Posts tagged "Ethics"

Emanuel's First Political Scandal: Hires Ethics Challenged Team Member

Emanuel's First Political Scandal: Hires Ethics Challenged Team Member
-By Warner Todd Huston Rahm Emanuel hasn’t even officially set his first foot in the Mayor’s Office and he’s already had his first political misstep: He hired a transition team member that has ethics problems. Last year Judy Erwin was forced to resign as director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education because she was... Read more »

Mass. Democrat DA Took Campaign Donations from Lawyer of Man his Office is Prosecuting

-By Warner Todd Huston The race in the Massachusetts 10th District has recently been determined by political handicapper Charlie Cook as a “lean Democrat” race and others have declared it a dead heat. But news is now emerging that just might help the few undecided voters left out there to chose the Republican over the... Read more »

The Unethical Practices of ThinkProgress.com

-By Warner Todd Huston Real leftists are basically the lowest form of humanity. Sadly it is all too often that many good, honest, well-meaning Democrats get tarred with the hatemongering, ethically compromised leftists among them. Here we have another example of this sort of behavior from the cretins of ThinkProgress.org with an incident that occurred... Read more »
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New Jesse Jackson Jr. Allegations of Ethics Violation, Sexual Affair

-By Warner Todd Huston On the eave of the biggest rush to run for Chicago Mayor in recent memory, Jesse Jackson, Jr. has been hit with more allegations of being involved in a scheme to buy a Senate seat from disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Additionally, there is a hint that Jackson was involved with a... Read more »

Quinn Loses Another Campaign Staffer, This Time His Chief of Staff

-By Warner Todd Huston Did Quinn Fire Ethics Investigator to Help Chief of Staff? Illinois Governor, Pat “the Accidental Governor” Quinn, has had a steady stream of campaign staffers quitting his campaign of late but this one is a bit different. Quinn’s chief of staff resigned Monday under a cloud of possible ethics violations. Jerry... Read more »

Most Ethical White House EVAH Forgets to Mention $40K Payout

-By Warner Todd Huston Back in the hoary days of the Obama transition Obamaniacs and other sycophants were rushing to the microphones to tell us all that we voters had just hired the most ethical White House ever. Why, White House transition team co-chair John Podesta even claimed that Obama was instituting the “strictest ethics... Read more »
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Cook County Commish Caught Violating Own Ethics Rule

-By Warner Todd Huston Oopsie. Cook County Commissioner Peter Silvestri (R, Elmwood Park) was caught violating his own ethics rule, one he wrote and ushered through the County Board himself. He says it was an accident — don’t they always say that, though? As FoxNews Chicago reports, last Wednesday a full page ad paid for... Read more »