Tag Archive: Vote Buying


Kane Defends Decision Not To Prosecute Politicians In Sting Case

 

AG Kane Ignores Corruption

 

” Pennsylvania’s Attorney General is defending her decision to drop the case against five Philadelphia Democrats entangled in a sting operation.

  Attorney General Kathleen Kane held a press conference Monday. She says despite taped evidence of four representatives and a traffic court judge allegedly pocketing money or gifts from an informant, she won’t prosecute because the investigation was “botched.”

  State Reps. Michelle Brownlee, Louise Bishop, Vanessa Brown, Ronald Waters and former Judge Tomasine Tynes allegedly took money and, in one instance a Tiffany bracelet, from an informant seeking favors, but they have not been charged.

  The story broke in bold headlines in Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer. It revealed an informant, facing criminal charges beginning in 2010 visited the politicians offering cash and the one gift in return for votes or favors.

  All of the alleged transactions were recorded.”

 

Just more of the same old political corruption being ignored by partisan officials … read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBO Report: Minimum Wage Hike To Cost 500K Jobs

 

” President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would cost 500,000 jobs in 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

  The report also found hiking the wage from $7.25 per hour would raise income for about 16.5 million workers by $31 billion, potentially pulling nearly 1 million people out of poverty.

  The White House and economic groups on the left immediately pushed back at the CBO’s conclusions on jobs even as they hailed the findings on poverty, saying its conclusions on jobs ran counter to other research.”

 

Add this to CBO’s earlier report on the job killing effects of Obamacare …

 

 

” Earlier this month, the CBO found that over the next decade, ObamaCare would result in the equivalent of 2.5 million fewer workers. It concluded many workers would chose to remain at home due to ObamaCare’s expansion of health coverage.”

 

   And you see how economically astute this administration really is . Does anyone wonder why we have been stuck in a recession for the entire length of this man’s presidency ?

   As with all things political , the minimum wage hike is about optics and the desire to APPEAR to be doing good regardless of the end result . The media hype and feel good sensation that goes with the passage of a bill is never matched down the road when the true consequences of the legislation become apparent . Read the rest at the Hill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ground Shifts On Immigration

” Today a bipartisan group of Senators will unveil the framework for a major new immigration reform bill. You can read the framework right here. The most important fact about the plan is that it articulates as a policy goal the need to provide a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. That was the bottom line for Senate Democrats and immigration reform advocates, and they got four Republican Senators to agree to it.

It’s the price Democrats paid for this concession that could be the problem. It’s a cliche to say at such moments that the “Devil is in the details,” but in this case, boy is the Devil ever in the details.

The rub is that the process for putting undocumented immigrants — who will be granted probationary legal status — on a path to citizenship is contingent on a commission deciding that the border is secure. The framework describes that commission this way:

We recognize that Americans living along the Southwest border are key to recognizing and understanding when the border is truly secure. Our legislation will create a commission of governors, attorneys general and community leaders living along the southwest border to monitor the progress of securing our border and to make a recommendation regarding when the bill’s security measures outlined in the legislation are completed.”

   This all sounds like the “bipartisan” republicans have actually forced the dems to give up something and to create the appearance that they are toeing a hard line but it is all a sham , read on …

As Sharry put it, Democrats realize that they can’t “allow the commission to have a real veto” over setting in motion the path to citizenship. He noted that Dems see the commission as “something that gives the Republicans a talking point” to claim they are prioritizing tough enforcement, giving themselves cover to back a process that “won’t stop people from getting citizenship.”

   So the enforcement mechanism is a line of bulls**t so that the Rino’s can try to have it both ways … Sucking up to the Hispanic lobby and standing tall with their law and order conservative base . Citizens screwed and sold down the river once again in hopes of gaining a few more votes for the GOP . What a bunch of cowardly snakes . And they wonder why the are the minority party ? IDIOTS !

   These Rino’s are deluding themselves if they think that supporting amnesty will buy them any cred with the Hispanic voting bloc . This path has been trodden before  , back in 1986 by a strong republican president , and 27 years later is the hispanic share of the vote for the GOP any better ? 

Here are some stats from the past 9 presidential elections …

 

–1980 Jimmy Carter, 56% Ronald Reagan, 35% +21

–1984 Walter Mondale, 61% Ronald Reagan, 37% +24

Reagan Signs Amnesty Bill , November 1986 

–1988 Michael Dukakis, 69% George H.W. Bush, 30% +39

–1992 Bill Clinton, 61% George H.W. Bush, 25% +36

–1996 Bill Clinton, 72% Bob Dole, 21% +51

–2000 Al Gore, 62% George W. Bush, 35% +27

–2004 John Kerry, 58% George W. Bush, 40% +18

–2008 Barack Obama, 67% John McCain, 31% +36

–2012 Barack Obama, 71% Mitt Romney, 27% +44

   And bear in mind that none of the above listed republican presidential candidates were what one might consider hard-liners regarding immigration reform . As a matter of fact they were all pretty much squishes in that regard and their lack of convictions produced exactly nothing in terms of increased Hispanic voter loyalty to the GOP .

… Santa Claus Will Always Win

 

 

 

 

” EBT, Obama phone, PIGFORD’s $50,000…..Why are the American taxpayers being asked to foot the bill for this? NO NEW TAXES!!! “

Obama: Lie To Your Employees About Layoffs, We’ll Cover The Ensuing Lawsuits

  “Of course I’m paraphrasing, but that’s the net effect of guidance the Obama administration to companies with federal contracts (especially defense contractors) that will be hit with automatic cuts due to sequestration.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The White House on Friday told government contractors worried about fiscal cliff spending cuts to hold off on warning employees about possible layoffs.

The government said it would cover legal costs if contractors are forced to slash their payrolls because of the looming $109 billion in automatic cuts next year and are alleged to have violated the WARN Act.”

“Sugar Daddy in Chief”

 

“And Obama has repeatedly over the past several months used his executive authority to reward certain key constituencies, a process sometimes referred to as “vote buying.”

Here are five prominent examples:”

 

“Obama’s proposal is the opposite of fair, making taxpayers pony up for a $6 billion election gimmick that they don’t benefit from. Only 68% of high school graduates are enrolled in colleges or universities. How is it fair to make the 32% who are not in college pay for the student loans of those who are? How is it fair to have the rest of the approximately 140 million taxpayers and those students
who never had to have college loans but who paid for their own tuition, pay for today’s college students? Is it fair to add more debt to the every taxpayer’s share of the $30,000 in new debt that President Obama has already added just so that he can
buy a few more votes? None of this
is fair, it’s the opposite of fair.”