It’s Columbus Day and a lot of people are discovering what we discovered years ago. Only now are they finding out Obama is a boob, a flim-flam man, unqualified, a stooge and as unethical and crooked as a Chicago Capone.
Recently Obama approved a series of attacks on the Chamber of Commerce and other groups in order to intimidate them from financing attacks on his own corrupt administration. Obama is at Nixonian heights of “legal and political threats” to destroy the rising mountain range of opponents.
Our position on illegal activity is: Investigate, Prosecute, Imprison. Let evildoers beware!
The first person who must be investigated is Barack Obama. Tsunami Republicans take note – Barack Obama must be investigated.
When Barack Obama began his political intimidation thug campaign against the Chamber of Commerce little did he know the thuggery would blow up in his face. The New York Times essentially called out Chicago Obama instead of buttressing his terror campaign.
Most importantly many began to remember the Obama fundraising skulduggery against Hillary Clinton and John McCain which screams for investigation, prosecution and imprisonment:
“NEW YORK TIMES: Obama’s “foreign money” claims are bogus. They’re also pretty rich, considering how his 2008 campaign handled foreign credit cards. From that National Journal story: “The lack of a computerized address-verification system would allow the Obama campaign’s computers to accept online donations from U.S. citizens above legal limits, and to accept donations from foreigners who are barred by law from contributing at all.” [snip]
Here’s more on that from 2008: “A breakdown of controls has enabled foreign and other unaccountable funds to pour into the Obama campaign — and it’s not an accident.”
Plus, from the Washington Post: Obama Accepting Untraceable Donations. “Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign is allowing donors to use largely untraceable prepaid credit cards that could potentially be used to evade limits on how much an individual is legally allowed to give or to mask a contributor’s identity, campaign officials confirmed. Faced with a huge influx of donations over the Internet, the campaign has also chosen not to use basic security measures to prevent potentially illegal or anonymous contributions from flowing into its accounts, aides acknowledged.”
More here. “Then there’s the question of whether foreign nationals are contributing to the Obama campaign. There is more than enough evidence to warrant a full-scale investigation by the Federal Election Commission, including the $32,332.19 that appears to have come from two brothers living in a Hamas-controlled Palestinian refugee camp in Rafah, GA (that’s Gaza, not Georgia). The brothers’ cash is part of a flood of illegal foreign contributions accepted by the Obama campaign.”
Investigate, Prosecute, Imprison. Obama’s fundraising has never ever been investigated. In 2008 whenever a Hillary Clinton supporter raised the question of Obama’s dubious fundraising sources the scream of “racism” was heard. John McCain likewise could not raise any questions about Obama’s questionable fundraising.
After the elections in 2008, the FEC did not investigate Barack Obama. Barack Obama has never been investigated.
Hillary Clinton constructed stringent security walls and screens to prevent foreign campaign contributions in 2008. Barack Obama opened the sewer pipes to money from whomever, wherever. From February 12, 2008:
“A torrent of secret money is flooding into the leading presidential campaigns, with more than $118 million, or one-quarter of the total raised in this cycle, banked without disclosure of who gave the funds or where the donations originated.
The money is coming from hundreds of thousands of donations of $200 or less, which have been widely praised for democratizing the system for funding White House bids. However, the surge in low-dollar gifts has come at the cost of transparency, since federal law only requires campaigns to itemize donations when a donor gives more than $200.
According to an analysis being released today by a Washington think tank, the Campaign Finance Institute, Senator Obama of Illinois led the pack with such small and secret donations, pulling in about $31 million during 2007. Rep. Ron Paul ran second in small gifts, raking in more than $17 million. At the end of the year, Senator Clinton and John Edwards, who has since dropped out, were essentially tied for third in unitemized, small contributions, with each candidate raising about $11 million.”
Any question in 2008 about these secret donations was denounced as somehow “antidemocratic” and an attack on small donors. Obama Hopium Guzzlers immediately attacked Hillary Clinton as the one to be watched, even as the Obama thug machine pocketed tens or hundreds of millions of questionable donations.
“However, one area of concern with the flood of donations, particularly those made online, is that foreigners could be weighing in illegally in an American election. Mr. Obama’s Web site allows donors to choose an address in one of 227 possible countries or territories, including Iran, Iraq, Zimbabwe, and Yemen.
Mr. Paul’s site is even more embracing, permitting addresses in Syria and the “Occupied Palestinian Territories.” Michael Huckabee’s Web site seems to require an American address to make a gift. Donors to Senator McCain need to put in a ZIP code of some sort, but not a state.
While it is a crime for most foreigners to donate to American campaigns at the federal level, those with so-called green card status can donate legally, as can Americans who live abroad.
The most cautious campaign when it comes to accepting online donations from overseas seems to be that of Mrs. Clinton. Visitors to her Web site who want to list an address abroad are directed to a special page which advises that such donations are only taken by mail and that donors “must include a copy of your U.S. passport or green card.”
“The mail-in requirement provides an additional level of review that would not occur with an online contribution that is automatically processed,” a spokesman for Mrs. Clinton, Blake Zeff, said.”
Hillary Clinton was extra responsible and extra cautious because in 1996 President Bill Clinton’s campaign received $3 million in suspect donations including several thousands from China. This chump change amount led to endless investigations and investigative frenzy. So as with everything, Hillary Clinton had to be cleaner than clean and dirty Barack Obama and his Chicago deep-in-mud thugs flung mud at her and then claimed she was dirty. Hillary Clinton demanded a clean campaign but was mocked by Big Media and Obama Hopium Guzzlers and Republicans:
“However, an aide to Mrs. Clinton suggested that these mechanisms do not go far enough. “A foreign national could misrepresent his or her citizenship when contributing online, by checking the box…when such a representation is not true,” the aide, who asked not to be named, said.”
Republicans joined with Barack Obama and mocked Hillary Clinton in early 2008 when she advocated for transparency in online donations and in all campaign contributions. The Republicans eventually rued the day they mocked Hillary as Obama used the same Chicago finance tactics to raise money to beat John McCain.
In July of 2008 we wrote “Bagman Obama”. We noted then that Obama had displayed remarkable fight in his opposition to Von Spakovsky. The gentleman in question was a nominee to the Federal Elections Commission. Obama proclaimed his opposition to Von Spakovsky was high minded principle – but what Obama actually did was neuter the FEC while Obama raised tons of money out of sight and out of possible investigation.
Via loopholes Obama raised tons of money and 91 percent of his donors were not required to be reported to the FEC. A donor could give $199 repeatedly and never be reported to the FEC no matter that the contributions amounted to tens of thousands of dollars.
Obama has attacked the Chamber of Commerce in order to intimidate the Chamber and its allies. Today Barack Obama is happy with the Chamber because the Chamber is now doing some of what Obama wants. We’re not fans of the Chamber but they are legally entitled to do what they are doing.
If the Chamber is doing something suspicious then: Investigate, Prosecute, Imprison. Those in government engaging in unethical activity should also be investigated. We certainly think the latest (Andy Griffith appeared in the first series of ads) taxpayer paid for propaganda ads to advance Obama’s health scam will have to be investigated in the new Congress.
“Nonetheless, if Obama really is concerned about foreign campaign donations, then Obama should request that Attorney General Eric Holder (or an Acting Attorney General since Holder likely has a conflict) appoint a special counsel with the power to investigate, and if justified, prosecute violations of the laws, and conspiracies to violate the laws, forbidding foreign contributions.
And the place the special counsel can start is with Obama’s 2008 campaign, which disabled security features in its credit card web portal so as to allow donors to evade restrictions on numerous aspects of the federal campaign laws, including the prohibition on foreign contributions [snip]
That the Obama campaign received foreign donations as a result of this scheme may be the only thing agreed-upon by both Pamela Geller and Charles Johnson. Indeed, Obama for America has admitted receiving foreign contributions. The fact that the Federal Election Commission is not investigating the allegations necessitates a special counsel.
These laws barring foreign contributions remain untouched by the recent Supreme Court ruling, so Obama need not worry about the validity of the relevant laws on the books. (If Obama didn’t understand that prior to the SOTU, he surely understands that now.)
The federal conspiracy laws surely could be used to prosecute such a scheme, if the investigation bears out the necessary elements of a criminal conspiracy to violate the campaign laws. The fact that some or all of the contributions were returned after negative publicity does not negate any criminal conspiracy.
So President Obama, with all due respect, I call upon you to request that Attorney General Holder appoint a special counsel to investigate and prosecute any and all crimes committed in connection with foreign campaign contributions during the 2008 presidential election cycle.
Or was your attack on the Supreme Court just words?”
On this Columbus Day a lot of people are discovering we were correct all along.