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  • Carter's Arab Financiers

    12/21/2006 8:52:59 AM PST · by venizelos · 25 replies · 1,781+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 21, 2006 | Rachel Ehrenfeld
    To understand what feeds former president Jimmy Carter's anti-Israeli frenzy, look at his early links to Arab business. Between 1976-1977, the Carter family peanut business received a bailout in the form of a $4.6 million, "poorly managed" and highly irregular loan from the National Bank of Georgia (NBG). According to a July 29, 1980 Jack Anderson expose in The Washington Post, the bank's biggest borrower was Mr. Carter, and its chairman at that time was Mr. Carter's confidant, and later his director of the Office of Management and Budget, Bert Lance.
  • The Day Frozen Pudding-Pops Destroyed Boris Yeltsin's Faith in Communism

    04/09/2015 10:19:06 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 80 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 April 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    After a September 1989 tour of Houston's Johnson Space Center, Boris Yeltsin -freshly elected to the new Soviet Politburo- made an impromptu visit to a typical American grocery store -'Randalls'- in Clear Lake, Texas, to have himself a look around... And more than anything he'd seen at the advanced NASA facility, what really blew Yeltsin away was the sheer variety of goods at the supermarket. The fact that such stores where to be found in just about any town in America was said to be beyond comprehension for the Soviet politician- the pictures tell a thousand words- A mesmerized Yeltsin wandered the isles, marveled...
  • “This Is the FBI—Can We Talk?”

    01/18/2008 9:46:34 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 49 replies · 1,003+ views
    Washingtonian ^ | 01. Jan 2008 | Mark Matthews
    Keith Weissman and Steven Rosen Are PhDs and Middle East Experts Who Did Some Lobbying. They Thought They Were Doing What Washington Insiders Always Do. Thomas O’Donnell didn’t reveal his job when he phoned Keith Weissman in 2004 and got the policy analyst’s wife. He says he didn’t want to scare her. When Weissman returned the call and found out O’Donnell was an FBI agent, his first reaction was to attempt a joke: “What did I do?” “I’m sure you didn’t do anything,” O’Donnell told him. He wanted to meet that day, for five or ten minutes, and get Weissman’s...
  • Original Copy of Jack Anderson Murtha Article August 6, 1980

    07/13/2006 10:54:54 AM PDT · by SBD1 · 53 replies · 2,450+ views
    Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune ^ | August 6, 1980 | Jack Anderson
    Jack Anderson Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, Wednesday, August 6, 1980Excerpts "I want to deal with you guys awhile before I make any transactions at all, period," he told them, "After we've done some business, well, then I might change my mind." Still, he wanted them to understand that he was the best man in Congress the sheik could acquire "I'm going to tell you this, if anybody can do it, I'm not BS-ing you fellows, I can get it done my way," he boasted "There's no question about it." "All at once," he said, "some dumb (expletive deleted) would go start talking...
  • FBI Wants Access to Dead Writer's Papers - Jack Anderson

    04/18/2006 8:34:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 844+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/18/06 | Mark Sherman - ap
    WASHINGTON - Not long after columnist Jack Anderson's funeral, FBI agents called his widow to say they wanted to search his papers. They were looking for confidential government information he might have acquired in a half-century of investigative reporting. The agents expressed interest in documents that would aid the government's case against two former lobbyists for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, who have been charged with disclosing classified information, said Kevin Anderson, the columnist's son. In addition, the agents told the family they planned to remove from the columnist's archive — which has yet to be catalogued...
  • Crusading journalist Jack Anderson dies

    12/17/2005 4:01:39 PM PST · by SubMareener · 30 replies · 1,236+ views
    Reuters Via My Way News ^ | Dec 17, 3:20 PM (ET) | Reuters
    Jack Anderson, the crusading journalist who tackled powerful figures like J. Edgar Hoover and won a Pulitzer prize for his reporting on the Nixon administration, died on Saturday at age 83. Complications from a 19-year battle with Parkinson's disease were the cause of death, his son Randy Anderson said in a brief telephone interview. .... Anderson also made it onto the former Nixon administration's "enemies list." G. Gordon Liddy, the Watergate conspirator, once said that he and other White House operatives discussed at the time how to stop Anderson including through slipping him drugs though no action was taken.
  • Pulitzer-Winning Columnist Anderson Dies

    12/17/2005 10:19:53 AM PST · by LouAvul · 22 replies · 838+ views
    yahoo ^ | 12-17-05
    WASHINGTON - Jack Anderson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning muckraking columnist who struck fear into the hearts of corrupt or secretive politicians, inspiring Nixon operatives to plot his murder, died Saturday. He was 83. Anderson died at his home in Bethesda, Md., of complications from Parkinson's disease, said one of his daughters, Laurie Anderson-Bruch. Anderson gave up his syndicated Washington Merry-Go-Round column at age 81 in July 2004, after Parkinson's disease left him too ill to continue. He had been hired by the column's founder, Drew Pearson, in 1947. The column broke a string of big scandals, from Eisenhower assistant Sherman Adams...
  • Jack Anderson retires from nation's longest running column - to be replaced by Eleanor Clift

    07/24/2004 1:21:36 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 15 replies · 702+ views
    Press Release | July 23, 2004
    Nation's Longest Running Column Changing Guard; Jack Anderson Retires; Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Share Byline WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2004--"Washington Merry-Go-Round" by Jack Anderson and Douglas Cohn, the nation's longest running newspaper column, is changing bylines. The column, founded by Drew Pearson in 1932, was carried on by Jack Anderson, who joined Pearson in 1947, and by Douglas Cohn, who joined Anderson in 1999. Anderson, 81, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease, has retired from the column, and is being replaced by Eleanor Clift, who has served as "Washington Merry-Go-Round's" political correspondent for several years. Cohn and Clift, who...
  • No Quibbling Allowed

    02/03/2004 5:01:55 AM PST · by blitzgig · 4 replies · 101+ views ^ | 2/3/04 | Jack Anderson and Douglas Cohn
    No quibbling allowed By Jack Anderson and Douglas Cohn WASHINGTON -- Just a few weeks ago, retired Gen. Wesley Clark seemed poised to win the New Hampshire primary, or at least do well enough that he would become the prohibitive favorite once the race moved south. Clark's candidacy faded dramatically when he started quibbling about his stand on the war, his position on abortion, and whether he agreed with left-wing activist Michael Moore calling President Bush a deserter. Today's electorate is savvy, and not easily fooled. Democrats have a strong dislike for Bush, which means they're paying close attention to...