Posts Categorized: Blagojevich

Blagojevich May Call Rahm and Reid To The Stand For Retrial

By 8 Comments 462 views

This should be awesome! Here is Blago speaking to Chris Wallace this morning: It’s political horse trading that the prosecutors are trying to criminalize and they weren’t able to do it without putting on a defense. If we put on a defense and properly explain these things I think the jury will see it for… Read more »

Burris “Forgot” About Blago Solicitation

By 11 Comments 246 views

Can anyone say perjury? Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s brother solicited U.S. Sen. Roland Burris for up to $10,000 in campaign cash before Blagojevich named Burris to the coveted post — something Burris initially failed to disclose under oath before an Illinois House impeachment panel, records and interviews show. Burris acknowledges being hit up for the… Read more »

Moral convictions optional in Obama/Dem leadership

By 4 Comments 250 views

AP’s Laurie Kellman has an article out today about the Senate feet beating retreat over Burris. Depending on what outlet you view it, the headlines morph. From Huffpo: Dem Aide: Obama Team Pushed To Seat Burris From Breitbart: Senate Dems retreat on Burris; Obama steps in From Yahoo News: Senate Democrats yield to Obama, retreat… Read more »

Evidence That Obama Lied About Blago Contact?

By 6 Comments 347 views

This may cause a stir eh? Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from the office of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich through the Freedom of Information Act related to Blagojevich’s contacts with President-elect Obama and his transition team. The documents include a December… Read more »

Happy New Year! Jan 2 Democratic Party Already Splitting

By 5 Comments 205 views

The 21st Century Democratic Party is NOT at all the same party as that of FDR, JFK, or even Bill Clinton. No, it’s something else, and burdened with almost complete, unchecked political power, finally laden with responsibility and accountability, ripped away from its preferred victimized position of opposition for opposition’s sake…the party is starting to… Read more »

Blago Names Racist To Obama’s Senate Seat – Update: Race-Baiting News Conference Video Added

By 13 Comments 181 views

Wouldn’t a white guy calling his opponents nothing but a bunch of unqualified black boys qualify as a racist statement? Just when you thought the Blagojevich scandal couldn’t get anymore crazy comes the news that even though his lawyer has said he would not go ahead and make the pick for Obama’s Senate seat, today,… Read more »

The Latest Hap’s In BlagoGate

By 9 Comments 183 views

Looks like Blago has no intention of doing what he is told and go away quietly: In a move intended to force public testimony from President-elect Barack Obama’s inner circle, a lawyer for Governor Rod Blagojevich of Illinois has asked the legislative panel considering impeachment of the governor to subpoena more than a dozen witnesses,… Read more »

The Criminal Background Of “Senate Candidate 3” From The Blago Tapes

By 6 Comments 379 views

Director Blue has an important post up this morning with a ton of interesting information on who Senate Candidate 3 is on the Blago tapes. Who is it?  One of the most corrupt, most liberal members of the House. Rep. Jan Schakowsky. Her family background is fascinating, and troubling: The Schakowsky family’s troubling history with… Read more »