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  • Not all of Blagojevich's missteps were criminal, some were just stupid

    03/16/2012 6:05:27 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 16 mar 2012 | John Kass
    He'll be around 67 years old when he leaves prison, old and gray and without prospects, but you wouldn't know it from his defiant goodbye speech, with the groupies chanting "Free our governor!" and lumps forming in the throats of some broadcast journalists who should know better.
  • The 12 ways to a Merry Fitzmas

    12/13/2008 12:08:27 PM PST · by Phoenix11 · 70 replies · 3,107+ views
    Me | 12/13/08 | Phoenix11
    Let's run down the list, shall we... 1. Allison Davis, Obama's boss at his law firm, was a player in the extortion attempt in the Board Games case. Davis also partnered with Rezko and received taxpayer subsidies to rehab apartments and homes, getting deal after deal from Mayor Daley. Daley, Davis, Rezko, Blago, and Obama have all worked together to obtain government funding for said "housing development". In exchange, the slumlords have financed Blago and Obama's political careers. 2. Two politicians specifically received donations from the kickback schemes. You guessed it. Blago and Obama. From the first pay-off, 20K was...
  • Federal Sources: Fitzgerald Held Off Blagojevich Bust to Protect Obama Election Chances

    12/11/2008 5:02:43 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 56 replies · 2,502+ views ^ | December 11, 2008 | Debbie Schlussel
    Did Obama Fail Ethics Requirements of Illinois Bar?A federal source of mine with ties to Chicago says that FBI agents had enough to prosecute corrupt, helmet-haired Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich back in June, when he was already engaged in some of the blackmail and extortion alleged by the FBI affidavit and other documents associated with his arrest and prosecution. The source says that the FBI was suddenly ordered by the U.S. Attorney's Office--and I believe that order came from the top, ie., U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and Justice Department officials in Washington--to hold off on doing anything until after the...
  • Rove to Write for Newsweek

    11/15/2007 3:15:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 191+ views
    NewsMax ^ | November 15, 2007 | Staff
    Less than three months after he left his post as the White House’s deputy chief of staff, Karl Rove has agreed to become a Newsweek contributor and will pen opinion pieces for the magazine and its Web site. Rove will turn out several columns on the 2008 campaign up until inauguration day, according to the Washington Post. In a statement, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham said: “Newsweek has a long tradition of asking practitioners and opinion-makers to offer our readers the benefits of their experience in occasional opinion essays. “Whether one agrees or disagrees with Karl, there is no arguing that...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 07-03-07 ("What is up with all the idiotic, over-the-top, foul-mouthed rants?")

    07/03/2007 6:23:09 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 67 replies · 1,051+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 3, 2007 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The DUmmies still continue to suffer from extreme LDS (Libby Derangement Syndrome) due to the commutation of Scooter's prison sentence to such an extent that even Head DUmmie Skinner had to step in with this statement: "What is up with all the idiotic, over-the-top, foul-mouthed rants?" The THREAD Skinner is complaining about is so deranged that it is titled, "EAT S***. F*** Off. D**." So let us watch the DUmmies wallow in Plamegate Freudenschade in Bolshevik Red while the commentary of your humble correspondent, enjoying the DUmmie implosion, is in the [brackets]: EAT S***. F*** Off. D**. [MERRY FITZMAS!!!]...
  • President Bush Commutes Libby's sentence

    07/02/2007 2:45:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 784 replies · 26,506+ views
  • DUmmie FUnnies 07--02-07 (DUmmies Go BERSERK Over Commutation Of Libby Prison Sentence)

    07/02/2007 4:23:44 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 130 replies · 2,087+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 2, 2007 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The BEST thing about Bush's commutation of Scooter Libby's prison sentence is the absolute outrage it has provoked in DUmmieland. So not only does Libby get out of serving a sentence for a crime that didn't exist in the first place but we get incredible entertainment as well. There are currently two DUmmie conniption fit threads on this commutation. The first is a DUmmie THREAD titled, "Bush Commutes Libby's Prison Term in CIA Leak Case." The other related (which we will lead off with) DUmmie THREAD has the berserk title of "IT'S ON F*CKING CNN! It's commuted! Libby's not...
  • Scooter's Sentence (Satan wearing a parka--Estrich defends Libby!!)

    06/06/2007 8:43:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 1,255+ views
    Creator's Syndicate ^ | June 6, 2007 | Susan Estrich
    I suppose I should be pleased about the tough sentence handed down by Judge Reggie Walton, sentencing the vice president's former Chief of Staff Scooter Libby to serve 30 months in prison. After all, he's a Republican, and I'm a Democrat; I'm an opponent of the war, and he worked for one of its architects. I'm certainly no fan of his boss, Dick Cheney, one of the toughest hardball players to occupy the office of vice president. Former Ambassador Joe Wilson was practically gloating this morning when asked to comment on the sentence, declaring it a victory for the rule...
  • Should Cheney Resign? (Ultra Barf Alert!)

    03/15/2007 7:54:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies · 1,142+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | March 6, 2007 | Andrew Sullivan
    His health is rough; he has been the most disastrous vice-president in history; he has lost two wars; he has lost every ally; he is despised in much of the country; he is now going to be the center of all the questions that the Libby guilty verdict raise. Why did he get so exercized about a two-bit critic during a critical time in the Iraq war? Why would he risk losing his most trusted aide by coordinating a media sting on a minor political opponent? Why would he risk committing a crime to pursue Wilson unless he had something...
  • The Libby Trial: Fitzgerald’s Weakest Link

    02/01/2007 4:04:15 PM PST · by STARWISE · 69 replies · 2,420+ views
    National Review ^ | 2-1-07 | Byron York
    The “Cooper Counts” are heard in court. Two of the five felony counts in the perjury and obstruction of justice case against Lewis Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, are based entirely on a single phone conversation Libby had with Matthew Cooper, then a White House correspondent for Time magazine, on July 12, 2003. In federal court in Washington Wednesday, CIA leak prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald revealed his documentary evidence to support those charges — one count of perjury and one count of making false statements — and the evidence was this: had somethine and about...
  • What Valerie Plame Really Did at the CIA [Corn]

    09/05/2006 11:38:24 AM PDT · by johnny7 · 139 replies · 4,912+ views
    THE NATION ^ | 9-05-2006 | By David Corn
    In the spring of 2002 Dick Cheney made one of his periodic trips to CIA headquarters. Officers and analysts were summoned to brief him on Iraq. Paramilitary specialists updated the Vice President on an extensive covert action program in motion that was designed to pave the way to a US invasion. Cheney questioned analysts about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction. How could they be used against US troops? Which Iraqi units had chemical and biological weapons? He was not seeking information on whether Saddam posed a threat because he possessed such weapons. His queries, according to a CIA officer...
  • Bob Beckel Threatens Rumsfeld With Violence

    09/04/2006 7:40:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 265 replies · 6,883+ views
    Monday, September 4, 2006 | Kristinn
    Democrat Bob Beckel threatened Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld with violence today in a discussion on the Fox News Channel about Rumsfeld's speech last week relating the war on terror to World War 2.Beckel said if Rumsfeld weren't Secretary of Defense and had federal protection, he'd "kick the dog out of him."Beckel joined a growing number of Democrats who have reacted viscerally to Rumsfeld's remarks, even though Rumsfeld did not single out the Democratic party nor did he name any current Democrats as appeasers.

    06/13/2006 5:40:20 AM PDT · by oldtimer2 · 47 replies · 1,407+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | June 13, 2006 | Robert Luskin
    STATEMENT OF ROBERT LUSKIN, ATTORNEY FOR KARL ROVE Tue Jun 13 2006 07:14:31 ET Washington, DC—Robert Luskin, Attorney for Karl Rove today released the following statement: “On June 12, 2006, Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald formally advised us that he does not anticipate seeking charges against Karl Rove. “In deference to the pending case, we will not make any further public statements about the subject matter of the investigation. We believe that the Special Counsel's decision should put an end to the baseless speculation about Mr. Rove’s conduct.” Developing...
  • Lawyer: Karl Rove Won't Be Charged in CIA Leak Case

    06/13/2006 4:59:44 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 37 replies · 1,143+ views ^ | 6/13/06 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — Top White House aide Karl Rove has been told by prosecutors he won't be charged with any crimes in the investigation into leak of a CIA officer's identity, his lawyer said Tuesday. Attorney Robert Luskin said that special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald informed him of the decision on Monday, ending months of speculation about the fate of one of President Bush's closest advisers. Rove testified five times before a grand jury.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-06-06 ("Where is Fitzgerald? No Fitzmas after all that?")

    01/06/2006 5:43:28 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 100 replies · 1,661+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 6, 2006 | DUmmie and PJ-Comix
    It looks like the DUmmies did NOT have a Merry Fitzmas. However, this is just par for the course for the DUmmies. They NEVER have a "Merry Fitzmas" in a whole myriad of schemes that they hope beyond hope will bring down the Evil Bush Regime. There was NO Merry Fitzmas over the Jeff Gannon "scandal," NO Merry Fitzmas over the Downing Street Memos, there was NO Merry Fitzmas over the September Anti-Bush Rally (note: Pied Piper Pitt maintained his purity of essence there by never EVER talking to any member of A.N.S.W.E.R. at ANY time, EVER) and there...
  • Just Give Up Already - Or just be Zotted

    11/20/2005 7:20:18 AM PST · by dream police · 123 replies · 2,935+ views
    The hope for a better world and better America is gone. Finished. Done for. I don't know when this happened, but it did. So vote if you must. Democrat, Republican -- it doesn't matter. Better to enjoy yourself. Immerse yourself in pop culture. Go see Saw 3. What' J-Lo up to these days? Does Green Day have a new album? Forget about eating healthy. You think you're going to live forever? Have that extra cheese all meat pizza. You know you want it. Drink to excess. Don't pay your debts. Invite the collection agent to take it out in the...