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2009-06-23 Home Front: Politix
Walpin-gate opens wider
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Posted by Fred 2009-06-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [310 views ]  Top

#1 I was misled. You there, minion, under the bus!
Posted by Barrack Saetoro">Barrack Saetoro  2009-06-23 00:27||   2009-06-23 00:27|| Front Page Top

#2 IG witness Blows Up White House Excuse
We have found an exclusive witness who directly contradicts multiple aspects of the official White House explanation for firing AmeriCorps Inspector General Gerald Walpin.

We have found an exclusive witness who directly contradicts multiple aspects of the official White House explanation for firing AmeriCorps Inspector General Gerald Walpin.

By the staff member/witness's account, later independently confirmed by Mr. Walpin, the IG had been working around the clock before the meeting, overseeing reports and reactions thereto concerning a case in Sacramento embarrassing to a close Obama ally and a case in New York highly embarrassing to board itself of the Corporation for National and Community Service. By both independent accounts, Mr. Walpin opened the meeting by chastising the board for particularly weak oversight of the grants, involving the Teaching Fellows program of the City University of New York. By both accounts, the board met Mr. Walpin's report with considerable hostility and repeated interruptions, during which the questions ranged without much logical order over several different topics.

At some point, the board asked Mr. Walpin to leave the room for 15 minutes while discussing the matter in private. When Mr. Walpin returned, he found his papers out of order. The witness confirms that Mr. Walpin asked for time to get his papers back in their proper order, but was denied that courtesy.

“I was also denied time to review my notes,” Mr. Walpin said.

Mr. Walpin continues: “There was no inability on my part to express myself before I was asked to leave for 15 minutes. After, there was indeed one question I didn't understand, because so many different items were on the table at once. I also felt physically ill in the middle of that meeting, and indeed was very ill that night. But even if I appeared to others to be confused that one time , that was based on just one occasion out of hundreds [of communications with the board]. Two weeks after that I had a long telephone meeting with the [audit] committee. The only confusion that existed then was the committee's confusion about its own duties.”

The witness, who agreed that Mr. Walpin and the board “weren't connecting” at the meeting after the board hectored him and denied him time to get his notes back in order, agrees that never before or since has he seen Mr. Walpin the slightest bit “confused.”


Barry's cheap thugs' tricks would make even the Checka blush in shame.
Posted by ed 2009-06-23 00:54||   2009-06-23 00:54|| Front Page Top

#3 "But cousin Olongo said that what a President does!"
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2009-06-23 01:19||   2009-06-23 01:19|| Front Page Top

#4 Barry fires Walpin and an FBI obstruction of justice investigation opens. Attorney General Holder...where are you?

ACORN, Americorp, money laundering, stimulus checks to dead people. Too bad we no longer have a United States Congress. A Special Prosecutor is sorrily needed to sort all of this out.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-23 12:13||   2009-06-23 12:13|| Front Page Top

#5 No problemo if he made a mistake, Obama could always reinstate him. /sarc
Posted by gorb 2009-06-23 13:47||   2009-06-23 13:47|| Front Page Top

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