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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-25-06 10:07 PM
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2. GOP signage in this area doesn't show "Republican" either.
Edited on Tue Jul-25-06 10:22 PM by TahitiNut
"R" - It's the scarelet letter, not the scarlet letter. I think the one that's making me most nauseous is Marty Knollenberg's (son of fascist Joe), despite becoming the target of juniorpsychobitchfromhell, Debbie Schlussel ...
Then, there is the Knollenberg family--Republican U.S. Congressmen Joe Knollenberg and his son Marty, a candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives. Both Knollenbergs accepted thousands in campaign contributions from the Nijad Fares family. Until recently, Fares' father, Issam Fares, was the Syrian-installed, Hezbollah-backed Deputy Prime Minister of Lebanon. Why would the Fareses care about the Michigan legislature? Well, they wouldn't. But Mar(t)y Knollenberg's Congressman father--as a high-ranking member of the House International Relations Committee--introduced successful legislation in 2000 (along with then-U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham), which sent at least $86 million (Knollenberg sought $268 million) in USAID funds to Hezbollah-controlled Southern Lebanon for the ostensible purpose of rebuilding hospitals and infrastructure allegedly "destroyed" by Israel. The money has never been tracked.

http://www.debbieschlussel.com/mt/mt-tb.cgi/1144


The TV ads for Marty are truly vomit-inducing, attempting to show that cretin as a "small businessman" "with a solution" for the economy, portraying him at an easel of crayon-scrawled catch-words. Tax cuts. Reduced spending. But more for Defense, of course. Unfreakingreal.

What clueless Debbie seems to totally miss is that Spencer Abraham was/is a thrid-generation American of Lebanese descent - not at all ignored when Spencer the Dim was trolling for votes. Furthermore, John Akouri, currently a councilman for Farmington Hills (in Joe's gerrymandered district) and formerly Joe's Press Secretary and Communications Director, is a Lebanese-American who's very active with the American Lebanese community. (Well, fucking D'UH!)


I'd love to pamphleteer the area's GOP households with Debbies column ... and the key paragraph highlighted.
:evilgrin:

Petard. Hoist.
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