Posts Tagged ‘scandal’

The Attorney General is refusing to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate what job may have been offered to Congressman Sestak to get out of the race against Arlen Specter. Sestak, a former vice admiral in the Navy, first alleged in February that the White House offered him a high-ranking position in the administration last […]


Rosie Outlook

07Apr10

Rosie O’Donnell offers analysis on the sex scandal in the Catholic Church. I’m saying that to support an organization where at the top of the infrastructure, are people willing to ignore the mass child abuse and torture and sexual molestation of its own constituents. It’s almost like when you read about cults, Jonestown, all these […]


Is there any chance of this succeeding? Illinois’ top legal officer went to the state supreme court on Friday to try to get scandal-plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich temporarily removed from office. Removed? Based on what, exactly? The unprecedented move by Attorney General Lisa Madigan came as Blagojevich showed no sign of resigning three days after […]


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 […]