-By Warner Todd Huston
Back in 2009 a video compilation of clips of impeached Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was posted on YouTube. Today folks are realizing that this video features Blago claiming that the reason prosecutors went after him was to get information on President Obama.
On the video made at a book signing party at Columbia College, Blago is seen saying the following:
“…part of what they wanted was shit on Obama. They lock you up. They do this shock and awe bullshit. They arrest everybody ok, and then they sit you down and say ‘you are a nice guy. We want to work with you. What can you tell us about Obama.’”
(Caution, language warning)
So, now Blagojevich is claiming that the reason prosecutors came after him is because they somehow wanted to attack Barack Obama? And, what, he was standing up like a dutiful soldier to protect the president?
Give me a break. This guy will say anything to try and shift the light of truth away from his actions and onto his multiple conspiracy theories.
The original video was made by WeAreChangeChicago, but be warned the WeAreChange guys are truthers and conspiracy nuts. It wouldn’t surprise me if these guys are also anti-Jew, pro-Hammas types, too. But whatever they are, they get some interesting video. Back in 2009 they took after Al Gore on his inconvenient lies.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 200 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, AmericanDailyReview.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.
Huston has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events and is currently the co-host of “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Conservatism” heard on BlogTalkRadio. Huston’s work has appeared on Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Neil Bortz, and Michael Savage. He has appeared on the G. Gordon Liddy show, dozens of local shows from coast to coast, and many blogtalk radio shows.
Mr. Huston has appeared on local TV news to discuss his writing, has been a guest of CNN’s blogger lunch, and has appeared on Breitbart TV’s B-Team show.
Warner is also the editor of the Cook County Page for RedCounty.com and has a blog on the Tribune-Owned http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/publius-forum/ChicagoNow.com website. He is a well known writer on Illinois politics.
He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book “Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture” which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston
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