Unbelievable: Jon Corzine still bundling mega-bucks for Obama’s campaign

posted at 5:26 pm on April 20, 2012 by Allahpundit

The information’s hiding in plain sight but it’s still a nifty catch by the Standard’s Daniel Halper. You know why? Because the idea that Jon Corzine is still raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for The One is so insane and implausible, virtually no one would have thought to check. Of course that’s not happening. Of course.

And yet.

He’s in the $500,000+ club for the first quarter of this year, the most elite group there is among O’s cash cows. You know what else happened during that quarter? News broke that more than a billion dollars in MF Global client funds had apparently been “vaporized” in the firm’s collapse, with investigators clueless as to where the money might have gone. As recently as last month, new evidence emerged pointing to Corzine’s direct involvement in using clients’ cash to cover the firm’s debts. And yet, presumably, he was squeezing his rich friends for dough for Obama the whole time. Ace asks a good question: “Why is a man under investigation by a government agency permitted to raise money for the man who controls that agency?” Wouldn’t be the first time Corzine’s used his political leverage to personal advantage.

If you missed it a few days ago, read Ed’s post on Patrick Kennedy claiming that the White House rewards its rich donors with certain quid pro quos. Can’t wait to see what Jon Corzine gets in return for his extreme diligence on behalf of the “Not a Republican” reelection effort. Exit question: Does Team O understand that transparency is supposed to act as a deterrent to impropriety or the appearance of impropriety? They love to pat themselves on the back for voluntarily disclosing the names of their bundlers, but the point of disclosure is that it dissuades you, at least in theory, from dealing with cretins lest you be scrutinized for it. Where’s the dissuasion, guys?


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And I forgot to add Corzine belongs in the slammer.

dogsoldier on April 20, 2012 at 6:34 PM

How much is that pardon in the window?

Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Bo approves of your comment.

UltimateBob on April 20, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Update: Follow the link, y’all; it’s not there anymore.

DrSteve on April 20, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Scroll down to $500,000 category. It’s there.

topdog on April 20, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Sorry for the OT, but this is a huge story around here tonight:

BOSTON: OBAMA LOUDLY BOOED AT FENWAY PARK.

https://twitter.com/#!/EricFehrn/status/193425740514078721

Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Local radio stations have picked up on it and soon the local TV stations will probably try to laugh it off, but that’s not going to help matters.

The boos were loud, long and energetic.

dogsoldier on April 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Bo approves of your comment.

UltimateBob on April 20, 2012 at 6:34 PM

These guys weren’t so lucky:

Pictures of the Day: Man-Child Eats Dog

Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:43 PM

The boos were loud, long and energetic.

dogsoldier on April 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Kewl.

Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:44 PM

dogsoldier on April 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

My favorite response so far on his twitter feed:

@sagebrennan @EricFehrn only in the box sections where the anti-fun Republicans perch. As usual, blissfully unaware of their own isolation and delusion.

Kataklysmic on April 20, 2012 at 6:45 PM

News broke that more than a billion dollars in MF Global client funds had apparently been “vaporized” in the firm’s collapse, with investigators clueless as to where the money might have gone.

Anyone check Obama’s & DNC’s campaign cash? Could be where the MF Global $$$ went…

Danny on April 20, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Edge. Of. The. Cliff.

Western_Civ on April 20, 2012 at 6:46 PM

“9. The power of pardon conferred by the Constitution upon the President is unlimited except in cases of impeachment. It extends to every offence known to the law, and may be exercised at any time after its commission, either before legal proceedings are taken or during their pendency, or after conviction and judgment. The power is not subject to legislative control.” SCOTUS, 71 U.S. 333, Ex parte Garland

Bundle, Jon, bundle!

de rigueur on April 20, 2012 at 6:47 PM

… the idea that Jon Corzine is still raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for The One is so insane and implausible, virtually no one would have thought to check. Of course that’s not happening. Of course.

Big A

Not to worry, Homes … the White House press corps will be ALL OVER this. No way are they going to get duped by some jive-talking flim-flam man again. Nosiree…

Jaibones on April 20, 2012 at 6:51 PM

BOSTON: OBAMA LOUDLY BOOED AT FENWAY PARK.

https://twitter.com/#!/EricFehrn/status/193425740514078721

Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Holy moley. When you lose Boston….
Are we ready for the meltdown?

katy the mean old lady on April 20, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Heh.

Allah and Drudge, caught em trying to hide this story in a Friday night news dump.

Cavalry on April 20, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Kataklysmic on April 20, 2012 at 6:45 PM

The Globe reporter trying his best to spin it. Its up on Twitchy and other places.

When Corzine gets locked up will the old media infor readers he gave Zero tons of campaign cash?

dogsoldier on April 20, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Change We Can Believe In!

b/w

The Chicago Democratic Machine at work

visions on April 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Even the Chicago Mob doesn’t have this much loyalty.

Wigglesworth on April 20, 2012 at 7:17 PM

It’s fun to think about what Obama’s approval rating would be if he were a Republican. He would have been impeached long ago, for one thing. But just imagine every single detail of Fast and Furious and all the other scandals screaming in 50 point font on the front page of every paper and leading every newscast for months and years on end. It would be a sight to behold.

Kataklysmic on April 20, 2012 at 5:34 PM

…CORRECT!

KOOLAID2 on April 20, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Corzine trying to buy a pardon.

Philly on April 20, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Nice report, but I am getting sick of reports. Who is doing something about it Repunks?
They can drag Martha Stewart, Roger Clemens, Oil execs, Wall Street Execs before the contemptible congress but the Political asses are ignored, sheltered, protected and thus encouraged to continue with their rape and pillage of the American people.
its tar and feathers time… for reals!

ConcealedKerry on April 20, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Who in their right mind would trust Corzine to bundle their donation properly?

PatMac on April 20, 2012 at 7:45 PM

MSM Outrage will commence in 5..4..3..2..

Bitter Clinger on April 20, 2012 at 5:30 PM

…WE need to go to Press conferences or Media events… to start asking ‘Reporters’ questions!

KOOLAID2 on April 20, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Hey, maybe it’s all innocent — he might just be the world’s biggest George Clooney fan, and wants to have 166K entries in the sweepstakes to meet him.

Dirty Creature on April 20, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Effn?:)

a capella on April 20, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Short hand for Beckel.

riddick on April 20, 2012 at 8:08 PM

Obama 2012. He never met a tax cheat or a multi-billion embezzler he didn’t like.

RebeccaH on April 20, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on April 20, 2012 at 5:58 PM
Can.I.be.a.lefty.change.the.subject.Soros.training.center.intern,
A. Offer a decoding guide for your word salad post.
B. Refresh your OWS-approved bong water.
Dr. Carlo Lombardi on April 20, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Of course of course

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on April 20, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Two birds of a very corrupt feather. Let them. The images are ‘perfect’.

Schadenfreude on April 20, 2012 at 9:20 PM

He should be in prison.

Schadenfreude on April 20, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Some gangsters have no shame, a few may. No chance with Democrats, least of all Obama. That’s what it means to a barbarian.

arand on April 20, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Amazing, Corzine and Holder both committed perjury in their statements to congress and look who’s being tried again in federal court. A baseball player over steroids. Liars, thieves, and cheats connected to the Obama administration get a free pass. Is this what we call “selective justice” or just plain injustice?

savage24 on April 20, 2012 at 9:42 PM

How much is that pardon in the window?

Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Yep! That was my first thought when I read this. Corzine is in jeopardy. He desperately needs a friend in the WH. I wouldn’t be surprised if the deal’s already been brokered. The scandals surrounding this administration are so profound and far reaching that nobody will even be looking at the pardons in January.

Tomolena1 on April 20, 2012 at 9:46 PM

If anyone had told me a few years ago that it was possible for someone so completely corrupt to be elected to the office of the POTUS, there is no way I’d have believed it. He and his administration belong in prison.

Eren on April 20, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Corzine stole buttloads of cash, Sharpton owes like a million in back taxes..

Neither are in jail.

Are we beginning to see a trend here?

RockyJ. on April 20, 2012 at 9:47 PM

This is no surprise to Ann Barnhardt

Um, Yeah. I’ve been saying this for 6 months.
Posted by Ann Barnhardt – April 20, AD 2012 5:34 PM MST

Jon Corzine IS one of Obama’s top bundlers. Present tense. IS. Not “was.” IS. This has been known for the last six months. I’ve been saying this all along. HE NEVER STOPPED BUNDLING.

CITATION HERE.

The Obama “campaign”, which is really just a money laundering racket, released its first quarter of 2012 data today and Jon Corzine is confirmed to have bundled IN EXCESS of $500,000 for Obama in Q1 2012.

Do you people understand why it is that I rant and rave and jump up and down, wave my arms and use potty-mouth language? Do you understand why I say that the Rule of Law is dead and that this Republic NO LONGER EXISTS? I’m just trying to tell you THAT YOUR CIVILIZATION IS GOING DOWN THE SHITTER RIGHT NOW, SO YOU MIGHT WANT TO WAKE UP, PAY ATTENTION, AND DO SOMETHING TO KEEP FROM GETTING DRAGGED INTO THE SEWER WITH IT.

Jon Corzine is technically under investigation by both the SEC and CFTC, and should be under investigation by the DOJ (but isn’t – I wonder why????) and is raising money and contributing to the Chief Executive of the same “government” that has him “under investigation.”

Welcome to the Soviet Union.

Someone needs to get the list of people who contributed to Obama through Corzine’s bundling. I promise you that every single person on that list probably belongs in jail themselves, and are, at minimum, psychopaths like Corzine. (Ahem. Cough. JP Morgan upper management. Cough.) Think about it. Corzine stole $1.6 billion at minimum and everyone on Wall Street and in Chicago knows it. Imagine your phone rings one day and it is Jon Corzine himself. He asks you to contribute to Obama through him. You agree. That makes you a PSYCHOPATH. That would be like if Charlie Manson called and asked you to contribute to the New Helter Skelter Party.

Here is me saying all of this on November 30th on FinancialSense.com with Jim Puplava. This is their most-listened-to audio interview ever. I think this interview is what really introduced and flew open the doors of conversation with regards to the spiritual evil, sociopathy and psychopathy of many of these financial and government oligarchs and brought those words out into the open. You cannot shame people who have no conscience or any sense of morality to begin with. They LAUGH at concepts like guilt, shame, remorse and conscience. All that matters to them is that they get away with it. And Jon Corzine knew and knows that he will get away with it because he is an oligarch and crony of the Obama regime.

Here’s the follow-up interview on FinancialSense.com from January 4, 2012.

Here is my first interview with Warren Pollock on December 12th.

ITguy on April 21, 2012 at 1:22 AM

No wonder the Won has 10 times the dough in his coffers than Mitt. Did some of Corzine’s MF clients’ money end up in Zero’s reelection campaign? The regime is so confident that any criminal enterprise won’t be exposed, they don’t even bother trying to cover it up. Stealing out in the open is their M.O.

Kissmygrits on April 21, 2012 at 8:58 AM

BOSTON: OBAMA LOUDLY BOOED AT FENWAY PARK.
https://twitter.com/#!/EricFehrn/status/193425740514078721
Resist We Much on April 20, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Media:”When president 0bama was introduced, thousands of fans enthusiastically responded with “coooooool!”

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on April 21, 2012 at 10:44 AM

Where do we think the funds at the IMF really went to?

Bambi on April 21, 2012 at 10:55 AM

Acting as a big-time bundler after “losing” 1.2 billion in investor’s money? This is not normal behavior – even for a criminal. Either Corazine is a diagnosable sociopath, or he truly believes that he is above the law.

Of course the administration is complicit in this by letting Corazine go unprosecuted, and the establishment media outlets are complicit in this, by letting this go unexposed.

SubmarineDoc on April 21, 2012 at 10:59 AM

The Obama “campaign”, which is really just a money laundering racket, released its first quarter of 2012 data today and Jon Corzine is confirmed to have bundled IN EXCESS of $500,000 for Obama in Q1 2012.

Got to wonder about who is sending their big bucks through this reprehensible man and why. Change you can believe in? No more business as usual? What a liar Obama is.

Chessplayer on April 21, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Corzine should be the focus of a federal grand jury investigation ………… not raising money for Obama. Where is the MSM in all of this?

SC.Charlie on April 21, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Unbelievable? No.
Despicable and should be illegal? Yes.

dentarthurdent on April 23, 2012 at 4:31 PM

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