Tag Archives: Corruption

The United States of Chicago

Dinesh D’Souza has run afoul of the Obama Administration: Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza was indicted Thursday on federal charges of violating campaign finance laws by using straw donors to funnel money to a U.S. Senate candidate. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced the grand jury charges in a statement Thursday. D’Souza is expected to ...

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This Time, The Stench in D.C. is Not Coming from the White House

What’s that smell? People who assumed that Barack Obama had brought the reeking stink from the political slough of corruption and cronyism that spawned him, Cook County, to D.C. can be forgiven. That analysis makes sense, but this time, it’s actually the “corpse flower.” From Live Science: The aptly nicknamed corpse flower on display in Washington, D.C., has finally gone ...

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Stop the Presses: Obama’s “Home town” Chicago Very Corrupt!

I hope that you are sitting down because this one’s a shocker. From the Chicago Tribune story “Chicago area has most corruption convictions in nation, UIC study says:” The Chicago area logged the most public corruption convictions of any federal jurisdiction in the United States during the past 36 years, according to a report released today by the University of ...

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I Must Have Missed It. Obama Apologized to The Supreme Court, Right?

Obama presents another headline writer with a chance at unintentional comedy. (If his close friendship with convicted felon Tony Rezko, who facilitated the purchase of his Chicago mansion, his endorsement of one of the most corrupt candidates in Cook County history–let that sink in–and his broken promise to use public campaign financing in 2008, didn’t undercut his “reformer image,” what ...

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Is There No End to the Corruption from Obama’s Band of Chicago Hucksters? Using Your Money to Buy Votes AGAIN

The Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney posted a terrific piece, unmasking Obama’s latest phony “pro-business” insourcing and consolidation sideshows. As he explains, these events are simply distractions, designed to keep us from asking where the money is coming from. Surprise: the One is using the Export-Import Bank –I hope that you’re sitting down–to buy votes with our money. Simply getting government ...

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One Step Ahead of the Subpoena, Obama Administration Orders Review of Solyndra Loan

I am not making this up. From this morning’s Washington Post: The White House has authorized an independent review of all loan guarantees made by the Energy Department to foster green technology amid fallout from the bankruptcy this year of Solyndra, the California company that received a $535 million loan through the program. White House officials said Friday that Chief of ...

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A Case Study in Obama’s Chicago Way

From the Chicago Sun-Times: Kenneth E. Pannaralla — once a top precinct captain for Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan — has made a good living in government. Pannaralla, 63, gets a pension from the city of Chicago in addition to the three paychecks from his three current government jobs, including one as the executive director of the Southwest Home ...

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