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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Elijah Cummings's Wife Used Her Charity To Pay Her For-Profit Company, Documents Show
The dogs are on the hunt, so to speak. Fry this asshole and his wife
[Daily Caller] House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings's wife has funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from her charity to her private for-profit organization, according to a previously undisclosed cost-sharing arrangement that multiple experts said raises red flags.

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings's charity, the Center for Global Policy Solutions (CGPS), paid her for-profit venture, Global Policy Solutions LLC, over $250,000 in "management fees" between 2013 and 2015, according to the charity's audited financial statements covering those years. The management fees were paid in addition to a cost-sharing agreement where the charity pays for its share of equipment, personnel and other expenditures.
Posted by: Frank G || 06/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Thinking more of a tree and some rope.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/07/2019 6:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Just remember your man Obean weaponized the IRS and you allowed the commish to walk.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/07/2019 6:54 Comments || Top||

#1 So a typical African-American politician despite hijab?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-06-07 06:44|| 2019-06-07 06:44
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/07/2019 8:12 Comments || Top||

#4  The right hand pays the left hand. Reads like a variant of the Clinton Foundation money-laundering model on a smaller scale. You don't hear much about any CF investigations. I wonder if any are on-going at the Federal and State levels.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/07/2019 9:00 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Rep. Ilhan Omar is fined for repeatedly violating Minnesota campaign finance rules by improperly using funds for personal travel and for a lawyer to make corrections to her tax returns
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board on Thursday ordered Ilhan Omar to reimburse her campaign $3,469.23 and to pay $500 civil fine

  • Finding stems from her campaign committee spending as a state representative

  • Board says she formed a 'crisis committee' in 2016 to respond to claims that she 'was actually married to her brother as part of an immigration scheme'

  • Board found part of the spending went to fix errors on her personal tax return

  • Regulators also concluded travel spending for multiple trips was improper

  • Omar has vehemently denied that she was ever married to her brother
See also here.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/07/2019 03:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So a typical African-American politician despite hijab?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/07/2019 6:44 Comments || Top||

#2  ...hmmmm...typical American politician.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/07/2019 6:53 Comments || Top||

#3  The others don't get caught
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/07/2019 7:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Nope. A typical African in a hijab.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/07/2019 7:32 Comments || Top||

#5  ...and 'overstating' deductions on her tax return(s) until someone started snooping around.
Posted by: Raj || 06/07/2019 8:56 Comments || Top||

#6  Looks like (at a minimum) it was falsely claiming to be married on two tax returns when she wasn't married.
Posted by: Raj || 06/07/2019 9:53 Comments || Top||

#7  to her brother
Posted by: Frank G || 06/07/2019 10:01 Comments || Top||

#8  The others don't get caught

To paraphrase a SCOTUS decision - if you don't want to be struck by lightning, don't act like a lightning rod.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/07/2019 10:59 Comments || Top||

#9  how will the MSM spin this one onto Trump?
Posted by: chris || 06/07/2019 14:45 Comments || Top||

#10  They've a bit lazy lately... They'll probably just say Trump's name like the magic talisman they believe it to be, several dozen times, at complete random in the article. Grammar and reading comprehension are racist you know.
Posted by: Vernal Hatrick || 06/07/2019 16:26 Comments || Top||

#11  So to be clear, either she married her brother for real to get him ad mission to the US and committed bigamy, not to mention mususe of campaign funds, or the marriage certificate is phony and she committed tax fraud? And she isn't in handcuffs because.......oh wait, she's a Magic democrat, muslim POC and they have special exemptions from the rule of law?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 06/07/2019 19:21 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg gives $500 MILLION to shut down every coal mine in the U.S. by 2030, calling climate change the 'fight of our time'
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/07/2019 10:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I hope they're $1 bills because paper burns up faster'n coal. Even then it'll take a lot more.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/07/2019 15:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Orange Fire Bad!
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/07/2019 15:29 Comments || Top||

#3  Seriously, that's the problem with capitalism. Guys like him get to keep their ill-gotten earnings and steal them by presuming to own shit, and donate some fraction of their billions to unemploying proletarians.

IF we redistributed all of his theft-by-way-of-ownership money to actual proletarians working for a living we could actually have industry in this country instead of borrowing money from China to get them to ship stuff here.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/07/2019 15:31 Comments || Top||

#4  He should try BUYING a coal mine and just shutting it down/firing everybody on his own if he actually thinks this is necessary and has that kind of money to throw away on crap. Of course, then he wouldn't get that money funneled back to him in all sorts of ways.
Posted by: Vernal Hatrick || 06/07/2019 16:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Didn't we all die of climate change a few years ago, anyway?

Or was it a lack of "net neutrality"?

It's hard to keep track
Posted by: charger || 06/07/2019 18:06 Comments || Top||

#6  I choked to death on a Carbon Investment.

I got better
Posted by: Frank G || 06/07/2019 20:11 Comments || Top||

#7  Idiot!
Posted by: SR-71 || 06/07/2019 21:58 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Woman Told Cops She Stabbed Herself Three Times Because, "I'm Tired Of Living In Trump's Country"
[THESMOKINGGUN] A Florida woman told police that she stabbed herself in the stomach with a kitchen knife because, "I’m tired of living in Trump’s country, I’m tired of Trump being president."

Cops found the 46-year-old woman standing outside her residence in Palmetto Sunday, according to a police report. She had blood all over her legs, hands, and face, a cop noted.

When asked what was wrong, the woman lifted her shirt to reveal "three stab wounds on [her] stomach that were still bleeding." She then told the patrolman she had "stabbed herself because she does not want to live in Trump’s country."

The woman was subsequently transported by EMS workers to a local hospital "under trauma alert."

After evaluating the woman, a cop concluded that there was a "substantial likelihood" that she "will cause bodily harm to herself and/or others." As a result, the officer appears to have recommended that the woman be involuntarily admitted to a mental health treatment facility (per the state’s Baker Act).

The report states that the woman said she "has been Baker Acted before and has attempted to hurt herself in the past."
Posted by: Fred || 06/07/2019 03:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Didn't do a very good job.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/07/2019 6:43 Comments || Top||

#2  better luck next time
Posted by: chris || 06/07/2019 7:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Was she seeing Dr. Bandy Lee, reputed hackiatrist ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/07/2019 7:29 Comments || Top||

#4  She's a glorious example to her fellow pozzed.

"Get woke! Self poke!"
Posted by: charger || 06/07/2019 7:33 Comments || Top||

#5  Which came first, the insanity or the cause?
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/07/2019 8:08 Comments || Top||

#6  Moving to France wasn't an option?
Posted by: Raj || 06/07/2019 8:50 Comments || Top||

#7  Need to improve your aim.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/07/2019 8:52 Comments || Top||

#8  Cutting edge sarcasm.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/07/2019 8:56 Comments || Top||

#9  * Watched too many Samuraii movies but didn't learn the correct technique (one cut then slice upwards to disembowel)
* I'm impressed she made additional cuts as the first probably hurt like hell
* Couldn't wait long enough to attempt to vote Trump out of office, says alot about the mindset. Wonder how it'll go when Trump is reelected and the usual idiots realize they have four more years plus the endless rumors of President for life that will spring up. Mental Health facilities will be overwhelmed.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/07/2019 9:31 Comments || Top||

#10  Last week a guy set himself on fire near the White House. If you are an exorcist, business is good!
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 06/07/2019 9:44 Comments || Top||

#11  Experts conclude by extrapolation of similar behavioral patterns, there is a "substantial likelihood" that a democrat will eventually try to harm her/himself or others.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/07/2019 9:51 Comments || Top||

#12  Trump Derangement Syndrome at the extreme.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/07/2019 11:34 Comments || Top||

#13  Maybe if she spent more time in the kitchen...
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/07/2019 13:22 Comments || Top||

#14  Betcha come election time an enterprising Californian could sell "TRUMP 5150" stuff to both sides.
Posted by: Uluger Pelosi7839 || 06/07/2019 17:27 Comments || Top||

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage
[REUTERS] The public opinion poll released on Thursday shows support for O’Rourke among registered Democratic and independent voters slipped by 3 percentage points since a May survey to 3% overall.
Beto Robert O'Rourke - the Micksican
During the same time, other leading Democratic presidential candidates saw their support increase. The poll found 31% of Democratic and independent voters would vote for former Vice President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
The former Senator-for-Life from Delaware, an example of the kind of top-notch Washington intellect to be found in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body...
, 14% supported U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
...The only openly Socialist member of the U.S. Senate. Sanders was Representative-for-Life from Vermont until moving to the Senate for the rest of his life in 2006, assuming the seat vacated by Jim Jeffords. He ran for the 2016 nomination for president, to be cheated by Hillary, then went back to being a socialist...
of Vermont and 9% backed U.S. Senator Elizabeth The Belle of Gitchie Goomie Warren
...Dem Senatrix from Massachussetts, who traces her noble lineage all the way back to Big Chief Spouting Bull. It has been alleged that she speaks with forked tongue but she denies that. She had a DNA test to prove her lineage and it turns out she's colorless..
of Massachusetts.

Posted by: Fred || 06/07/2019 03:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "rising democrat star" is looking like a label to avoid.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/07/2019 4:29 Comments || Top||

#2  All hat no horse
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/07/2019 6:52 Comments || Top||

#3  The paedo, the 3 dacha commy and liarwatha.

Trump can be bold with these dismal opponents.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/07/2019 7:16 Comments || Top||

#4  When Beta is urban slang for a weak male it's easy to see how his name would be a problem. That and claiming latino heritage with a name like L'Rourke seems like a not-so clever dodge. That's not even getting into the drunk driving, and all that.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/07/2019 11:19 Comments || Top||

Ilhan Omar has a campaign finance problem which leads to tax fraud
[MichelleMalkin] BLUF: Her campaign fund paid for a lot of personal stuff and she has to pay fines for this.

One of things they paid for was a divorce lawyer which leads to the matter that she filed jointly with someone while married to someone else, etc.

See also here.
Posted by: lord garth || 06/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

#1  Young Omar seems to have many problems.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/07/2019 9:08 Comments || Top||

Science & Technology
Sound Bites: AI lets you put words into the mouths of people talking in videos by adding, deleting or rearranging words from a transcript ‐ but could the technology lead to more creepy deepfakes?
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/07/2019 08:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So "believe half of what you see and nothing of what you hear" becomes "ignore all of it."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/07/2019 14:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Ronald Reagan was an optimist: "Trust, but verify". When you are dealing with perfidy there is no trust.
Posted by: magpie || 06/07/2019 14:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Or rearranging the script of Avatar into some Sam Kenison routines.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/07/2019 15:38 Comments || Top||

#4  USSR Anthem Misheard... a Youtube classic
Posted by: magpie || 06/07/2019 21:21 Comments || Top||

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