrant which was in fact worth well over $20 million...."

There's sooo much to still be learned about Robert Rubin's shady dealings in comingling his private investments and Dept. of Treasury regulatory powers, as well as Rubin's role in creating and maintaining the StockMarketBubble that just recently burst. I wonder if LIEberman's gonna recuse himself from the investigation since he's been so quick to accept cash from those he is allegedly investigating?!

FReegards...MUD

3 posted on 08/03/2002 12:17:27 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Wow! Thanks for filling in the blanks for me! I've always wondered how the Democrats were fluxing so much cash in to Hawaii. Now, I get it! The Bishop Estate was a conduit!
4 posted on 08/03/2002 12:31:03 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Libloather
Former trustee Lindsey admits money laundering

By Curtis Lum
Advertiser Staff Writer

Lokelani Lindsey, who once held one of the most powerful jobs in Hawai'i as a Bishop Estate trustee pleaded guilty to money laundering charges yesterday in Las Vegas to become the only former trustee of the charitable trust to be found guilty of felony charges.

Former Bishop Estate trustee Lokelani Lindsey will be sentenced Oct. 16.

Advertiser library photo

Under the plea agreement with the U.S. attorney's office, Lindsey will receive probation and no more than a year in confinement. It has yet to be determined if she will serve her sentence in a federal prison, a community halfway house or at home.

In exchange for the guilty pleas to two counts of money laundering, federal prosecutors dropped other charges of bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud. Lindsey could have faced up to 10 years in prison on each of the charges.

Lindsey will be sentenced Oct. 16 in Las Vegas by U.S. District Judge David Ezra. Her trial was moved to Las Vegas after Lindsey's attorney argued that the negative publicity Lindsey received because of the Bishop Estate controversy made it impossible for her to receive a fair trial in Honolulu.

The guilty plea is another step in Lindsey's downfall. She and four others were once trustees of the multibillion-dollar Bishop Estate, Hawai'i's largest private landowner, which operates Kamehameha Schools for children of Hawaiian ancestry. The estate is now called Kamehameha Schools.

She and three other Bishop Estate trustees were ousted in 1999 after state and federal investigators found evidence of mismanagement and abuse of power. A fifth trustee resigned.

Lindsey was indicted in December 2000 on five felony charges of conspiring to commit bankruptcy fraud and money laundering in connection with a bankruptcy case involving her sister. The charges were unrelated to her work as a Bishop Estate trustee, but the crimes occurred while she was a member of the Bishop Estate trustee board.

Marlene Lindsey pleaded guilty to filing a false federal income-tax return and was scheduled to testify against her sister. Marlene Lindsey will be sentenced by Ezra on Monday.

Jury selection for Lokelani Lindsey's trial was set to begin yesterday. But her attorney, William Harrison, said Lindsey agreed to plead guilty to the two charges to spare her ill husband "any further pain and anguish."

"She wants to ask the court to be allowed to care for her husband," Harrison said. Steven Lindsey is suffering from a spinal affliction and is confined to a wheelchair.

U.S. Attorney Ed Kubo Jr. said his office was prepared to go to trial, but said he was happy with the guilty plea.

"I am satisfied that Miss Lindsey has accepted responsibility for her actions," Kubo said.

Kubo said Lindsey admitted acquiring stock with her sister in a company named Atlantic Pacific International. Lindsey knew that her sister did not disclose the existence of the $100,000 worth in stock in her bankruptcy filings, but Kubo said Lokelani Lindsey accepted the transfer of the API interests.

Lindsey admitted in the plea agreement that she transferred the stock to an unnamed person and placed the money in an account controlled by another unnamed person, Kubo said. Lindsey then withdrew $35,000 from that account and deposited the money into her personal account, Kubo said.

Ousted Bishop Estate trustees Henry Peters and Richard "Dickie" Wong were indicted on state theft charges in connection with a 1995 Hawai'i Kai land deal. But those charges were thrown out by a Circuit Court judge and the dismissals were upheld by the Hawai'i Supreme Court.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

5 posted on 08/03/2002 12:34:37 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: bonesmccoy
"[Lindsey] and four others were once trustees of the multibillion-dollar Bishop Estate, Hawai'i's largest private landowner, which operates Kamehameha Schools for children of Hawaiian ancestry. The estate is now called Kamehameha Schools. She and three other Bishop Estate trustees were ousted in 1999 after state and federal investigators found evidence of mismanagement and abuse of power. A fifth trustee resigned."

I did a search in USA Today's archive for the "...article by the USA TODAY's Tom Lowry on May 3, 1999, "TRUST SCANDAL HAUNTS GOLDMAN/SULLIED BISHOP ESTATE OWNS 10% OF BANK/HIGHLY PAID TRUSTEES FACING ACCUSATIONS, CHARGES", which was excerpted in a May 5, 1999 FreeRepublic article..." and came up with nothing. Does anybody know how to work the FR.com archives well enough to find the 5/5/99 article?!

FReegards...MUD

6 posted on 08/03/2002 1:02:38 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Yes, I'd like to read that story also. Lately, I've taken to running the search engines at various sites on the donations made by people linked to these schemes. I'd really like to get the list of Board of Directors members for various discredited corporations and then run that list for federal elections contributions.
7 posted on 08/03/2002 1:04:13 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: bonesmccoy
"Thanks for filling in the blanks for me!"

Yer welcome, my FRiend, but there are still way too many blanks for me...this issue deserves some FReeper research time to be dedicated to it, because I'm convinced that Rubin--and McAuliffe--is a key to exposing the Clinton Administration Financial Corruption.

FReegards...MUD

8 posted on 08/03/2002 1:06:56 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: bonesmccoy
"...run that list for federal elections contributions."

Heh heh heh...my money is on those contributions being predominantly DemonRAT. The Left has long been milking these Estates and Trusts to further their Socialist causes, and it'd be interesting to see how many of these huge stores of cash are blatantly flouting our tax laws by being so partisan in their giving. Limbaugh touched on this a bit today, when he discussed the National Organization for Women's contributions to RAT campaigns, as well as the AFL-CIO's and other alleged non-profits. These organizations risk losing their tax-free status if they become involved in partisan support, and many of these sources donate almost exclusively to RAT candidates.

FReegards...MUD

9 posted on 08/03/2002 1:12:41 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
We would need to find smoking guns in the Gore 2000 or Clinton 1996 campaign. If there are donations in the FEC database, we should see it on the FEC website. Unfortunately, the FEC website does not permit the user to sort the records by dollar amount. You can only search for names and look at records based on names (not amounts).
10 posted on 08/03/2002 2:38:45 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim
You could probably attempt to run NOW's board for donations, but it's not illegal to use private funds to donate to a political candidate. The real problem is that leftist non-profits exist which are being used to funnel big time salaries to these players.

I'll go look for NOW's and AFL-CIO stuff. BRB.

11 posted on 08/03/2002 2:41:52 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim
Just visited the website "Guidestar.org". The database shows a huge result list for NOW. It appears that NOW is organized with each state having a different non-profit corporation. There exists a "National Organization for Women Foundation, Inc." in Washington DC with a few hundred thousand dollars of assets. Reading the tax return states in Part VII of the Form 990 that:

Related organizations include National Organization for Women, Inc., a 501c4; Naitonal Organization for Women PAC; and National Organization for Women Equality PAC.

Salaries at National Organization for Women, Inc. are eye popping!

Patricia Ireland, $153,783 salary and $7423 employee benefits

Kim Gandy, $125,962 salary and $6095 benefits

Karen Johnson, $126,135 salary, $6095 benefits

Elizabeth Toledo, $58,957 salary, $2947 benefits

Loretta Kane, $60042 salary, $4228 benefits

NOW's National Officers are Patricia Ireland, President; Kim Gandy, VP Executive; Karen Johnson, VP Membership; Loretta Kane, VP Action.

Oh, and I almost forgot the link!

http://www.guidestar.org/pdf/2000/521/477/2000-521477004-1-9.pdf

12 posted on 08/03/2002 2:57:57 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim
501c4 status is supposedly non-partisan. However, they organized a PAC to handle contributions. Those PACs are legally donating exclusively to women (sexism?) and democrats (Boxer et al).
13 posted on 08/03/2002 3:04:09 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: bonesmccoy
National Organization for Women
PAC Contributions to Federal Candidates
2002 Cycle
House Candidate Total Contribs
Carson, Jo Ellen (D-AR) $500
Clark, Martha Fuller (D-NH) $82
DeLauro, Rosa (D-CT) $1,000
Eshoo, Anna G (D-CA) $100
Herseth, Stephanie M (D-SD) $1,000
Hooley, Darlene (D-OR) $100
Jackson Lee, Sheila (D-TX) $100
Jacques, Cheryl A (D-MA) $4,622
Longley, Susan W (D-ME) $2,053
McKinney, Cynthia A (D-GA) $38
Napolitano, Grace (D-CA) $100
Pelosi, Nancy (D-CA) $1,000
Rivers, Lynn (D-MI) $2,000
Roberts, Carol A (D-FL) $18
Sanchez, Loretta (D-CA) $100
Shaw, Elaine (D-CA) $26
Slaughter, Louise M (D-NY) $1,204
Tauscher, Ellen (D-CA) $100
Workman, Margaret L (D-WV) $2,000
Total to Democratic House Candidates: $16,143
Total to Republican House Candidates: $0


Senate Candidate Total Contribs
Carnahan, Mel (D-MO) $5,000
Marshall, Elaine (D-NC) $4,000
Parker, Susan D (D-AL) $2,000
Tristani, Gloria (D-NM) $56
Wellstone, Paul (D-MN) $5,000
Total to Democratic Senate Candidates: $16,056
Total to Republican Senate Candidates: $0

Based on data released by the FEC on Monday, July 29, 2002.


14 posted on 08/03/2002 3:11:34 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim
Kamehameha uses Enron firm in audit and other stuff
15 posted on 08/03/2002 3:14:35 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: Mudboy Slim
Apollo Advisors - Financial investment managers. 13th largest campaign contributor to Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT), Al Gore's vice presidential running mate, and a client of lobbying firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. Another of Akin, Gump's clients is Miller & Chavalier, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm which, together with PricewaterhouseCoopers, drafted the IRS settlement agreement for Hawaii's Kamehameha Schools.

Apollo Advisors has a number of other important connections with Kamehameha Schools: Along with National Housing Corp (which was involved in an alleged kick-back scheme with ousted Bishop Estate trustees Henry Peters and Richard Wong), Apollo and Trinity Investment Trust have financial interests in several estate-owned properties involving two alleged Yakuza-connected companies -- Azabu Building Company and Mitsui Trust.

16 posted on 08/03/2002 3:29:01 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: Mudboy Slim
OK... Got an interesting hit now at www.opensecrets.org.

Under the tab for "Who's Giving", select Election Overview and then 2000 for the pick list.

Scan the list of donors.

http://www.opensecrets.org/overview/topindivs.asp?Cycle=2000

Leo J. Hindrey, Jr. and Deborah D. Hindrey appear in the list. They apparently donated $600,000 plus.

Another global crossing listing appears in the table at number 83.

It lists "Cook, Lodwrick M. and Carole D."

Interestingly enough, when I returned to the FEC website and attempted to enter "Hindrey" and "Leo" in the individual contributions listing, I got only $2000.00 of donations from 1998-2000. It doesn't match. So, I don't know what to believe.

17 posted on 08/03/2002 3:40:36 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Madame Dufarge
Wow! Keep it coming!
18 posted on 08/03/2002 4:15:44 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Madame Dufarge
Interesting.

So, I go to this opensecrets.org website and hit it for California (where Gray Davis has more money stockpiled than Bill Simon).

Here's an interesting list of the biggest soft money donors. These guys really kick around big money!

Rank /Organization /Total /to Dems /to Repubs

1 Saban Entertainment $7,725,000 $7,725,000 $0

2 Shangri-La Entertainment $5,025,000 $5,025,000 $0

3 Propel $2,288,786 $2,288,786 $0

4 Global Crossing $949,235 $645,000 $304,235

5 Ameriquest Mortgage $730,000 $730,000 $0

6 Chartwell Partners $725,000 $0 $725,000

7 Louise Gund Foundation $553,000 $553,000 $0

8 Shorenstein Co $550,000 $550,000 $0

9 Metabolife $510,000 $360,000 $150,000

10 ChevronTexaco $426,300 $0 $426,300

11 Eldred Enterprises $421,100 $0 $421,100

12 Paul's TV & Video $405,000 $405,000 $0

13 AG Spanos Companies $356,607 $0 $356,607

14 Northrop Grumman $350,650 $42,000 $308,650

15 Freeman, Spogli & Co $291,702 $0 $291,702

19 posted on 08/03/2002 4:28:53 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Libloather
Great job with these threads....BTW, I'm pinging you on a vanity I posted yesterday. I think my speculations on what may happen next with Citigroup and Rubin might be of interest to you, and of course, I'd welcome your comments..
20 posted on 08/03/2002 4:38:39 AM PDT by ken5050
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To: bonesmccoy
Regarding search engines, have you seen this?

100's OF SEARCH ENGINES
http://www.FreeRepublic.com/forum/a3949b4e87a51.htm

21 posted on 08/03/2002 4:42:38 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: Mudboy Slim
I found this - http://starbulletin.com/specials/bishop.html

Hope it helps...

22 posted on 08/03/2002 5:18:00 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Mudboy Slim
Also found this - http://nonprofit.about.com/library/weekly/aa033199.htm?iam=dpile_1&terms=%2Bkamehameha+%2Bbishop
23 posted on 08/03/2002 5:31:29 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
I called Holy Joe's office yesterday, got a staffer who sounded tired of answering the phone by 9 AM.

I told him politely to tell Holy Joe that if he didn't call Rubin, he would appear partisan.

They hate that.
24 posted on 08/03/2002 5:45:59 AM PDT by TC Rider
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To: bonesmccoy
Ok.....someone help me out here.

Amongst the Chevrons, Global Crossings, etc. :

12 Paul's TV & Video $405,000 $405,000 $0

????????????????????????????????????????????

25 posted on 08/03/2002 5:52:10 AM PDT by sayfer bullets
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To: Mudboy Slim
The Robert Rubin angle may be our best ploy.
26 posted on 08/03/2002 6:01:07 AM PDT by sultan88
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To: TC Rider
Oh, very good work!
27 posted on 08/03/2002 6:02:07 AM PDT by Miss Marple
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To: TC Rider
I just blew an email Fox News Sunday's (fns@foxnews.com) way about Joe and his links to Citigroup and Rubin. Tomorrow's show could start yet another explosion of information. We'll see.
28 posted on 08/03/2002 6:05:42 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Mudboy Slim
http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/USAToday/

Trust scandal haunts Goldman Sullied Bishop Estate owns 10% of bank
USA Today; Arlington; May 3, 1999
Tom Lowry

Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate was set up 115 years ago to educate Hawaiian children as stipulated in the will of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last direct descendant of the king who united the islands. With assets of about $10 billion, it is one of the richest trusts in the USA and the largest private landowner in Hawaii.

Also last week, state Attorney General Margery Bronster, who is appointed, was ousted from her job by the state Senate. Bronster and her supporters say the move was in retaliation for taking on the politically well-connected trustees. But the trustees' clout, which reached the highest levels of government and Wall Street, is waning. Gov. Ben Cayetano has vowed to continue the investigation with the prosecutors who have been working under Bronster. In the past six months:

* Two of the estate's five trustees were indicted on theft charges for allegedly accepting kickbacks in trust real estate deals. The trustees, former state legislators, arranged to have their condominiums sold at inflated prices in exchange for allowing a developer to do lucrative real estate business with the estate, prosecutors say.

29 posted on 08/03/2002 6:30:59 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Da Rev
Appearance of impropriety - eh Rev?
30 posted on 08/03/2002 6:54:24 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Madame Dufarge
WOW, Madame, that link at #15 is chockfull of good stuff...

"1996 - The estate spends more than $330,000 on federal lobbying - most of it going to three firms to fight, unsuccessfully, the "interim sanctions" law that created penalties for employees or officers of charitable institutions who gain undue "excess benefits" from their positions. The three lobbying firms were Verner, Liipfert, Bernard, McPherson & Hand, a prominent Washington, D.C. firm that employs former Hawaii governor (and friend of Bill Clinton), John Waihee; Hecht Spencer & Associates; and Price Waterhouse. Other Verner firm members enlisted in the effort included former Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen of Texas, former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell of Maine and former Texas Governor Ann Richards. Also, enlisted to fight the "interim sanctions" regulations was the Rev. Jesse Jackson."

Wonder why such a powerhouse group of RATS is so interested in seeing that there will be no "penalties for employees or officers of charitable institutions who gain undue "excess benefits" from their positions."?! Seems like the RATS know they've got a honeypot here and don't want to be punished if their cronies get caught slding them cash under the table!!

Great stuff...MUD

31 posted on 08/03/2002 8:03:24 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: sayfer bullets
Yeah, I was surprised to see that also. The guy who was making those donations is that owner of Paul's Big Screen, apparently a person named "Paul Goldenburg" of the city of Irvine, La Habra, and La Habra Heights.

He gives quite a bit.

Contributor Occupation Date Amount Recipient
GOLDENBERG, PAUL MR
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 6/28/2002 $150,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL MR
IRVINE, CA 92612
PAUL'S BIG SCREEN 4/9/2002 $100,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92612
  11/12/1997 $50,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
  1/30/1996 $50,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL MR
IRVINE, CA 92612
PAUL'S BIG SCREEN 10/31/2001 $50,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
OWNER RETAIL STORE 12/29/1995 $30,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92612
  12/31/1997 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEI, CA 90631
  7/21/1998 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Unincorporated Assn 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 5/23/2001 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 6/7/2001 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92612
TV VIDEO 4/27/2000 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
  2/23/1998 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 6/30/1999 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 1/31/2000 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 6/30/2000 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
  8/23/1996 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 5/14/2001 $25,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
RETAIL STORE 12/29/1995 $20,000 Democratic National Committee 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL I
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 10/16/2000 $20,000 DCCC/Non-Federal Account 5 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 5/16/1997 $20,000 DCCC/Non-Federal Account 5 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL I
LA HABRA, CA 90631
  5/8/1998 $20,000 DCCC/Non-Federal Account 5 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL I
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 5/31/2002 $20,000 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92612
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 11/3/1999 $15,000 DNC/Non-Federal Unincorporated Assn Acct 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 5/1/1997 $15,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL I
LA HABLA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 3/10/2000 $15,000 New York Senate 2000 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 5/27/1999 $12,500 DSCC/Non-Federal Individuals 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL I
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 5/27/1999 $12,500 DCCC/Non-Federal Account 5 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHT, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 8/21/1992 $10,000 Voices for Change '92 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92612
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 11/3/1999 $10,000 Democratic National Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 9/21/2000 $10,000 DNC/Non-Federal Individual 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 5/1/1997 $10,000 Democratic National Committee 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEI, CA 90631
  10/5/1998 $10,000 DNC/Non-Federal Unincorporated Assn 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 6/13/1996 $10,000 Democratic National Committee 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL I
IRVINE, CA 92612
  6/6/2001 $10,000 DCCC/Non-Federal Account 7 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 5/19/1994 $9,000 California Victory '94 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 3/28/1997 $8,000 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
  11/4/1996 $7,000 DCCC/Non-Federal Account 5 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92715
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 2/12/1999 $5,000 Hispanic PAC USA 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
  1/31/1997 $5,000 DSCC/Non-Federal Individuals 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 8/15/2000 $5,000 Democratic National Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO/PRESIDENT 10/30/2001 $5,000 HILLPAC 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 3/29/1996 $5,000 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 10/21/1997 $5,000 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV AND VIDEO 10/18/2000 $5,000 DNC/Non-Federal Unincorporated Assn Acct 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV 3/19/1996 $5,000 Hollywood Women's Political Cmte 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 6/7/1996 $5,000 Democratic National Committee 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
IRVINE, CA 92612
PAUL'S TV & VIDEO 11/5/1999 $5,000 California Victory 2000 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA, CA 90631
PAUL'S TV/PRESIDENT 4/20/2001 $5,000 Hispanic Unity USA 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
  11/7/1994 $5,000 Democratic Party of Virginia 
GOLDENBERG, PAUL
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA 90631
  4/6/1995 $5,000 Democratic Central Cmte of California 

There's more on several additional pages.

32 posted on 08/03/2002 10:49:49 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Libloather
Well, maybe we can search that "opensecrets.org" site for more info. Oh here we are... let's see.

http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.asp?CID=N00000616&cycle=2002

JOSEPH I. LIEBERMAN (D-CT)
Top Contributors

1 Citigroup Inc $59,296
2 United Technologies $36,000
3 Hartford Financial Services $29,850
4 Pfizer Inc $27,650
5 New Democrat Network $27,198
6 Aetna Inc $20,000
7 General Electric $19,246
8 Richman Group $16,000
9 Northeast Utilities Service Co $15,900
10 American International Group $15,000
11 MacAndrews & Forbes $14,000
12 National Jewish Democratic Council $13,900
13 American Health Care Assn $13,000
13 Apollo Management $13,000
13 Starwood Capital Group $13,000
16 Purdue Frederick $12,500
17 GlaxoSmithKline $12,000
17 Rite Aid Corp $12,000
19 Microsoft Corp $11,500
19 National Westminster Bank $11,500


33 posted on 08/03/2002 11:01:38 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Madame Dufarge
Is Apollo Management related to Apollo Advisors? (See post above this one regarding donations from Apollo Management to Lieberman's Senate campaign)
34 posted on 08/03/2002 11:02:51 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim
Wonder why such a powerhouse group of RATS is so interested in seeing that there will be no "penalties for employees or officers of charitable institutions who gain undue "excess benefits" from their positions."?!

Why, sir! You are attempting to impugn the reputations of these honest public servants!

Please, have your second contact mine! This insult cannot go unanswered.

35 posted on 08/03/2002 1:32:12 PM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: bonesmccoy
I don't know.

I found an Apollo Management from Canada in a quick search, can't tell if they're related.

To be honest, I've been painting all day with the humidity about 200%; and I'm too exhausted to ask my brain to perform much more than basic motor functions right now.

I'll see what I can find tomorrow, OK?

36 posted on 08/03/2002 2:08:19 PM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: bonesmccoy
Pauls TV & Video must be a very lucrative operation. In just three months, from April to June 2002 this guy was able to donate $250,000. I didn't know the markup on vidio equipment was so high. I think a "IRS Lifestyle Audit" is in order.
37 posted on 08/03/2002 5:04:27 PM PDT by metalurgist
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To: metalurgist
It could be. On the other hand, Paul's TV sells alot of Plasma, Hi-Def, WEGA, and projection TVs. If he's moving alot of TV's in a week, he could be scraping 1000's of dollars a day off the sales price.
38 posted on 08/03/2002 5:22:05 PM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim; Libloather
Just FYI, I ran across this old link... familiar names appear in it:

-Loads of corruption links--

39 posted on 08/04/2002 4:22:55 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: bonesmccoy
I find it totally implausible that Liarman could not remember what the number 1 contributor to his campaign gave him. $59,000 would definately stick in my mind. What a lying POS
40 posted on 08/04/2002 4:34:44 AM PDT by tom paine 2
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To: backhoe; Elle Bee
Good stuff...

"Kickback Convicts for Clinton"
November 30, 1999 The Washington Times Editorial Board

"In 1996 the Teamsters Union did something a little unusual for an organization that was nearly bankrupt - it gave away more than $1 million. The money went not to the organization's dues-paying members but to liberal activist groups, the Democratic Party and, it turned out, the re-election campaign of former Teamsters President Ron Carey.

In return for the contributions, you see, the lucky recipients were supposed to return the favor by making contributions to the Carey campaign. Several did. The idea was to circumvent federal labor laws that bar unions from spending funds on individual candidates in union elections. Earlier this month a federal district court jury in New York convicted the Teamsters' former political director, William Hamilton, of embezzlement and fraud for his part in the kickback scheme. The question now is how many others were involved in it.

On Monday, this newspaper's Jerry Seper reported that law-enforcement officials are pressing U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White to seek indictments against high-ranking union and political officials, including some close to President Clinton. Possible targets include former Teamsters head Ron Carey, AFL-CIO official Richard Trumka, former White House deputy Chief of Staff Harold Ickes and top Clinton fund-raiser Terry McAuliffe.

Mr. McAuliffe, readers may recall, was the man who just happened to have $1.35 million on hand when President and Mrs. Clinton initially came up a little short on the down payment for their new house in Chappaqua, N.Y. In the ensuing uproar over his part in the purchase, Mr. McAuliffe had to withdraw his generous assistance. Mr. McAuliffe is also the man identified in the trial of William Hamilton who tried to get the Democratic Party in on the Teamsters kickback scheme. Former Carey fund-raiser Martin Davis, who had already pleaded guilty for his own part in the scheme, testified that he told Mr. McAuliffe the union could be very good to the Democrats if they could find someone to contribute to the Carey campaign. Mr. McAuliffe appears to have gotten the message.

Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) finance director Richard Sullivan testified that the Clinton fund-raiser urged the party to find a big donor for the Carey campaign. "Terry would generally say, `By the way, I still think we can get a large amount of contributions from the Teamsters if you can help find the donor," Mr. Sullivan testified.

The Clinton-Gore campaign subsequently sent over a list of state Democratic parties to which the Teamsters should contribute, and the union actually made as much as $236,000 in donations as requested, for which Mr. McAuliffe received credit from the DNC. The deal collapsed and the Teamsters contributions ended when Democrats were unable to find a big donor for the Carey campaign. It wasn't for lack of trying.

The DNC found a woman willing to give $100,000 to Mr. Carey, but, alas, she was foreign, and U.S. law prohibited her from making the donation. McAuliffe attorney Richard Ben-Veniste denies any wrongdoing on his client's part, saying that he never encouraged anyone to make such a deal, nor did the fund-raiser do so himself. Evidently Mr. McAuliffe's old friends at the DNC and the Teamsters don't agree.

If it takes a court case to resolve the differences here, U.S. Attorney White should be ready to pursue it."

FReegards...MUD

41 posted on 08/04/2002 8:23:36 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: Libloather
Not a word about it. Tony Snow slipped up.
42 posted on 08/04/2002 8:33:03 AM PDT by Inkie
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To: tom paine 2
Sore Loserman's answers to tough questions.

"I don't recall"

"I did not accept donations from that corporation." (wave finger)

"(laugh)...(chuckle)...(cough)... ummm... (laugh)...(chuckle)..ummm"

"It depends on what your definition of "is" is".

And, these people claim that GW doesn't know how to speak English?

43 posted on 08/04/2002 9:42:58 AM PDT by bonesmccoy
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To: Mudboy Slim
I'm communicating from my "backup browser"-- a 66 mhtz. 486 with a sticking keyboard & gritty trackball- so excuse the weird typos, they are hard to go back to & correct.


Isn't it amazing how the same old names keep popping up-- and how incurious the "watchdog" press is?

44 posted on 08/04/2002 11:00:40 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: Mudboy Slim
Thanks for posting the DSL info on Rubin!!!
45 posted on 08/04/2002 3:11:17 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Libloather
"GOP Congressman Requests SEC Probe of Rubin for Enron"

"Apart from the questionable propriety of a former Treasury secretary trying to solicit financial favors from former colleagues at a department he once led, I would ask that you investigate all (Enron stock) trades submitted by Citigroup and/or its subsidiaries and their clients in the two weeks preceding Mr. Rubin's call to Mr. Fisher as well as the two weeks following the call," Foley told Pitt in the letter. "Credit reports are viewed by investors in order to determine the financial soundness of a company before investing capital in that company's equity stock," Foley wrote. "It is imperative that we know what the consequences were on stock actions by Mr. Rubin's apparent attempt at interfering on behalf of Enron - a company that Citigroup had, and has, a financial interest in."

Well, lookee here...MUD

46 posted on 08/07/2002 6:50:31 PM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Rep. Mark Foley of Florida, one of the House Republican leaders, is sending a letter Thursday to SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt asking for an investigation.

Well, hot damn. He's got my vote - and I don't even live in Floriduh...

47 posted on 08/07/2002 7:02:20 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
So, who won the pool?! Or was that pool on the SEC calling fer McAuliffe to testify? Do you have a link to yer prediction?!

FReegards...MUD

48 posted on 08/07/2002 7:05:55 PM PDT by Mudboy Slim
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