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Jon Stewart

‘Daily Show’ Dissects Ney Plea

Jon Stewart digests the latest Abramoff developments, including Bob Ney’s abuse of the “drinking problem” defense: “If you’re keeping score at home, that now makes alcohol responsible for corruption, anti-Semitism and homosexual pedophilia.”

Posted on Oct 17, 2006 READ MORE


Ney Pleads Guilty, Admits Influence peddling for Abramoff

Republican Rep. Bob Ney of Ohio is the first politician to plead guilty to charges leveled in the corruption scandal that (hopefully) will bring down the constellation of other corrupt lawmakers connected to lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Posted on Oct 13, 2006 READ MORE


Susan Ralston and Bush
From ThinkProgress

Rove Aide Resigns Over Abramoff Ties

A congressional report said Karl Rove aide Susan Ralston passed inside White House information to Jack Abramoff while accepting his tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Posted on Oct 6, 2006 READ MORE


Jack Kingston

‘Daily Show’ Probes GOP Rep?s ?Pimp Tax?

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants to impose penalties on pimps who don?t file W-2 forms for their prostitutes. But “Daily Show” correspondent Dan Bakkedahl asks, ?Instead of a tax on pimps, why not a rebate on hoes??

Posted on Aug 15, 2006 READ MORE


Fireworks
From digi-hound.com

Ralph Reed Concedes Defeat in Georgia Primary

Unable to distance himself from scandal-tarred lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Reed conceded defeat in Georgia’s Republican race for lieutenant governor.
C-e-e-e-e-e-e-l-e-brate good times, come on!

Posted on Jul 18, 2006 READ MORE


Ralph Reed
Erik S. Lesser / The New York Times

Scandal Battering Ralph Reed’s Hopes in Georgia

The former head of the Christian Coalition, who is running for Lt. Gov. of Georgia, is now finding himself trailing at the polls, largely as a result of his connection to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

  • It’s gratifying to see that after playing in the muck for so long with Abramoff, Reed can’t separate himself from the stink of corruption.
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2006 READ MORE


    Ralph Reed
    From TPM Muckraker

    Ralph Reed Allegedly Mulled ‘Mortgaging Black People’

    The former Christian Coalition leader and current candidate for Lt. Gov. of Georgia reportedly concocted a scheme with lobbyist Jack Abramoff to collect the life insurance payouts of African-Americans in lieu of charging them fees for the duo’s lobbying and consulting services. (Read the whole story in GQ.)

    Posted on Jul 13, 2006 READ MORE


    Jack Abramoff Must Be Smiling…

    ... Because the House is considering an anti-gambling bill that would include an exemption for horse racing and intrastate lotteries. The disgraced lobbyist worked to ensure the latter in a bill several years ago.

  • Gambling is bad, bad, bad. Unless it’s on horsies or lotteries. Then it’s OK.
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    Posted on Jul 11, 2006 READ MORE


    The Most Corrupt Lobbyist Ever?

    That’s what Truthdig has to wonder in light of newly released files detailing how Jack Abramoff funneled clients’ funds through nonprofit organizations, or others that show how Abramoff effectively charged people $100,000 for face time with President Bush or Karl Rove.

    Posted on Jun 25, 2006 READ MORE


    Ralph Reed Knee-Deep in Influence-Peddling Scheme

    A bipartisan Senate report detailed more than $5.3 million in payments to the former director of the Christian Coalition (who’s now running for Lt. Gov. in Georgia), aimed at helping now-convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s Indian clients block the casinos of other Indian tribes….

    Posted on Jun 23, 2006 READ MORE


    Robert Scheer: DeLays Mission Continues

    From the tone of his farewell address last week, you’d think Tom DeLay was being carried out of Congress on the shoulders of his colleagues, rather than slithering out of office with his tail between his legs.

    Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


    Former Aide Testifies About Abramoff, Bush Official Bribery Scheme

    A former congressional aide described how he used insider information from a Bush official to advance projects for disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. His testimony implicated four GOP House members.

    Posted on May 30, 2006 READ MORE


    Jack Bauer 24
    Fox Broadcasting

    What Would Jack Bauer Really Do?

    In championing ?24,? Pat Buchanan and Bush administration apologists oversimplify a complex depiction of counter-terrorism and also use an idealized fictional violence to justify real-world abuses of the law and authority.

    Posted on Apr 25, 2006 READ MORE


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