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(Pando Daily)   GOP gubernatorial candidate caught lying. Asked for comment he thrust his hands up, shouting "victory is mine. Victory is mine. Great day in the morning people, victory is mine." He then proceeded to eat all the muffins and bagels in the Holiday Inn   (pando.com) divider line 23
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2014-05-13 09:47:06 AM
I could maybe see there being a paperwork mistake on his part. The fact that the firm's official website has him listed not just as an employee but an executive, and he's still denying it??

Asswipe. Charge him and jail him.
 
2014-05-13 10:02:00 AM

strangeguitar: I could maybe see there being a paperwork mistake on his part. The fact that the firm's official website has him listed not just as an employee but an executive, and he's still denying it??

Asswipe. Charge him and jail him.


Maybe it was a paperwork mistake one time. But this?
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As you say, yeaaaaaah no. He clearly thought of himself as working for General Catalyst, since he's the one who filled out these disclosures.  From another article, apparently he set up LLCs to limit his  actual status, so that he was not drawing a paycheck from General Catalyst, which is why he's arguing that he thought he wasn't an employee. But apparently the campaign finance rules also limit donations from people closely associated with the corporation, and even if he can argue that he wasn't technically an employee, he almost certainly was closely associated enough to fall into the campaign contribution prohibition.
 
2014-05-13 10:24:31 AM

Rincewind53: Maybe it was a paperwork mistake one time. But this?


He just made a mistake 24 times over 3 years, and didn't correct that mistake when others made it. After 35 years, is a man not entitled to one continuous mistake which took place over many years, and which appears to be very deliberate?
 
2014-05-13 10:35:51 AM

nmrsnr: After 35 years, is a man not entitled to one continuous mistake which took place over many years, and which appears to be very deliberate?


why do people with a conscious hate 'Murica?
 
2014-05-13 11:11:28 AM
Oh, so THAT'S how you become a candidate in the GOP's eyes! Be called out on lying!

I've been so blind!
 
2014-05-13 11:14:17 AM
Site is blocked at work.  Reason: BLOCK ALL.

hmmm.
 
2014-05-13 11:14:38 AM
The thing about Bill Weld was that he didn't fall into the usual mold of Republican and Dems, to this day, still speak of him in respectful terms.

God guys.....at least TRY to come up with good candidates!  Is it that goddamned hard?!?!?!
 
2014-05-13 11:18:16 AM
GenCatgazi
 
2014-05-13 11:23:06 AM
New Jersey Division of Investment rules prohibit the state from giving pension contracts to firms if contributions to New Jersey state parties are made from "any investment management professional associated with" said firm.

Unlawful activity?! In MY Christie administration?!
 
2014-05-13 11:33:07 AM

Wendy's Chili: New Jersey Division of Investment rules prohibit the state from giving pension contracts to firms if contributions to New Jersey state parties are made from "any investment management professional associated with" said firm.

Unlawful activity?! In MY Christie administration?!New Jersey state government?!


Let's be fair here; shady dealings in NJ are hardly unique to the Christie administration.
 
2014-05-13 12:01:14 PM
So which is he, a liar or a cheat?

Why not both?
 
2014-05-13 12:04:10 PM

Skarekrough: The thing about Bill Weld was that he didn't fall into the usual mold of Republican and Dems, to this day, still speak of him in respectful terms.

God guys.....at least TRY to come up with good candidates!  Is it that goddamned hard?!?!?!


That is what is so frustrating about the MA GOP.  We aren't so lolliberal in MA as the rest of the country thinks (well...maybe).  The electorate is more than willing to vote for a republican governor - having a party in opposition can be a good thing.  I still think fondly about Bill Weld and he left office in 1997.

I'm not even surprised when anyone the MAGOP puts up turns to crap anymore.

/was more surprised when I saw that they are closing Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe
//bummer
 
2014-05-13 12:05:09 PM
Did he drink from the Keg of Glory?
 
2014-05-13 12:20:31 PM
It's actually a moot point because Massachusetts will not elect another Republican governor in my lifetime. You can't say we didn't give them a fair shot, too. We elected Bill Weld, and then he resigned to accept an ambassadorship (which never materialized--ha ha). He was followed by Paul Celucci, and then he resigned  to accept an ambassadorship (which did materialize). Jane Swift was a non-entity who dutifully stepped aside when the Republican powers-that-be decided that Mitt Romney was a better candidate because he owned a penis. Romney phoned in the last year and a half of his governorship in order to concentrate on running for president and bad-mouthing his own friggin' state in Republican campaign venues. It's that last item which has permanently soured the Massachusetts electorate to the idea of Republican administration. It's one thing to run for governor in order to beef up your resume, like Weld and Celucci did. It's quite another to deliberately screw over your own people for political gain, like Romney.
 
2014-05-13 12:22:47 PM
So which is it, Charlie?  You violated Pay To Play rules or you falsified data on 24 federal filings?

/Dirtbag
 
2014-05-13 12:28:19 PM
Too bad the AG's office doesn't have the guts to prosecute Republican candidates.
 
2014-05-13 12:49:14 PM

Skarekrough: The thing about Bill Weld was that he didn't fall into the usual mold of Republican and Dems, to this day, still speak of him in respectful terms.

God guys.....at least TRY to come up with good candidates!  Is it that goddamned hard?!?!?!


Slam Bradley: That is what is so frustrating about the MA GOP. We aren't so lolliberal in MA as the rest of the country thinks (well...maybe). The electorate is more than willing to vote for a republican governor - having a party in opposition can be a good thing. I still think fondly about Bill Weld and he left office in 1997.

I'm not even surprised when anyone the MAGOP puts up turns to crap anymore.


I submitted this and I didn't even look to see who f*cked up, so I was all confused about how this thread turned into a MAGOP thread, then I figured it had something to do with the Tea Partier they let in (who tried to sue the MAGOP for screwing him off the ballot) but I dunno. Maybe my mind blanked and I totally thought this was that other Charlie Baker running for governor in that other state.

all that aside, I'm more fascinated by the MAGOP putting up with the Tea Partier that sued his way onto the ballot because it would make Baker more centrist.

/just please, not Chokely. For the love of god, not her.
//Grossman is a better candidate
 
2014-05-13 01:10:27 PM
*gasp*

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He ate...  ALL the muffins?!
 
2014-05-13 01:10:51 PM

Rincewind53: strangeguitar: I could maybe see there being a paperwork mistake on his part. The fact that the firm's official website has him listed not just as an employee but an executive, and he's still denying it??

Asswipe. Charge him and jail him.

Maybe it was a paperwork mistake one time. But this?
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As you say, yeaaaaaah no. He clearly thought of himself as working for General Catalyst, since he's the one who filled out these disclosures.  From another article, apparently he set up LLCs to limit his  actual status, so that he was not drawing a paycheck from General Catalyst, which is why he's arguing that he thought he wasn't an employee. But apparently the campaign finance rules also limit donations from people closely associated with the corporation, and even if he can argue that he wasn't technically an employee, he almost certainly was closely associated enough to fall into the campaign contribution prohibition.



He 'mistakenly' listed himself as the CEO of the company??? Goddammit I am so sick of politicians thinking we're all so stupid we will believe any lie, no matter how ridiculous.
 
2014-05-13 01:47:38 PM

qorkfiend: Wendy's Chili: New Jersey Division of Investment rules prohibit the state from giving pension contracts to firms if contributions to New Jersey state parties are made from "any investment management professional associated with" said firm.

Unlawful activity?! In MY Christie administration?!New Jersey state government?!

Let's be fair here; shady dealings in NJ are hardly unique to the Christie administration.


*coughs*
 
2014-05-13 02:08:15 PM
But did he drink from the Keg of Glory?
 
2014-05-13 02:59:52 PM

Commander Lysdexic: But did he drink from the Keg of Glory?


he would've if I didn't run out of headline space
 
2014-05-13 03:31:11 PM
I find this very disturbing.

Who the heck names their town "Swampscott"?
 
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