Thursday, March 13, 2008

Hillacious Ethics!

Hillacious Ethics!
By: KathyCallahan

Update by Juan Melli. Kathy has provided some clarification (about her campaign donation to Hillary Clinton. Scroll down a bit):

I happily donated $2,000. They had my VISA card on file. Unauthorized donations were made.
In addition, I was actually double charged for an event that I did attend. Smoking gun: $5,800 is $1,200 over the legal limit.

I would say this in a court of law. I am an honest person...the following statement is true down to the letter:

Matt McQuenney who works in the compliance department at HRC headquarters told me verbatim -"What happened to you with credit card errors is happening to others,. You are not alone. Kathy, I'm trying hard to find out where and who it's coming from. What's going on!"

I voluntarily left the Hillary Finance Committee after I discovered more than $3,000 in unauthorized charges from HRC campaign on my own VISA card! And that set off a wave of overdrafts and $400 in bank charges that I was stuck with. And the compliance officer Allison Wright at Hillary VA headquarters refused to reimburse me for the charges. And the senior finance reps who I notified about more than $3,000 in unauthorized Visa Charges never once aplogized or empathized with my plight, much less sent me a "sorry for all the trouble" note and a check!

Unbelievably, it took me more than a month of pleading and begging via email to get the money back. I was told verbatim: "Kathy Callahan, you are going to be with us all the way to the White House...So let's leave the money where it is and we'll save time on inevitable future donations and transactions!"

I went into a state of abject shock, disbelief and later anger! Heartbroken. I didn't want to report this entirely correctable problem to anyone outside the Hillary campaign! One long month later, and at the behest of a bank executive who said to me a few days before Christmas Eve, "You are way way way over the legal donor limit, Kathy! What are they thinking? Are they thinking at all?"

So I followed his direction and filed a police report in Ridgefield. I then notified Allison Wright and Cc'ed senior finance reps (who I met many times) via email again about the police report and said, "Enough is Enough, already! Christmas is coming!" It was then and only then and within a matter of seconds that I got a cell phone call and email from Allison Wright imploring me, "Kathy, please don't do anything, formally! I will send you whatever you want back, immediately!" I told her, "You can send all of my money back!"

Finally, $5,300 large came back to me but not the $400 in overdraft charges. And to think that the legal limit during the primary is $2,300 and I had already generously and enthusiastically donated $2,000 to Hillary legitimately! I don't know why so much chaos and stalling ensued when $5, 800 on their books is a huge red flag...and certainly not my fault!

The Hillary Finance Director knew how much I earned as I was fully VETTED. And I talked to her every other day about the sacrifices that I was making for a year and a once in a lifetime opportunity providing counseling and life saving Psychological-CPR self care strategies to HIV Positive kids, teens, parents and adults at a Catholic Healthcare Institution! My motto is: Yes You Can Access Your Own Hidden Abilities! And they did!

I had no other choice but to walk away from the Hillary campaign! And I am so glad that I did. Every cloud has a green, gold and silver lining.

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7 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why am I not the least bit surprised?

Is this desperation on the part of Hillary's campaign? Is it stupidity? Or is it their basic shabbiness and dishonesty showing itself?

I'm betting on the last.

SOME DAY the sins of the America's most outrageous couple have just got to catch up with them.

When they turn off their own constituents like this, you can hope the time is coming soon.

- Ophicleide

6:24 AM  
Blogger FairestWitness said...

The governing body (whatever that's called) charged with the responsibility of campaign finance regulations compliance seems to be deaf, dumb and blind when it comes to the Clintons. Why is that?

6:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is just a manifestation of the fact that these people on the left have no notion of what our hard earned money is all about. They truly think it's their own, no matter how they get their hands on it.

Paul

7:06 AM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

Another 'heart event', gang--be back after I see doc again. Don't worry, it's probably my new meds.

2:53 PM  
Blogger The Merry Widow said...

Getting the fine tuning done on meds for chronic conditions can be 'exciting'!
Hopefully there will be little readjustment needed.
The clintons are dirty, low down, sleazy thugs...and that's just the good side!

tmw

3:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok Donal, hey sent an e-mail your way. J'Mac.

4:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This woman long ago lost whatever moral compass and ethics she ever had, if indeed she ever had any at all, nothing she does surprise me, "She stoops to conquer'', yes sir thats the HilldaBeast all over.. I keep expecting someone, anyone in the media to start asking this woman, this Medusa, the really hard questions,like just what exactly does she stand for? J'Mac.

4:29 PM  

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