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Here is a reality that exists that should have the Federal Elections Commission, The FBI , and a host of others crying foul.
We are all familiar with the Norman Hsu Chinese money machine, which is this campaign s version of the Charlie Tre Chinese money illegal contributions from Billís last sellout to the Chinese.
Today even the Washington Post editorial staff smells rotten fish.
DONORS WHOSE addresses turn out to be tenements. Dishwashers and waiters who write $1,000 checks. Immigrants who ante up because they have been instructed to by powerful neighborhood associations, or, as one said, "They informed us to go, so I went." Others who say they never made the contributions listed in their names or who were not eligible to give because they are not legal residents of the United States.(from Lucianne)
Several aspects of this are very troubling. First the Clintons tried this before, got away with it and sold US secrets to the Chinese for payment. which leapfrogged the Chicoms ten years ahead of where they were in missile technology. Bill escaped any wrongdoing.
Now Hillary working under the radar has brought back Sandy Burger who was a paid lobbyist for the Communist Chinese prior to becoming Bill Clintonís National Security Adviser. He has gone back to the Chinese with a Roll-a-dex full of seedy ChiComs. And the money scam continues. First of all sandy Berger should be barred from any contact with a public official of the United States. Actually he should be doing 50 years in jail. (and we wonder why the US population has so little faith in our system anymore)
It is apparent that Hillaryís campaign is involved in taking Chinese money and laundering it through people who can not be found, or it are found can not explain a thing.
At minimum the FBI needs to be investigating money laundering and Clinton. The Clintons are as dirty as they have ever come in our political system. I would prefer to have a Benedict Arnold than a Bill or Hillary Clinton for at least before Arnoldís treachery he fought heroically for the US.
WANT TO WORK FOR THE CLINTONS?
Just a quick refresher course lest we
forget what has happened to many "friends" of the
1-James McDougal - Clinton's convicted Whitewater partner died of an apparent heart attack, while in
He was a key witness in Ken Starr's investigation.
2 -Mary Mahoney - A former White House intern was murdered July 1997 at a Starbucks Coffee Shop in Georgetown.
The murder happened just after she was to go public with her story of sexual harassment in the White House.
3- Vince Foster - Former White House counselor and colleague of Hillary Clinton at Little Rock's Rose Law firm.
Died of a gunshot wound to the head, ruled a suicide. Reportedly no gun was found within his reach on the first search and but one later appeared in the vicinity.
4- Ron Brown - Secretary of Commerce and former DNC Chairman. Reported to have died by impact in a plane crash.
A pathologist close to the investigation reported that there was a hole in the top of Brown's skull resembling a gunshot wound.
At the time of his death Brown was being investigated, and spoke publicly of his willingness to cut a deal with prosecutors.
The rest of the people on the plane also died. A few days later the European (not American) air Traffic controller committed suicide.
5- C. Victor Raiser II - Raiser, a major player in the Clinton fund raising organization died in a private plane crash in July 1992
6-Paul Tulley - Democratic National Committee Political Director found dead in a hotel room in Little Rock, September 1992. Described by Clinton as a "dear friend and trusted advisor".
7-Ed Willey - Clinton fund raiser, found dead November 1993 deep in the woods in VA of a gunshot wound to the head. Ruled a suicide.
Ed Willey died on the same day his wife Kathleen Willey claimed Bill Clinton groped her in the oval office in the White House.
Ed Willey was involved in several Clinton fund raising events.
8-Jerry Parks -Head of Clinton's gubernatorial security team in Little Rock. Gunned down in his car at a deserted intersection outside Little Rock.
Park's son said his father was building a dossier on Clinton. He allegedly threatened to reveal this information. After he died the files were mysteriously removed from his house.
9-James Bunch - Died from a gunshot suicide. It was reported that he had a "Black Book" of people which contained names of influential people who visited prostitutes in Texas and Arkansas.
10-James Wilson - Was found dead in May 1993 f rom an apparent hanging suicide. He was reported to have ties to Whitewater.
11-Kathy Ferguson- Ex-wife of Arkansas Trooper Danny Ferguson, was found dead in May 1994, in her living room with a gunshot to her head.
It was ruled a suicide even though there were several packed suitcases, as if she were going somewhere.
Danny Ferguson was a co-defendant along with Bill Clinton in the Paula Jones lawsuit.
Kathy Ferguson was a possible corroborating witness for Paula Jones.
12-Bill Shelton - Arkansas State Trooper and fiance of Kathy Ferguson.
Critical of the suicide ruling of his fiance, he was found dead in June, 1994 of a gunshot wound also ruled a suicide at the grave site of his fiance.
13-Gandy Baugh - Attorney for Clinton's friend Dan Lassater, died by jumping out a window of a tall building January, 1994. His client was a convicted drug distributor.
14-Florence Martin - Accountant & subcontractor for the CIA, was related to the Barry Seal Mean Airport drug smuggling case. He died of three gunshot wounds.
15- Suzanne Coleman - Reportedl y had an affair with Clinton when he was Arkansas Attorney General. Died of a gunshot wound to the back of the head, ruled a suicide. Was pregnant at the time of her death.
16-Paula Grober - Clinton's speech interpreter for the deaf from 1978 until her death December 9, 1992.
She died in a one car accident.
17-Danny Casolaro - Investigative reporter. Investigating Mean Airport and Arkansas Development Finance Authority. He slit his wrists, apparently, in the middle of his investigation.
18- Paul Wilc her - Attorney investigating corruption at Mena Airport with Casolaro and the 1980
"October Surprise" was found dead on a toilet June 22, 1993 in his Washington, DC apartment.
Had delivered a report to Janet Reno 3 weeks before his death.
19-Jon Parnell Walker - Whitewater investigator for Resolution Trust Corp. Jumped to his death from his
Arlington, Virginia apartment balcony August 15, 1993. He was investigating the Morgan Guaranty scandal.
20-Barbara Wise - Commerce Department
staffer. Worked closely with Ron Brown and John Huang. Cause of death unknown. Died November 29, 1996. Her bruised, nude body was found locked
in her office at the Department of Commerce.
21-Charles Meissner -Assistant Secretary of Commerce who gave John Huang special security clearance, died shortly thereafter in a small plane crash.
22-Dr. Stanley Heard - Chairman of the National Chiropractic Health Care Advisory Committee died with his attorney Steve Dickson in a small plane crash. Dr. Heard, in addition to serving on Clinton's advisory council personally treated Clinton's
mother, stepfather and brother.
23-Barry Seal - Drug running pilot out of Men a Arkansas , death was no accident.
24-Johnny Lawhorn Jr. - Mechanic, found
a check made out to Bill Clinton in the trunk of a car left at his repair shop. He was found dead after his car had hit a utility pole.
25-Stanley Huggins - Investigated Madison Guaranty. His death was a purported suicide and his report was never released.
26- Hershell Friday - Attorney and Clinton fund raiser died March 1, 1994 when his plane exploded.
27-Kevin Ives & Don Henry - Known as "The boys on the track" case. Reports say the boys may have stumbled upon the Mena Arkansas airport drug operation.
A controversial case, the initial report of death said, due to falling asleep on railroad tracks. Later reports claim the 2 boys had been slain before being
placed on the tracks.
Many linked to the case died before their testimony could come before a Grand Jury.
THE FOLLOWING PERSONS HAD INFORMATION ON
THE IVES/HENRY CASE:
28-Keith Coney - Died when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a truck, 7/88
29-Keith McMaskle - Died stabbed 113 times, Nov, 1988
30-Gregory Collins - Died from a gunshot wound January 1989.
31-Jeff Rhodes - He was shot, mutilated and found burned in a trash dump in April 1989.
33-James Milan - Found decapitated. However, the Coroner ruled his death was due to "natural causes".
34-Jordan Kettleson - Was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup truck in June 1990.
35-Richard Winters - A suspect in the Ives / Henry deaths. He was killed in a set-up robbery July 1989.
THE FOLLOWING CLINTON BODYGUARDS ARE
36 -Major William S. Barkley Jr.
37-Captain Scott J . Reynolds
38-Sgt. Brian Hanley
39-Sgt. Tim Sabel
40-Major General William Robertson
41-Col. William Densberger
42-Col. Robert Kelly
43-Spec. Gary Rhodes
Quite an impressive list!
Pass this on.
Let the public become aware of what happens to friends of the Clinton's.
Perhaps adding the multitude of them who went in debt or bankrupt in paying huge attorney fees defending themselves against the charges levelled at Clinton and his Administration but which embroiled them for working with/for him.
HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT? SURELY YOU JEST !!
OR ALREADY USE A PRESCRIPTION TO THE WONDER DRUG BELOW
The Miami Paper is no conservative paper either!!!
Posted on Sun, Oct. 21, 2007
The allure of stinking campaign cash
By CARL HIAASEN
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is raking in so much dough that it's hard for her staff to keep tabs on all the donors. Consequently, some embarrassing checks have been cashed.
A bunch of them came courtesy of Norman Hsu, the natty schmoozer of high-level Democrats who was recently busted on fraud charges. Hsu raised about $800,000 for Mrs. Clinton, who has said she'll give back that money to the individual donors.
Now comes the revelation that Mrs. Clinton and several other Democrats, including presidential candidates John Edwards and Joe Biden, accepted contributions from trial lawyers implicated in a sleazy kickback scheme.
The facts, as reported in The New York Times, make it difficult to believe that taking money from these characters was an innocent oversight. The scandal was already in full bloom, and well publicized, when the candidates banked the donations.
At the center of the case is the New York law firm of Milberg Weiss, which made billions in legal fees by initiating class-action suits against large, publicly traded corporations.
The firm's approach was aggressive and effective. When a company's stock dropped significantly, Milberg Weiss would quickly sue, having recruited a shareholder as a plaintiff.
Typically, the lawsuit accused executives of misleading or defrauding investors. More often than not, the company would settle the case for big bucks in order to avoid a trial.
Milberg Weiss soon became the leading class-action firm in the country, though its activities drew the scrutiny of federal investigators. In May 2006, the firm was indicted for fraud and bribery.
Prosecutors called it a ''racketeering enterprise,'' and alleged that Milberg Weiss paid people kickbacks to act as plaintiffs in 250 cases. The law firm has denied all charges, but at least three former partners have pleaded guilty to conspiracy.
One of the lavishly bribed was Howard J. Vogel, 61, of Aventura. Prosecutors say he got $2.5 million under the table for acting as lead plaintiff in several Milberg Weiss class-action suits. Vogel and former Milberg partner Steven G. Schulman have pleaded guilty.
So has ex-Milberg partner William S. Lerach, a former fundraiser for Edwards, who is himself a trial lawyer. Lerach is also a buddy of Bill Clinton dating back to his White House days, and donated more than $100,000 to the Clinton presidential library.
The odor of the criminal probe has been hovering around Milberg Weiss for some time, but apparently many top Democrats don't mind the stink. Twenty-six candidates, including Rep. Tim Mahoney of Florida, have accepted campaign checks from donors connected to Milberg Weiss since the 2006 indictments.
Edwards took $4,600 from Lerach this year. Biden collected $2,700. Hillary Clinton grabbed $3,000 from Lerach, and a total of $4,600 from two other former Milberg Weiss lawyers.
She has also accepted $4,600 from the firm's co-founder, Melvyn I. Weiss, who stands charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice. Surprisingly, a Clinton spokesman told The Times last week that Clinton doesn't intend to return Weiss' money. We'll see.
Trial lawyers have traditionally supported Democrats with the same gusto with which oil companies and defense contractors have backed Republicans. Every party has its fat-cat interest groups who believe, quite correctly, that hefty political donations buy influence.
In this instance, the mystery is why Clinton and the other Democrats would take a nickel from anyone so prominently linked to such slimy allegations. There are plenty of reputable (and affluent) trial lawyers who've never been indicted for anything.
One possible excuse is that the candidates didn't know about the Milberg Weiss scandal, which would mean they'd been living in a subterranean cave without the benefit of newspapers, TV or the Internet.
Another defense would be that they didn't know about the Milberg Weiss donations, which seems farfetched considering the firm's heavy connections to the party. After all, its lawyers kicked in $500,000 toward the construction of a new headquarters for the Democratic National Committee.
The final possibility -- and the only believable one -- is that the candidates knew all about the indictments and accepted the money anyway, hoping nobody would notice.
It's not illegal for a politician to accept campaign contributions from a defendant in a pending bribery case, or from somebody who's copped a guilty plea.
But it sure looks bad, not to mention hypocritical.
It also becomes extremely hard to position yourself credibly on the side of ethical reform, and to attack your GOP opponents for fostering a ''culture of corruption'' in Washington, D.C.
There's nothing worse than corrupting the justice system for profit, which is what Milberg Weiss is accused of doing. With the trials pending, the Democrats should have treated those campaign checks like an anthrax valentine.
Now it's too late. All that is left to do is plead ignorance and sheepishly give back the money.
Especially if you're Hillary.