Posts Tagged ‘James O’Keefe’
James O’Keefe Strikes Again: Undercover videos show government workers helping Russian drug dealers, sex traffickers, terrorists get Medicaid benefits
DAILY CALLER: Conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe released the first installment in a new video investigation Monday morning, this one focused on Medicaid fraud. The first video in the series shows government employees in Ohio assisting two men who have described themselves as Russian drug smugglers with applications for Medicaid.
In the video, the men explain to Ohio Medicaid workers that they are Russian immigrants who sell illegal drugs, drive a modified McLaren F1 sports car with a gold-coated engine, and use their underage sisters to perform sexual favors in exchange for drugs.
In response, Ohio employees tasked with disbursing federal Medicaid dollars are shown coaching the men through the process of applying for benefits. “If it’s not something registered here, maybe I just wouldn’t mention it,” a Franklin County Medicaid officer named Traci Daniels tells the men, when asked whether they should mention owning a vehicle that retails for nearly $1 million, as they apply for government aid designed to help poor people. “Not that I can say that. You didn’t hear that from me. But, that would right there, that would throw him off. He would be immediately not qualified.”
O’Keefe: “People are not going to be honest with you when you have a notebook or you’re in front of a podium.”
NPR’s CEO and Top brass resign in wake of shock video revealing NPR’s institutional bigotry toward Jews, Tea Partiers and conservatives . . . plus its anti-Israel, pro-Muslim bias
NPR exec also says NPR would be better off without government funding in the long run.
ASSOCIATED PRESS: NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned in the wake of comments by a fellow executive that angered conservatives and renewed calls to end federal funding for public broadcasting.
The chairman of NPR’s board of directors announced Wednesday morning that he has accepted Schiller’s resignation, effective immediately.
NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik said in a tweet that Schiller was forced out by the board.
A hidden-camera video of an NPR executive calling the tea party racist and saying the network would be better off without federal money has led to that executive’s immediate resignation.
ASSOCIATED PRESS: Outgoing NPR executive Ron Schiller slams Republicans and the tea party movement and suggests that NPR would be better off without any federal funding in a hidden-camera video released Tuesday by conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe.
Schiller, president of the NPR Foundation and a senior vice president for development until just last week, appears on the tape at Georgetown’s Café Milano with NPR director of institutional giving Betsy Liley and two men–Shaughn Adeleye and Simon Templar–posing as executives from a fake Islamic organization considering a $5 million donation to the network. (See update: Schiller, expected to depart in May, is now on administrative leave).
The Daily Caller posted the 11-minute video Tuesday, as did O’Keefe’s Project Veritas—a site that also includes hidden-camera investigations of other conservative targets, including teacher’s unions and ACORN. (A full two-hour version is available here).