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The Big Oil Letter is a Hoax. There is no William “Bill” Phillips. He never existed. You can check out www.snopes.com...
research on the
Big surprise for Republicans. The only politicians who has helped “Big Oil” recently have been men like Alaskan Republican Ted Stevens. He BLOCKED
the swearing in of Oil Executives testifying before Congress. Since they weren’t Sworn In they could LIE & not be held accountable. They did LIE and
guess what? Now Senator Stevens is under investigation for having Oil Company VECO build his house in Alaska.
Below is the Timeline of his Corruption from USA Today.
TIMELINE OF EVENTS IN STEVENS’ CASE
Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, is involved in a federal investigation centered on VECO Corp., an Alaska-based oil field services and engineering
In May, one current and two former state legislators pleaded not guilty to extortion and taking bribes to support legislation benefiting the
Days later, Bill Allen, VECO’s founder and CEO, and a VECO vice president pleaded guilty to bribing state lawmakers in exchange for votes favoring
industry on oil legislation.
2000. Renovations on Stevens’ home in the ski resort community of Girdwood more than double the size of the house. Allen oversees the project.
Aug. 31, 2006. The FBI raids the offices of Stevens’ son, then-Alaska Senate president Ben Stevens, along with the offices of several other state
lawmakers in an investigation of VECO. The younger Stevens has not been charged.
May 25, 2007. Bob Persons, Ted Stevens’ friend and neighbor, is ordered to appear before a grand jury in Washington, the Anchorage Daily News
reports. The government directs Persons to submit documents related to the work on Stevens’ home in Girdwood, including work tied to VECO and
contractors who were hired or supervised by VECO.
June 7, 2007. The Washington Post reports that Stevens had hired lawyers and was instructed by the FBI to preserve records relevant to the
Summer 2007. Barbara Flanders, who serves as a financial clerk for Stevens on the Senate Commerce committee, testifies before a federal grand jury
joined by the IRS and the Interior Department. She provides documents regarding the senator’s home renovation bills, an attorney in the case tells
the Associated Press.
July 2007. Stevens tells the AP he is worried that a corruption investigation “could cause me some trouble” in running for re-election next
July 17, 2007. Stevens files his personal financial disclosure form and says every bill he and his wife received for renovations to their home was
paid “with our own money.”
July 30, 2007. FBI agents execute a search warrant at Stevens’ home, which includes taking photos and training video cameras on the house.
So surprisingly it’s Republicans you have to worry about!
REPUBLICAN State Senator from Alaska John Chowdery was just INDICTED on Bribery and Conspiracy. He joins other REPUBLICAN politicians from Alaska who
are either under indictment, awaiting sentencing or IN PRISON. REPUBLICANS GOING TO PRISON OR IN PRISON NOW FOR ACCEPTING BRIBES, ETC. FROM OIL
Two former lawmakers, Pete Kott and Vic Kohring, are serving federal prison sentences following their convictions on corruption charges. Another
former lawmaker, Tom Anderson, was convicted of bribery in another case. Another former lawmaker awaits trial.
If you know ANY Democrats who have done illegal things involving Oil Companies be sure to post them here.