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flyboyUT

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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 11:00:04 AM

Them congresscritters just cant control themselves it seems.
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>>>Documents published online for the first time Thursday indicate that the FBI opened an inquiry into New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez on August 1, 2012, focusing on repeated trips he took to the Dominican Republic with longtime campaign contributor and Miami eye doctor Salomon Melgen. TheDC reported in November that Menendez purchased the service of prostitutes in that Caribbean nation at a series of alcohol-fueled sex parties.

The documents, which The Daily Caller had obtained hours earlier from an anonymous source, also indicate that Carrie Levine, research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), was alerted on April 9, 2012 to Menendez’s habit of paying for sex while outside the United States.<<<

Whats that old Johnny Cash song -
'Burning ring of Fire'
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2013 5:29:11 PM

Where is a 'turkey fryer' when you really need one?
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 3:21:11 PM

If Menendez just pointed the Dr in certain directions & to certain departments & advised him of some laws ...Then he did nothing wrong.

Then again....If he tried to persuade, threaten or coerce someone in connection to the Dr....Then he should fry
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flyboyUT
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Like I said - noodles
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>>>An FBI agent in a supervisory position on the East Coast of the U.S. told The Daily Caller Thursday that he is aware of investigative reports sent from the bureau to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Miami, Florida, in connection with a grand jury investigation into New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.

A second law-enforcement source, a recently retired FBI agent, also confirmed the investigation and the grand jury.

The Washington Post reported Thursday evening that multiple sources confirmed the grand jury’s existence, and said it was focused on his relationship with Dr. Salomon Melgen, a wealthy Florida donor whose relationship with the Democratic lawmaker has been at the center of several allegations of serious ethics lapses.

The senator has acknowledged Melgen provided him with free air travel to the Dominican Republic aboard his private jet on three occasions in 2010. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reimbursed Melgen for one of those trips. Menendez himself wrote a $58,500 check for the other two in January 2013, nearly three years after the travel occurred.<<<
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2013 5:10:44 PM

This case has more twists and turns than a pan full of cooked Ramen noodles.
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>>>Police in the Dominican Republic say they have determined that three women who said they had sex with a U.S. senator for money were in fact paid to make false claims by an attorney in the Caribbean country, according to the Associated Press.

That determination, police say, was made based on the claims of three women who told cops they had lied about having sex with U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey.

Dominican National Police spokesman Maximo Baez says officers traced the payments to attorney Melanio Figueroa, who has previously denied the allegations. “These are lies by [Miguel] Galván,” Figueroa told the Miami Herald on March 4, referring to the lawyer who says he paid the women to lie to American media outlets at Figueroa’s direction. “What he is saying is a lie,” Figueroa told the Herald.<<<

The real question is who was lying when. Why did The senator pay out all that airplane money if something wasn't "not right"?
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 8:44:08 AM

So who here believes she got paid more to recant then she got paid to talk????
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:21:00 AM

The slime gets thicker - this guy is a real piece of work - he needs to be removed from his seat in the Senate without a doubt - he is as trustworthy as a starving cat tossed in the cage of mice.
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>>>A Dominican politician related to a top political donor to Sen. Bob Menendez was the driving force promoting new claims from a woman who now says she concocted an allegation that the senator paid her for sex in 2012.

The Miami Herald reported Tuesday that Vinicio Castillo Semán, the cousin of Dr. Salomon Melgen, first released an affidavit Monday from a Dominican escort named Nexis de los Santos Santana, who recanted what she said were accusations she made in a media report.

The Washington Post quickly connected that affidavit to The Daily Caller’s Nov. 1, 2012 report, in which two women said on videotape that they were paid to provide sexual favors to Menendez. But de los Santos’ statement Monday appears to describe a different interview that was never published. (RELATED: Post report confuses one prostitute with another)

TheDC has stood by its reporting.

Castillo, who personally distributed de los Stantos’ statement during a press conference Monday, was himself implicated in separate accusations from women who said he, Melgen and Menendez engaged in pay-for-play sexual trysts — including some on a yacht Castillo owns. (RELATED: In Menendez saga, prostitute points to wealthy Dominican politician as sex-party participant).<<<

Their attempts to cover up remind me of a cat trying to 'bury to deposit' on a tile floor.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 11:26:17 PM

I wonder how many more trips Menendez forget about?
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Menendez flew on donor's plane in unreported 2008 trip to Dominican Republic, sources say
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flyboyUT
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It must be true to the proglibs - its in the Times.
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>>>At issue are the curious dealings between Mr. Menendez and his close friend and benefactor Salomon Melgen, a wealthy Florida eye surgeon and major Democratic donor. The senator’s efforts to help Dr. Melgen, part-owner of a firm that had a long-dormant contract with the Dominican Republic to provide port security, revive that lucrative contract — deemed an exorbitant giveaway by business leaders and government officials there — were detailed in an article in The Times last week by Raymond Hernandez and Frances Robles. The contract’s dubious legitimacy and Dr. Melgen’s lack of experience in border security issues did not deter Mr. Menendez from pressing State and Commerce Department officials to insist that the contract be honored, including at a hearing in July of the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee over which he presided.

Compounding the unseemliness, Senator Menendez’s help came as Dr. Melgen was in the process of making donations totaling $700,000 to Majority PAC, a Democratic “super PAC” set up by former aides to Mr. Reid. Majority PAC ended up shoveling $582,500 to Mr. Menendez’s 2012 re-election campaign.

Mr. Menendez’s interventions on Dr. Melgen’s behalf were not limited to port security. The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Mr. Menendez personally raised concerns with top federal health officials in 2009 and again in 2012 about the fairness of their finding that Dr. Melgen had overbilled the government $8.9 million for care provided at his eye clinic. The Post also reported that Dr. Melgen invoked the senator’s name repeatedly to exert pressure on federal fraud investigators. Last week, F.B.I. agents raided Dr. Melgen’s offices in West Palm Beach and removed 30 boxes of documents and other material, but the focus of the inquiry is unclear.<<<

I wonder what it takes for the rest of the Senate to say enough is enough. Anyone want to bet that Dingy Harry will ever stand up and tell this bozo to stand down.
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"A search for the tail number of Melgen’s aircraft on flightaware.com Thursday returned a message that “This aircraft … is not available for public tracking per request from the owner/operator."

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All flights by commercial aircraft, as well as all private aircraft flying IFR, within the U.S. have their flight information as public. This was a gem handed down a couple of years ago by the Obama administration. You cannot "opt out" of this. The work around a number of us are doing is to buy into "dotcom airlines" where we then have the flight tracking "N" number masked and publicly identify as the assigned dotcom airlines flight number, such as "dotcom 5939". Unless you know the dotcom flight number for a particular flight, you will not be able to track it.

That being said, Melgen's 1981 Canadair Challenger N900LG must be in the dotcom system :)
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johnnyg1200
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“”””A search for the tail number of Melgen’s aircraft on flightaware.com Thursday returned a message that “This aircraft … is not available for public tracking per request from the owner/operator.”

Similarly, flightwise.com reported that “[t]his flight’s activity has been requested to be blocked by the aircraft owner/operator.”<<<”””””
If they’re hiding they’re lying.


[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 2/7/2013 10:39:34 PM EST]
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2013 5:06:34 PM

Another indication that they are or were engaged in illegal behavior...
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.>>>Salomon Melgen, the Democratic donor whose private jet ferried Sen. Bob Menendez to the Dominican Republic on at least three occasions, has blocked public access to records of his past flights, a survey of online databases has revealed. Those records were available online to the public as recently as Monday afternoon.

The Federal Aviation Administration briefly allowed only private aircraft owners with “valid security concern[s]” to block public access to their flight records. In November 2011 the FAA began to allow jet owners to opt out of the program without specifying a reason, according to the National Business Aviation Association.

A search for the tail number of Melgen’s aircraft on flightaware.com Thursday returned a message that “This aircraft … is not available for public tracking per request from the owner/operator.”

Similarly, flightwise.com reported that “[t]his flight’s activity has been requested to be blocked by the aircraft owner/operator.”<<<

More and more it looks as if Senator Bob is dirty as all get out and needs to be thrown out of public office.
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johnnyg1200
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Mudtoe “””“If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?”””

Not in Washington. I think they call it an honest mistake there.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 7:10:21 PM

It gets even better ----
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>>>A controversial donor with ties to prominent Democrats who is under investigation by the FBI may not have the qualifications he claims.

The resume of Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida-based ophthalmologist and controversial Democratic donor, boasts medical education and experience at Harvard University, Yale University, and the University of Missouri.

But none of those schools says it can find any record of Melgen, who claims to be a Harvard alumnus, the former chief resident of the University of Missouri’s ophthalmology department, and a former Yale intern.<<<

Anyone want to guess how much more slime comes out?????
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 7:05:14 PM

Here is how I think this will play out.

Menendez will be charge for his failure to report the trips as required. There will be a hearing on whether or not the Senator abused his powers to help his buddy Melgen or if he took bribes. Menendez will at some point decide to retire for “health reasons” or so he can “spend more time with his family”

On the issue of the prostitutes, nothing will happen and it will all be swept under the carpet, possibly with the girls bodies. That will be part of the deal for his resignation.

The only thing that could through a monkey wrench in this is if the Dominican Republic courts decide to file charges against the two men because of the underage girls . I don’t see that happening because it would not be a politically smart move for the government of the Dominican Republic.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 6:55:18 PM

More "stuff'" is coming to light....
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The repayment amounts to between 32 percent and 87 percent of the assets Menendez reported holding in bank accounts and stock, according to his latest financial-disclosure form, which was filed last year. …

“For a senator that’s not a Rockefeller, that’s real money,” said Meredith McGehee, policy director for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center. “It kind of makes you wonder. … If he knew in advance that the trips were going to cost him $60,000, would he have done it?”

According to the National Journal, Menenedez has previously used his legal fund, known as the Fund to Uphold the Constitution, to pay outstanding debts.


In addition to the political giving, the Melgens supported a legal defense fund that Menendez created in 2011 to fend off a tea-party-backed recall effort. The state high court dismissed the recall effort, and Menendez used his legal fund, called the Fund to Uphold the Constitution, to pay his lawyers. …

Salomon and Flor Melgen gave a combined $40,000 in 2011 and 2012 to the legal fund, making them its largest donors.<<<

Ever more 'stuff' seems to be coming out that make a thinking person wonder about ol Bob's honesty.
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mudtoe
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 5:41:04 PM

As much as the MSM is trying to bury this story the stench keeps bringing it back to life. I don't think it will be too long before Senator Menendez will be "spending more time with his family", if not at the big house.



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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 5:02:33 PM

Its going past sleaze - not its getting into bribery and crony capitalism - as in being bribed Senator...
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>>>Maybe if Menendez were a contestant on "The Bachelor," he'd finally command more widespread female attention. For their part, the Democratic women on Capitol Hill seem as uninterested in the alleged exploitation of underage prostitutes as they are in cozy donor deals, tax evasion and Medicare fraud.

Shady Menendez campaign contributor and BFF Salomon Melgen is the high-flying eye doctor at the center of the senior senator's ills. Melgen is owner of the Casa de Campo resort home where he and Menendez reportedly engaged in sexual romps with a bevy of Dominican escorts, including at least one minor girl. In his latest statement on the matter Monday, Menendez repeated his blanket denials of any wrongdoing, recycled his attack on conservative media reporting the story and labeled accounts of the alleged island sex parties "smears."

While his lips keep denying, his actions smack of lying. Last week, he sheepishly disclosed that he had just reimbursed Melgen in January of this year for nearly $60,000 in expenses tied to two of three private jet trips to the Dominican Republic in 2010 -- which he had never admitted taking before. Senate rules require prior approval of such private jet travel and luxury lodging. Senate rules also require financial disclosure of such gifts after approval.

Menendez ignored all the rules, blamed his staff and now wheedles that the matter simply "fell through the cracks."

But you know what didn't fall through the cracks? A special multimillion-dollar port security contract Melgen wanted with the Dominican Republic. The politically connected ophthalmologist -- who forked over $700,000 to help Menendez and other Democrats get re-elected last cycle -- has zero experience in port security. But Menendez used a Senate hearing last summer to lobby for enforcement of the contract Melgen's company has with the Dominican government.

Menendez also met with officials from the Obama State and Commerce departments on the matter, though he was careful not to mention Melgen by name. One of Menendez's longtime senior legislative aides, Pedro Pablo Permuy, will be in charge of operations, according to Melgen's cousin and legal mouthpiece Vinicio Castillo Seman. The contract is estimated to be worth up to $1 billion over the next 20 years, according to The Miami Herald.<<<

Something is sure beginning to have the odor of a pile of month old fish parts in the summer sun..

Just where are the scandal mongers of the proggies on this anyway?
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flyboyUT
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More sleaze is oozing out about this so called 'honorable man?'
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>>>In a handwritten statement provided last year to a whistle-blower, a young prostitute detailed allegations that she slept with Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez beginning “when I was 16 years old.”

“During [one] visit of Senator Bob Menendez to the Dominican Republic, I had intimate relations with him on more than one occasion,” the unidentified woman wrote, according to The Daily Caller’s translation. She appears to be a new voice among what are now at least six women purported to have engaged in sex for money with Menendez.

Her claim appears in a Spanish-language testimonial collected by Peter Williams, a tipster who brought a series of similar allegations to light. He emailed a government reform group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), in April 2012 with interviews and testimonials he obtained from women he said he had met in the Dominican Republic.

Melanie Sloan, CREW’s president, said in January that she turned over a file of allegations against Menendez to the Department of Justice in July. She has since distanced herself from those claims.

CREW is generally seen as a politically liberal advocacy group.<<<

This whole thing is beginning to remind me of tha Anthony Weiner episode.
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johnnyg1200
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“”””””Anyone want to make any bets on when he will fess up?”””””

Some people will own up to their wrong doing and try to do what is best. Others will continue to deny what they have done and live in a fantasy world thinking it will all go away if they can just hang in long enough, even if it is proven beyond all doubt.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 8:02:37 PM

From an unimpeachable source - another flight and unexplained absense. More Smoke and more that he looks kinda strange
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>>>Flight records obtained by Breitbart News show Democratic Party donor Dr. Salomon Melgen’s private jet was in New Jersey near Sen. Bob Menendez’s home on April 8, 2012--Easter Sunday last year. From there, it flew straight to the Dominican Republic.

Menendez and his staff have not answered when asked repeatedly whether the Senator was on that flight. They also have not provided any accounting as to where Menendez was on Easter Sunday, either.<<<

Anyone want to make any bets on when he will fess up?
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 12:45:22 PM

Looks like this one had enough shreds of honor left to resign when caught.
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>>>Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy resigned abruptly Saturday in a scandal involving thousands of calls to four women on his state-issued cellphone, including one woman who said she had a romantic relationship with the politician.<<<

Sure do wish all the politicians (regardless of party name) would do the right thing when they mess up.
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 3:02:31 PM

Well, if this charge is indeed founded, congress needs to investigate this and censure this person. If these charges are unfounded, then they need to close this and move on. I didn't care for Harry Reid making wild accusations without proof, and I hold others within this case to the same standards.
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 9:43:36 AM

Drain the swamp Nancy!
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:26:03 PM

Mud - yep I think your right.

The more that comes to light on this guy the more it seems like he is a pervert who needs to do the perp walk.
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:22:27 PM

Sorry, iPad browser again.... Ack
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:21:26 PM

If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:21:26 PM

If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:21:25 PM

If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:21:25 PM

If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:21:25 PM

If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:21:24 PM

If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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If they are under age, doesn't that mean it's child molestation?


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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:57:26 PM

Looks like its gone past the smoke stage and we are seeing flames coming out the windows....
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>>>A check that Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wrote to his longtime campaign donor Dr. Salomon Melgen on Jan. 4 to cover private jet travel to the Dominican Republic represented more than one-third of his cash-on-hand — and perhaps as much as 90 percent — according to an analysis of his most recent U.S. Senate financial disclosure report.<<<

So he pays for the airplane rides three years after he flies???? He only coughs up the money after the press askes questions?

>>>His sudden reimbursement of Melgen came more than two years after the travel in question, and barely two months after The Daily Caller first reported the allegations of two prostitutes who said they were paid to have sex with him in the Dominican Republic. (RELATED VIDEO: Dominican women say Menendez paid them for sex)

Menendez has forcefully denied the prostitution-related allegations, which have expanded to include the accusation that he had sex with at least one underage girl at a sex party in one of Melgen’s Dominican homes.<<<

More and more as information comes to light - it looks like he is just another pervert in power!

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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 6:00:04 PM

Where there is smoke there just might be a reason for it....
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I wont cut and paste from the article because its pretty graphic - but by all means read what the young lady says.
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Looks like Dingy Harry is runnign away again. I wonder if anyone will hold him accountable for his attacks on others that have proven to be false?
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>>>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday that he would not answer questions about how Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is handling accusations that he slept with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic.

Susan Davis, a USA Today reporter, tweeted Thursday afternoon that Reid referred questions about the scandal to Menendez himself, saying, “Any questions in this regard, direct to him. I don’t know anything about it.”<<<

This is after he said a couple of days earlier "“I always consider the source,” Reid said, referring to TheDC, “and all anyone here has to look at is the source where this comes from. It’s — it’s a source that has brought up a lot of non-issues.”

Asked later for clarification, Reid’s office confirmed that he was attacking TheDC."

Dingy Harry runs for cover again ROTFL and stuff like that........
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I will admit that I didn’t know about the comities Menendez serves on. The three I find interesting are the Subcommittee on Health Care, the man paying for his trips is a doctor. Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, the man paying for his trips owes the IRS 11 million. Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues, the key being Human rights and women’s issues as he is accused of hiring underage prostitutes.

This is starting to look like a movie of the week.
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Mr. Menendez enjoys being:

•Chairman, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
•Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
•Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
•Subcommittee on Health Care
•Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
•Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness
•Chairman, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs
•Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, and International Environmental Protection
•Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues
•Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs

Someone in an official capacity that has no morals or sense of right and wrong like Mr. Menendez risks leaking secure information to hookers, exposure to blackmail, and who knows how he could compromise his position in order to procure sexual favors, etc.

I disagree with anyone that "claims" that this is a personal matter that does not affect Mr. Menendez doing his job.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:50:32 PM

After seeing Fly’s link titled “Is there a double standard here or am I just seeing things” I decided to do a web search on the phrase “ "Salomon Melgen" raided” “

First page results of Google had stories from “Miami.cbslocal”, “Foxnews”, “Breitbart”, Dailycaller”, “Hotair” and “Reuters”

Page two had the first main street media outlet but it was “NBClatino” ,“Nypost”, a few more local outlets and some more of the “extreme” outlets.

I wonder why it is that the main street news outlets are so far back in the order in this search?

By the way, I found this little tidbit,

“”The FBI has not said why it was raiding Melgen's office Tuesday night, but according to the Miami Herald, which first reported the raid, records show that Melgen has an outstanding IRS lien of $11.1 million for taxes owed from 2006 to 2009.””

I wonder how it is that Melgen owes 11+ million in back taxes but still has a private plane and can buy fuel to fly a senator to the islands? Something stinks here.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:27:05 PM

“””“I always consider the source,” Reid said, referring to TheDC, “and all anyone here has to look at is the source where this comes from. It’s — it’s a source that has brought up a lot of non-issues.””””

One thing I noticed about Reid’s comments. He attacked the Daily Caller and said it was a source that brings up a lot of “non-issues”. He never said that he didn’t believe the accusations.

Now I have to ask, does Harry Reid think sleeping with underage prostitutes is a non-issue or is he just trying to condemn the messenger to make this all go away.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:06:33 PM

Is there a double standard here or am I just seeing things?
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>>>New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez last year took a hard line against Secret Service agents who solicited prostitutes while on security detail for President Barack Obama in Colombia.

“If the facts are true, they should all be fired,” he told an interviewer in April 2012. The clip was reported by BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski in October 2012.

The FBI raided the offices yesterday of a Miami doctor and political donor who allegedly procured prostitutes for him — some of them as young as 16 — during trips to the Dominican Republic.<<<

Will Dingy Harry continue to blame the press for this story?
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