Wednesday, March 03, 2010

West Wing Chicanery

Obama is bringing big time pressure to Dem Rep Jim Matheson of Utah to firm up his support for the health care bill.

Matheson "voted against the bill in the Energy and Commerce Committee back in July and again when it passed the House in November. But now he's "undecided" on ramming the bill through Congress."

So Obama has turned again to the Chicago way - bribery. The Weekly Standard learned the West Wing announced today that "Obama nominated Matheson's brother Scott M. Matheson, Jr. to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit."

This isn't the only fishy situation. Via Mike's America, we get this MSM under reported story -
For the second time in five months, the Obama White House is being accused -- by Democrats -- of offering high ranking government jobs in return for political favors. What no one is reporting is that this is a violation of federal law that can lead to prison time, a fine or both, according to Title 18, Chapter 11, Section 211 of the United States Code.
(...)

The favor requested in return? Withdrawal from Senate challenges to two sitting United States Senators, both Democrats supported by President Obama. The Senators are Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania and Michael Bennet in Colorado.

On Friday, Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Sestak, the Democrat challenging Specter for re-nomination, launched the controversy by accusing the Obama White House of offering him a federal job in exchange for his agreeing to abandon his race against Specter.
(...)

A connecting of dots -- by Democrats -- that leads from Colorado to Pennsylvania straight into the West Wing of the White House.

And possibly the jail house.

"It is a federal offense," said John F. Kennedy [D-MA, former POTUS], "to offer any man a federal job in return for a favor."
Nevermind the lack of birth certificate, educational records, college friends, Illinois Senate records, the mounting evidence of high crimes and misdemeanors could lead to impeachable charges.



The life of Indigo Red is full of adventure. Tune in next time for the Further Adventures of Indigo Red.

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