August 19

 
 

Blagojevich jury holdout, Jo Ann Chiakulas, End justifies the means, Hand of God?, Citizen Wells open thread, August 19, 2010

Blagojevich jury holdout,  Jo Ann Chiakulas, End justifies the means From ACE OF SPADES HQ. “Here’s what Fox local news in Chicago reports: Jurors who have been interviewed so far will not identify the juror, other than to say the juror was a female. FOX Chicago News reported that speculation is centering on juror Jo Ann Chiakulas of Willowbrook, after a second-hand acquaintance said that she has been saying for weeks that she would find Blagojevich not guilty. Chiakulas is a retired director from the Illinois Department of Public Health.Read More


Nevada Acorn director guilty, Acorn voter fraud, August 19, 2009, Las Vegas director guilty, Christopher Edwards will testify against Acorn, Amy Busefink, former regional voter registration director

From the Associated Press, August 19, 2009: “Ex-ACORN Vegas director to testify against group By OSKAR GARCIA (AP) – 2 hours ago LAS VEGAS — A former Las Vegas director for a political advocacy group accused of illegally paying canvassers to register voters during last year’s presidential campaign has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and agreed to testify against the group and another employee. Christopher Edwards pleaded guilty this week to two gross misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to commit the crime of compensation for registration of voters. He agreedRead More


Larry Sinclair, Joe Biden, Orlando FL, August 19, 2009, Town hall, Health care, Orlando Marriott Hotel, Alan Grayson, Suzanne Kosmas, Biden fundraiser, tele town hall

I spoke to Larry Sinclair first thing this morning, Wednesday, August 19, 2009. Larry was on his way to see his good buddy Joe Biden, you know, the one who had Larry arrested on trumped up charges last year in Washington DC and Delaware. Here are some comments from Larry Sinclair:   “Wednesday, August 19, 2009 GOOD MORNING FROM ORLANDO Good morning from Orlando, Florida. As I prepare to protest Joe Biden’s visit it has come to my attention that Rep. Suzanne Kosmas announced THIS morning that she plans toRead More