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  • Inquiry Highlights Terry McAuliffe’s Ties to Chinese Company

    05/24/2016 7:19:50 PM PDT · by Innovative · 34 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 24, 2016 | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and STEPHANIE SAUL
    Four years ago, one of China’s largest agricultural importers sent representatives to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., hoping that meetings with elite party officials might yield business opportunities. The company, the Dandong Port Group, was particularly focused on the governors in attendance, according to an interview with Dandong’s general counsel broadcast by Chinese state television. But now, the company’s widening influence is coming under scrutiny by federal prosecutors, who are examining the relationship between Dandong’s wealthy and connected chairman, Wang Wenliang, and Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia, a Democrat who was elected in 2013. A federal law enforcement...
  • Barack Obama and Valerie Jarrett: Brought Together by Fickle Fate, or Something More?

    08/15/2011 11:09:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 8/15/11 | Trevor
    Henry Wallace’s Progressive Party of the 1940s was nothing but a tool the Communist Party USA – and by extension, the Soviet Union. Today’s Democratic Party is also heavily infiltrated by the now pro Chinese Communist Party USA and their almost as equally extreme comrades from Democratic Socialists of America. Here’s an interesting picture from the 1940s. Henry Wallace chatting with Chicago journalist and Progressive Party supporter Vernon Jarrett. It turns out that around this time Vernon Jarrett was a leader of the Chicago chapter of American Youth for Democracy – the youth wing of the Communist Party. Chicago communist...
  • Retired Los Alamos lab deputy director dead from gunshot

    01/24/2003 9:02:47 PM PST · by Sweet_Sunflower29 · 40 replies · 223+ views ^ | January 24, 2003
    A retired Los Alamos National Laboratory deputy director, Richard Burick, has died from what police say is an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say Burick, 63, died Thursday in the parking lot of the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Los Alamos Police Chief Richard Melton says Burick had been suffering from prostate cancer. Burick was deputy director for lab operations when he retired last year. Melton says Burick co-wrote a book with Los Alamos Fire Chief Doug MacDonald about the Cerro Grande Fire, which burned nearly 43,000 acres in the Jemez Mountains in May 2000. Melton says the book's proceeds were...