Sunday, June 15, 2008

Update on Sharpton/Klein alliance: "REV. AL SOAKS UP BOYCOTT BUCKS"

See the expose in today's NY Post, which describes how Al Sharpton apparently "shakes down" corporations, threatening them with boycotts unless they contribute to his organization, the National Action Network.

(click on the above picture from the Post to enlarge it.)

Currently, his organization owes the IRS $1.9 million in payroll taxes, according to the article.

Which further begs the question – is someone contributing to Sharpton's operations to persuade him to ally himself with Joel Klein, and if so, who is it?

Apparently, the US Attorney's Office in Brooklyn is conducting a grand-jury investigation of his organization's finances, as is Attorney General Cuomo. Hopefully we'll find out someday.

More good timing on the part of Joel Klein, who certainly knows how to pick his friends. But I guess beggars can't be choosers.

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