Friday, April 18, 2014
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Culture of corruption?

EDITOR:

The circle of White House corruption surrounding the Benghazi scandal is now complete, with the promotion of former U. N. ambassador and White House apologist Susan Rice to the position of National Security Advisor. Is she qualified? Who knows? The issue here is protection, not qualification. She will now occupy a position not subject to Congressional confirmation, shielded by the White House under the guise of “Executive Privilege.” Sound familiar?

It should. It’s the same gambit the President played to preclude his tainted attorney general from being further dissected by congressional committee over the “Fast and Furious” debacle.

The level of administration arrogance and contempt is beyond belief. We have a defiant President literally thumbing his nose at the American people. How much more of these political chess moves will we have to witness until Obama “true believers” finally see this corrupt regime for what it is?

MICHAEL MIRO
El Dorado Hills

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  • Ernie LouisJune 10, 2013 - 2:25 pm

    Want to stop the corrupt regime? Start in your own back yard. Ernie louis

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  • NancyJune 17, 2013 - 1:24 am

    And now Obama is taking a 60 million dollar vacation in Africa. The sequester didn't effect his finances at all.

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  • Frank Barnes, Upper Grizzly FlatsJune 17, 2013 - 6:09 am

    It is our President's duty to travel & unlike Bush who just went to his stupid ranch in Texas, our President understands that he represents us as our leader. If our leader & his family didn't do stuff like visit his ancestral home of Ireland it would make us look xenophobic & other countries would hate us more. I applaud him for having the guts to travel during these politically tense times especially considering our economy.. Yes We Can!!!

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  • cookie65June 17, 2013 - 6:16 am

    Frank, nice try, obama is a disgrace without a moral compass. Where are the jobs?????

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  • R.J. CarterJune 17, 2013 - 7:32 am

    Just after closing the White house for tours, King Obama now plans a 60-100 million dollar safari to Africa because Michelle and the kids want to pet a giraffe...AND, the Obama spin-doctors are going around saying it's his duty as President, as if he's going there to end some horrible war or solve world hunger. Unbelievable....

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  • cookie65June 17, 2013 - 7:58 am

    Ray Stevens on illegal immigration. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgOHOHKBEqE

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  • cookie65June 17, 2013 - 10:48 am

    Drip, drip, drip, http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57589550/ap-irs-official-in-d.c-reviewed-tea-party-applications/

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  • cookie65June 17, 2013 - 11:16 am

    The whitehouse occupiers are out to set a new record for first family entertainment costs, up from the $1.4billion it cost the taxpayers last year. http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2013/06/17/michelle-stay-3300anight-dublin-hotel-suite/ The mentality of being owed and entitlement between these two surpasses anything in modern history. http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/failte-first-family-the-obamas-touch-down-in-ireland-29349387.html

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  • R.J. CarterJune 17, 2013 - 1:14 pm

    It seems our King and Queen don’t even pretend to care anymore. Now, Queen Michelle is using Air Force #2 as her own personal jet and is being flown all around Ireland on a site-seeing tour...Meanwhile, King Obama flew to the SAME LOCATION at the same time using Air Force #1.....Then, while the King is in Belfast for the G8 Summit, Queen Michelle has now took her taxpayer funded personal jet Air Force #2 to Dublin to stay in a $3300 per night hotel and catch a Riverdance show before then flying to Berlin to hook back up with the presidential entourage....Again I say, sequester?? ..What sequester??...P.S...If the Bush's had done this, Lib's would be rioting in the streets...

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  • SliderJune 17, 2013 - 1:26 pm

    People, How about addressing corruption right here in our backyard? Briggs, Nutting, Harn, Rafferty (both) Baily, Pierson, Gaines (both) McClintock and the list goes on. Feeding at the trough and taking care of themselves at the expense of the taxpayers. Go ahead and complain about Obama, you can't do anything about it until next election. Better to put your energy into cleaning up the trash in El Dorado County where your voice can be heard. Lets get back to truth, honesty and Justice instead of the GOBs Just-us

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  • CaptMikeJune 17, 2013 - 9:19 pm

    Uh, Slider.... When you try to lump Ted and Beth Gaines, and Tom McClintock in your political trash heap, methinks you'd better check your paint brush. It's getting pretty sloppy. Oh, but wait... It's a liberal paintbrush, isn't it...

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  • Captain StickyJune 18, 2013 - 9:59 am

    Why doesn't Vern Pierson investigate Ray Nutting's signing an agreement with a group of people who pretend to be Indians, but, cannot produce a BIA ID veryfying they have amy Indian blood. Isn't that a felony?

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  • cookie65June 18, 2013 - 10:18 am

    Trade your free obamaphone for some heroin. I will accept being labeled an extremist for posting this. For all you moderates who keep your blinders on your bedside table, the welfare programs in this country are what fund the illegal drug trade. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2343377/I-dont-care-Hidden-camera-catches-wireless-company-employees-passing-Obama-phones-people-say-theyll-sell-drugs-shoes-handbags-spending-cash.html

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