....Conservative blogger Debbie Schlussel reviewed the organization’s IRS past filings as well as reviewed specific distribution to several wounded vets (a DailyKos diary raised similar allegations in 2007.) Her investigation concluded that roughly only 4% to 12% actually went to the scholarship fund and seriously wounded troops from 2006-2008. A charity is normally considered illegitimate if less than 75% of its revenue winds up going to the intended beneficiaries. In some years, the organization’s tax filings indicated that less than ten percent ever made it to the intended recipients.
Hannity’s organization, which has fellow Fox News personality Oliver North as an honorary chairman, denies the charges, but their denial does not actually address many of the points Schlussel made.
Today, CREW and VoteVets.org has filed a complaint with the FTC and the IRS asking them to investigate Hannity’s charities.....
- > There is a brand new website called Kasichfacts.com with some startling information.
Kasich Quotes ---
On Lehman CEO Dick Fuld: “Fuld is an awesome guy. He is the kind of guy you want to go into battle with. He is a great leader. I like people who are really smart and really great leaders.” [New York Observer, 9/16/01]...
On George W. Bush: “I feel I have a soul brother.” [CNN, 7/14/99]...
On his political philosophy: "Much of politics is about pursuing power. It’s not about accomplishing things.” [Grand Rapid Press, 9/28/04]...
* Dick Fuld was the CEO of Lehman Brothers until it went bankrupt in the fall of 2008 and then caused the collapse of Wall Street.
* Personally, I cannot think of anyone else who would/could describe George W. Bush as a "soul brother."
* If Kasich is only seeking power and not interested in accomplishing anything, why is he running for Governor?
>>>> Have you noticed that you haven't heard much from Republican candidate for Congress, Steve Stivers? Is he just letting his surrogates, like Mitt Romney, do his talking?