Well, Well, Well...Why do some "ELECTED" officials think they are above the law?
Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich has been arrested by Federal Authorities because he allegedly was trying to SELL to the highest bidder the senate seat left vacant by President-Elect Barack Obama!
A 76-page FBI affidavit says:
WOO HOO! Can you say CRASH & BURN!! He was trying to pull out all the stops for himself and his wife, wasn't he??
Otherwise, Blagojevich considered appointing himself. The affidavit said that as late as Nov. 3, he told histhat if "they're not going to offer me anything of value I might as well take it."
"I'm going to keep this Senate option for me a real possibility, you know, and therefore I can drive a hard bargain," Blagojevich allegedly said later that day, according to the affidavit, which also quoted him as saying in a remark punctuated by profanity that the seat was "a valuable thing — you just don't give it away for nothing."
The affidavit said Blagojevich also discussed getting a substantial salary for himself at a nonprofit foundation or an organization affiliated with labor unions.
It said Blagojevich also talked about getting his wife placed on corporate boards where she might get $150,000 a year in director's fees.He also allegedly discussed getting campaign funds for himself or possibly a post in the president's cabinet or an ambassadorship once he left the governor's office. He noted becoming a U.S. senator might remake his image for a possible presidential run in 2016,
Read the entire article HERE at Yahoo News or HERE at CNN.com.
My, My, My...