Thursday, August 27, 2009


Richardson Probe 'Was Killed in Washington'

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and former high-ranking members of his administration won't be criminally charged in a yearlong federal investigation into pay-to-play allegations involving one of the Democratic governor's large political donors, someone familiar with the case said.

The decision not to pursue indictments was made by top Justice Department officials, according to a person familiar with the investigation, who asked not to be identified because federal officials had not disclosed results of the probe.

"It's over. There's nothing. It was killed in Washington," the person told The Associated Press.

A federal grand jury began an investigation in 2008 into a possible pay-to-play scheme in which lucrative work on state bond deals went to a Richardson donor. The federal probe derailed Richardson's appointment as commerce secretary in President Barack Obama's administration.

I know I didn't see this coming.

We are seeing this more and more, the Obama Justice Department just dropping investigations of Democrats/liberals without explanation.

So far we have seen charges dropped against the Black Panthers, there have been at least two Inspector Generals investigating Democratic supporters fired and the investigations stalled, now this.

This is what happens when we do not have a media that is actually monitoring the President. He is doing as he pleases and getting away with it.

The only real solution at this point is to retake Congress and investigate the Justice Department. If it is found that the Obama Administration is abusing their powers to reward political friends and further their agenda, then maybe we can take Dennis Kucinnich and John Conyers up on their demands to start impeachment proceedings. It won't be the President they were thinking of but then you don't always get everything you want. Right?


Larry Durham said...

Libs justify their side's cronyism (of course) by pointing out the relationship of Bush/Cheney to various oil people, Halliburton, etc, etc, ad nauseum. Libs I know whined incessantly over "Bush corruption", but are strangely silent concerning the Obamanation abomination.

No doubt, it's time to bend DC over and perform a full rectal exam. Our guvmint is fat, lazy, corrupt and unaccountable. The Tea Parties and the cold reception they're getting at the town hall meetings reflect a growing disgust (from the people) for their deeds. I for one am pissed, I'm lubing up, and I've got big fingers!

Chuck said...

Larry, ouch :)

Always On Watch said...

Unless I miss my guess, history will look back onto the BHO adminisration as one of the most corrupt in our nation's chronicle.

Always On Watch said...

Larry said:

No doubt, it's time to bend DC over and perform a full rectal exam.

Yep. And with a colonscope without anesthesia!

MK said...

What a corrupt thug. Yeah, transparency and openness, my ass.

Chuck said...

AOW, he'll have stiff competition with Slick Willie

MK, right...

HoosierArmyMom said...

I wonder if the CIA Chief (Panetta) resigns, if Billzie is the person they have been talking with to "step in"???? It seems The Chicago Political Crime Syndicate knows no boundaries when it comes to clearing the path for more corruption and killing the American Republic.

I'm with Larry and AOW... make it hurt!

Randy said...

Come on Chuck, they simply don't have time for these minor issues, they have to go after the entire CIA.

How can they possibly worry about Bill Richardsoon or the Black Panthers or any of the other real threats.

Chuck said...

Hoosier, it was mentioned in an article today on MSNBC (I think) that said this would make him eligible now to join the Obama administration. Wonder if Obama would have the balls to do this?

Randy, good point. It is time consuming to tear down an entire agency