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  • Democratic Senator Lashes Out at Netanyahu For Voicing His Concerns on Israeli Security

    09/15/2012 8:32:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 29 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 15Sept12 | Jim Hoft
    The Obama White House invited Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi of Egypt to meet this coming week but Obama turned down an invitation to meet with Netanyahu. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lectured Barack Obama in the Oval Office on the dangers facing the Jews back in May 2011. Now this… Far left Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) slammed Jewish leader Benjamin Netanyahu for raising concerns on the Iranian program that threatens Israel’s existence. The antiwar leftist sent Netanyahu an open letter this week asking him to take back his recent arguments on Obama’s dangerous Israeli policy.
  • Clinton, Boxer donor pleads guilty (plus, here is photo of Jinnah at Hollywood Gala with Bill)

    02/29/2008 7:44:13 PM PST · by doug from upland · 10 replies · 181+ views
    LA times ^ | 2-29-08 | staff writer
    PHOTO FROM PETER PAUL. Peter, Bill, Jinnah, and Cher. Clinton, Boxer donor pleads guilty Abdul Rehman Jinnah admits he used straw donors to contribute at least $53,000 to the Democratic senators. From a Times Staff Writer February 29, 2008 Southern California businessman Abdul Rehman Jinnah pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles to directing illegal campaign contributions to Democratic Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Barbara Boxer of California. Jinnah is scheduled to be sentenced in June. He could face more than a year in prison for reimbursing employees and associates for political donations...
  • Guilty: Another Illegal Clinton Bundler-cum-Fugitive Faces Prison Time (Pakistani Immigrant)

    02/27/2008 4:01:37 PM PST · by jdm · 16 replies · 183+ views
    Suitably Flip ^ | Feb. 27, 2008 | Staff
    Pakistani immigrant Abdul Jinnah may go away for as long as five years for filling Senator Clinton's campaign coffers in a very familiar way. LOS ANGELES (CNS)  -- A Northridge businessman has pleaded guilty to funneling tens of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions to Senators Hillary Clinton and Barbara Boxer. Abdul Rehman Jinnah admitted reimbursing employees and others for contributions made in their names. There is a $2,000 cap on individual contributions to candidates. Jinnah faces up to five years in federal prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines when he's sentenced on June 2nd. The...
  • Clinton, Boxer donor to plead guilty

    02/21/2008 6:57:03 AM PST · by Haddit · 9 replies · 558+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 21, 2008 | By Chuck Neubauer and Robin Fields, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
    Southern California businessman Abdul Rehman Jinnah has agreed to plead guilty to funneling tens of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions to Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barbara Boxer, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jinnah is expected to formally enter his plea next week in Los Angeles federal district court. He could face more than a year in prison. Under a plea agreement filed with the court, Jinnah admits he reimbursed employees and associates for $53,000 in donations made in their names to Clinton's political action committee and Boxer's 2004 reelection campaign. His case, much like that of jailed Democratic fundraiser...
  • Indian writes book on Jinnah, Pakistan Sees Red

    12/05/2001 9:45:35 PM PST · by BERZERKER · 9 replies · 20+ views
    Express India ^ | Thursday, December 06, 2001
    Rafique Zakaria's book on Mohammed Ali Jinnah The Man Who Divided India has kicked up a controversy in Pakistan with intellectuals and diplomats up in arms and questioning the inferences made on the role of the Quaid-e-Azam (great leader). The book has come up for a sharp criticism in the Friday Times, while Pakistani High Commissioner to India Ashraf Jehangir Qazi is reported to be upset with the analysis on Jinnah, according to Zakaria. “The general refrain from that country, which Jinnah created as a land of salvation of all Muslims' ill, is that I should not have attributed the ...
  • FBI looks for man who held Clinton, Boxer fundraisers

    03/03/2007 2:00:22 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 90 replies · 2,664+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | March 3, 2007 | ROBIN FIELDS AND CHUCK NEUBAUER
    WASHINGTON // A Pakistani immigrant who hosted fundraisers for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is being sought by the FBI on allegations that he funneled illegal contributions to Clinton's political action committee and to Sen. Barbara Boxer's 2004 re-election campaign. Authorities say Northridge, Calif., businessman Abdul Rehman Jinnah, 56, fled the country shortly after being indicted on charges of engineering more than $50,000 in illegal donations to the Democratic committees. A business associate charged as Jinnah's co-conspirator has entered a guilty plea and is scheduled to be sentenced in Los Angeles next week. ...The case has transformed Jinnah from a political...
  • Mark Steyn: Pakistan's least worst hope

    10/12/2006 6:09:34 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 41 replies · 1,324+ views
    Macleans ^ | 10/12/06 | Mark Steyn
    Like the old country song says, I dug Musharraf when Musharraf wasn't cool I'm glad Gen. Musharraf was able to take time out of his hectic book tour to meet with President Bush at the White House. As far as I know, the plug-circuit-cum-state-visit is a new phenomenon on the international scene: the Queen didn't attempt to squeeze in her golden jubilee events in between promoting "Diana & Me: The True Story" on Oprah and Barbara Walters. But Pakistan's head of government looked more comfortable with Jon Stewart than he did at a clenched teeth Washington dinner with Hamid Karzai....