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Rose Siding Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-09-04 09:45 AM
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24. Fox News accused him of abusing authority in searches in '01...
On the night of Nov. 28, 2001, crack homicide detectives fanned out all over New York City, one of them even going as far as New Jersey. In all, five detectives from the Manhattan South Homicide Task Force went to the homes of various suspects, fingerprinted some of them, interrogated all of them and told a few that they would have to take lie detector tests. The horrific crime? The police commissioner's friend was missing some items.

The commish at the time was Bernard Kerik, President Bush's nominee as the nation's next head of Homeland Security. The crime victim was Judith Regan, whose imprint, Regan Books, was publishing Kerik's autobiography, "The Lost Son." It tells the Cagneyesque tale of a kid whose alcoholic mother died a prostitute, but who nevertheless managed to become New York's police commissioner.

Regan's items, including a cell phone, apparently went AWOL from a studio at Fox News Channel. All were later accounted for. The phone was found in a trash basket - and it is my guess that it was the real reason for such measured panic. You never know what numbers might be in a cell phone.
...They accused Kerik of abusing his authority and hired a lawyer, Robert Simels. In the end, the employees dropped the matter. Nonetheless, in an interview with me, Simels had this to say: "He abused his authority."
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  -Smoking Gun: Millionaire Kerik A Former Deadbeat kskiska  Dec-07-04 04:41 PM   #0 
  - Whoooohah!  Anakin Skywalker   Dec-07-04 04:45 PM   #1 
  - What do you say about that Rethugs? Bootstraps and all that other crap?  NNN0LHI   Dec-07-04 04:49 PM   #2 
  - Wonder where he got his stock tip? 6mill from a once bankrupt cop  mod mom   Dec-07-04 04:58 PM   #3 
  - Tasar stock..I'll look for the link  maddezmom   Dec-07-04 05:00 PM   #4 
  - finally...posted this before but couldn't find it: Eyes on Kerik  maddezmom   Dec-07-04 06:09 PM   #12 
     - More government business for Taser?  maddezmom   Dec-07-04 06:11 PM   #13 
  - Kerik's some where...  readmylips   Dec-07-04 05:16 PM   #8 
  - Probably from the say guy that gave * tips on where to find oil  Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin   Dec-08-04 07:32 PM   #20 
  - So Bankruptcy = Deadbeat?  meisje   Dec-07-04 05:03 PM   #5 
  - No, just this idiot is a deadbeat  merwin   Dec-07-04 05:10 PM   #6 
     - And?  DS1   Dec-07-04 06:14 PM   #16 
  - More interesting Kerik shit here  pk_du   Dec-07-04 05:14 PM   #7 
  - And he is a deadbeat dad  daleo   Dec-07-04 05:57 PM   #9 
  - Check out Josh Marshall's investigation of Kerik's failed Iraq tour  Barrett808   Dec-07-04 06:03 PM   #10 
  - Senator Hillary Clinton should *look* into this!  lalajohns   Dec-07-04 06:07 PM   #11 
  - Where the hell is Ken ...  YDogg   Dec-07-04 06:13 PM   #14 
  - For a minute I thought you were serious!  msgadget   Dec-07-04 06:15 PM   #17 
  - Sounds perfect to head the HOMELAND SECURITY OF THE ONLY  spanone   Dec-07-04 06:13 PM   #15 
  - Sounds like he's in bed with the New York mafia.....  RedEarth   Dec-08-04 01:20 PM   #18 
  - c'mon, do you really think any of this stuff will keep him out of the job?  colonel odis   Dec-08-04 01:28 PM   #19 
  - Why is this a big deal?  neuvocat   Dec-08-04 07:39 PM   #21 
  - Profiteering is lucrative  Rose Siding   Dec-09-04 09:12 AM   #23 
  - no Top Secret security clearance for him--  lanlady   Dec-08-04 08:03 PM   #22 
  - Fox News accused him of abusing authority in searches in '01...  Rose Siding   Dec-09-04 09:45 AM   #24 
  - He strikes me as a BULLY - perfect choice to keep all us dissenters in line  BamaBecky   Dec-09-04 10:18 AM   #27 
  - Big deal he went into bankruptcy. Don Trump does it on a regular basis  Poppyseedman   Dec-09-04 09:52 AM   #25 
  - Borrow and spend -- sounds like a perfect fit for Bush administration  74dodgedart   Dec-09-04 10:03 AM   #26 
  - more Republican family values  Supersedeas   Dec-09-04 10:18 AM   #28 
  - More Bush Values....  JMac   Dec-09-04 10:41 AM   #29 
  - Deadbeat DAD, too!!!  MADem   Dec-09-04 10:47 AM   #30 
  - Mepukes I know HATE people who go bankrupt  Octafish   Dec-09-04 11:10 AM   #31 

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