Pelosi Still Knee Deep In Corrupt Deals
Nancy Pelosi has always been one of the most corrupt politicians in the House of Reps, you don’t get to be speaker without mastering the circle jerk. She has for years played the payback game and passed around the tax payers dime like it was her personal slush fund. Last week while this beast was running her mouth about investigating the patriots who oppose the muslim terrorists desecrating the 911 site with there victory mosque. The real story was where she was when she starting to run her mouth. The Speaker Pelosi was speaking at a ceremony celebrating the Treasure Island land deal another crony payback to friends, family and contributors. Go read the full story it just a shining example of a Culture of Corruption.
(From the FogCity Journal)
Pelosi and her corrupt payback
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It’s easy to conclude that clients are getting their money’s worth from Platinum and friends – especially when the client is Platinum itself. TIDA has granted to Platinum the uncontested contract to be the sole developer of Treasure Island. Or, to be exact, that exclusive contract has been granted to Platinum’s new entity, Treasure Island Community Developers, with the master plan component going to Anderson’s other company, Kenwood Investments…
…Considering the grand, incestuous family that is politics, maybe it’s no surprise that Platinum’s development entity has been handed the Treasure Island bounty. Given the Pelosi and Newsom history of enthusiasm for developing the Presidio, we should hope it’s not too late to keep a close watch and short leash on Treasure Island developments. Unfortunately, this means paying attention to the entire family. That would include even the new president on the Commission on the Environment, Paul Pelosi, Jr., who is Nancy Pelosi’s son and Gavin Newsom’s cousin. As for TIDA itself, all the members are appointed by the mayor; all but one is a City Hall official.
Who else will benefit from the arrangement? Certainly Lennar Corporation will. They are a partner with Platinum’s Treasure Island Community Developers. Lennar has experience developing former military bases, and is one of the country’s largest residential housing builders.
By what could solicitously be called a coincidence, Laurence Pelosi was president of acquisitions for Lennar. He is Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, and currently works as executive director of Morgan Stanley’s real estate division…