Tag Archives: scandals

Anti-Tribute to Attorney General Eric Holder

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced his resignation, and he will step down as soon as a successor is appointed to replace him. What took so long? President George W. Bush suffered through three attorneys general, the first resigning for health reasons, followed by the second because of conflicts of interest and failures relating to the termination of US Attorneys,…

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Christie’s Bridge(Gate) to Nowhere: What About Obama?

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono mentioned this scandal during one of her debates with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Arguing that because Fort Lee mayor Mark Sokolich refused to endorse the governor, she indicted Christie for  retaliating by tying up traffic at George Washington Bridge. Following his impressive reelection last year, Governor Christie was cruising into the national spotlight with…

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Why So Secretive Mr Zimini

 Another unreported fact in the whole Tim Murray, Mike McLaughlin, John Zimini affair is that for a long period of time after getting his new job at MassHousing, Zimini was very secretive with his constituents in Dracut.  As the Boston Globe has reported a few years ago Tim Murray, at Mike McLaughlin’s request got his friend John Zimini a job…

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Beacon Hill Disgrace

     Here is the official opinion of the Herald News of Fall River concerning DiMasi’s fall from grace & DeLeo’s ascension to the tarnished thrown. http://www.heraldnews.com/opin… After DiMasi’s, Finneran’s and Flaherty’s reigns atop the House, DeLeo has his work cut out for him convincing Massachusetts residents that the Legislature is anything more than a glorified organized crime outfit. Will…

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DiMasi Scandals Hushed Up

Suffolk clerk postpones Richard Vitale arraignment

By Hillary Chabot

Monday, January 5, 2009 A clerk delayed the arraignment of House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s former accountant Richard Vitale this morning, and, in a highly unusual move, declined to accept a detailed description of the case. The description has even more information about the ticket-scalping bill Vitale pushed, and could shed additional…

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