Rod Blagojevich appeal rehearing denied, Attorney Len Goodman appeal to US Supreme Court, Resentencing next, Blagojevich exposes Obama corruption or receives pardon?, What was their deal?

Rod Blagojevich appeal rehearing denied, Attorney Len Goodman appeal to US Supreme Court, Resentencing next, Blagojevich exposes Obama corruption or receives pardon?, What was their deal?

Why did Patrick Fitzgerald and the US Justice Department wait until December 2008 to arrest Rod Blagojevich?”…Citizen Wells

“I believe I’m more pristine on Rezko than him.”…Rod Blagojevich

“Regardless of how this plays out, it benefits Obama. If there is no appeal or the appeal is denied, Blagojevich will be sequestered. If the appeal proceeds, it could drag out beyond impacting the 2012 election cycle. The intent is obvious.”…Citizen Wells, July 19, 2011

 

 

From Fox News August 19, 2015.

“A full appellate court indicated Wednesday that it will not rehear an appeal of Rod Blagojevich’s corruption convictions, and his lawyer responded that the imprisoned former Illinois governor will appeal next to the U.S. Supreme Court.

After a three-judge panel tossed out five of his 18 convictions in July, the Democrat had hoped the full court might overturn even more. But the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals posted a notice Wednesday saying not a single judge on the court asked for a rehearing.

Blagojevich, 58, is serving a 14-year prison sentence at a federal prison in Colorado on convictions including his attempt to sell an appointment to President Barack Obama’s old U.S. Senate seat.

An appeal to the high court is a last slim hope for Blagojevich, who proclaimed his innocence for years on talk shows, including NBC’s “The Apprentice” when Donald Trump still presided over the reality show.

There’s no guarantee the Supreme Court would even agree to hear Blagojevich’s appeal. It accepts only around 80 cases a year out of more than 10,000 requests to take up a case, according to court data. It also favors cases that raise unique, weighty issues.

Defense attorney Leonard Goodman, however, suggests that the Supreme Court might agree to a view that 7th Circuit judges did not agree with: That in each case of alleged corruption, Blagojevich was participating in legal, run-of-the-mill politicking.

Allowing all the convictions to stand, Goodman said in a written statement, “puts every public official who must raise campaign funds to stay in office and to be effective at the mercy of an ambitious or politically motivated federal prosecutor.””

“In a modest win for Blagojevich, the panel ordered that he be brought back to Chicago to be resentenced, something that could happen within the next several months. But it also said his original 14-year sentence might be considered fair even after subtracting the five overturned counts.”

Read more:

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/08/19/full-court-wont-rehear-blagojevich-appeal/

 

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33 responses to “Rod Blagojevich appeal rehearing denied, Attorney Len Goodman appeal to US Supreme Court, Resentencing next, Blagojevich exposes Obama corruption or receives pardon?, What was their deal?

  1. citizenwells

  2. citizenwells

    “Asked first about his standing in a recent CNN/ORC poll, Trump said the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s email use is “devastating,” and that it’s not surprising that he came within 6 points of the Democrat in a head-to-head polling match-up.

    “I think it’s devastating for the election, but I think her bigger problem is not the election. I think her bigger problem is going to be the criminal (problem),” Trump said.”

    http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/19/politics/donald-trump-chris-cuomo-cnn-interview/

  3. citizenwells

    “Initial Jobless Claims Rise For 4 Straight Weeks – First Time In 5 Years”

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-08-20/initial-jobless-claims-rise-4-straight-weeks-first-time-5-years

  4. Read his brother Roberts book, and where everyone involved ended up.

  5. oldsoldier79

    citizenwells…..the truth of the matter is….

    It is obvious to a reasonable person that Mr. Blagojevich is not getting out of jail anytime in the near future…or until Obama has fled the country after his term of office has expired.

    It is also obvious that Mr. Blagoevich is on a fast track to a sudden and fatal heart attack without any one knowing or caring why !

    It has been Mr. Obama’s policy, and his handlers, since day one to not leave an opponent standing that knows the real truth of the matter………

    One day in the very near future, we will read on page 12, next to the classified ads, that Mr. Blagoevich, former governor of Mr. Obama’s state, has suddenly died on an unexpected heart attack while in confinement.

    The paper will not say that Mr. Blagoevich was in prison in the first place to cover Mr. Obama’s slimy as*………..

    It’s sad that we do not have an honest media system any more……that 5th branch of government use to keep politics sorta clean.

    This is to bad because Mr. Blagoevich could sink Obama’s paddle boat by singing like a little spring robin !…..and you have to wonder why not?

    Could Obama’s goon squad have gotten to Mr. Blegoevich with a warning about evil accidents coming to his family if he talks?

    I say YES that’s a very strong possibility !

  6. ADDING INSULT TO INJURY !!!!

    HAVE A PASSPORT, PAY A TOLL, OR YOU CAN’T COME IN……

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Walking into Mexico at the nation’s busiest border crossing with the United States is no longer an uninterrupted stroll for foreigners.

    Starting late Wednesday, pedestrians going to Tijuana from San Diego at the San Ysidro crossing must choose between a line for Mexicans who get waved through, and a line for foreigners who must show a passport, fill out a form and – if staying more than a week – pay 322 pesos, or roughly $20, for a six-month permit.
    ———————————————————————————————–

    What’s fair for the goose is good for the gander !…….

    I think it’s time we charged about $1,000 for every illegal Mexican coming across our borders…or shot them on sight.

    This is nothing but an insult in the face of all Americans….and the damn Mexican government will get away with it too !!!!

  7. oldsoldier79……..
    …………heart attacks are now STANDARD EQUIPMENT with all LIBERAL GOON SQUAD assassins. This was made popular by the Jim McDougal hit administered by the Clints. It is considered to be a foolproof sort of hit, and went directly into the LIBERAL PLAYBOOK. Usually there is never even a coroner’s inquest. Some folks call it being “FUDDIED”……….others call it being “MCDOUGALED”. With liberal BASTARDS it is ALL THE SAME.

  8. oldsoldier79……..
    …………I am sure you recall that Mzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.Fuddy was under subpoena to court when the alleged accident occurred.(while being accompanied by two Federal Marshalls.)
    Jim McDougal was locked up in a prison cell when he was ADMINISTERED a shot for his HEART CONDITION, which he had no history of. There has NEVER been a satisfactory pathological explanation for either death made public. It is all a lot like when a GRANDMOTHER suddenly dies of cancer, but has NO HISTORY of cancer. har har. A person who would murder their own grandmother would have no compunction about murdering ANYONE, and as MANY TIMES AS NECESSARY.I think BLAGO MIGHT WANT TO KEEP THESE FACTS FOREMOST IN HIS (EXPLETIVE) MIND…….of course if he is willing to be a sacrificial lamb……………..SO BE IT! You can be sure of one thing, his remaining days on earth might already be only a question of HOW MANY, and I would suspect that his potential accident is ALREADY PLANNED..

  9. WILL HILLARY CLINTON BE ANOTHER RON BLAGOEVICH IN DRAG ?

    Time will tell.

    By Monica Crowley – – Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    There is only one person who controls Hillary Clinton’s fate, and it isn’t Hillary Clinton.

    Mrs. Clinton is careening toward possible criminal charges involving her alleged mishandling of classified material on her personal email server while she was secretary of State. And President Obama is driving the bus.

    She and her team have, of course, reverted to form, blaming everyone but themselves: a “right-wing conspiracy,” The New York Times, overzealous investigators. What they are missing, however, is the one figure who wants her taken out politically, and who has the power to do it.

    She and Mr. Obama have a long history as frenemies. Recall Mr. Obama’s rejoinder at a 2008 debate, when Mrs. Clinton touted her likability: “You’re likable enough.” Or recall President Bill Clinton’s famous put-down of Mr. Obama: “A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee.”

    Beyond the bad blood, however, Mr. Obama has a more important reason for doing her in. As I have written previously, he needs a successor he can control. Over the years, including recently, he has waxed rhapsodic over a possible third term to continue his “fundamental transformation of the nation.” Mrs. Clinton will not provide it; therefore, she must be sidelined.

    If Mr. Obama does not want an investigation to go forward, it does not go forward. Witness the scandals involving the Internal Revenue Service, Benghazi, Veterans Administration and Operation Fast and Furious gunrunning. In each case, Mr. Obama claimed he learned about the scandal “from the news.” (That’s interesting coming from a guy who claims he only rarely watches or reads said “news.”)

    He then expressed his “outrage” and vowed to “get to the bottom” of each scandal. (Of course, it’s tough to “get to the bottom” of something when you are the bottom of it.)

    In those cases, he protesteth too much. His faux outrage was a “tell” that he had no intention of investigating. In Mrs. Clinton’s case, he’s been quiet. …Too quiet. That’s a “tell” that he wants this investigation pursued, likely to the point of charging her.

    He has others talking, however. Each week, there are damaging new leaks about her personal email and server: that despite her denials, she did, in fact, have top-secret and other highly classified materials on the server, that the FBI is conducting a criminal probe and the bureau is “optimistic” it can retrieve the wiped data, that she may have had a second server, that her top aides — Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan — are now also in investigators’ sights.

    Mr. Obama is a clever dark knight: He’s not just going after the Queen. He’s going after her court, too.

    These leaks are not happening by accident.

    Gen. David Petraeus, who was prosecuted for mishandling classified material in much more innocuous ways, claimed to a source of mine that Mrs. Clinton faces a “very tough legal environment.” Particularly, if Mr. Obama used the Petraeus prosecution to set the precedent to prosecute Mrs. Clinton: “I’m so sorry about this, but my hands are tied. The law is the law.” (It would be the first time in his presidency that the “law is the law,” but that’s another matter.)

    It may be that Mr. Obama set her up from the start, giving her the green light to use a private server. The White House refuses to say whether she got prior approval, suggesting that they probably granted it. After all, a number of top administration folks had private accounts: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, among others. But they didn’t use private email exclusively for government business the way Mrs. Clinton did, nor did they expose classified material. They also weren’t likely presidential candidates.

    It could be that Mr. Obama gave her the OK knowing that he could use it against her at the opportune moment. Which would be now.

    This brings us to the certain presidential candidacy of Vice President Joe Biden, the one person who can effectively give Mr. Obama that third term. Indications are that he is seriously contemplating it, making initial plans, reaching out to potential donors, and benefiting from the Obamaites whipping up Biden buzz. The White House is even floating the idea of one-term for Mr. Biden, to reassure voters that they wouldn’t be making a long-term commitment (even though, as an extension of Obama’s presidency, it would be.)

    Like the Clinton investigation, this is not by accident.

    Once Mr. Biden joins the race, he will enjoy the full backing of Mr. Obama. With Mrs. Clinton gone, however, Mr. Obama and Mr. Biden will have to make it up to Democratic women and the radical left, which is currently flirting with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders.

    There is only one person who kills both birds with one stone: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

    The Democratic ticket will be Joe Biden-Elizabeth Warren. That’s what Mr. Obama wants. And what Mr. Obama wants, Mr. Obama gets. (so far).

    This is the hardball “Game of Thrones.” And Mr. Obama is winning.

    • Monica Crowley is the online opinion editor at The Washington Times.
    ———————————————————————————————–

    First let me say that I am not a fan of Ms. Clinton’s, Mr. Obama, Mr. Biden, or Ms. Warren (as if anyone who post here didn’t already know this).

    I am also not a fan of Monica Crowley, but I must agree with her on what she has written here……it makes perfectly good sense in this upside down crazy world we live in.

    The question that must be ask and answered here is;
    Is it possible that Mr. Obama is playing a version of the same “GAME OF THRONES” with Hillary that he played with Mr. Blegoevich in Illinois, but on a national scale now ?

    My money says YES that is not only possible but highly probable …..and Hillary will be the big loser in this version of the game unless she starts singing like a little bird about the treasonous actions of Obama and his court !

    If she does that, she will not be in the White House in 2016, but at least she won’t be in prison……..that is; if she’s still alive.

    There’s been an awful lot of accidental deaths around Mr. Obama ! Too many people slipping on banana pealing !

  10. oldsailor83….good morning friend, I hope things are well with you.

    you said about Blagoevich….” I would suspect that his potential accident is ALREADY PLANNED..”

    I must AGREE with you there !!!!!

  11. Could this be the reason Obama is feeding Hillary to the hungry Lions?

    Could the 2016 race for the Oval Office get any crazier than this ?

    On the GOP side, there’s a long list of experienced politicians with long lists of accomplishments to their names seeking the presidency – senior governors, senators and statesmen – and they’re all trailing Donald Trump, a shoot-from-the-hip billionaire with a knack for saying what many people across the country are feeling.

    And on the Democrat side, there’s surging support for a self-avowed socialist who is challenging Hillary Clinton, who thought she was the anointed candidate in 2008, only to be knocked off her pedestal by upstart Barack Obama. She considers herself anointed now, but finds her support fading quickly.

    Then there’s the ‘MOOUCH’ with no experience other than how to effective spend lots of money and piss people off.

    So how about the gauntlet being thrown down by … Michelle Obama?

    There already are some commenting on this idea.

    WND commentator Star Parker told WND she was at a book signing in Washington this week and was asked about the possibility.

    She admitted she’s watching that possible development closely.

    “I’ve even seen bumper stickers that say Michelle 2016,” Parker told WND. “Until the primaries are absolutely closed, my eye is on Michelle.”

    Washington columnist Edward Klein has reported that Michelle Obama’s plans after her husband’s presidency are big – and they don’t necessarily include her husband.

    “For a while, the first lady played with the idea of running for the Illinois Senate seat now occupied by Republican Mark Kirk, who was hobbled by a 2012 stroke and recently fell during a vote on the Senate floor. But she has since all but dismissed this idea,” he reported.

    (It was from an Illinois Senate seat that Barack Obama launched his successful bid for the Oval Office.)

    But while describing how Michelle Obama “envisions” a future alongside “best friend and confidant Valerie Jarrett,” he said she also “doesn’t want to step down from that luxurious Air Force One lifestyle.”

    A May Rasmussen poll found, if Michelle decided to run for president, she’d pose the most significant threat to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton than any other Democratic Party contender.

    On April 30, Michelle joked about running for the White House when she was a guest on “The Late Show with David Letterman” (6:00 mark).

    “I’m retiring in a few weeks,” Letterman said.

    “No kidding,” Michelle responded.

    “And I know that your time at the White House, in a couple years, same sort of thing,” Lettterman said. “You won’t be retiring, though. But do you ever glimpse that far down the road?”

    Michelle replied, “What, like when I’m going to be running for president or anything?”

    “Something to consider,” Letterman said.

    Read more at http://dailyheadlines.net/2015/08/is-michelle-obama-ready-to-jump-in-the-race-for-president-now/
    ———————————————————————————————-

    THIS WOULD NOT SURPRISE ME IN THE LEAST !!!!

    After all, we have had 8 years of a FIRST “empty suit”, alien, half-black/half white, ‘unknown’……so why not……

    Why not another do nothing, know nothing idiot to replace the one we have now?

    8 more years of a professed “I hate America”, and “This is the first time in my adult life I have been proud to been an American”, and “All this for a damn flag”, black drag queen…….that too would be a first which the Obama’s (or whatever their name really is) could add to their list of dark accomplishments !

    If this should ever happen (God forbid) , I predict the nation will be in Open Rebellion !!!

  12. If hellary goes down she will take O with her

  13. oldsoldier79…….Re 10:46 AM
    ……….I personally don’t look upon the world as being upside down, rather I look upon many of it’s inhabitants as swinging from the chandeliers, while hanging upside down.

  14. oldsoldier79……..
    I remember a 1943 refrain I used to hear from time to time when I was a youngster…………YOU’RE IN THE ARMY NOW;
    YOU’RE NOT BEHIND THE PLOW:
    YOU’LL NEVER GET RICH, YOU SOB;
    YOU’RE IN THE ARMY NOW!

  15. Allen West

    YESSS!!!

    The FBI Just Announced Major News About how They Can BUST Hillary Clinton
    Big News!
    youngcons.com

    http://www.youngcons.com/fbi-is-optimistic-they-can-recover-data-from-hillary-clintons-server/

  16. Why Are So Many People Freaking Out About A Stock Market Crash In The Fall Of 2015?

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-08-20/why-are-so-many-people-freaking-out-about-stock-market-crash-fall-2015

  17. FBI Inadvertently Classifies President Obama As a Domestic Terrorist

    Definitions of Terrorism in the U.S. Code 18 U.S.C. § 2331 defines “international terrorism” and “domestic terrorism” for purposes of Chapter 113B of the Code,…
    redflagnews.com

    http://www.redflagnews.com/headlines/fbi-president-obama-is-a-domestic-terrorist

  18. oldsoldier79

    Bob Strauss……

    I just read an article concerning the gravity of Hillary email problem….I would like for you to read it and give me your take……if true,

    Hillary has a whole bunch of problems coming her way !

    It is kind of long, but the information is amazing….

    It talks about the huge explosion at the Chinese port, the NSA drops to Hillary, and lots of interesting things….

    this read is ‘right up your alley’.

  19. oldsoldier79

    that’s strange…all I got was that ‘green arrow…let me try something else.

  20. oldsoldier79

    HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR COUNTRY GOES ROUGE …

    it’s like POGO has often said over and over…..”WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND HE IS US”….well not exactly us, but the Department of Homeland Security….I’m going to look for TOP PRIORITY right now……

  21. oldsoldier79

    EXCLUSIVE:
    Would you trust these people with a server loaded with classified material? Hillary Clinton’s computer firm held ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ party days before handing wiped system to FBI.

    Platte River Networks workers dressed up as the staff and mentally ill inmates portrayed in the movie.

    A few days later the firm handed the Democratic contender’s server to the FBI – wiped of all data and messages.

    The stunt (left and right) was at a conference attended by staff from the firm. The firm has not disclosed how it got the contract in 2013 to maintain the Democratic White House frontrunner’s server and now faces growing questions over its suitability for such a task.

    Clinton this week (bottom left) shrugged off the growing scandal when she was asked about it being wiped, saying: ‘What with a cloth or something?’
    [video src="http://video.dailymail.co.uk/video/bc/rtmp_uds/1418450360/2015/08/19/1418450360_4430872934001_4430825294001.mp4" /]
    Everything Hillary except 17,000 top secret emails….so far. But they are still counting. Stay tuned.

  22. oldsoldier79

    Got to thinking…
    Maybe Snowden could recover Hillary’s wiped out files.
    I noticed Hillary has been wearing a lot of orange clothes lately. Just practicing ?

  23. oldsoldier79 | August 20, 2015 at 4:18 pm |

    Bob Strauss….

    Let’s try this one
    http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2015/08/hillarys-espionage-far-more-grave-than-anyone-realizes-3201234.html
    *******************
    oldsoldier79,
    I read that article, and if this is all true, holy smokes!

    This is the part of the article I found most interesting.

    “Phase 3 in the Hillary bust: Staff screw ups Initially, when I “stumbled across” the insider information, all the intelligence agencies did was run the not deleted mails from a copy of her hard drive through a text string checker (they made a copy first and then read the copy, to help preserve the written over sub-bits in the original) and just from what Hillary presented straight up, they were able to use the copy (which contains no sub bits) to match text strings with classified documents that did not show up in what she presented as the “whole thing” and from that alone they totally busted her. Her staff was able to wipe all the stuff marked classified, but it was not able to find everything that was copied from classified documents and talked about. What you are hearing about coming out now is the proven classified documents they managed to extract from the written over portion of the original hard drive loaded into the forensic chassis, not what they knew straight up on day one
    From the initial bust they knew on day one, just from text string checking – the step that did not even require a deep dredging of wiped data, they were able to conclude that Hillary had many many moles inside the NSA, who gave her the encryption keys for the NSA’s own satellites, and they beamed her whatever she wanted on request. Now proven to be over 17,000 documents in all. That most likely equals somewhere between 100,000 to a million pages of classified documents, all at the highest possible level. How many classified documents per day does that equal? Enough to solidly prove that Hillary was far into the business of peddling classified data, and peg her as the #1 (known about) espionage agent in American history.”

    This is the part that I found amazing:

    “From the initial bust they knew on day one, just from text string checking – the step that did not even require a deep dredging of wiped data, they were able to conclude that Hillary had many many moles inside the NSA, who gave her the encryption keys for the NSA’s own satellites, and they beamed her whatever she wanted on request. Now proven to be over 17,000 documents in all. That most likely equals somewhere between 100,000 to a million pages of classified documents, all at the highest possible level. How many classified documents per day does that equal? Enough to solidly prove that Hillary was far into the business of peddling classified data, and peg her as the #1 (known about) espionage agent in American history.”

    I hope all of this comes to light and these guilty parties hang like Mussolini!

    My gut tells me the usurper is involved too, along with Hilliary, and all of the others in his administration.

    http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2015/08/hillarys-espionage-far-more-grave-than-anyone-realizes-3201234.html

  24. oldsoldier79 | August 20, 2015 at 4:18 pm |

    Bob Strauss….

    Let’s try this one
    http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2015/08/hillarys-espionage-far-more-grave-than-anyone-realizes-3201234.html
    ****************
    Oldsoldier79,
    This may not be true, we will have to wait and see.

    Site admits, it’s the You tube of the news, all stories may not be true.

  25. BOB STRAUSS…..

    You have found his Daddy !!!!!

    I saw this some time ago…and if this dude isn’t Obbie real daddy….then there isn’t a cow in Texas !!!!

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