Just last week, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu argued during a Capitol Hill hearing that the government needs more tax revenue. But in a twist of hypocrisy, the Louisiana senator and her husband appear to have not yet paid $1,206.95 in tax penalties to the District of Columbia government on their Capitol Hill home.
Isn’t Bill the most reckless and prolific sex abuser in state and federal government of all time? Hasn’t his whole life been about using his power and status to take advantage of young women? Hasn’t HRC’s been about intimidating and threatening and blackmailing young women to keep them hushed up about Bill’s attacks — including widely reported rapes?
Haven’t the whole Democrat party and its lackeys in the MSM united in lockstep to protect the Clintons from the consequences of his crimes? And so, now these people are preaching to us to act better about sex abuse of young girls? -Ben Stein
“12 is about as old as i can handle,” Farnham allegedly said in one online chat in November, according to the charges. “i love them at 6 7 8”... Farnham – who twice co-sponsored bills in the House that toughened penalties for child pornography -- is scheduled to make his initial appearance at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse on Wednesday.
Hillary’s “gender equity” agenda includes family leave legislation and a federal mandate requiring that women receive equal pay. This from a senator who from 2002 to 2008, paid her female staffers 72 cents for every dollar paid to males, or $15,708 less than the median salary for a man, according to an analysis of data from official Senate expenditure reports. -Stephen Moore
Democrats: Brutalizing Women...
"Everybody who's systematically traumatized, terrorized, harassed, stalked and stolen from me, during my time in California and in Hollywood, has been a Democrat."
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Incompetence, Oops, Healthcare, Jobs
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 2018 congressional campaign was fined by the state of New York for failing to provide the proper workers’ compensation coverage to campaign staffers.
“The employer did not have the required workers’ compensation coverage from March 31, 2018 to April 30, 2018,” Melissa Stewart, the spokeswoman for New York’s Workers Compensation Board, told The New York Daily News. “[It] was issued a final penalty of $1,500, which was paid.”
“This coverage is vital to ensuring workers are protected for on-the-job injuries,” Stewart continued.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Character, Financial, Oops, Greed
Washington Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal will pay her re-election campaign interns after 16 unpaid interns threatened to strike earlier in July.
“The exploitative conditions of our labor differ so drastically from the supposed principles of this campaign that we can no longer, in good faith, continue our work without a critical reevaluation of the conditions of our compensation,” the interns told Jayapal’s campaign staff in a letter, reported online Seattle news site Crosscut.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Crime, Degeneracy, Financial, Fraud, Oops, Greed, Corruption
A religious leader and big-time fundraiser for Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been charged with welfare fraud for getting around $30,000 in food stamps. Yitzchok “Isaac” Sofer, a Hasidic religious leader, hosted a fundraiser for de Blasio’s 2013 mayoral campaign at the same time he was receiving food stamps illegally... Sofer was released on $250,000 bail after being arraigned Thursday, according to the New York Post.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Crime, Fraud, Greed, Corruption, Theft
An Arizona Democratic lawmaker who once voted against welfare fraud protections in her state has been indicted on felony charges of defrauding the food stamp program. According to the indictment unsealed earlier this week, state Rep. Cecilia Velasquez was charged with three felony counts: unlawful use of food stamps, fraudulent schemes and practices, and theft...
“It is appalling that an elected official representing the people of Arizona would steal from the poor, while consistently saying she is trying to help the poor,” Kern told Fox News.
When it comes to interns in the Senate, it seems that traditional beliefs about labor and economic opportunity are suddenly switched. Despite frequently proposing and voting in favor of legislation that opens the workplace door to all Americans, Democrats ignore the same values when it comes to their interns... Until they align their actions with their stated political goals, Democrats will have to confront the better, if confusing, behavior of their Republican colleagues. -Stephen Lurie, The Atlantic
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Crime, Sex, Oops
When it came to hiring prostitutes for sex, Stuart Dunnings III preferred escort websites such as Escort Vault and Backpage.com... But Dunnings wasn’t just any John, authorities say. For the past 20 years, he’s been the top prosecutor for Ingham County, a man who put sex traffickers in jail and built a reputation as “an outspoken advocate for ending human trafficking and prostitution,”... Dunnings is a Democrat who was first elected in 1996.
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Warming, Liberal, Government, Energy, Waste, Corruption
Gov. Jerry Brown last year directed state oil and gas regulators to research, map and report back on any mining and oil drilling potential and history at the Brown family's private land in Northern California.
After a phone call from the governor and follow-up requests from his aides, senior staffers in the state's oil and gas regulatory agency over at least two days produced a 51-page historical report and geological assessment, plus a personalized satellite-imaged geological and oil and gas drilling map for the area around Brown's family ranchland near the town of Williams.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Guns, Greed, Corruption, Convict
Former California state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering in federal court Wednesday, admitting that he “knowingly and intentionally agreed with another person” to take part in a criminal enterprise and commit at least two offenses and affect state commerce. Yee, a Democrat from San Francisco, told U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer that he admitted his guilt and knew he could face a harsh sentence, which will be handed down on Oct. 21.
Yee was indicted in March 2014 on charges of accepting $62,000 in campaign contributions in return for legislative favors and offering to arrange the sale of machine guns and shoulder-fired missiles to an undercover FBI agent posing as a mob figure.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Financial, Oops, Feminism, Sexism
According to an analysis of recent salary information from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the group pays women 70 cents for every $1 a male employee works. Even with employing more women than men, many at top levels, the DSCC in its latest salary filings with the Federal Election Committee covering September-November 2013, paid males an average of $18,576 for the three months to $13,044 for women.
As with Bill Clinton, and his alleged assaults on Paula Jones, Juanita Broddrick and Kathleen Willey, tribal loyalties to party kin outweighed any concern for women as a group -- or for the accusers as individuals. The accusers were tossed over the side until the publicity became too strong to ignore. Democrats -- like Hillary with Bill -- stood by their man, Tammy Wynette-style. -Glenn Reynolds
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Character, Financial, Racism, Narrative, Greed, Jobs, Diversity
African-American staffers on Democratic campaigns were paid 70 cents for each dollar their white counterparts made. For Hispanic staffers in Democratic campaigns, the figure was 68 cents on the dollar. And a recent study by PowerPAC+, funded by a major Democratic donor, revealed that less than 2 percent of spending by Democratic campaign committees during the past two election cycles went to firms owned by minorities.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Tax, Character, Greed, Corruption, Convict, Theft
The man authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion. City News Service says former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced Monday by a federal judge. The 60-year-old Rizzo pleaded guilty in January... When he was fired by Bell in 2010 Rizzo had an annual salary and benefits package of $1.5 million.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Financial, Oops, Greed, Regulation, Jobs
Last week, the Democrat controlled House in West Virginia passed legislation raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, $1.50 higher than the federal minimum wage. The action is part of a nation-wide effort by Democrats to make a minimum wage increase central to their platform for the midterm elections. The increase didn't effect all workers, though. Democrats exempted many of their own staff from the wage hike. In fact, the Democrat's minimum wage hike carves out exemptions for 19 different classes of employees. The wage hike doesn't apply to handicapped workers, seniors, state fire fighters, movie ushers, newspaper deliverymen, summer camp workers, college students, etc.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Racism, Narrative, Oops, Tolerance, Diversity
An African American state senator is protesting the appointment of a well-regarded operative as the new executive director of the Democratic Party of Georgia, citing a lack of racial diversity in the organization’s all-white senior leadership. Senate Minority Whip Vincent Fort says the selection of Rebecca DeHart, who is white, as the state party’s top strategist failed to "reflect the rich diversity of Georgia Democrats."
While the BP oil geyser pumps millions of gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico, President Barack Obama and members of Congress may have to answer for the millions in campaign contributions they’ve taken from the oil and gas giant over the years. BP and its employees have given more than $3.5 million to federal candidates over the past 20 years, with the largest chunk of their money going to Obama, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. -Erika Lovely
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Financial, Racism, Narrative, Oops
Democratic federal-level campaigns are paying minority staffers significantly less than their white counterparts, according to a study from the New Organizing Institute (NOI). "African American staffers on Democratic federal-level campaigns are paid 70 cents on the dollar compared to their white counterparts; Hispanics are paid 68 cents on the dollar," writes Ethan Roeder, executive director of NOI.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Government, Incompetence, Obama, Oops, Socialism, Healthcare, Law, Regulation
President Obama has yet to make good on the administration's promises that he would sign up for health insurance on the new government exchanges, the White House acknowledged on Monday. White House press secretary Jay Carney said that Obama has not signed up for Obamacare and that he did have a reason for the delay. A reporter pressed Carney on whether the White House would make it an open-press event if and when Obama does enroll. “I'll get back to you,” Carney replied.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Obama, Oops, Greed, Jobs
Despite consistently beating the drum for an increased minimum wage, President Obama’s highly organized grassroots organization is offering jobs that don’t pay at all. "OFA is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time HQ Interns for the Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 HQ Internship Programs in Chicago, IL," reads the job posting listed at Organizing for Action’s site, BarackObama.com... "No one who works full time in America should have to live in poverty," reads another OFA advertisement
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Government, Incompetence, Obama, Financial, Oops, Socialism, Healthcare, Law, Regulation, Jobs
Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of Obamacare's architects and staunchest supporters, is also the only top congressional leader to exempt some of his staff from having to buy insurance through the law's new exchanges... In September, Reid told reporters, "Let's stop these really juvenile political games -- the one dealing with health care for senators and House members and our staff. We are going to be part of exchanges, that's what the law says and we'll be part of that."
Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic fundraiser-turned-gubernatorial-candidate, is closely linked to a company headquartered in a Cayman Islands building long derided as a tax shelter by President Barack Obama and other prominent Democrats... Barack Obama: "On the campaign, I used to talk about the outrage of a building in the Cayman Islands that had over 12,000 business — businesses claim this building as their headquarters. And I’ve said before, either this is the largest building in the world or the largest tax scam in the world."
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Crime, Government, Degeneracy, Financial, Greed, Corruption, Debt, Convict
Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to Jesse Jackson Jr. will be sold to the highest bidder to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full. The U.S. Marshals Service said it will start selling 13 items in an online auction Tuesday with proceeds going to help repay $750,000 in campaign funds that the Chicago Democrat illegally spent.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Crime, Character, Fraud, Greed, Convict
Once a popular young politician, disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was ordered to spend 28 years behind bars on his convictions for racketeering, bribery, extortion and tax crimes. “I think everyone here understands Mr. Kilpatrick was convicted of running a criminal enterprise,” Judge Nancy Edmunds said, adding the enterprise started while he was still in the state House of Representatives and continued through all six years he was in the mayor’s office.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Obama, Character, Financial, Oops, Feminism, Sexism
According to an analysis of salary data from the “2013 Annual Report to Congress on White House Staff,” the 228 female employees in the Obama White House are being paid a median annual salary of $65,000, compared to a median annual salary of nearly $75,000 for the 231 male White House staffers... In other words, females working in the Obama White House are paid less than 87 cents for every dollar paid to male staffers. -Dr. Mark J. Perry
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Election, Hate, Character, Misogyny, Sexism, Assault
A Democratic state lawmaker says some of his colleagues told him to keep quiet allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a fellow legislator to protect the party's majority in upcoming elections. After WFPL News reported the accusations against state Rep. John Arnold, D-Sturgis, early Wednesday, Rep. Tom Riner, D-Louisville, took to the House floor to speak out against what he described as a culture of intimidation and sexism in the legislature.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act “a great, historic day for equality in America.” He went on: “The idea that allowing two loving, committed people to marry would have a negative impact on anyone else, or on our nation as a whole, has always struck me as absurd.” Pretty strong words from a guy who voted for the Defense of Marriage Act. -David Nather, Politico
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Election, Character, Financial, Oops, Greed
Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who took a hard line against payday lenders in his bid for governor four years ago, has accepted their support this time around. McAuliffe had a fund-raiser this week at the Alexandria home of Charles Halloran, in-house lobbyist for the Community Financial Services Association of America, the payday loan trade association.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Government, Character, Misogyny, Brilliance, Oops, Politics, Feminism, Metaphor, Sexism
When a Republican state senator left the floor to nurse her newborn son, Democrats seized the opportunity for a quick vote without her.... State Senator Ann Rivers, also a Republican, is quoted as saying, "I think it is shameful for them to make her choose between being on the floor and voting and nursing her child. This caucus, which presents itself as being the caucus of families, would willingly drive a wedge between a mother and her infant? I think that is shameful. Just shameful. And deeply disappointing."
Hypocrisy, Liberal, Crime, Character, Oops, Theft
According to a Colorado Bureau of Investigations report obtained by Media Trackers, State Representative Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) was arrested in 1976 on a charge of larceny and again in 1991 on a charge of shoplifting. Rep. Fields has sponsored multiple gun control bills currently under debate in the Colorado Legislature, including legislation to ban on magazines with the capacity to hold more that 15 rounds, criminalize the private sale or transfer of a firearm without a background check,ban on concealed carry permits on the college campuses, and increase background check fees.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Government, Incompetence, Obama, Financial, Oops, Debt
The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government can not pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government's reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that "the buck stops here." Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.
Penny Pritzker has understated her income by tens of millions of dollars, clashed openly with organized labor, benefited from offshore tax havens and invested in financial instruments that helped precipitate the 2008 financial meltdown... With a vote on her nomination to serve as Commerce secretary coming as early as Tuesday, the Hyatt heiress and Democratic Party rainmaker has encountered only token opposition so far.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Character, Financial, Greed, Law
Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who has made fighting for workers a focus of her Senate campaign, was a hired legal gun for a steel conglomerate trying to dodge paying health and pension benefits to thousands of retired coal miners, records show. Warren represented LTV Steel in 1995, when she was a Harvard Law professor, aiding the bankrupt company’s bid to overturn a court ruling forcing it to pay its former employees and dependents $140 million in retirement benefits. Warren was one of two LTV lawyers who wrote a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the appellate court decision siding with the coal miners, documents obtained by the Herald show.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Character, Tolerance
His dad threatened to cut him off financially once he mustered the courage to tell his parents he had broken from his Democratic roots to become head of the Baylor University GOP in 1983 — and a year later, chairman of the College Republicans of Texas. “My dad made a comment about, well, the Republican Party’s for rich people, so maybe you should get your rich friends to pay your tuition,” Mr. Burrows recalled, “and I was, like, uh oh, what have I done?”... “My mom patted me, and she goes, ‘Well that’s good for you but let’s just keep this a secret in the family,’ ” he said. “I never understood how they lumped in my political views with taking drugs, having illicit sex and cheating on exams, but it somehow carried with it the same ‘immoral’ baggage.”
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Energy
WASHINGTON, April 20 — Democrats running for Congress are moving quickly to use the most recent surge in oil and gasoline prices to bash Republicans over energy policy, and more broadly, the direction of the country.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Greed
A Westport lawmaker who voted to hike the state sales and alcohol taxes was spotted brazenly piling booze in his car - adorned with his State House license plate - in the parking lot of a tax-free New Hampshire liquor store, the Herald has learned.
The same Democratic chairman of the Senate Finance Committee who this week is calling for hearings into IRS activities, specifically called on the IRS to engage in that very conduct back in 2010. And he wasn't the only one. Just last year, a group of seven Senate Democrats sent another letter to the IRS urging them to similarly investigate these outside political organizations. -Brian Walsh
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Editorial, Liberal, Obama, Feminism, Sexism
Nearly every professional woman has had the experience of saying something in a meeting, receiving no response, and then listening as a male colleague offers the same thought or suggestion minutes later to great acclaim. The first time it happens, she feels slightly foolish and is a little unsettled. Did I say that out loud or just in my head? Maybe he made the point better than I did. The second time it happens, she gets frustrated. The third time, she gets angry. Look at the senior women meeting with Obama in this White House photo at a dinner they called to discuss their invisibility. Look at their faces and body language. They are pissed off.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Editorial, Union, Greed, Feminism
So Bill Clinton is now an adviser and member of the board of directors of a company that is in partnership with the government of Dubai — a part of the world that blatantly discriminates against women, abuses workers in violation of international law, outlaws unions, deports strikers, and bans Israelis and their products from ever entering the country. The Clintons won't reveal how much the former president pocketed for setting up this deal, except to report on Hillary's Senate disclosure form: "more than $1,000." It’s a lot more. According to San Francisco Examiner columnist P.J. Corkery, Clinton makes $10 million a year from Yucaipa.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Election
Senator Clinton, who is using images from ground zero in a new television ad for her presidential campaign, sharply criticized President Bush when he put pictures from the World Trade Center site in his campaign advertising. "The President has said in the past that he would do nothing that would politicize this terrible tragedy," Mrs. Clinton was quoted as saying in the Daily News on March 6, 2004, shortly after Mr. Bush's ads were released. "I hope that they would be more sensitive going forward." Mrs. Clinton's new 30-second ad, which is running in Iowa and New Hampshire, includes a black-and-white still photograph of firefighters walking through the rubble and another of Mrs. Clinton wearing a dust mask as she met with rescue personnel.
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Brilliance
The Governor himself recently declared this “Car-Free Week,” urging people to ditch their autos in favor of public transportation, biking, walking, or at the very least carpooling — espousing the environmental and health benefits of that switch. “It’s a little bit of hypocrisy,” observed one commuter.
In 1997, far-left Congressman Jim McDermott obtained and leaked an illegally taped phone call involving House GOP leaders to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The New York Times. Far from a low-level underling, McDermott was the top Democrat on the House Ethics Committee at the time. Ohio GOP Rep. John Boehner won a $1 million civil lawsuit against McDermott. McDermott’s leak was condemned by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Hogan as “willful and knowing misconduct (that) rises to the level of malice in this case.” -Michelle Malkin
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Obama, Narrative, Oops, Feminism, Sexism, Diversity
A new book claims that the Obama White House is a boys’ club marred by rampant infighting that has hindered the administration’s economic policy and left top female advisers feeling excluded from key conversations. In an excerpt obtained by The Post, a female senior aide to President Obama called the White House a hostile environment for women. “This place would be in court for a hostile workplace,” former White House communications director Anita Dunn is quoted as saying. “Because it actually fit all of the classic legal requirements for a genuinely hostile workplace to women.”
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Lie
"Lying is unforgivable, public lying about something like this is unforgivable, he should resign," said Kaine.
"As Americans we have the right to expect better behavior from members of Congresss, leaders of our country," Schwartz said in an interview. "I don't think we should accept it."
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Warming, Editorial, Liberal
While he preaches that the rest of us must dramatically change our lifestyles and lower our standards of living to “save the planet” he lives by another set of rules himself. It happens in the air, where he jets about in private planes that consume massive amounts of energy to spread his message of “conservation.” His hypocrisy is revealed on land, where he travels in fleets of limos and SUVs to deliver speeches about the dire consequences of ignoring “man-made global warming” — and leaves the cars running throughout his entire speech in order to ensure that they will be nice and cool when he exits the building and returns to his gas-guzzling vehicles.
The public may have a chance to buy the items Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi illegally purchased with campaign contributions, but exactly when is unclear. The list of items that could go up for auction includes flat screen TVs, fur coats, a fedora worn by Michael Jackson, a $43,000 gold-plated Rolex watch and more.
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Warming, Liberal
Tennessee Center for Policy Research charged Monday that the gas and electric bills for the former vice president's 20-room home and pool house devoured nearly 221,000 kilowatt-hours in 2006, more than 20 times the national average of 10,656 kilowatt-hours.
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Warming, Liberal
Al Gore has spoken: The world must embrace a "carbon-neutral lifestyle." To do otherwise, he says, will result in a cataclysmic catastrophe.
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Warming, Liberal, Funny, Oops
Detroit’s Channel 7 reports that the Reverend’s Caddy Escalade SUV was stolen and stripped of its wheels while he was in town last weekend with the UAW’s militant President Bob King leading the “Jobs, Justice, and Peace” march promoting government-funded green jobs.
Read that again: Jackson’s Caddy SUV was stripped while he was in town promoting green jobs.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Financial
He had avoided nearly half a million dollars in Massachusetts sales and excise taxes by keeping his new yacht tied up in Rhode Island.
One of the nation’s best-known class warriors is former U.S. representative Jesse Jackson Jr. of Chicago, who for years has damned the wealthy for their ill-gotten gains. He is expected to plead guilty to fraud charges after he and his wife allegedly siphoned off $750,000 from their campaign accounts to pay for an assortment of 1-percenter extravagances such as a $43,000 Rolex watch. -Victor Davis Hanson
Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Liberal
"But don't you realize — that's where I sail!"
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Sex, Degeneracy
New York Democrat Rep. Anthony Weiner remains in hot water for sending lewd pictures to a number of women, and at least one college student, over Twitter and Facebook. Those familiar with his online antics will find it surprising to hear that his Congressional web page continues to promote his work against online sex predators.
It will always be fake feminism — 20 years ago and now and beyond — until Bill Clinton is held to account.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Sex, Degeneracy, Feminism
WASHINGTON – Pursed lips. Frosty glares. Polite demurrals. Icy silence. Women in politics are grappling with the distinctly unfunny choice of restraining themselves or letting rip what they really think about Rep. Anthony Weiner's X-rated online conduct and whether he belongs in Congress. They'll be vexed by the question awhile longer because the 46-year-old Democrat from New York City told the New York Post on Thursday he won't resign.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Misogyny, Islam
Chiding the U.S. government for its "public silence" on the issue, the rights group has called on Clinton to take a stand in the case of a mother arrested for driving in Saudi Arabia.
On Friday the Democratic leadership of the Senate — Majority Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Majority Leader Richard Durbin, Conference Chair Charles Schumer, and Conference Secretary Patty Murray — wrote to President Obama urging him to unilaterally raise the debt ceiling in the event that Republicans either block such an increase or attempt to pass one “as part of unbalanced or unreasonable legislation.”... What is striking about the letter is that every one of its signers — Reid, Durbin, Schumer, and Murray — voted against raising the nation’s debt ceiling just seven years ago. -Byron York
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Crime, Election, Fraud, Teaparty
“We do know that they’re felonies. We do know they involve election fraud, and we do know that they involve these Democrats trying to put phony Tea Party candidates on the ballot in an attempt to kind of dilute the Republican vote in last November’s election,” Langton said.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Crime, Scandal, Fraud, Convict
Former Rep. Walter R. Tucker III, convicted last year of extortion and income tax fraud, started his 27-month term Monday at the Lompoc federal prison, where he plans to apply for placement in a program in which inmates are treated like military recruits at boot camp.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Crime, Scandal, Fraud, Greed
U.S. Representative from Florida from 1983 to 1993. Sentenced to three months in federal prison for tax evasion.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Politics
Gov. Steve Beshear will reimburse the state for using a state plane for a political event Monday, his campaign manager said Friday.
But now, of course, he and his partners have sold Current for $500 million to Al-Jazeera, the state media company of Qatar, which has the largest per-capita carbon footprint of any country in the world, and is financed by the dirty fossil fuel business Gore so abhors. How does raking in $100 million petrodollars fit with his life’s mission? In an interview last year, he said the goal of “reducing our dependence on expensive dirty oil” can really only be understood in light of the “main reason for doing this, which is to save the future of civilization.” -Ed Driscoll
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Incompetence, Financial, Scandal, Greed
In a conference call with reporters, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill just disclosed that she failed to pay $287,000 in property taxes related to her co-ownership of a private aircraft. This scandal comes quickly on the heels of recent revelations that McCaskill improperly billed taxpayers for use of the same private aircraft, for which McCaskill reimbursed the Treasury $88,000
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Crime, Scandal, Fraud, Greed, Convict
He was convicted of income tax fraud in 1997 and was sentenced to 33 months of house arrest, the scandal was in connection with a multimillion-dollar tobacco fraud scheme.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited a San Francisco hair salon on Monday afternoon for a wash and blow-out, despite local ordinances keeping salons closed amid the coronavirus pandemic.