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It’s Time for Beltway Barnacle Orrin Hatch To Go

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 1, 2012 07:59 AM

It’s Time for Beltway Barnacle Orrin Hatch To Go by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Six-term entrenched incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is attacking his conservative challenger, Dan Liljenquist, over his alleged support for tax hikes in Washington. My sides ache. Liljenquist has never voted for federal tax hikes or massive entitlement spending or […]

Obama’s super-czar is on the loose

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 6, 2012 09:26 AM

Photoshop credit: VVM Obama’s Super-Czar Is on the Loose by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Here is the operating motto of the Obama White House: “So let it be written, so let it be done!” Like Yul Brynner’s Pharaoh Ramses character in Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Ten Commandments,” the demander in chief stands with […]

An illustrated guide: The homes Kamp Alinsky Kids won’t protest

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 11, 2011 10:39 AM

You knew it was coming. The Kamp Alinsky Kids are taking a sight-seeing tour today. After a month of trashing Zuccotti Park at a public cost of $2 million per day, the riff-raff is marching uptown to occupy…wealthy people’s private homes. According to the NY Daily News: “A ‘Millionaires March’ will visit the homes – […]

D’oh: Sen. Dodd’s Tweet of the Day Update: Dodd’s office sends e-mail

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 18, 2010 11:47 AM

This is from Corruptocrat Sen. Chris Dodd’s official Twitter feed. Leave your best guess about who the message was meant for and what “sh*t” his office is talking about…Angelo Mozilo and one last sweetheart deal? Harry Reid and shamnesty? A K Street lobbyist dangling an enticing, post-retirement job prospect? An update from Dodd’s staff, who […]

The Democrats’ Countrywide scandal: Shhhhhh

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 18, 2010 11:43 AM

Blink and you probably missed it. In yet another classic Friday news dump, Countrywide junk mortgage mogul and Democrat crony Angelo Mozilo copped a $67.5 million plea to avert a high-stakes public trial in the heat of the midterm election season. He and his henchmen admitted no wrongdoing: Just days before the start of his […]

How privileged Democrats pay for their houses

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 24, 2010 11:31 AM

How privileged Democrats pay for their houses by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 Like millions of Americans, Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell has had trouble covering her mortgage and other bills over the years. Her opponents consider this a scandal of disqualifying proportions. But there’s a bigger disgrace: It’s all the sanctimonious Democrats […]

Summer of Corruption: Countrywide + Fannie Mae = Subprime slime

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 9, 2010 09:44 AM

We continue to discover how much wider and deeper the tentacles of the Countrywide Financial Corporation VIP program reached. As was widely reported last month, some 153 Fannie Mae employees reaped Countrywide VIP benefits. That’s in addition to the 30 VIP loans that went to other Senators and their employees besides corruptocrat Democrat Sen. Chris […]

Obama to sign Dodd-Frank monstrosity today

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 21, 2010 05:12 AM

Corrupt and corrupter.

The Dodd-Frank monstrosity; Update: Cloture invoked, final vote this afternoon; it’s done, 60-39

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 15, 2010 08:26 AM

Scroll for updates.. With GOP assistance on its drafting and three reported Republican votes all but guaranteeing its final passage in the Senate (Snowe, Collins, and Scott Brown), the Dodd-Frank monstrosity masquerading as “financial reform” is on its way. Read and weep: A sweeping overhaul of the nation’s financial regulations stands on the verge of […]

It’s About Time the Government Created an Agency to Look Out For Us!

By Doug Powers  •  June 25, 2010 03:31 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers When announcing the passage of the Dodd/Frank “financial reform” bill — a fix authored by the same people who helped get the financial system majorly FUBAR in the first place — President Obama really eased my fears when he said this: We’ll put in place the toughest consumer financial protections […]

Culture of Corruption casualty: Chris Dodd bows out; CT AG Blumenthal to run

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 6, 2010 09:59 AM

Charter member of the Team Obama Culture of Corruption During the Christmas break, corruptocrat Sen. Chris Dodd held a press conference hailing the Senate government health care takeover bill. But he couldn’t distract from the stink of his ethics scandals and his mounting unpopularity at home. A prescient constituent heckled him during the press conference: […]

Corruptocrat Chris Dodd gets his comeuppance

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2009 01:02 PM

“You’re not gonna get re-elected.”

House passes new financial industry power grab with CBC payoffs

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 11, 2009 03:07 PM

I noted Barney Frank’s cave-in to CBC demands for a $6 billion payoff on the House Dems’ financial industry power grab yesterday. Well, the “reform” package passed this afternoon 223-202 with all Republicans and 27 Democrats voting no. The roll call vote is here. Democrat Rep. Barney Frank’s counterpart in the Senate, corruptocrat Sen. Chris […]

Voters give corruptocrat Chris Dodd thumbs down

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 12, 2009 10:33 AM

He’s pulling out the stops in Washington with a swine flu power grab and a “financial reform” bill to distract from his ethics quagmire, but corruptocrat Sen. Chris Dodd isn’t fooling home state voters. Continuing his year-long slide in the polls, the latest numbers show Dodd falling further (h/t DrewM at Ace of Spades HQ): […]

How Chris Dodd is exploiting the flu “crisis”

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 11, 2009 01:09 PM

Hold still. It’s gonna hurt.

Culture of Corruption: Dodd/Conrad cleared in Countrywide probe

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 7, 2009 01:54 PM

“…you should have exercised more vigilance.”

Dodd and Obama: Corrupt birds of a feather; Update: Resisting subpoena; Dodd has prostate cancer

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 31, 2009 07:17 AM

Scroll for updates… Dodd and Obama: Corrupt birds of a feather by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2009 Everything you need to know about false Hope and Change can be found in one picture: The image of President Obama embracing embattled Sen. Chris Dodd. The embattled Democrat is in deep doo-doo over his Countrywide sweetheart […]

Unscrupulous borrowers: Democrats Dodd & Conrad knew about VIP treatment

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 27, 2009 06:19 PM

They lied. They lied. They lied. Let’s repeat that one more time: They lied: Despite their denials, influential Democratic Sens. Kent Conrad and Chris Dodd were told from the start they were getting VIP mortgage discounts from one of the nation’s largest lenders, the official who handled their loans has told Congress in secret testimony. […]

The Cone of Shame Awards

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 20, 2009 04:09 PM

Ever since we saw Up, our family has made a game of giving out “Cone of Shame” awards. Thought it would make a great blog feature, too. The inaugural award winners: Barbara Boxer, for last week’s naked display of liberal condescension, vapidity, and tone-deafness in her “I’ve got a black person’s report right here!” rejoinder […]

A slobbering love affair: Orrin Hatch and Chris Dodd

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 17, 2009 10:35 AM

Sen. Chris Dodd is an unrepentant crony Democrat caught up in multiple sleazy scandals, hypocrisy, and lies that have turned off his constituents and his own local party leaders. Sen. Orrin Hatch is the vice chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. What the hell is Sen. Hatch doing praising Dodd as “one of the […]

Corruptocrat Chris Dodd caught lying again

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 13, 2009 08:43 AM

Chris Dodd’s cottage in Ireland, a joint purchase facilitated by crony contributor and convicted insider trader Edward Downe, is magical. Watch it magically appreciate: A new appraisal more than doubles the value of U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd’s Irish cottage, a vacation home that is the subject of an ethics complaint by a conservative group that […]

Chris Dodd confesses: Yes, I slipped in the AIG bonus protection…’cuz Treasury made me

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 18, 2009 06:08 PM

Fall, fall on your sword, ye Purveyor of Hypocritical Indignation. Via CNN, unscrupulous borrower and No. 1 AIG benefactor Chris Dodd admits that yes, yes, he did support AIG bonus protections before he was against them: Senate Banking committee Chairman Christopher Dodd told CNN’s Dana Bash and Wolf Blitzer Wednesday that he was responsible for […]

Chris Dodd: For AIG bonuses before he was against them

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 17, 2009 11:22 AM

Kabuki Theater of Outrage, Act III. Unscrupulous borrower Sen. Chris Dodd struts on stage. Fox Business reporter Rich Edson turns on the spotlight: Senator Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) on Monday night floated the idea of taxing American International Group (AIG: 0.9768, 0.1967, 25.21%) bonus recipients so the government could recoup the $450 million the company is […]

Dodd absolves himself of wrongdoing, “releases” financial documents that public cannot view

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 2, 2009 04:30 PM

Excuses, excuses.

Dodd to refinance sweetheart mortgages

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 2, 2009 11:58 AM

Homewrecker.

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