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  • The Stalinist purge of the Democrat party

    03/06/2015 1:13:27 PM PST · by shoff · 64 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 03/06.2015 | Steven Hoffman
    In Soviet Russia for a period of four years a great terror overcame the communist party in what later became known as the great purge. It was the culmination of years of social engineering ending in the consolidation of Stalin’s brand of communism having ultimate power. We are seeing something very similar happening in the democrat party today. After six years of “change” the Chicago progressives want to consolidate their power for the 2016 run at the presidency.
  • 28 Arrested In Mob Attacks On Mag Mile, Red Line

    04/01/2013 3:15:32 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    The warmest day of the year so far brought hundreds of teens to Michigan Avenue on Saturday. Police were calling it “mob action.” CBS 2 has learned about multiple incidents in at least four different locations along the Magnificent Mile and in the Gold Coast, yielding a slew of arrests. In all, 25 juveniles and three adults were charged. Many innocent shoppers and tourists became caught in the middle of a very chaotic situation. Hundreds of teens littered Michigan Avenue and State Street near Chicago.
  • Obama Golfed in Hawaii with Former Rezko Crony

    01/09/2013 3:04:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    whitehousedossier ^ | 1/9/13 | Keith Koffler
    While on vacation in Hawaii this month, President Obama played golf with Allison Davis, a former business partner of Tony Rezko who also helped give Obama his start in the legal profession. Rezko is the former Obama associate and fundraiser who was convicted of corruption and fraud and currently sits in prison. Davis, who is male, partnered with Rezko on a series of government-funded low and mixed income housing development projects in Chicago. While Davis himself has never been charged with wrongdoing, a number of the projects were high-priced failures that resulted in poor living conditions for residents. According to...
  • Chicago on the Potomac: White House reportedly takes Ford to woodshed over anti-bailout ad

    09/27/2011 10:58:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 9/27/11 | Michelle Malkin
    Your Chicago Way read of the day comes from the Detroit News, where columnist Daniel Howes brings news that a few calls from the White House have led to Ford Motor Company yanking ads that spotlighted its refusal to take government auto bailout money. The ad is no longer on the company’s YouTube page. Nice car company ya got there, fellas. Would be a shame if anything happened to it… (h/t Is This Blog On, Cold Fury): For the only Detroit automaker that “didn’t take the money” of the federal auto bailouts, Ford Motor Co. keeps paying a price for...
  • Washington reinterprets constitutional eligibility [or not, see posts 23 and 38]

    09/27/2011 5:48:51 AM PDT · by tutstar · 90 replies
    WND ^ | 9 26 2011 | wnd
    A Guyana-born naturalized American citizen fits the Federal Elections Commission's requirements to run for president, the FEC announced in a ruling. The case involves New York lawyer Abdul Hassan, who was born in the South American country in 1974. Hassan argues it is discriminatory to not allow him to run for office. Responding to criticism of possible dual-loyalty issues, Hassan said in a radio interview that a person's place of birth should not determine his patriotism or presidential eligibility. "I am an attorney," he said. "When I undertake the representation of a client, I have to act in the best...
  • Obamas Plan Fifth Vacation Since July

    08/11/2010 3:43:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 142 replies
    us news ^ | 8/11/10 | Paul Bedard
    There they go again. For the fifth time since July, the first family has set plans to board Air Force One for a frilly vacation, a 10-day return trip to exclusive Martha's Vineyard where they are expected to stay at the 28-acre oceanfront Blue Heron Farm that rents for up to $50,000 a week. But first the Obamas will be traveling to the Gulf Coast of Florida for a mini-vacation as a way to encourage other vacationing Americans to head to the beaches that have been shunned by tourists worried about oil-slicked sands due to the Gulf oil spill. They...
  • Top Republican says Emanuel gave him the finger

    07/07/2010 7:19:31 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 60 replies
    Top Republican says Emanuel gave him the finger By Jordan Fabian - 07/07/10 09:13 AM ET Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.), a top House Republican, described a colorful chance encounter with White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel in an interview published Wednesday. Issa, the ranking member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has been a thorn in the side of the Obama administration on many issues, particularly on claims that that the White House offered Senate candidates jobs to get out of primaries against candidates backed by the White House. In a profile, the New York Times detailed Issa's...
  • Sarah Palin, Obama, and the cost of Chicago thug politics

    06/28/2010 12:43:07 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com | 06/28/2010 | Gary P.
    To fully understand how Barack Obama and his Chicago thug politics work, you must know a little history of just how Obama weaseled his way into political office in the first place. The story of how Obama went from a street thug, rabble rouser, and “community organizer” to being the lackey of unrepentant murdering domestic terrorist William Ayers, to an Illinois State Senator, and then a United States Senator, and ultimately President, is a case study in lies, betrayal, and corruption....
  • We Stopped the ShoreBank Bailout: Now for the Investigation (Chicago-Obama cronyism supreme)

    06/25/2010 9:24:50 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 8 replies
    Big Government ^ | 6-24-10 | Joel Pollak
    The House Financial Services Committee voted Wednesday to launch an investigation of the ShoreBank bailout, a scandal that was first revealed here at BigGovernment.com. Of the dozens of banks that have failed this year, only ShoreBank received help from Washington and Wall Street. The reasons: its connections to the White House, its close relationship with Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and its importance to the radical left. Video- Joel Pollak on ShoreBank - Fox Business: 5-27-10 After I broke the story in January, other bloggers, notably the Central Illinois 9/12 project, connected more of the dots. Soon, the Wall Street Journal,...
  • Former watchdog Walpin loses suit over firing

    06/18/2010 12:35:54 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies · 1,174+ views
    Politico ^ | June 18, 2010 | Josh Gerstein
    A federal agency inspector general fired last year by President Barack Obama amid claims of bizarre and incompetent behavior, Gerald Walpin, has lost the first round in his legal bid to win back his job.On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Roberts threw out a lawsuit Walpin brought in an attempt to be restored to his position at the Corporation for National and Community Service, which runs Americorps and other programs. Walpin has claimed that his firing was political retaliation for his opposition to wasteful spending by the agency and for his aggressive investigation of a friend of Obama, Sacramento Mayor and former...
  • Palin on Hannity: "Obama's inner circle is nothing but a bunch of Chicago thugs"

    06/09/2010 7:06:37 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 42 replies · 173+ views
    Wednesday June 9, 2010
    Liberals Heads are going to spin and explode! Loved it from that women Mitt was on first...poor Mitt...he pretty much copied what Sarah has been saying for the past few weeks on her facebook..!
  • COURT ERROR! President Barack Obama has direct knowledge of the Senate seat allegation!

    04/23/2010 9:34:33 AM PDT · by ncfool · 161 replies · 8,131+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | April 23, 2010 | Fox News
    Court's hi-tech misstep reveals blacked-out portions of ex-Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich's subpoena of Obama — suggesting the newly elected commander-in-chief may have played role in finding his Senate replacement. See the un-redactated copy of this explosive document. There is also a video link if you follow this link; http://www.foxnews.com/
  • Chicago Style politics on national display.....

    03/16/2010 1:31:07 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 9 replies · 499+ views
    Mafia style community organizing like this is unbelievable!...The American citizen deserves better than this farce! Pelosi is a criminal! No way in hell can she put into a play a massive change like this without a vote! I'M SICK OF THIS!
  • Is Obama Actively Trying To Kill Sarah Palin's Natural Gas Pipeline

    03/10/2010 8:23:58 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 9 replies · 551+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/10/2010 | Gary P
    At first glance, this looks good, right? Obama is finally realizing we need to develop our own resources, after loaning his buddy George Soros’ Brazilian oil company, Petrobas, ten billion dollars to drill offshore in Brazil. And maybe Obama is trying to steal Sarah Palin’s thunder here. ....Unfortunately, I believe you’d be wrong, and I believe my colleague is, as well. I don’t think Obama is trying to steal credit for this deal, I think he is trying to kill it. Frankly, when has Obama done anything to support energy development in America? On the contrary, Obama and his minions...
  • Naked Rahm now seared in our brains

    03/10/2010 7:32:42 AM PST · by opentalk · 28 replies · 1,084+ views
    Chicago Tibune ^ | March 10, 2010 | John Kass
    A naked, wet and angry Rahm Emanuel? That's the last image Americans need in our minds right now. But it's been seared onto our brains — just like that weird wrestling scene from the movie "Borat" — thanks to former U.S. Rep. Eric Massa, D-N.Y., who resigned the other day amid allegations he sexually harassed male staffers. "Let me tell you a story about Rahm Emanuel," Massa said on a recent radio program, talking about taking a shower in the Congressional Gym. "I'm sitting there showering, naked as a jaybird, and here comes Rahm Emanuel not even with a towel...
  • Obama’s ‘Chicago mafia’ blamed for paralysis at the top

    02/20/2010 10:37:22 PM PST · by Track9 · 23 replies · 1,260+ views
    Times Onlline ^ | February 21, 2010 | Christina Lamb
    WHEN President Barack Obama’s secret service codename was revealed as Renegade and his wife Michelle’s as Renaissance, the names seemed perfect for a first couple who had come to Washington to shake things up. More than a year into the Obama administration, with healthcare yet to be reformed, Wall Street banks continuing to pay huge bonuses and Guantanamo Bay prison still open, that mood of hope has turned to disillusion. Obama’s policy of engagement has yielded no progress in the Middle East or Iran; the war in Afghanistan continues to exact a big toll in lives and dollars; while the...
  • Terror suspects likely going to Illinois

    12/06/2009 5:23:23 AM PST · by tellw · 45 replies · 1,559+ views
    Sarasota Herald-Tribune ^ | Sunday, December 6, 2009 | By PETER SLEVIN and PETER FINN
    CHICAGO - Despite opposition from congressional Republicans, the Obama administration is signaling that a state prison in rural Thomson, Ill., will probably become the new home for scores of terrorism suspects now housed at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Officials from the White House, Defense Department and U.S. Bureau of Prisons spent two hours last week briefing more than a dozen members of the Illinois delegation in the office of Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill. To reassure skeptical Republicans, they emphasized security. Although the officials left open the possibility that another site could be chosen, participants...
  • Another Trade Show Dumps Chicago Over Union Ripoffs

    11/13/2009 9:48:07 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 5 replies · 765+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 11/13/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    Another trade show is leaving Chicago this time for Atlanta, Georgia. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting which has been held in Chicago's McCormick Convention Center for quite some time is leaving the city due to the high costs that unions force upon its exhibitors. In October we posted that the Plastics Industry Trade Association is also contemplating fleeing Chicago for southern hospitality for the same reason. The HIMSS reports that 2009 attendance in Chicago's McCormick Center was down by 5 percent compared to 2008. Attendance also dropped from 29,100 in 2008...
  • It's Time for Obama to Get a Clue

    10/24/2009 11:59:04 AM PDT · by Deepest End · 72 replies · 2,536+ views
    American Thinker ^ | October 24, 2009 | Lauri B. Regan
    If Obama and his Chicago thugs simply focused on the country's real enemies rather than American citizens and institutions which provide constructive criticism and honest discourse on the policies emanating from the White House, effective policy might be put in place which would advance an agenda supported by a true majority of citizens. But rather, we see an administration so focused on what, in its paranoid state, it perceives as enemies, that all of its energies are centered on discrediting Bush and Cheney, Fox News, talk radio, Rush Limbaugh, town hall attendees, tea party organizers, health insurance companies, Wall Street...
  • W.H. tells Congress that policy 'Czars' won't testify

    10/23/2009 6:48:46 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 83 replies · 2,891+ views
    Washington Times ^ | October 23, 2009 | Stephen Dinan
    The White House has told Congress it will reject calls for many of President Obama's policy czars to testify before Congress - a decision senators said goes against the president's promises of transparency and openness and treads on Congress' constitutional mandate to investigate the administration's actions. Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, said White House counsel Greg Craig told her in a meeting Wednesday that they will not make available any of the czars who work in the White House and don't have to go through Senate confirmation. -SNIP-The debate goes to the heart of weighty constitutional issues about separation...
  • What Michelle Obama told the International Olympic Committee about her Chicago (and father)

    10/02/2009 5:23:11 PM PDT · by kingattax · 64 replies · 3,163+ views
    L.A.Times ^ | October 2, 2009
    Remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama to the International Olympics CommitteeMRS. OBAMA: President Rogge, ladies and gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs of the International Olympic Committee: I am honored to be here. I was born and raised on Chicago's South Side, not far from where the Games would open and close. Ours was a neighborhood of working families -- families with modest homes and strong values. Sports were what brought our community together. They strengthen our ties to one another. Growing up, when I played games with the kids in my neighborhood, we picked sides based not on who you were,...
  • FOX-TV CHICAGO ORDERED NOT TO RUN ANTI-OLYMPICS STORY

    09/27/2009 7:50:12 PM PDT · by STONEWALLS · 130 replies · 5,562+ views
    Drudge ^ | 9-27-09 | Drudge
    "A local TV station that reported on Chicagoans NOT wanting the Olympics has been told NOT to run the report again, insiders tell the DRUDGE REPORT! The Chicago Olympic Committee told FOX Chicago that its broadcast "would harm Chicago's chances" to be awarded the games."
  • Van Jones Sneaks Out Back Door- Get ready for Whithouse Bag of Tricks.

    09/06/2009 9:49:45 AM PDT · by opentalk · 27 replies · 1,328+ views
    America's Right ^ | September 6, 2009 | Nathaniel Givens
    This is a victory for Glenn Beck, for conservatives, and for America. But this means that the Obama administration has yet one more reason to play dirty. Their bag of tricks is nowhere near empty, and we need to keep the pressure on. Until now Rush Limbaugh has been public enemy #1. That is why the White House went after him as the "head of the Republican Party".
  • Radical Left Plans to Shutdown Financial System in October

    08/09/2009 6:14:01 PM PDT · by Kozman · 124 replies · 8,065+ views
    ...Steve Kest, executive director of ACORN, was there. As well as an up and coming rabble rouser, George Goel of the National People's Action Network...Goel was the first to speak. He called for challenging people on the streets. "We need to put feet on the ground,"...When it was ACORN Executive Director Kest's turn to speak, he also said that more militant actions are going to occur. He went even more radical than Goel...
  • Get out of the way? Not likely.

    08/09/2009 12:08:02 PM PDT · by Sir Gawain · 29 replies · 1,839+ views
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | Roger Kimball
    - Roger’s Rules - http://pajamasmedia.com/rogerkimball - Get out of the way? Not likely.Posted By Roger Kimball On August 9, 2009 @ 5:28 am So, the President of the United States wants critics of his plans to socialize American health care to “get out of the way.” [1] His operatives urge you to turn in your friends and neighbors if they say “something fishy” about [2] the administration. Confronted with spreading grassroots outrage, President Obama instructs his supporters “to punch back twice as hard [3].” Kenneth Gladney, the 38-year-old black conservative who was hospitalized by union goons [4], can testify that...
  • They Think You Are Stupid: Why Resistance To Obamacare Is Growing Despite Intimidation and Slander

    08/07/2009 8:23:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies · 2,243+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 6, 2009 | Hugh Hewitt
    President Obama's decision to unleash his operatives at the DNC,  surrogates like Barbara Boxer, and his staff like Linda Douglas to slander and attempt to intimidate opponents of Obamacare not only has badly backfired, it has opened another front the president now finds himself fighting on:  Does he intend to be the new Nixon, rather than the new FDR? Like Nixon, will he unleash a political operation that spirals out of control and ends his presidency? More than a million people have signed a petition to stop Obamacare, and the president and his Chicago-rules enforcers have serially insulted each one of them and every...
  • White House Vows to Defend Democrats on Health Reform, Will 'Punch Back Twice as Hard'

    08/07/2009 3:04:48 AM PDT · by Son House · 73 replies · 1,977+ views
    FOXNEWS.com ^ | August 07, 2009 | FOXNEWS.com
    Also Thursday, the AFL-CIO announced plans to mobilize labor activists to attend town hall meetings in 50 congressional districts this month to counter the conservative protesters. White House aides David Axelrod and Jim Messina traveled to the Capitol for their presentation to Democratic senators. Senators saw videos of disruptions at events held by House members, and were told to organize their events more carefully as well as work with labor unions and other friendly groups to generate enthusiasm. They also were urged to use these events to stress insurance reforms such as a limit on out-of-pocket expenses for those covered...
  • Smears And Intimidation: How Chicago Thugs Take Out The Opposition

    08/06/2009 7:40:05 PM PDT · by SalAOR · 14 replies · 694+ views
    Axis of Right ^ | 8/6/2009 | Sal
    Much of Obama still remains a mystery to me. Yes, he is a far-left radical who is a thug from the Chicago Political Machine. Yes, he wants to remake America in his own image. Yes, he is an egotistical maniac who wants nothing but adoration from throngs of followers. Yet I keep vacillating back and forth on whether or not Obama is a shrewed politician bent on remaking America, whatever the political cost (including his re-election), a puppet of others, or simply a dumb idealist. Whatever the case may be, he and his machine are not happy with the protests...
  • Unions To Counter Town Hall 'Tea-Party Patriots': Report

    08/06/2009 10:28:04 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 228 replies · 9,850+ views
    NPR ^ | August 6, 2009 | Frank James
    Like the cavalry, organized labor reportedly plans on swooping in to the rescue of beleaguered lawmakers who are getting shouted down by conservative activists at town-hall meetings during discussions of health-care overhaul legislation. The Huffington Post's Sam Stein reports that the AFL-CIO is calling on its troops to counter the anti-health care reform hecklers. An excerpt: The nation's largest federation of labor organizations has promised to directly engage with boisterous conservative protesters at Democratic town halls during the August recess. In a memo sent out on Thursday, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney outlined the blueprint for how the union conglomerate would...
  • Obama summons his "army" -- Michelle Malkin

    08/06/2009 7:02:23 AM PDT · by AmericanVictory · 177 replies · 7,990+ views
    Michele Malkin web site ^ | August 5, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    Hey, no top-down direction here in President Obama’s latest mass e-mailing to his minions. Only thing missing is advice on how to dress like “real” grass-roots activists and instructions on how to snitch on friends and neighbors saying “fishy” things about socialized medicine. Astroturf powers, unite! from President Barack Obama info@barackobama.com reply-to info@barackobama.com date Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 10:21 AM subject This is the moment mailed-by bounce.bluestatedigital.com This is the moment our movement was built for. -snip- read the rest at Michelle Malkin
  • Democrats Complain About Manufactured Outrage Over ObamaCare…As They Manufacture Outrage

    08/05/2009 7:58:28 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 23 replies · 1,261+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-05-09 | Curt
    It really is like we're in the twilight zone. For eight years we all heard about Bushitler and his big brother tactics to keep the opposition quiet but now we have Democrat's calling for the photographing and interrogations of all those opposed to socialism at the town hall meetings: Let's have the media name names, publish photographs, and do interviews of those responsible for approving, even organizing these techniues. And let's find an investigative journalist - are there many left - to prove these so-called grassroots shouters are, or are not, being paid. Even more classic: The "shout downs" organized...
  • DNC Disinformation Emails Being Frantically Sent to Evaporating Obama Cultists

    08/05/2009 8:49:41 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 38 replies · 1,876+ views
    (for example) The Jawa Report ^ | Aug 05, 2009 | Jen O’Malley Dillon
    [NOTE: Comments in italics by The Jawa Report, photos and other snark in bold by grey_whiskers...] There’s been a lot of media coverage about organized mobs intimidating lawmakers, disrupting town halls, and silencing real discussion about the need for real health insurance reform. As opposed to Democratic Underground bragging about disrupting Town hall Meetings on President Bush's Social Security Reform. The truth is, it’s a sham. These “grassroots protests” are being organized and largely paid for by Washington special interests and insurance companies (they decline to name any, because there aren't any -ed.) who are desperate to block reform. They’re...
  • Message from the President: "This is the moment our movement was built for."

    08/05/2009 1:44:37 PM PDT · by Beloved Levinite · 71 replies · 2,021+ views
    www.barackobama.com ^ | Aug. 5, 2009 | Barack Obama
    Message from the President: "This is the moment our movement was built for." By Christopher Hass - Aug 5th, 2009 at 3:15 pm EDT Also listed in: Organizing for Health Care Blog Comments | Mail to a Friend | Report Objectionable Content Today, President Obama sent out a message to supporters asking them to get involved in the fight for health insurance reform this month: This is the moment our movement was built for. For one month, the fight for health insurance reform leaves the backrooms of Washington, D.C., and returns to communities across America. Throughout August, members of Congress...
  • A little censorship, anyone? How about turning citizens into informants?

    08/05/2009 1:00:02 PM PDT · by Cecilia Trent · 8 replies · 573+ views
    NEWSMAX.COM ^ | 08/08/09 | William Collier and Ralph Benko
    Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:45 PM By: William Collier and Ralph Benko Article Font Size A little censorship, anyone? How about turning citizens into informants? The White House Web site has this very intriguing little new note: There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to end of life care. These rumors often travel just below the surface via chain emails or through casual conversation. Since we can’t keep track of all of them here at the White House, we’re asking for your help. If you get an email or...
  • 5 facts about the anti-reform mobs (DNC Talking Points on Healthcare)

    08/05/2009 10:58:12 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 75 replies · 2,658+ views
    DNC e-mail ^ | 5 August 2009 | Jen O'Malley
    There's been a lot of media coverage about organized mobs intimidating lawmakers, disrupting town halls, and silencing real discussion about the need for real health insurance reform. The truth is, it's a sham. These "grassroots protests" are being organized and largely paid for by Washington special interests and insurance companies who are desperate to block reform. They're trying to use lies and fear to break the President and his agenda for change. Health insurance reform is about our lives, our jobs, and our families -- we can't let distortions and intimidation get in the way. We need to expose these...
  • Drudge Report : CONGRESSMAN WARNS RAHM : THIS ISN'T CHICAGO

    08/04/2009 8:39:21 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 192 replies · 10,344+ views
    COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM ^ | August 4, 2009 | Darell Issa
    WASHINGTON. D.C. – Following reports that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has been orchestrating an effort to intimidate members of Congress and Governors who raise legitimate concerns regarding the effectiveness of the stimulus, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to Emanuel saying “While this type of scare tactic may work In Chicago, it will not work to intimidate me or other Members of the United States Congress.” “I and others have dared to bring these facts to the attention of President Obama, the Congress and the American people,” Issa...
  • Obama vendetta against Arizona sheriff on illegal immigration

    08/04/2009 6:11:33 AM PDT · by usalady · 6 replies · 905+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | August 4, 2009 | Martha
    Once again the vendetta by the Obama administration against a tough sheriff in Arizona, Joe Arpaio, who comes down hard on illegal immigrants, is being exposed. The law enforcement official of Maricopa County, as usual, is fighting back.
  • Obama's Enemies List Grows

    06/08/2009 4:37:26 AM PDT · by Scanian · 44 replies · 3,073+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | June 8, 2009 | Mark Hyman
    Just having the appearance of someone who might possibly vote for an opponent of Barack Obama could land them on the President's enemies list where proxies do the dirty work. Political appointees in the Justice Department killed a six-month investigation by career DOJ lawyers into the most blatant voter intimidation case in 40 years. Last November, jack-booted, uniformed, baton-wielding thugs from the New Black Panther Party calling themselves "security" obstructed a Philadelphia polling location and behaved in an intimidating manner toward white voters. Days after dismissing charges against the menacing thugs, the Justice Department moved in the opposite direction by...
  • Rahm Emanuel's profitable stint at mortgage giant [Freddie Mac]

    03/26/2009 5:43:49 AM PDT · by Timeout · 27 replies · 1,671+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3/26/09 | Bob Secter and Andrew Zajac
    Before its portfolio of bad loans helped trigger the current housing crisis, mortgage giant Freddie Mac was the focus of a major accounting scandal that led to a management shake-up, huge fines and scalding condemnation of passive directors by a top federal regulator. One of those allegedly asleep-at-the-switch board members was Chicago's Rahm Emanuel—now chief of staff to President Barack Obama—who made at least $320,000 for a 14-month stint at Freddie Mac that required little effort.
  • APB For One Rahm Emanuel

    01/08/2009 7:20:10 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 36 replies · 1,323+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 1/08/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    Washington has issued an APB for former Representative and putative Chief of staff for the Obama White House Rahm Emanual. Emanuel is 5' 7" tall, slight of build and has salt and pepper hair. He is known to cuss like a sailor. He was last seen on December 12th claiming he is getting "death threats" over his multiple meetings with corrupt Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Emanuel has been known to hang around with several unsavory characters in the past. It is commonly known that Emanuel has been a close confidant to impeached presidents and senators that have experienced intense sniper...
  • Obama top aide apologizes to Arabs

    11/13/2008 8:37:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies · 814+ views
    ap ^ | 11-13-08 | staff
    CHICAGO (AP) — President-elect Barack Obama's White House chief of staff apologized to the Arab-American community on Thursday for remarks his father made to an Israeli newspaper. Last week, Benjamin Emanuel talked about his son Rahm Emanuel's new job and told the Israeli daily Ma'ariv that "obviously he'll influence the president to be pro-Israel. Why wouldn't he? What is he, an Arab? He's not going to be mopping floors at the White House
  • Hounding Palin (What The Community Agitator In Chief's Thugs Will Do To Steal The Election Alert)

    09/18/2008 10:05:05 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 49 replies · 330+ views
    National Review ^ | 9/19/2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Warning: If your neighbor’s got an “Obama ‘08” bumper sticker or lawn sign, you might want to double-check your door locks at night. The One has commanded his Purveyors of Change to go forth and proselytize to the unbelievers. And they’re not going to be knocking gently like Avon Ladies. Barack Obama, you see, is done fixing souls. It’s time to crack heads. Prodded by panicked Democrats to take off his white gloves, he issued a Call to Strong Arm to his legions of angry followers on Wednesday. Hope is out. Hellfire is in. Now, the same analysts who tut-tutted...
  • Prichett in his own words: Can a black man own a gun in Cook County?

    08/29/2003 2:15:30 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 40 replies · 1,001+ views
    Keep and Bear Arms ^ | 8/19/03 | from John Birch, ConcealCarry.org
    Prichett in his own words: Can a black man own a gun in Cook County? from John Birch, ConcealCarry.orgjohn@concealcarry.orgAugust 19, 2003ILLINOIS GUN OWNERS - YOUR TRIAL IS ABOUT TO BEGIN...TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th  Now is the moment for gun owners in Illinois to send a message to Cook County prosecutors that we are not going to tolerate being routinely prosecuted for transporting our weapons in Illinois. Contact: John Birch, President, Concealed Carry, Inc., 630 660-3935 email: john@concealcarry.org  Our local "Black Man With a Gun," Roderick Pritchett is about stand and face felony charges in Cook County. Roderick could have copped a plea...