Skip to comments.Siljander pleads guilty in Islamic American Relief Agency lobbying case
Posted on 07/09/2010 9:23:47 PM PDT by Chet 99
Thursday, July 8, 2010
A former congressman pleaded guilty Wednesday to serving as an unregistered agent in Washington for a Missouri-based Islamic charity that the federal government said had ties to international terrorism.
It was an odd outcome for Mark D. Siljander, who said he wanted to help bridge the gulf between Muslims and Christians. A Republican who attained one of Michigan's congressional seats from 1981 to 1987 with assistance from the Moral Majority, Siljander was outspoken about conservative social issues.
Siljander confirmed in a Kansas City, Mo., court that he contacted members of Congress in an effort to lift restrictions on the charity and then lied about his work in statements to investigators. He could face a 15-year prison term and a $500,000 fine, according to a Justice Department statement.
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Siljander won a special election in 1981 to fill out the remainder of David Stockman’s term. Stockman, as we all know, became Reagan’s Director of OMB.
Siljander was known in Congress for having a very socially conservative voting record and was regarded as being very pro-Israel.
In 1986, he was ousted in the GOP primary by now-Rep Fred Upton.
Siljander is a *FLAWED* man, but don’t *FORGET* that he has *PERSONALLY* saved the lives of *MILLIONS* of innocent babies!!
BTTT on this.
WORLD magazine has a brand new article on this.
Siljander was turned, corrupted and compromised by Ishmael, Esau and Sudan.
look at this article...
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