BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN  11:03 am April 25, 2012

Crybaby Car Robber/Firebug Darrell Issa: Obama Administration ‘Most Corrupt In History’

by Rebecca Schoenkopf

Cry, Cry Baby.Well, he would know, amirite? Anyway, you are probably wondering what Ol’ Good Government Bama did THIS time — aside from just cold unapologetically insisting on being a registered Democrat — and it is this: that awful Vegas boondoggle by those GSA idiots (which everyone agrees was terrible and ridiculous), and the investment in Solyndra, a green energy company that went bankrupt. And … that’s it? Yes, that is it. So the terrible and ridiculous (everyone agrees!) GSA event that cost in the realm of $800,000, and an investment in Solyndra that soured, puts Obama above the Teapot Dome scandal, above Abramoff, above Tricky Dick Nixon, and above St. Ronald Reagan’s Iran Contra, November Surprise, and 138 officials convicted of criminal misconduct? It is good to know we have such a fair-minded gentlemen not at all prone to histrionics and crying chairing the House Oversight Committee!

Here is Darrell Issa crying like a little girl who did not get a pony when he was bigfooted out of the California gubernatorial race by Herr Babysitter. Your editrix watched the whole thing on the teevee at the time, and swears he blubbered for a solid 10 minutes. It was hilarious.

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actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

You won't have Darrell Issa to kick around any longer….

Oh damn, he's still here, isn't he?

el_donaldo April 25, 2012 at 11:46 am

The way the screws have been tightening about his past – lies about his military record, suspicious warehouse fires, and of course the increasing number of alleged vehicles stolen – he might not be around longer. If he was a Democrat, I mean, IOKIYAR.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:54 am

Those lies merely make him a Veep candidate

Dashboard Buddha April 25, 2012 at 12:38 pm

Aw man…I didn't get my chance to kick him yet!

FlownOver April 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

Our Other Brother Darrell is just upset he wasn't allowed to wet his beak. Corruption is OK as long as it's evenly distributed, I guess.

Designer_Rants April 25, 2012 at 11:20 am

THAT'S SOCIALISM!!!1

Generation[redacted] April 25, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Bribes are a privilege, not a right.

Barb April 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

Those jobs should have went to American hookers.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:08 am

They would have insisted on whore diamonds, like good Republican women.

Texan_Bulldog April 25, 2012 at 11:19 am

Calista libel!!!1!!

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:22 am

I claim the Colombian blow defense

James Michael Curley April 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm

They were American Hooker, South American Hookers. (Cue: Columbia the Gem of the Ocean).

donner_froh April 25, 2012 at 11:06 am

Nixon and Reagan don't count as corrupt. They were white.

Troglodeity April 25, 2012 at 11:07 am

Damn, ya beat me to it.

Serolf_Divad April 25, 2012 at 11:23 am

Plus, it don't count as breakin' the law if you did it to fight the Godless Commies!

prommie April 25, 2012 at 11:28 am

They didn't break it, they just "went above the law," as Fawn Hall explained so eloquently; they flew above the law on their special patriot wings.

Serolf_Divad April 25, 2012 at 11:32 am

Also, it doesn't count as law breaking if the ACLU gets your conviction overturned on a technicality.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_North#Iran-Co

ttommyunger April 25, 2012 at 11:32 am

Only Ollie North would think that square-assed bitch was fuckable.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:07 am

In fairness to Issa, Editrix, Sally Field only prepped him for when he won the run-off…the news he lost must have thrown off his sobriety equilibrium.

swordfis April 25, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Sally Field?

freakishlywrong April 25, 2012 at 11:08 am

These fuckers project more than the Cannes Film Festival.

Tundra Grifter April 25, 2012 at 11:55 am

Over on Yahoo! the right wing nutz were nicknamed "IMAX."

Wish I'd thought of that first.

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:08 am

Late to post, had to go and check that my car was still in the driveway.

OkieDokieDog April 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

All those crimes that Issa committed were a part of his "youthful indiscretions".

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:18 am

No no! Cases of mistaken identity. All of them Katie.

Schmannnity April 25, 2012 at 11:08 am

A trillion dollar Iraq war to set up a Shiite regime loyal to Iran pales in comparison to the much worse waste of $800,000.

prommie April 25, 2012 at 11:19 am

That was pretty dumb, wasn't it? Almost as if the W administration just had no clue that they were being scammed by Iran the whole time.

Chichikovovich April 25, 2012 at 11:20 am

Now if the GSA had just bundled that $800,000 with a few more banknotes to get 6.6 billion in cash to mail in shrink-wrap to that regime in Iraq, where it could just vanish, that would be perfectly fine.

SigDeFlyinMonky April 25, 2012 at 1:41 pm

363 TONS of shrink wrapped $100 notes. Well Sargent, when we went back to look for them… they were gone!

Spurning Beer April 25, 2012 at 11:08 am

Darryl is a little girly man.

Baconzgood April 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

Yeah. Hear me now but understand it later he needs to get pumped.

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:11 am

This guy Issa real asshole.
(Sorry)

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

And he keeps Darrelling for oil in it.

FakaktaSouth April 25, 2012 at 11:11 am

Oh for God's sake. Even Michael Steele's (who I kinda love these days) RNC was more corrupt (and LeatherLesbianLicious) than this woefully, egregiously, pathetically scandal free PresO reign.

Pop_Socket April 25, 2012 at 11:48 am

It's a really boring administration when you have to rely on GS-12s and below for your hookers and coke scandals.

Limeylizzie April 25, 2012 at 1:42 pm

You had me at Leatherlesbianlicious.

Troglodeity April 25, 2012 at 11:12 am

Read up about Darrell "Serial Car Theft Suspect" Issa on Wikipedia. Highly entertaining.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:17 am

Wait. That's his voice pretending to be RoboCop? The signified asshole who woke me up for a week straight because the muthafuckin' alarm system shorted out in a mild rain shower?

Now I want to rip his skull out and toss it to a horny motorcycle gang.

But only if it can be surgically replaced and healed, of course.

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:36 am

I think he also loaned his voice talents to the various versions of that Grand Theft Auto video game.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:40 am

That's not making me calmer.

Baconzgood April 25, 2012 at 11:12 am

John Boehner is that you?

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

"the most corrupt government in history, and it is proving to be that.”

Well, duh, Darrell. You are part of the government, aren't you?

Tundra Grifter April 25, 2012 at 11:58 am

BTF:

Actually, it runs much deeper than that. Proving the reactionaries don't understand our system of government.

The Federal government is of, by and for the people. We don't have a hereditary ruling class (although, since the Administrations of Ronald Reagan, we're growing one). Literally (as Sheer InSannity would say) the Federal government is us – and we are the government.

All of us.

donner_froh April 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

Issa has a point. Pissing away a few hundred million on a bad investment and being in office when some career GSA people get stupid is much worse than subverting the constitution, arming the nation's enemies and selling our birthright to the highest bidder.

Troglodeity April 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

The real criminal is Issa's hair colorist.

Limeylizzie April 25, 2012 at 1:43 pm

No shit, my Grandmother would have said
'His hair's as black as your father's hat ".

Schmannnity April 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

Video needs more blubbering.

Wile E. Quixote April 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

Years ago there were rumors floating around the teabag-o-sphere that Darrell was a seekrit Musiim. I wonder if we can get these cranked up again so that an angry teabagger goes and surveys his ass, if you know what I mean.

freakishlywrong April 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

And I'm sure the Bloomberg reporter pushed back with facts, right? No?

Man0nTheStreet April 25, 2012 at 11:15 am

Issa's (almost) right about the "Blah" corruption of the Obama administration…

WonkCynic April 25, 2012 at 11:15 am

Same old corruption. Different group of puppets. As if puppets with a different skin tone were gonna make any changes! The thing the libbies who like to demonstrate should be worrying about is all this legislation that King Obarmer has been signing that is going to allow him to lock you the fuck up if and when you ever find how how really badly he has been selling you out while you are laying on your backs with your eyes closed, moaning at the sound of your nigga saviour's voice.

prommie April 25, 2012 at 11:21 am

I see you said "nigga," with an "a," so its perfectly ok.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:23 am

Hi, I realize you're new here and trolling, but could you translate that from 28DaysLaterSpeak to English, please? We're not immigrants here, we're mostly Americans.

Chichikovovich April 25, 2012 at 11:58 am

Though the immigrants here generally speak better English than the Americans do.

FraAnima April 25, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Some punctuation would be nice, also too.

Has our editrix no thumbscrews to apply to this troll?

Callyson April 25, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Even the trolls on HuffyPo sound more coherent than this clown.

StarsUponThars April 25, 2012 at 11:24 am

How many racist conservatives does it take to change a lightbulb? None, because they hate change even if it could make the world a brighter place.

Chichikovovich April 25, 2012 at 11:59 am

And it would probably be a fluorescent bulb, like the ones Stalin forced his victims to use.

Generation[redacted] April 25, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Weren't CFBs banned by the Geneva Convention? I heard Obama ordered their use in Gitmo, to get information out of detainees.

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:26 am

I'm not worried about it, he's only going to lock up conservative trolls.

ph7 April 25, 2012 at 11:34 am

While you are laying on your backs with your eyes closed, moaning at the sound of your nigga saviour's voice.

Funny how this dude has Mandingo fantasies.

deanbooth April 25, 2012 at 11:35 am

Let me guess: You expect to be dead or in jail within the year? Seems there's a lot of that going around.

finallyhappy April 25, 2012 at 11:48 am

I'm not going to make any clever remarks – you are obviously not worth my creativity. Basically, you think you are really smart and have been screwed over by women, people of color and immigrants- but you are wrong.

Doktor StrangeZoom April 25, 2012 at 11:54 am

Huh. Can't tell if this is a Common Rightwing Troll, which the last line suggests, or the rarer Trollus AlexJonesei which is hinted at by the "puppet" comments.

Dissection may be necessary. Hand me that kill jar.

Steverino247 April 25, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Mr. Issa, you're needed on the floor for a vote.

ManchuCandidate April 25, 2012 at 11:17 am

I think Issa doesn't know what the word most actually means.

EtchySketchy April 25, 2012 at 11:18 am

You're so much fun to hate, Darrell Issa, you cheeky little monkey.

widestanceromance April 25, 2012 at 11:18 am

When this administration wastes money measured by weight (remember the tonnage–nevermind the value–of lost cash in Iraq?), human crowbar face can speak.

mavenmaven April 25, 2012 at 11:19 am

Most "corrupt" because Obama didn't adequately grease Issa's palms with lavish Abramoff level bribes.

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:20 am

I understand that Darrell was the real-life inspiration for this film. Or maybe the 1974 version, I don't know…

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:24 am

Also, describes his sex life. Too.

FraAnima April 25, 2012 at 11:21 am

Multi-millionaire fart-box tongue-puncher Darrell Issa has way too many double consonants in his name.

Texan_Bulldog April 25, 2012 at 11:21 am

I think all that hair dye is being absorbed into Darrell's brain….

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:23 am

Well, perhaps it's true, because if anyone knows corruption, it's this guy.

Designer_Rants April 25, 2012 at 11:25 am

Yes, Issa knows corruption. Inside and out. And, of course, he's the richest man in congress (senate and house).

The Fire

Issa had a warehouse full of electronics that, one night in 1982, caught fire. Investigators later found "suspicious burn patterns," Lizza reported, and found that Issa had done some odd things.

A co-worker claimed that before the fire, Issa had put important electronic prototypes in a fireproof box, and that he'd removed the business's computer and financial files from the building. Investigators also found that less than three weeks before the blaze, Issa had increased the company's fire insurance from $100,000 to more than $400,000.

"So you add the more than quadrupling of the insurance along with the taking the computer and putting the other stuff in a fireproof box, and you can see why both the arson investigators and the insurance investigators pointed a finger, you know, at Issa after this fire," said Lizza.

Issa said he had nothing to do with the fire, but the insurance company refused to pay the claim. The two later settled out of court.

Source: NPR: http://n.pr/I9EOhF

SayItWithWookies April 25, 2012 at 11:31 am

Geeze — Darrell Issa has all the bulldoggish tenacity of Ken Starr combined with the dedication to the facts of Ed Meese. And I believe he's sincere when he says the Obama administration is the most corrupt in history — he may not have any evidence for it yet, but boy if he ever does, President Obama better watch out.

Though for now it's just fun to watch him play with the facts like a kid who's got all the puzzle pieces upside-down and you've told him the picture is a photograph of a mud puddle.

Chichikovovich April 25, 2012 at 11:32 am

Issa has a point. Though there will probably be some recovery after bankruptcy to cut the number down significantly, the Solyndra failure might cost as much as $527 million. Do that a few more times, and you've got the $1.6 billion of taxpayer money pissed away by Neil Bush on Silverado Savings and Loan.

Mumbly_Joe April 25, 2012 at 11:34 am

It's worth pointing out that the latest iteration of this quote refers to the "Government" as corrupt, so it's possible that, in a moment of refreshing honesty, Darrell Issa was referring to himself.

johnnymeatworth April 25, 2012 at 11:34 am

Wow, he's going to shit when he finds out Obama smokes.

boobookitteh April 25, 2012 at 11:38 am

At least smoking is legal. Harding used to drink bathtub gin in the White House during prohibition.

Biff April 25, 2012 at 11:34 am

I can't remember the name of the movie wherein Michael Moore wakes up Issa's neighborhood with honking car alarms, but I think it would be only fitting to reprise that performance, in perpetuity.

actor212 April 25, 2012 at 11:47 am

It was on his show, TV Nation, on (of all places) Fox. the epsiode was called Payback Night

I can't find it online per se, but I'm firewalled from places like Hulu and Vimeo

Biff April 25, 2012 at 12:11 pm

That's it, thanks. And it should be required, every night.

HobbesEvilTwin April 25, 2012 at 11:34 am

you would think that with the most corrupt administration ever (TM), Issa would be able to get at least one conviction. I'm guessing he's just not that good at his job (or he's full of shit).

bflrtsplk April 25, 2012 at 11:37 am

When are Darrell and Boner gonna have a joint pity party? Hoover Dam wouldn`t be able to stem that deluge of salty water.

ttommyunger April 25, 2012 at 11:37 am

I am resigned to admitting that I'm not better than anybody, then a big dumb cunt like Issa comes along and I don't feel so bad. I've got tours with the Army and the Marines and not even a Good Conduct Medal to show for it, but both of my Discharges are Honorable. I hate to say it, but this person belongs in Congress; perfect fit.

DaRooster April 25, 2012 at 11:38 am

Issa calling anyone corrupt is like the pot calling the kettle blah.

BaldarTFlagass April 25, 2012 at 11:38 am

Adjusted for inflation?

Chichikovovich April 25, 2012 at 11:54 am

Ah, good point. A quick trip to a handy online inflation adjuster gives $3 billion in real terms squandered on Pappy's son/W's brother.

Serolf_Divad April 25, 2012 at 11:38 am

To put the GSA's horrible corruption in perspective, understand that the $800,000 they wasted could have paid for about 1/700 th of the cost of an F35 Joint Strike Fighter.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_Martin_F-35

How many brave American Soldiers will have to die for lack of that 1/700 th of an F35 to provide desperately needed Air Support? Why does Barack Obama hate the troops?

thefrontpage April 25, 2012 at 11:42 am

Let's just cut straight through all of the bullcrap, all of the politicking, all of the horse manure, all of the partisan game-playing, and all of the nonsense and state the honest truth: The administrations of Nixon, Reagan, Bush I and Bush II were literally–that's right, literally–four of the worst, most inept, most backwards, most un-progressive, most damaging and most corrupt, that's right, most corrupt administrations in the history of the United States. As for Issa, he's a moron, an idiot, and he's likely one of the most corrupt sitting politicians in Congress today.

finallyhappy April 25, 2012 at 11:50 am

You should be on TV-someone should say this but no one in the mainstream has any balls.

WonkCynic April 25, 2012 at 11:48 am

How 'bout the blue eyes on the sweet little four year old girl that got fondled, screamed at, and treated like a thug by TSA creeps while under the leadership of your nigga Prez? If King Obarmer is such a civil rights hero, why does he say nothing useful while his security thugs are doing that? And what about the creepy little piggies who take jobs doing that? Would you be willing to fondle and frisk little girls, scream at them, and treat 'em like criminals for a pay check? Yes! King Obarmer is the champion of the rights of the citizens in his kingdom, don't you think? Yeah. I know, I know. Gotta keep up the 9/11 lie by making all the little sheeples believe that those creepy fuckers at the airport are fondling them for the benefit of 'em all. If the creepy shit pigs at the TSA want to fondle granny and feel her up after they take off her diaper, the least they could do is help her put a new diaper on when they are done. Corrupto pig shit leadership begets corrupto pig shit security goons. Your nigga is corrupto and you know it. Under the watchful eyes of America's first nigga president, little white girls are being treated like the enemy by federal agencies at airports. It's creepy and you fucking know it. You people won't get it until some stupid fucking TSA idiot kills a kid for chewing gum without permission.

MoeDeLawn April 25, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Paraphrasing J. Goodman here:
"Shut the fuck up, WonkCynic."

Beowoof April 25, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Why we have a brand new troll. Well welcome I know that I will enjoy pointing how obtuse you are and that you have a remarkable ability to demonstrate ignorance with your racism. And the fact that you are prevaricating with republican talking points is no surprise. Tell me did you go to school in Mississippi?

Steverino247 April 25, 2012 at 12:37 pm

Sorry to burst your little fantasy bubble, but the history of the TSA (here: http://www.tsa.gov/research/tribute/history.shtm) started long before the current President took office. Some would say the TSA became necessary because the previous President, George W. Bush, was responsible for the 9/11 attacks because his obvious leadership failures left us vulnerable.

Now run along like a good little boy.

Fred_Wertham_Jr April 25, 2012 at 12:55 pm

In the spirit of letting all the poisons in the mud hatch out, welcome to Wonkette, racist asshole.

swordfis April 25, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Listen – you have a serious problem. You're full of hate, you can't think straight and you need help. Your subconscious is a teeming incoherent mass of misogyny, racism and paranoia. Good luck, seriously.

Robman2 April 25, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Well, the 'negra is going to win a second term so you may wish to expatriate, say to Idaho, north of Boise.

Designer_Rants April 25, 2012 at 10:35 pm

What is it with insane people and the TSA? There's a statie congressnozzle in Iowa who sent out one of his dog whistle-y campaign cash-grab emails out a couple months ago saying the same sort of shit (conservatards are too dumb to know that Dumbya's administration heralded the TSA friskiness). That same congressional wingtard sent out emails about how all the other congressmen are "pro-murder" last week.

fuflans April 25, 2012 at 11:50 pm

honey you shouldn't play in these fields. you don't got the gifts.

also, you know, chicago politics.

they hurt people.

freakishlywrong April 25, 2012 at 11:48 am

It's the Chicago way, thug meme. Next up; "feckless and not leading".

mrblifil April 25, 2012 at 11:54 am

Perhaps it's time he took his case to The Hague? Maybe Dubya could tag along as a character witness.

Beowoof April 25, 2012 at 12:35 pm

Would love to see W travel to Switzerland

Tundra Grifter April 25, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Exactly at what point does the cost of the Congressional "investigations" and hearings (ok, witch hunts) exceed the amount of money the GSA is supposed to have wasted?

Say the Vegas conference cost $800,000 and half of that was unnecessary (and keep in mind Sheer InSannity and Off-the-Mark Levin hammer Mr. Obama al the time for saying businesses shouldn't have conventions in Las Vegas).

Just one of those show-trial, grand standing hearings by Congress must have a $100,000 tab by the time all has been said (and nothing done).

Eve8Apples April 25, 2012 at 12:21 pm

"Anyway, you are probably wondering what Ol’ Good Government Bama did THIS time"

I thought Bama's problem was being a Kenyan, Communist, Moozlin negro.

BZ1 April 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm

what an absolute crock crook …

Beowoof April 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm

Darrell, you are a corrupt car thief and you are in congress, so I can see where you might think everyone else in Washington is a corrupt as you. It isn't necessarily true, but since it was the only way you could make your way in the world, I understand your confusion.

SayItWithWookies April 25, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Wherein he throws the conclusion and hopes that some supporting evidence suddenly appears. And poor Darrell will find his investigatin' thwarted at every turn.

rickmaci April 25, 2012 at 12:36 pm

For the record your headline is wrong. His eyes are black. Dead, cold, soulless, pools of poison. As empty as his heart.

valthemus April 25, 2012 at 12:49 pm

It's a lie that's easily disprovable by anybody with access to the internet, but to Issa it *felt* like the truth, so he said it out loud. Everybody point and laugh!

OneYieldRegular April 25, 2012 at 1:02 pm

What the hell was Issa crying about? I mean, he was the number one proponent of recalling Governor Gray Davis. That he lost to someone without a long form birth certificate is his own fault.

BarackMyWorld April 25, 2012 at 1:24 pm

“But again, we’re very busy in Washington with a corrupt government, with a government that I said a year ago, because of the money, because of the TARP and stimulus funds, was going to be the most corrupt government in history, and it is proving to be that.”

STILL determined to rewrite history on who was behind that, aren't we?

JustPixelz April 25, 2012 at 2:04 pm

I don't have $875,000 for a GSA conference so I shouldn't get too cavalier. But that's not a lot of money compared to the $1,000,000,000 Bush spent on his made-up war in Iraq. Especially since billions of that dough just disappeared.

EDIT: It was $1,000,000,000,000.

Robman2 April 25, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Oh, I was so worried that Car Alarm Guy, would get a free pass on this BS. Thanks to Editrix for masterfully applying the braided lash of electrons…

a_pink_poodle April 25, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Clearly he's never heard of Warren Harding and the Teapot Dome Scandal.

fuflans April 25, 2012 at 11:53 pm

Obama Administration ‘Most Corrupt In History’

yes!!!

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