Buying Election (2) – Pay-to-Play

It is most obvious at the county level where the massive Democrat plurality practically guarantees victory for those who are in a position to pay for the services, regardless of whether taxpayers require or want them, of those who donate to their campaigns.

Going through NJELEC filings generates a list of those who donated over $300 to the Union County machine-Democrat freeholder candidates for both the 2015 Primary and General elections (with another General election report outstanding) that breaks down the groups into the wheelers (The Leaders Fund, John Wisniewski, Steve Fulop, NJ Democratic Committee, Rajoppi for County Clerk) and the dealers (practically everybody else).

Among the familiar county vendor names reported:



2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by ReadsLikeAMafiaBook on November 10, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    Where in the real world do you find a lawyer/consultant, etc. who will pay YOU to hire them (by way of a donation, bribe, whatever), charge you less than their typical going hourly rate (probably padding the bill to make up for the donation, bribe, whatever as well as making up for charging you less than the usual going rate), loses your case or steers you in the wrong direction by not only acting as your lawyer/consultant, has a vested interest in making money off you, than loses the case or the project falls apart, i.e. solar scam, i.e. DeCotiis, who may also represent your competitors, i.e., the SREC market, and fucks it all up to your detriment?

    Where? No where. One big scam on taxpayers


  2. Posted by ReadsLikeAMafiaBook on November 10, 2015 at 8:15 pm

    In any of the scenarios I described, the lawyer/consultant/whatnots would be SUED for conflicts of interests and/or self-dealing.


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