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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 04:15 AM
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DU ACTIVIST PROJECT: Sort through Abramoff e-mails!
Edited on Fri Nov-04-05 04:16 AM by JohnnyCougar
http://indian.senate.gov/2005hrgs/110205hrg/110205exhib...

There is some 300 pages of e-mails in here, including the notorious one where Abramoff's and DeLay's crony Scanlon calls right-wing Christians "wackos."

I have a diary on Kos about this if you need more info:
http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2005/11/3/21544/6648

This file contains numerous references and plans to "blast fax" and manupulate religious conservatives and their pastors into voting to support Abramoff's ventures. It includes references to mail campaigns, telephone trees, and the likes. I just combed over pages 1 to 120, but I have to get some sleep now. The best ones I quoted on my diary at Kos. Anyone want to search through the rest of the document and pull out embarassing or derogatory phrases or e-mails?

We should find as much as we can, and media blast these things to religious conservative groups. They have the RIGHT to know they are being manipulated.

This is not democracy. And they should know what these Republicans are doing to them.

Edit: Don't forget to thank BigBearJohn for the heads up on the story!

Also, cite the page # of anything you pull out.
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 04:48 AM
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1. This one cracks me up:
Tue. 12-04-01 (Pg. 144 of .pdf)

Abramoff to Scanlon: Fantastic. I have complete faith in you. Ralph (presume Reed) is toast from now on, or we'll only give him a slight scrap. Pathetic. By the way, I chatted with Petras. They are jazzed about our coming. We're rock stars up there. Now it's time to pay for the concert!!
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 04:55 AM
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2. Damn, this is fun!
Sun. 1-06-02 Pg. 151 of .pdf

Scanlon to Abramoff: Yeah baby!!! I verified the article in tx and faxing to william now- weeez gonna be rich!!!

no... actually weez gonna do hard time!!!
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:00 AM
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3. Hahaha!!!
Once we get all the good stuff extracted, I'm gonna get a Freeper account just to post this on their board.

Along with that Bush and Karen Hughes reading the Koran article!
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shraby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:05 AM
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4. I was just about to head to bed. I'll
catch it tomorrow. Thanks
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:09 AM
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6. Come again?
Bush and Karen Hughes reading the Koran???

Are you sure Karen isn't reading it TO George?
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:08 AM
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5. Don't know what it means, but it looks fishy to me...
Wed. 1-23-02 6:32 p.m. pg 155 in .pdf


From Abramoff to Ralph Reed
subject: Indian Country Update

Ralph, can you get to the ****** guys and make sure that, under NO circumstance should they support or give any land to these crooks. This non-gaming thing is a TOTAL lie. If they get a reservation or any land like this, they will convert it to a casino. No doubt. Could we do this for $40-50K? but we need to make sure they are publicly out there against them and fast. The client is nervous that this might happen.

CROOKS?!! NO!! Where?
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dutchdemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:18 AM
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7. I have turned the PDF into HTML for easier searching...
This will be much easier to peruse.

http://www.chris-floyd.com/jack /

It's still uploading so... but much nicer than a PDF.

Cheers.

DD
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:30 AM
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10. Excellent!
Thanks ~
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:21 AM
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8. Holy christ
They had Robertson, Falwell and Perkins all involved in this. That seems to be as important as these nasty emails. What would these people think if they knew all these calls to fight gambling were really to support the Indian Gaming in Mississippi. That's the story, Reed, Robertson, Falwell, and Perkins tricked you into believing they were fighting gambling when they were really protecting gambling in a different state.

And man oh man are they organized. We are not organized like this, not by a long shot. I've never gotten a call to patch me through to anybody.
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:29 AM
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9. Line up a few tribes for me, Jack -
Mon. 8-12-02 8:33 am

From Abramoff to Petras:
Subject: ATR

Last year Grover set a meeting for certain select tribal leaders (Coushatta and Chitimacha were the only ones) and the House of several legislatures to meet with the President in a small meeting for photos, etc.
the tribes paid for the event (total cost was $100k for the entire thing, and each tribe put in $50K). Grover has asked me to line up a few tribes to do so again. I am sure the Choctaw would be willing to do so, and I know that Coushatta will do it. Aqua Caliente might also want in, but I am not sure yet. let me know if you guys want in. it would be either a $25k or $50k contribution to ATR for this. let me know as soon as possible. thanks Chris.

Also, please get me that $25K to Capital Athletic Foundation for the DeLay thing. Than ks.


This simply CANNOT be what the founding fathers had in mind for this country. Cannot.
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DoYouEverWonder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:33 AM
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11. They use to call this sort of thing
EXTORTION.

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hootinholler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 07:52 AM
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15. And they used to prosecute it under
RICO!

-Hoot
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DoYouEverWonder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 08:23 AM
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16. I wonder how all these tribes feel about this?
Edited on Fri Nov-04-05 08:23 AM by DoYouEverWonder
I hope they all plan to litigate.

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Norquist Nemesis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 11:26 AM
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25. ARRGGGHHHH!!! Grover Norquist in the thick of it!
:banghead:
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 05:56 AM
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12. They must be football fans...
Sun. Feb 22 04 Pg 285 of .pdf

From Matt De Mazza to Kevin Ring (Shld-DC-Gov)
Subject Re: Here's the story.......

so are these Redskins just blindly paying these exhorbitant fees based largely on Jack's PAST successes, and not what's going on now?

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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 09:04 AM
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19. this people are the worst
I just can not even believe how vile they are. :puke:
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 06:05 AM
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13. The Truth is Worse!
Sun Feb 22 2004 pg 284 of .pdf

From: Matt DeMazza to Kevin Ring (Shle-DC-Gov)

So have you been thinking that you would leave the firm, or is it just something that you hope to distance yourself from and stay?

From Ring to DeMazza:

I don't think mine is. But impact will be felt by everyone. Unsettling after buying new house.

I know more than article (Wash. Post article?) and the truth is worse.

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bklyncowgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 06:49 AM
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14. Note to all corrupt and inept politicos.
Don't put anything into an e-mail that you wouldn't want the entire world to see.

E-mails don't go bye bye.

What a laugh. This is almost as good as HeckuvaJob Brownies online fashion makeover.
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liveoaktx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 08:45 AM
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17. VIDEOS-if you haven't seen the Abramoff hearings, I chunked them
into sections on CanOFun-Do search on tribal
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 08:49 AM
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18. Dirty laundry all spread out on the lawn like that....
What a hoot! I hope all the good people who do whatever the radio and so-called Christian lobbyists get a good eyeful.
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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 09:09 AM
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20. Is this code from Reed?
Edited on Fri Nov-04-05 09:09 AM by leftchick


The radio is on?
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 01:37 PM
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31. I think he means the radio spots they bought are a go.
Maybe. The red eagle marches to Cleveland.
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justiceischeap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 09:11 AM
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21. #174 Now we know what they think of their southern base
From Abramoff to Ralph Reed:

"This is great, but their not going to do a thing until that AC casino is shut. This is a good step, but these hicks are adamant and get upset every time I raise it."

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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 09:12 AM
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22. k & r....n/t
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nickyt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 09:25 AM
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23. Hey Johnny C! - thanks for that link!! - my God, what a tasty buffet of
scandals these pages serve up - dee-LISH-ious!
Everybody have fun gettin' the word out! Yeeeee Hawww!
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dutchdemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 11:20 AM
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24. Bump
The emails are all up here in easy to read HTML format!

www.chris-floyd.com/jack/

Keep investigating! There's some gold in thar' somewhere....
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 03:15 PM
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34. Thank you much!
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Peter Frank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 11:31 AM
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26. Kicked and Recommended...
:kick:
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ck4829 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 11:59 AM
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27. Kick
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Berserker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 12:03 PM
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28. Interesting
So....Politics there is a LOTS of money in it?
check out Page 204..208..212
and thats just where I began to look
What a pack of crooked fuckers.
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Festivito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 12:25 PM
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29. Hearsay' hearsay, but..."'I received my call from Jerry Falwell.'"
Page 7, Eric Chris cc: Ralph Reed to ?aselts
These guys are backup calling people who say they just got the post card.
Sen. Max Malone ("opponent") say he got Jerry Falwell's call.

Jerry Falwell, hmmm.
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jasmeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 01:04 PM
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30. Oh, I wish they'd get all the religious right crooks in jail
Dobson, Falwell, Roberts....
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Peter Frank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 02:14 PM
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32. E-mail addy for "30 Something Democrats"...
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 02:50 PM
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33. Great job, all!!!
Anyone know of a list of Christian talk shows and blogs?

Let's get this news out to them!!
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 03:50 PM
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35. *****RADIO STATION LOCATOR*****
http://www.ontheradio.net/Stations.aspx

Find your local fundy radio station and POLITELTY let them know about this news.
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 04:21 PM
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36. ****Texas Conservative Church List*****
http://fishthe.net/pages/Churches/Texas/index.html

Let'em know POLITELY that they are the target of political scams!
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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 06:08 PM
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37. kick.
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 06:11 PM
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38. *****CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIAN INTERNET FORUMS LIST****
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JohnnyCougar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 08:18 PM
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39. kick!!
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