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Freida5 Donating Member (649 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:55 PM
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"Obama's Iraqi Oil for Food connection". We seem to learn more of Rezko every day
http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/03/obamas_iraqi_oil...


Obama's Iraqi Oil for Food connection
By Andrew Walden
Out on bail awaiting trial, dual US-Syrian citizen, Antoin Tony' Rezko, was rousted out of bed by police pounding on the doors of his Chicago mansion the morning of Monday, January 28. According to the Associated Press:


"U.S. District Judge Amy J. St. Eve jailed Rezko...saying he had disobeyed her order to keep her posted on his financial status. Among other things, he failed to tell her about a $3.5 million loan from London-based Iraqi billionaire Nadhmi Auchi -- a loan that was later forgiven in exchange for shares in a prime slice of Chicago real estate. Rezko gave $700,000 of the money to his wife and used the rest to pay legal bills and funnel cash to various supporters."


Funds from Auchi's loan may have helped finance a complex series of transactions between Rezko and Democratic Presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama involving the 2005 purchase of Obama's Chicago mansion and Rezko's purchase of an adjoining landlocked
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BeatleBoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:59 PM
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1. Quit Beating a Live Horse, will ya?
Especially one with legs!

And this one has legs.

Great post!



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zabet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:04 PM
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8. "Obama's Name Surfaces in Rezko Trial"
"March 06, 2008 3:13 PM

Justin Rood Reports:

That didnt take long.

Barack Obamas name just surfaced in today's opening arguments of the federal corruption trial of Antoin "Tony" Rezko, according to our ace reporter Melissa Murphy, who's at the trial.

Joe Duffy, a lawyer for Rezko, told jurors that his client met Obama when the presidential aspirant was a Harvard Law student, and that he tried to hire him to be general counsel for his construction company, an offer Obama apparently turned down.

Rezko supported many politicians, Duffy explained, as he laid out his argument against the government's laundry list of corruption charges"

http://blogs.abcnews.com/theblotter/2008/03/obamas-name...

-----------------------------

The tugging on the curtain
has begun.
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:00 PM
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2. This has been posted ten times a day
Maybe you want to check into Burkle, Giustra, Gupta, Chatwal, since you're so concerned about corruption. Let me know what you find out. Thanks!
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NYCGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:01 PM
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3. Please stop posting articles from right wing publications.
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=American_Thi...

American Thinker (AT) is a conservative daily internet publication. According to it website, American Thinker presents a "thoughtful exploration of issues of importance to Americans." <1>
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jody Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:01 PM
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4. You can't possibly believe that a cash-strapped politician like BO would accept a financial handout?
That's something politicians like Duke Cunningham would do.
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HeraldSquare212 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:01 PM
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5. Is it worse than Bill's uranium contract for foundation donations connection?
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DURHAM D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:16 PM
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19. By far.
Actually I hope you are joking. You must know the difference between personal gain and charitable donations.
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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:02 PM
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6. Any bets on when BO will resign his Senate seat and drop out..........
of the Presidential race in disgrace?
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NYCGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:05 PM
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9. How about three weeks after
NEVER!
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tabatha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:09 PM
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14. OK - you are missing a few things here.
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 08:09 PM by tabatha
Discovery via subpoenas is done BEFORE the trial starts.

From this discovery, witness lists are compiled, defendants identified.

If Patrick Fitzgerald, who is very smart, found one tiny bit of problematic evidence about Obama, he would be on the witness list or would be a defendant in the trial

Obama is not on the witness list. Obama is not a defendant.

Patrick Fitzgerald has said that Obama has done nothing wrong.

Read this 10 times and absorb.
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Windy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:12 PM
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16. Thank you!!! and you made it easy for the peabrain hillary robots to grasp!
I'm so damn sick of this crap.
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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:26 PM
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24. I GUARANTEE over-sized craniums are working day and night.............
to scrutinize EVERYTHING BO has done since birth, and THEY're NOT even registered Democrats.
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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:21 PM
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20. Sounds like you're talking about KKKarl Rove or BO's cousin.........
uncle dick. Yep, beginning to look like this story has four strong legs.
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BeatleBoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:21 PM
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22. No Obama just has a personal attorney sitting through deliberations.
"Just in Case"


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tabatha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:55 PM
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25. No, to make sure that they know everything that is said
so that Hillary and her nefarious group cannot twist/take out of context/lie/mislead/smear anything that is said.
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ossman Donating Member (883 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:04 PM
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7. Lets talk real estate Bill and Hill! Whats next, Obama says PARDON me too much?
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:05 PM
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10. Right Wing sources?
Here's what they published just in part in August!

How shameful that you spread this shit over here!


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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:05 PM
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11. Digging the RW pubs for stories now, huh?
About Us

The American Thinker is a daily conservative internet publication with articles on the topics of national security, economics, diplomacy, culture, and military strategy.<1> The articles published are often mentioned on The Rush Limbaugh Show. The site frequently endorses controversial conservative commentators such as Michael Savage and Rush Limbaugh.<2><3>.

link


Obama has nothing to do with Rezko. It's still a non-story.

Not much about Obama at Ill. fraud trial

By MIKE ROBINSON, Associated Press Writer Fri Mar 7, 7:05 PM ET

CHICAGO - Two things already are clear in the $7 million federal fraud trial of a fundraiser for some of presidential hopeful Barack Obama's earlier political campaigns.

The fraud, attempted extortion and money laundering charges against businessman Antoin "Tony" Rezko have little if anything to do with Obama. But they have a lot to do with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and allegations of an influence-peddling scheme within his inner circle.

Even so, as a presidential contender, Obama was guaranteed to feel the heat when a longtime friend and supporter went on trial in a political scandal.

Neither Obama nor Blagojevich are accused of wrongdoing in the trial, which began with opening statements Thursday and took a break Friday. But Obama's Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton has raised questions about his long ties to Rezko, and if the Illinois senator wins the nomination Republicans are likely to do the same.

"I think the national and international press have repeatedly done a calculation that says Rezko gave to Obama, Rezko was indicted, hence Obama is implicated, and that's a false calculation," says Cindi Canary, head of the nonpartisan, foundation-funded Illinois Campaign for Political Reform.

"This trial is about allegations of improper influence in the Blagojevich administration," she says.

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Cali_Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:06 PM
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12. American Thinker is a right wing neocon source
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 08:07 PM by Cali_Democrat
Why do Hillary supporters love these right wing sources?
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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:08 PM
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13. They don't care. Bill was on the Limbaugh show.
Guess they're taking their cues from him.

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keep_it_real Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:10 PM
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15. Yea, what about the trial in which the Clitions will be called in November?
Regarding STAN the man from Marvel comects and the over one MILLION that the Clinto's took from Peter Paul.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C9kP6wz5l4
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keep_it_real Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:24 PM
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23. Obama campaign should throw this up in Hillary's face
The MSM is covering this up; they are supporting Hillary.
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kikiek Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:15 PM
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17. Haha..apparently rw sources are only allowed if it slams Hillary. Big trouble brewing I think
and it needs to all come out asap.
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stillcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:16 PM
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18. Recycling again?

http://illinoisreason.wordpress.com/2008/01/23/illinois... /


Illinois Blogs Recap Rezko & Obama: Not Much There There, UPDATED

January 23, 2008 in Obama by robnesvacil

Tags: Barack Obama, President 2008, Tony Rezko

Two Illinois poliblog institutions, The Capitol Fax Blog (by political journalist Rich Miller) and ArchPundit (by political blogger Larry Handlin), are producing primers for the American people and the self-proclaimed media of record (not that the national media feels a need to be bothered with actual details when theres a good soap opera to splash some ink on).

For those interested in learning just what Sen. Barack Obamas not-very-much-of-a-relationship with Chicago developer Tony Rezko is, read up

CapFaxs In defense of the locals reviews the Illinois political medias coverage of Sen. Obama and attempts by the Tribune, Sun-Times, etc. to find skeletons in his closet over the years. Of note: the Chicago Tribune discovered two instances of what might be of interest to those hoping to turn Tony Rezko into Obamas Marc Rich or Norman Hsu.

First, the Trib uncovered the property purchase in which the Obama family bought a home and Mr. Rezkos wife bought an adjoining piece of property from the same seller on the same day. Sen. Obama has apologized for this event and acknowledged how, from the outside looking in, it appears unseemly even though everything was done legally and legitimately.

Second, the Trib also found that Sen. Obamas staff gave an internship to a kid whose father was connected to Rezko and who had donated money to Obamas previous campaigns. Ummm ok.

Mr. Miller also writes that the Trib explained the research they did to investigate the connections between the law firm Sen. Obama used to work for and Rezko. Would that more media would bother to actually work a story as the Chicago papers have with regards to any sort of ties between Obama and Rezko (and most, if not all, of those ties seem to be perfectly legit based on that rather exhaustive research).

In his post, Mr. Miller also notes that an oppo-research consultant from one of Sen. Obamas US Senate primary opponents, Mike Henry, was hired by the Clinton campaign and that since his hiring Clintons attacks have mirrored the earlier attacks from that 2004 primary opponent. Go figure.

UPDATE: Rich Miller has posted a follow-up today in Present votes and Rezko.

ArchPundit also currently has a series of five eight Rezko primers up on his blog (dont know if hell add more so check his site for the latest UPDATE: Arch did add a few more and has a summary/linky post on all eight in The Rezko Primer). His posts titles are rather self-explanatory:

* Rezko Primer I: Job Offer and Friendship Begins
* Rezko Primer II: Political Donations
* Rezko Primer III. Legal work on projects Rezko was involved
* Rezko Primer IV. Letters of Support for projects Rezko was involved
* Rezko Primer V. Intern-son of Rezko ally/Obama donor
* New: VI. House Purchase
* New: VII. Land Strip Purchase from Rezko
* New: VIII. Landscaping and Property Maintenance Arrangement

Dont get me wrong. Rezko is going to court after having been accused of some pretty serious white collar crimes. If convicted he ought to pay his debt to society.

But guilt by association witch hunts are damn weak just ask the Clintons their thoughts on Kenneth Starr and his investigation of the, ahem, Whitewater Land Deal even if the national media is willing to lazily regurgitate an opponents spin on their front pages and TV news crawlers.

If some sort of quid pro quo had ever surfaced thered be something to talk about but as it stands theres really no there there between Rezko and Obama. No one has ever found any instance of Obama doing anything as a legislator that would have illegally (or even unethically) benefited Rezko. (That said, journalist Miller correctly notes that something about Obama may yet surface during Rezkos trial but given the boxes of files the Illinois media has analyzed it seems unlikely.)

(c/p Daily Kos)

UPDATE 2: DKos diarist and Obama biograper John K Wilson has written The Real Story of Rezko and Obama: 10 Myths Debunked (He even clarifies the debunked attacks surrounding the house deal noting that Obamas bid for his home was the higher of two bids, even though his winning bid was below the sellers asking price. Usually, thats called a good deal.)

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keep_it_real Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:21 PM
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21. Clinton' s wil be forces to testify in November: MSM keeping quite
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