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  • A $2M check, Harry Reid and one frustrated prosecutor

    12/11/2016 1:33:09 PM PST · by LiberalismDestroys · 25 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 12/11/2016 | TOM HARVEY AND JENNIFER DOBNER
    The $2 million cashier's check was drawn at a St. George bank Nov. 5, 2010. From there, it was sent by FedEx to a Los Angeles attorney who represented Ireland-based Full Tilt Poker. Made out to "Mail Media LTD" — a Full Tilt-owned entity used to launder online-gambling funds — the millions then were deposited at Basler Kantonalbank in Switzerland, where Mail Media had an account. And from there, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings is investigating whether it went into a Marshall Islands account in the name of Searchlight Holding Inc. to benefit, or even bribe, Harry Reid, the once-powerful...
  • Feds were in no hurry to investigate $2M check’s alleged ties to Reid, new report shows

    12/18/2016 6:32:35 AM PST · by LiberalismDestroys · 22 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | DEC 18, 2016 | JENNIFER DOBNER AND TOM HARVEY
    State and federal agents may have waited nearly three years to pursue financial records about offshore accounts that a prosecutor believes could link a $2 million check from a Utah bank to a reported attempt to bribe a powerful U.S. senator — even though they had access to a copy of the check and key witnesses as early as 2013.
  • Enraged to engaged: Tea party backers explain why (I am featured in this story!)

    06/19/2010 11:16:51 PM PDT · by Hildy · 32 replies · 395+ views
    AP via Yahoo news ^ | June 19, 2010 | PAULINE ARRILLAGA
    YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. – Bill Warner is hardly a naive man. He ran his own engineering firm for three decades, and sold the assets just before the economy tanked. He built his dream home on a majestic hill abutting a national park, back when the housing market was steady. While some neighbors have since been foreclosed upon, Warner is resurfacing his flagstone deck. And so he understands, quite clearly, that in the world of politics, his little group — officially, the Lincoln Club of the Morongo Basin — is but a molecule in the figurative drop in the bucket of...
  • Reid's immigration push vital to his reelection hopes

    04/21/2010 9:28:50 PM PDT · by Fred · 17 replies · 742+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/22/10 | Susan Ferrechio
    Immigration reform, once considered dead for the year, has been thrown a lifeline by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., whose revival of the legislation could energize his state's Hispanic voters and help save himself from defeat in November. Reid made a startling announcement earlier this month at an immigration rally held in downtown Las Vegas. He told the crowd of about 6,000 people that, despite a packed congressional agenda, he wanted Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year. "We're going to pass immigration reform, just as we passed health care reform," Reid said, adding that the...
  • Reid Hits Pause Button on Immigration

    04/13/2010 2:12:22 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 21 replies · 850+ views
    The New York Times ^ | April 13, 2010 | CARL HULSE
    Senator Harry Reid retreated today from having the Senate move quickly on immigration law changes, saying any overhaul would have to wait.“We won’t get to immigration reform this work period,” Mr. Reid, Democrat of Nevada  and the majority leader, told reporters after the private weekly luncheon of Democratic senators.Over the weekend, Mr. Reid raised the hopes of immigration advocates by suggesting at a rally in Las Vegas that he was ready to put immigration on the legislative front burner now that health care legislation was out of the way and Congress was returning from a two-week break.“We’re going to come...
  • Tea Party Defined (Video Searchlight Palin Tea Party Express Etc)

    04/13/2010 7:27:42 AM PDT · by Syncro · 2 replies · 399+ views
    You Tube/RightNetwork ^ | April 13, 2010 | RightNetwork
    This is an excellent video done by a new internet TV website which will officially launch this summer, RightNetwork They are embedded on the buses with the Tea Party Express IIIVideo Here
  • Victoria Jackson: My Sarah Palin Experience

    04/04/2010 9:45:54 AM PDT · by GVnana · 51 replies · 3,667+ views
    Big ^ | 4/4/2010 | Victoria Jackson
    Searchlight Nevada, March 27, 2010. My friend Bonnie asked me to drive with her to Searchlight, NV for the Tea Party Express Kickoff where Sarah Palin was going to speak. I said, “Yes!” Then, I started thinking about reality. I would need to pay a dog sitter and a teenager sitter. My daughter couldn’t come with me because she was winning an award at the 168 Film Festival in Glendale – all the more reason for me to stay home. Then, I would have to sit in a car for ten hours round-trip. I hate sitting. I don’t travel unless...
  • It's Time for Out-a-Thug--more Tea Party egg-throwers for you to help identify for Breitbart

    04/01/2010 7:27:31 AM PDT · by Mamzelle · 9 replies · 1,334+ views ^ | 4/01/10 | Frank Ross
    To remind our readers, this fine gentleman thrust his finger in a journalists face and shouted “Get him out of here, or I’m going to jail today!” We’re pretty sure he didn’t mean he was going to jaywalk. Let’s find out who he is and bring his intimidation tactics to light. And, while we’re at it, please help identify this man:
  • The Searchlight Eggsperience

    03/31/2010 10:49:34 AM PDT · by Gordon Pym · 2 replies · 538+ views
    Big Government ^ | 30mar2010 | Chris Burgard
    Cars were parked on the side of the highway for miles before the event location. After the event, traffic to Las Vegas was so backed up that it took us over an hour and a half to go five miles. I don’t know the total number of people that were in attendance. I do know that the valley floor was packed full of people. The surrounding hilIs were packed full of people. The ridges above the hills were lined with people, and vehicles. People had camped out in RVs, trailers, motor homes, tents and cars. It would have taken a...
  • Meet Another One of Harry Reid’s “Rent-a-Thugs”: Edward “Eddie” Gering

    03/31/2010 10:03:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 30 replies · 1,806+ views
    bg ^ | Mar 31st 2010 | Larry O'Connor
    When thousands of peaceful, Tea Party protestors came to Harry Reid’s hometown of Searchlight, Nev. last Saturday, you would have thought that the favorite son of this hardscrabble, mining town would garner tons of local support. Not so. Members of IBEW Local 357 were called to action to agitate the crowd and, as we’ve previously shown, to hurl eggs at the busses carrying them. Around 0:18 into the video released last night showing the exploding shell and yolk that came inches from Andrew Breitbart’s face, a loud protestor taunts Breitbart, smiling and mocking his condemnation of the egg-throwing. “Glad you...
  • Video - The Eggman of Searchlight Nevada

    03/30/2010 10:29:18 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Ron · 28 replies · 1,767+ views
    Big Government ^ | 3-30-10 | Andrew Marcus
    When we first reported that Harry Reid Supporters threw eggs at the Tea Party Express bus, some on the left tried to blame Andrew Breitbart, claiming that it never happened, or that if it did, Breitbart probably threw the eggs himself to make the Reid supporters look bad. Too bad for them there is video. In this clip, a Reid supporting union man is busted egg handed!
  • Embedded Black Says Tea Parties Not Racist by Lloyd Marcus

    03/30/2010 8:36:44 AM PDT · by Lloyd Marcus · 33 replies · 1,476+ views ^ | 03-30-2010 | Lloyd Marcus
    I am on the Tea Party Express tour bus traveling to our next rally in Provo, Utah. We just left St George, Utah. At the rallies, I perform my original "American Tea Party Anthem" song and more. I usually walk among the crowds when I am not on stage. I have attended over 100 tea parties across America and the crowds are all the same; bright, well informed, decent and hard working Americans. Today, at our St. George, Utah rally, I felt a new level of love and concern for our country. There were numerous veterans, some from as far...
  • The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

    03/30/2010 6:13:12 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 7 replies · 645+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 03-30--10 | Stoutcat
    The ever-elusive Zombie, posting at Pajamas Media gives us a lovely little photo essay about two political rallies, held about a week apart, by two differing political groups, for different reasons. One was on March 27, in Searchlight, NV. The other was a week earlier, in Los Angeles. To set the scene: “Two households, unalike in dignity…”
  • BREAKING VIDEO: Reid Supporters Throwing Eggs And Assaulting Andrew Breitbart

    03/29/2010 8:50:40 PM PDT · by ocr1 · 14 replies · 661+ views
    Founding Bloggers ^ | 3-29-2010 | Zip
    Here is a smidge of our video from Saturday’s Tea Party Express coverage in Searchlight, Nevada.Video at linkThe AP calls this a hospitality tent. We call it destruction of property and assault. Either way, this is Harry Reid’s Democrat Party. So tolerant. So enlightened. So Progressive.
  • VIDEO: Harry Reid Supporters Egg Tea Party Express Bus And Threaten Andrew Breitbart

    03/29/2010 7:55:35 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 23 replies · 1,356+ views
    Liberty Scout ^ | 3/29/2010 | Staff
    Cameras follow Andrew Breitbart everywhere, so it was just a matter of time before video emerged that substantiated the claim that Harry Reid supporters threw eggs at the Tea Party Express bus in Searchlight, Nevada last weekend. ...
  • Breaking: Video Show Harry Reid Supporters Attacking Tea Party Bus

    03/29/2010 5:47:09 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 99 replies · 5,378+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3-29-10 | Jim Hoft
    Ah, the tolerant Left caught in action… Violent Harry Reid supporters egg the Tea Party Express Bus and threaten Andrew Breitbart.
  • Caught on Video: Harry Reid Supporters Throwing Eggs At Tea Party Express Buses in Searchlight

    03/29/2010 5:06:09 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 16 replies · 951+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 3/29/10 | HAP
    1:09 minute video shows eggs slamming into the buses, this is right outside the Searchlight Tea Party saturday, in addition, the video shows Andrew Breitbart being threatened by a Reid supporters...These same people called the police on Breitbart and said he was the one who threw the eggs..Now there's video
  • Photos Show What Really Happened in Searchlight

    03/29/2010 6:37:23 AM PDT · by BobMcCartyWrites · 32 replies · 2,316+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 3-29-10 | Bob McCarty
    Contrary to what CNN reported, at least 9,000 people turned out for the Tea Party Express Saturday rally in Sen. Harry Reid's hometown of Searchlight, Nev. Photos tell the story.
  • NEW El Marco Photo-essay/Sarah Palin Pals around with Patriots in the Nevada Desert.

    03/29/2010 12:59:43 AM PDT · by el marco · 9 replies · 1,238+ views ^ | March 29, 2010 | El Marco
    Showdown in Searchlight Sarah Palin Pals around with Patriots in the Nevada Desert. March 28th, 2010, Las Vegas, NV - by El Marco Conservatives from across America gathered near Harry Reid’s hometown of Searchlight, Nevada, on Saturday, to send a message to Washington. Reid and other corruptocrats are facing the political fight of their lives this November in elections that promise to transform the political landscape.
  • Caption the fun at the 'Showdown in Searchlight" Tea Party Rally

    03/29/2010 4:42:37 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 16 replies · 1,169+ views
    Daylife Photos ^ | 3/27/10 | staff
    ("Joe the plumber")