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2020-09-27 -Lurid Crime Tales-
Feinstein's Husband Helped Subpar Students Gain Admission to UC
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-09-27 00:58|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [300 views ]  Top

#1 He said he didn’t know the practice was banned.

And I didn't know speeding was banned.
Posted by gorb 2020-09-27 01:37||   2020-09-27 01:37|| Front Page Top

#2 Blum, who joined the Board of Regents in 2002, admitted to the San Francisco Chronicle that he had written many applicant recommendation letters—typically for his friends’ children.

The upper class do look out for each other.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-09-27 03:50||   2020-09-27 03:50|| Front Page Top

#3 He also helped his subpar wife become Senator. What a humanitarian.
Posted by Uloter Ebbomolet9368 2020-09-27 04:49||   2020-09-27 04:49|| Front Page Top

#4 One rule for thee, another rule for me and my cronies' spawn.

What an arrogant prick this character is. He's blatantly violating the law. Everyone knows the UC system does not even permit letters of recommendation in its application process, and this asshole literally calls his illegal behavior "much ado about nothing."

No better example of what Derbyshire calls "above the law / below the law" principle. Our permanent political class and their underachieving brats - including Chinese Communist Party whelps - are above the law. Ordinary California families whose brilliant, hardworking kids have perfect scores and grades are below the law.

For reference here's m the University of California's "Applying for Admission" page's rules and recommendations for Freshman Applicants:

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION:

You should not submit letters of recommendation for the UC application.
Posted by Rupert Snore9173 2020-09-27 06:50||   2020-09-27 06:50|| Front Page Top

#5 He's got connection, unlike the Hollyweird crowd who either pleaded or got Club Fed accommodations for doing the same thing.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-09-27 07:25||   2020-09-27 07:25|| Front Page Top

#6 "No one ever told me it was wrong," Blum told the Chronicle. "I did it a bunch of times. Wherever they were applying. Wherever they wanted to get in."

Out of the goodness of his heart I am certain.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-09-27 08:07||   2020-09-27 08:07|| Front Page Top

#7 I still am not sure how this is a crime (as in the cases of the two dames). F'ed up, but hardly a crime.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-27 08:21||   2020-09-27 08:21|| Front Page Top

#8 A bridge to nowhere. Nothing will come of it, you'll see.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-09-27 08:27||   2020-09-27 08:27|| Front Page Top

#9 [Inside Sources] Feinstein’s husband, Richard Blum, has grown extremely rich. One could be suspicious of the $25 billion deal the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation struck with the senator’s husband’s real estate company during the housing crash of 2009. It raises an eyebrow that as chair of the Military Appropriations Subcommittee, Feinstein approved millions in contracts benefiting her husband’s firm. One may question how Blum acquired a lucrative $108 million contract to sell post offices in California.
It’s not what you know, it’s whom [sic] you know.
Posted by b 2020-09-27 08:44||   2020-09-27 08:44|| Front Page Top

#10 Pelosi's hubby, too. No wonder 80 to 85-year-olds stay in Congress for so long.

John "Tokyo Rose" McCain was working on a Clinton Foundation-like gig before his demise.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-27 10:38||   2020-09-27 10:38|| Front Page Top

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