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LWW
05-26-2010, 08:47 AM
It appears that we now know why dearest leader abandoned Arlen Spector ... the political blackmailer in chief seems to have been beaten at his own game.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If a Democratic member of Congress is to be believed, there's someone in the Obama administration who has committed a crime and if the president knew about it, analysts say it could be grounds for impeachment.

"This scandal could be enormous," said Dick Morris, a former White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, on the Fox News Sean Hannity show last night. "It's Valerie Plame only 10 times bigger, because it's illegal and Joe Sestak is either lying or the White House committed a crime.

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>"Obviously, the offer of a significant job in the White House could not be made unless it was by Rahm Emanuel or cleared with Rahm Emanuel," he said. If the job offer was high enough that it also had Obama's apppoval, "that is a high crime and misdemeanor."</span> ...

The controversy revolves around an oft-repeated statement by Rep. Sestak, D-Pa., that he had been offered a job by the Obama administration in exchange for dropping out of the senatorial primary against Obama supporter Sen. Arlen Specter.

Sestak said he refused the offer. He continued in the Senate primary and defeated Specter for the Democratic nomination.

But Karl Rove, longtime White House adviser to President George W. Bush, said the charge is explosive because of federal law.

"This is a pretty extraordinary charge: <span style='font-size: 17pt'>'They tried to bribe me out of the race by offering me a job,'</span>" he said on Greta Van Susteran's "On the Record" program on the Fox News Channel. "Look, that's a violation of the federal code: 18 USC 600 says that a federal official cannot promise employment, a job in the federal government, in return for a political act. ...

Staffers with Sestak's congressional office did not respond to WND requests for comment. <span style='font-size: 14pt'>But the congressman repeatedly confirmed that he was offered the position and refused</span> and that any further comments would have to come from someone else. ...

The Obama White House has tried to minimize the issue.

"Lawyers in the White House and others have looked into conversations that were had with Congressman Sestak, and nothing inappropriate happened," White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has stated.

Gibbs told the White House press corps, "Whatever conversations have been had are not problematic."

And on CBS' "Face the Nation" he said, "I'm not going to get further into what the conversations were. People who looked into them assure me they weren't inappropriate in any way."

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>But the administration also is taking no chances on what might be discovered.</span> ...

He said in a statement to Politico, "The attorney general's refusal to take action in the face of such felonious allegations undermines any claim to transparency and integrity that this administration asserts."

He's also made a decision to raise the profile of his concerns.

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>"The bottom line is all fingers are being pointed back to the White House,"</span> he said in a statement released as ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>"This Chicago-style politicking is an assault on our democracy and is downright criminal. President Obama faces a critical choice he can either live up to his rhetoric of transparency and accountability by disclosing who inside his White House tried to manipulate an election by bribing a U.S. Congressman or he can allow his administration to continue this stonewalling and relinquish the mantle of change and transparency he is so fond of speaking on."</span>

Issa suggested, <span style='font-size: 14pt'>"Could the reason why Congressman Joe Sestak refuses to name names is because the very people who tried to bribe him are now his benefactors? For months, Sestak has repeatedly said without equivocation that the White House illegally offered him a federal job in exchange for dropping out of the race. Was Joe Sestak embellishing what really happened, or does he have first-hand knowledge of the White House breaking the law? If what he said is the truth, Joe Sestak has a moral imperative to come forward and expose who within the Obama Administration tried to bribe him."</span>

Michael Steele, the Republican National Committee chairman, as well as Sen. Dick Durban of Illinois, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, have joined the chorus suggesting the White House needs to answer some questions.

Former judge Andrew Napolitano, an analyst for Fox News, said the level of the offer simply isn't an issue.

"It wouldn't matter if it was a job as a janitor. Offering him anything of value to get him to leave a political race is a felony, punishable by five years in jail," he said.

The Section 600 statute states:

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>Whoever, directly or indirectly, promises any employment, position, compensation, contract, appointment, or other benefit, provided for or made possible in whole or in part by any Act of Congress, or any special consideration in obtaining any such benefit, to any person as consideration, favor, or reward for any political activity or for the support of or opposition to any candidate or any political party in connection with any general or special election to any political office, or in connection with any primary election or political convention or caucus held to select candidates for any political office, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Douglas Sosnik, the White House political director for Bill Clinton, said offering jobs to political friends is "business as usual," but said Obama's promise was that "business as usual" wouldn't continue in his White House.</span>

"It cuts against the Obama brand," he told the New York Times. ...

WND previously reported on the Sestak controvesy and a similar one concerning Democrat Senate candidate in Colorado, Andrew Romanoff, reporterd in the Denver Post.

The Post said Jim Messina, Obama's deputy chief of staff and "a storied fixer in the White House political shop, suggested a place for Romanoff might be found in the administration and offered specific suggestions."

Romanoff at the time was challenging another major Obama supporter, Sen. Michael Bennet, for the Democratic primary for the Senate seat from Colorado. He has since won top-line position over Bennet in a coming primary.

The report said Romanoff turned down the overture, but it is "the kind of hardball tactics that have come to mark the White House's willingness to shape key races across the country, in this case trying to remove a threat to a vulnerable senator by presenting his opponent a choice of silver or lead."

The newspaper affirmed "several top Colorado Democrats" described the situation, even though White House spokesman Adam Abrams said, "Mr. Romanoff was never offered a position within the administration."

Gary Kreep of the United States Justice Foundation, who has been monitoring the Obama administration, told WND the offer of reward for some government official's actions raises questions of legal liability.

"There's a federal statute and federal law seems to make clear if you offer a government official some sort of remuneration, directly or indirectly, it's a crime," he said.</div></div>

&gt;&gt;&gt;OH MY&lt;&lt;&lt; (http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=158617)

LWW

pooltchr
05-26-2010, 08:57 AM
Chicago thugs have no regard for the law, and elitists don't think laws apply to them anyway.

In Obama, we have both, so this story should surprise nobody.

Steve

LWW
05-26-2010, 09:09 AM
Gibbs has de facto confessed that it happened, now the party's argument boils down to "SO WHAT!"

Incredible arrogance has, however, always been a trademark of the regime.

LWW

llotter
05-26-2010, 04:38 PM
But remember the fact that GWB fired some AGs and there was suspicion that there were political reasons.

wolfdancer
05-26-2010, 11:48 PM
Suspicians????????????????
It's an easy story to check out

pooltchr
05-28-2010, 10:35 AM
It would appear that Bill Clinton may have been involved in this illegal scheme.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100528/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_pennsylvania_senate

Criminal activity seems to be the prevailing method of operation for them these days.

Steve

LWW
05-28-2010, 02:30 PM
That is an interesting ploy as the regime can claim Clinton isn't actually a representative for the regime, even though his wife is SecState and Billy Jeff has represented the regime on countless occasions.

That being said, of that's the party line ... the Obamatrons will accept it as gospel.


That gives them 23% of public opinion. If they can then convince roughly one third of the remaining 77% you have a draw in the polls.

The corruptocrats in the demokook party have played that math for years. It was much easier when they had 35% of the population operating as dembots. The Clinton regime woke a bunch of those up and the cut that buys whatever is laid on the spoon shrunk to between 25% and 30%. The current regime has further decimated the demokook base.

With the tea party movement and the regime's inherent corruption we are watching the gutting of the old two party system.

LWW

pooltchr
05-28-2010, 03:09 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
With the tea party movement and the regime's inherent corruption we are watching the gutting of the old two party system.

LWW </div></div>

I would like to think that is true!

Steve

LWW
05-28-2010, 03:23 PM
I think it really started with Henry Ross Perot ... who most people don't realize was pretty much of a leftist.

LWW

Qtec
05-30-2010, 01:00 AM
Whay illegal scheme?
link (http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/melanie-sloan-darrell-issa-playing-politic)

Q

LWW
05-30-2010, 04:40 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW pre "OFFICIAL EXPLANATION"</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I predict that the Obamatronic brains are already hard wired to accept it without qualm nor trepidation, and will shout it loudly with an exuberance that would amaze even George Orwell.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style='font-size: 17pt'>"There will be an official response shortly on the Sestak matter, I mean shortly -- I don't mean weeks or months. ... I can assure the public that nothing improper took place."</span>
<span style='font-size: 14pt'>-DEAREST LEADER-</span></div></div>

&gt;&gt;&gt;THE FASTEST ELECTED POTUS TO BECOME A LAME DUCK&lt;&lt;&lt; (http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/05/27/obama-improper-alleged-sestak-job-offer-official-explanation-come/)

LWW </div></div>

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec post "OFFICIAL EXPLANATION"</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Whay illegal scheme?
link (http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/melanie-sloan-darrell-issa-playing-politic)

Q
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Thanks Q ... you never let me down.

LWW

Qtec
05-30-2010, 05:38 AM
What illegal scheme?


Q

Qtec
05-30-2010, 05:41 AM
reality (http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/prof-richard-hasen-criticizes-fox-their-br)

common sense (http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/melanie-sloan-darrell-issa-playing-politic)

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Sloan: As you know as a former prosecutor Eliot, bribery is a tough case to prove. You need an official act in exchange for a thing of value. You just don't have that case here.<u> Darrell Issa is really trying to make politics out of this all by screaming about it and calling it illegal, he thinks that suddenly it will become illegal, but that's just not the way the law works. This may look a little bad. This may have an appearance problem <span style='font-size: 14pt'>but there is simply nothing illegal here.</span></u> </div></div>
Q

LWW
05-30-2010, 05:57 AM
You only had to prove me right once.

LWW

Qtec
05-30-2010, 06:14 AM
ie, You can't even answer the most simplistic question, can you.
I refute you, you have no answer, ie I am right and you are wrong.

Thank you,

Q

LWW
05-30-2010, 07:44 AM
Nice try.

What you actually did was to regurgitate the spoon fed party line ... which is exactly what I said you would do.

LWW

Sev
05-30-2010, 07:54 AM
So ah does this mean that we will yet again be treated to pin the impeachment on the president if the dems loose the house and senate this fall???

If so this is getting really mundane.

LWW
05-30-2010, 08:09 AM
Possibly.

I doubt the republichickens will go that far however as I have no doubt they have done the same thing in the past. It doesn't make it legal or OK, and an independent prosecutor has a chance to go down in history if they have the stones to start putting people under oath.

From Sestak's own words it's quite obvious that he was offered the job of secretary of the navy.

Sestak played a cool hand by hinting at bringing down the regime if they continued to back Spector. Now, he needs Obama and is word parsing, ducking, and dodging in a manner that is obvious to all but the most hardwired Obamatron.

LWW