How can you mend a broken heart... Yes, I was happy to see Dem corruptocrat William "Cold Cash" Jefferson booted out of office in December 2008. But the naivete, cluelessness, and obsequiousness of Jefferson's replacement, GOP Rep. Joseph Cao, have been rather cringe-inducing. Cao was the sole Republican vote for Obamacare. He backed the S-CHIP... Read More
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Justice is served. The race hustlers will bray and moan, but disgraced Democrat Rep. William "Cold Cash" Jefferson had it coming. Thirteen years in prison for what the judge in the case called "the most extensive and pervasive pattern of corruption in the history of Congress:" Former Rep. William Jefferson was sentenced... Read More
The corruptocrat from Louisiana is fighting to keep every last scrap of his ill-gotten gains -- and he has enlisted his lawyer daughter to help. Via NOLA.com: The WSJ has a PDF of the bankruptcy petition. In other related corruption news, the disgraced lawmaker's brother was convicted last week on four of seven corruption charges... Read More
Former Democrat Rep. William Jefferson has been convicted on 11 counts of corruption. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. NOLA reports: Former Democratic Congressman William Jefferson was found guilty of 11 of 16 corruption charges today by a federal jury. The jury of eight women and four men returned a... Read More
Jury selection is now underway in the William "Cold Cash" Jefferson corruption trial. My syndicated column today revisits the case as a new Rasmussen poll shows Democrats losing to Republicans on ethics and corruption. Cold cash, hot Democrat mess by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2009 Remember William “Cold Cash” Jefferson? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi... Read More
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Finally. Nearly four years after FBI agents discovered nearly $90,000 in purported bribe money stuffed in Louisiana Rep. William Jefferson's freezer, the Democrat is finally going on trial this week. He faces 16 federal bribery and public corruption charges. NOLA sums up: While the "cold cash" came to symbolize the case on... Read More
Well, this helps take the sting out of the re-election of corruptocrat Jack Murtha. Republican upstart Joseph Cao defeated Bill "Cold Cash Jefferson" in the runoff for Louisiana's 2nd Congressional district race. This is -- this was -- a solidly Democrat, Democrat-dominated district. Yes, the voters are sending a message. They want hope, change, and... Read More
Cross-posted at Hot Air... Photoshop: Suitably Flip Intrepid Jason Mattera is back with another Hot Air/Young America's Foundation joint production from Capitol Hill. He asked Democrat Rep. William "Cold Cash" Jefferson, the accused freezer cash-stashing subject of a 16-count criminal indictment whose public corruption trial is scheduled for Dec. 2, for some handy storage advice... Read More
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Blogger Patterico has an exclusive report on a brand new set of bribery allegations against Democrat William "Dollar Bill/Cold Cash" Jefferson. Most honest, open, ethical House in history? Nancy Pelosi was unavailable for comment.
Hey, remember corruptocrat William Jefferson? Looks like he's won something of a reprieve--albeit temporary. I'm sure there are other members of Congress breathing a sigh of relief, too. Just in from the Supreme Court, via SCOTUSblog: WSJ has more details: Last August, a Washington-based U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a court order barring prosecutors... Read More
Photoshop via Suitably Flip: Break out the Bribe-Loc baggies again! Giving credit where credit is due, the Washington Post does a good job covering the latest on the William "Cold Cash" Jefferson case. The culture of corruption is alive and well: Before searching Rep. William J. Jefferson's New Orleans home in August 2005, FBI agents... Read More
An ex-New Orleans school board president has pleaded guilty to accepting $140,000 in bribes from a local businessman in exchange for promoting and approving a software education program for the parish schools. Who was the accused briber? Wonder if he kept the cash in a freezer, too?
As I noted earlier today, the GOP is moving to get Democrat Rep. William "Cold Cash" Jefferson expelled from the House. Action tonight: Republicans moved on Tuesday to seek Rep. William J. Jefferson's expulsion from Congress, a day after the Louisiana Democrat was indicted on charges of taking more than $500,000 in bribes. Jefferson, meanwhile,... Read More
Nancy Pelosi, Ruler of the Clean House, has a bit of a headache on her hands in the wake of the William Jefferson indictment. WaPo reports: Looks like the GOP, seeking a decision on whether Jefferson should be expelled from Pelosi's mostethicalhouseever, may move as soon as today for an ethics review of the lurid... Read More
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Louisiana Democrat Rep. William "Cold Cash" Jefferson has been indicted. Finally: *** Previous: Blocking Cold Cash Jefferson Cold Cash Jefferson on Homeland Security Committee How Dems store their bribes Foiled again! Culture of corruption continued
Photoshop: Flap's Blog Democrat Rep. William "Cold Cash" Jefferson cruised to victory yesterday, winning re-election to his ninth term in Congress. Looks like the race card paid off. NOLA.com reports: A field of a dozen candidates began circling Jefferson in the primary. He finished first, but with only 30 percent of the vote, inspiring conjecture... Read More