Posts Tagged ‘blago’

Cockroaches

05Jan09

The Democrats haven’t moved all the way in yet, but their house is already crumbling. RESIDENTS of a model housing estate bankrolled by Hollywood celebrities and hand-built by Jimmy Carter, the former US president, are complaining that it is falling apart. Blagojevich is doing his best Bill Clinton imitation, demonstrating how the lack of a […]


Royal Pain

01Jan09

Being an American Royal can be tougher than being a British Monarch. At least over there, there’s a job description – history provides a set of expectations. Here, as always, things are more vague. One has to carve one’s own path. Caroline Kennedy’s latest trip under the spotlight as a Senate hopeful didn’t get much […]


Breaking news. Barack’s lawyer says, after a thorough investigation of Obama and his employees, that everyone is innocent! “The accounts contain no indication of inappropriate discussions with the Governor or anyone from his office about a ‘deal’ or a quid pro quo arrangement in which he would receive a personal benefit in return for any […]


Triple J

12Dec08

Big surprise. Even though U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. says he has gotten a clean bill of health from federal prosecutors, sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times he’s not yet in the clear. Prosecutors always tell dirty politicians that they’re not suspects, don’t they? At least, they do until they’re ready to arrest them. Investigators want […]


Confident

11Dec08

Barack is disappointed in the revelations of this week. And he’s confident that his team has no role in the entire affair. The language the President-elect used was careful. He didn’t say there had been no contacts or that no one on his staff was aware that Blagojevich was allegedly trying to make an exchange […]


I’m shocked! I’m saddened! I’m dismayed! says Jesse, Jr. “I reject and denounce pay-to-play politics and have no involvement whatsoever in any wrongdoing,” he said. Of course you don’t. The Governor should resign! says Jesse, Jr. “I did not initiate or authorize anyone, at any time, to promise anything to Gov. Blagojevich on my behalf.” […]


Hostess Gift

10Dec08

The Chicagogate Scandal is getting richer. Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) is the anonymous “Senate Candidate #5” whose emissaries Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich reportedly claimed offered up to a million dollars to name him to the U.S. Senate, federal law enforcement sources tell ABC News. One million bucks! Small potatoes for the Jackson family, which […]