The US government´s Inspectors General have been mighty busy lately. Whereas the IRS, DOJ and Benghazi scandals can all be succinctly summarized in a sentence or two, this latest emerging story cannot -- which is why it may lack the legs to really blow up. Nevertheless, a newly-revealed investigation by the Department of Homeland Security´s Inspector General may cause some heartburn for the Obama administration, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia. (Snip) President Obama´s pick to become the second-highest official at DHS -- and who would run the department
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Are these people the best that we have for these joba?
This isn´t Mr. Mayorkas´ first brush with political controversy. In the 1990´s he used his position as a US Attorney to lobby the Clinton White House to pardon a drug dealer, the father of whom was a major Democratic donor. The Obama nominee has since apologized for that "mistake," but if the current IG´s probe confirms DHS whistleblower allegations, it would appear that Mayorkas didn´t learn his lesson about influence peddling.
All it takes is big donations and the criminals are welcomed into this administration - and Clinton´s - with open arms.
When you have this level of scandals and corruption on a daily basis,your eyes begin to glaze over. I can´t figure this one out exactly,nor do want to burn up brain cells doing so. I know need a new scandal to tell me and Obama nominees or Terry Mccalif are career crooks and diabolical people.
If someone can name a squeaky clean Obama nominee, Id sure like to know about it. Only a corrupt person would agree to work for Obama. Government workers,many of whom are disgusted have no choice but the hang onto their jobs.
The Clintons lived off the government teat for so long that didn´t even have a credit history to buy a house with. Good ole McCallife co signed the home loan. Since then of course the whole Clinton clan has become filthy rich and plan to yoke more money out of suckers donating to his do nothing foundation.
Hillary got an $8 million advance on a book that will never sell enough to pay the investment back.The publisher has to be underwritten by another fat cat liberal looking for favors down the road.
anthony rodham, not to be confused with hugh rodham, who collected $400 thousand in "legal" fees from two criminals given last minute pardons by bill clinton. huey purportedly returned the $400 thousand, but where is the proof? I don´t believe for a second that the money ever left the poclet of hugh rodham´s size 52 trousers.
The level of corruption in the Democrat Party and in the Obama WH is staggering. We have so many scandals now that it seems they may bog down the system (is that the plan?). Underlying it all, we know the scandals that are currently being investigated are only the tip of the iceberg. The daily corruption is like bacteria under a microscope.
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Ida Lou Pino, 7/25/2013 9:59:22 AM (No. 9441750)
Zippy learned the M.O. from the Klintoons - - just keep flooding the world with scandals until they overwhelm the senses - - then stonewall and stonewall and stonewall until they each become "old news" - - and then - -
- - and then repeat the cycle ad nauseam until no one has the stamina or the will to even look in their directions.
Works all the time - - especially when your "opposition" is the ever-feckless Pubbies.
#17 We need a major decontamination of the "infestation". It only took one scandal out of a very long list for former Ill gov, now prisoner Blagojevich, impeached by Ill democrats. The bad news is every poltical appointee is still in office and stil destroying state government. Chicago=Detroit.
Anybody in the obama administration who is not currently under investigation should be. It´s like being a member of the Mafia, you may not have been arrested lately but you didn´t get there by being a choir boy.
Are these the same people who filled out obama´s long, probing questionaire in 2008 so they could become members of the most ethical administration since - well, since the last time it ever might have happened? Apparently the bad stuff they did counted toward their qualifications.
I can just imagine what McPain´s response will be....´well my friends...he is dishonest and a cheat, but he is the President´s nominee and I will support him because the president deserves to have who he wants in his government and elections have consequences...´
So the poor guy from Guatemala who has been waiting in line to legally get a visa to come to the U.S. gets beat out by anyone with half a million bucks. Now the Saudis don´t have to go through the facade of coming over for a college education. They can just flood us with "entrepreneurs" for the next attack!!!
This sounds like Loral when they gave all that missle technology to the Chicoms. Groundhog Day is really beginning to be the definition of this administration and the dims in general. Different day same kind of scandals.
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