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BHO fires an IG for daring to investigate one of his political appointees

June 12, 2009 – 10:16 | by admin

Our Dear Leader has removed a federal inspector general for daring to investigate the head of AmeriCorps.

The current head of of AmeriCorps is Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. An Obama supporter and former NBA basketball star appointed to the position by our Dear Leader.

Gateway Pundit notes that Obama signed legislation in April to vastly increase the size of Americorps from 70,000 to 250,000. in March the Senate voted to allow ACORN funding in this same bill.

How is that money being spent? Well, IG Gerald Walpin discovered that “millions of dollars in AmeriCorps funds that were wasted or misspent”, accord to the AP, and that Kevin Johnson was using AmeriCorps funds to have students work on “political activities, run personal errands for Johnson and even wash his car.”

The claim is that “Mr. Walpin’s allegations were meritless and clearly motivated by matters beyond an honest assessment of our program.” AmeriCorps does have repay over $400,000 it received in donations though. Whoops.

Byron York correctly identifies the bottom line in this matter.

The AmeriCorps IG accuses prominent Obama supporter of misusing AmeriCorps grant money. Prominent Obama supporter has to pay back more than $400,000 of that grant money. Obama fires AmeriCorps IG.

It’s that simple. A clear case of political corruption by a loyal supporter of our Dear Leader, and Obama responds by firing the government employee doing their job by reporting the corruption. This is what passes for “transparency” in the reign of democrat Barack Hussein Obama.

Update: Michelle Malkin has more, including the ACORN & Michelle Obama connections.

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  1. 5 Responses to “BHO fires an IG for daring to investigate one of his political appointees”

  2. By Dale on Oct 29, 2009 | Reply

    How is Obama getting away this..Our Inspection General Walpin is charged
    with uncovering corruption and millions of dollars misspent ..Obama has him
    removed from his job and tells Walpin he has 24 hours to clean out his desk
    Is this because he dared to investigate the head of AMERIC
    Obama Fires Walpin for doing his job What does Obama tell his friend
    Don’t worry I just fired Walpin careful you don’t get cought again!!!

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  5. Nov 11, 2009: Inspector General Walpin cleared of White House Smear : Urbin Report

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