Staten Island Borough President: Don’t Give Money to the Red Cross

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    Where's ANDREA MITCHELL?? What about all of you FAT MOUTHED libs RAKING Romney over the coals for having a heart and wanting to give, to help fellow Americans??! WHERE'S YOUR SCORN NOW??? Bunch of fucking low life losers!


    At a press conference this morning on Staten Island, a host of local officials, including Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, gathered to highlight the needs of the hard-hit borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. And, although many pols spoke, no one was more impassioned than Borough President James Molinaro, who called the Red Cross an “absolute disgrace” and even urged the public to cease giving them contributions.

    Staten Island Borough President: Don’t Give Money to the Red Cross | Politicker
     
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    Hypocrisy watch and all of the forum's librul Zombies avoid this thread like the plague! :)
     
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    You know he's a Conservative Party member, right?

    James Molinaro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Oopsie
     
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    I don't care what he is.. everyone standing beside him to include CHARLES SCHUMER agreed.. What's your fuckin point?
     
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    He really laid it on the line.

    The Red Cross collects money for themselves. So many scandals. It will be fascinating to see how much they drag in on this disaster and how much money is disbursed to the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

    Hey bet the Red Cross CEO's give themselves a raise first. It is their MO after all.
     
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    Of course you don't care...your little rants aren't anchored in logic or sanity.
     
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    What does him being conservative have to do with a man on the moon?
     
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    You know that the Red Cross's biggest ever criminal scandal was in New Jersey right? It doesn't matter what party Molinaro belongs to.


    But the biggest criminal scandal inside the Red Cross surfaced in New Jersey last year. And though it's been kept off the front pages, it ranks among the biggest charity frauds ever.

    At the center of the scandal is Joseph Lecowitch, chief executive of the Hudson County Chapter, and his bookkeeper Catalina Escoto.

    Escoto allegedly gave herself at least $75,000 in bonuses. All told, prosecutors say the duo stole well over $1 million in Red Cross funds, squandering it on gambling and each other. Escoto pleaded not guilty. Lecowitch died after he was indicted.

    "The bookkeeping methods of Mr. Lecowitch and Ms. Escoto leave a lot to be desired," says prosecutor Michael D'Andrea.

    The New Jersey fiasco, in which donations and government grants were all stolen, happened right under the nose of Red Cross headquarters. Critics say the reason the Red Cross has so little control over its chapters is that the chapters are pulling the strings: they collect most of the donations, dominate the national board and resist tighter controls by headquarters.


    Disaster Strikes In Red Cross Backyard - CBS News
     

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