Friday, December 12, 2008


Here we go ...!

Deeper and deeper and deeper and deeper
Sweeter and sweeter and sweeter and sweeter

-- Madonna, "Deeper and Deeper"

Remember when I said "[t]he stink of Gov. Rod Blagojevich will stick to Obama for at least - at least - the next twelve months" ...? Oh, there's some stinkin' goin' on ...! Check it out (courtesy of the Campaign for Working Families PAC):

Multiple press reports today indicate that Chicago-area Congressmen Rahm Emanuel and Jesse Jackson, Jr., remain key figures in the ongoing scandal involving Barack Obama’s Illinois Senate seat. Fox News Chicago affiliate WFLD reports that an anonymous source familiar with the investigation has told WFLD that "there were indeed conversations between Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and the Governor himself about candidates who might be filling the seat vacated by Barack Obama, and those conversations may have been taped."

The Chicago Tribune reports today that several businessmen with close ties to both Gov. Blagojevich and Jesse Jackson, Jr., were working in late October to get Jackson appointed to the Senate by raising as much as $1.5 million for the Illinois governor. One of the businessmen identified in the Tribune report is Jonathan Jackson, the congressman’s brother. Rep. Jackson denies any knowledge of efforts to get him appointed, and Rep. Rahm Emanuel is not responding to questions from reporters.

Here we go ...!

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