Dianne Feinstein records lowest approval rating of her career

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posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 04:54 PM
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Need more evidence it's getting worse for Democrats just about everywhere?

Sen. Dianne Feinstein registers her lowest approval rating of her 17-year tenure at 41 percent.

That's according to the highly respected Field Poll, which shows that even only 60 percent of Democrats are happy with the third-term Senator.

It's not that Feinstein is high on the GOP target list for 2012 -- but these deflated numbers coupled with the campaign finance scandal that wiped out her war chest are cause for concern, if not alarm.

The biggest issue might be drafting a credible candidate following the shellacking the GOP took in the state, despite a historic 2010 wave.


Not only has her approval rating dropped to its lowest in her 17-years in office but her campaign was "wiped out" by a scandal. Feinstein does not know how much was stolen but as of June 30, before the scandal, it was reported she held just $5 million for her re-election bid in 2012.

As of right now if the California Republican Party is able to find a strong credible candidate to run against her for Senate in 2012 it is feasible that another deep-blue state Democrat could fall. Her only luck, if the California GOP can get a good candidate, is to run on the coattails of Obama but even that might be worth nothing if he performs just 5 points lower there than he did in 2008.




posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 05:00 PM
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I hope the Democrats get eaten alive.

And I hope the Far Right finally has the guts to take down, SS, Medicare, Unemployment
and minimum wage too.

I think it is high time to get the show on the road so we can see who is for what.



posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 05:13 PM
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Hi Misoir

Gotta love-hate that crooked Dianne Emilie [Goldman] Feinstein…. …not by chance the 9th wealthiest member of the US Senate…!

Apparently it was a plain ordinary reporter just routinely doing his job by asking the right questions (for a change) that caused Ms Dianne Feinstein finally to fess up & resign from her cushy job on the Military Construction Appropriations [MILCON] sub-Committee.

Feinstein had been Chairperson & ranking member of MILCON for 6 LONG years, during which time she had MANY conflicts of interest due to her husband Richard C. Blum's ownership of two major defense contractors, who were awarded billions of dollars for military construction projects approved by Feinstein. But the reporters never asked any questions...

As MILCON leader, Feinstein relished the details of military construction, even micromanaging one project at the level of its sewer design – a highly appropriate place to put all of her attention !

From 1997 through the end of 2005, Feinstein’s husband Richard C. Blum was a majority shareholder in both URS Corp. and Perini Corp. She lobbied Pentagon officials in public hearings to support defense projects that she favored, some of which already were, or subsequently became, URS or Perini contracts.

From 2001 to 2005, URS earned $792 million from military construction and environmental cleanup projects approved by MILCON; Perini earned $759 million from such projects. In 2000, Perini earned a mere $7 million from federal contracts.

After 9/11, Perini was transformed into a major defense contractor. In 2004, the company earned $444 million for military construction work in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as for improving airfields for the US Air Force in Europe & building base infrastructures for the US Navy worldwide. In a remarkable financial recovery, Perini shot from near bankruptcy in 1997 to bilking gross revenues of $1.7 billion in 2005.

It is estimated that Perini now holds at least $2.5 billion worth of contracts tied to the worldwide expansion of the US military. Its largest Department of Defense contracts are “indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity” or “bundled” contracts carrying guaranteed profit marginsAs of June 2006 Perini held bundled contracts awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers for work in the Middle East valued at USD $1.725 billion.

She regularly took junkets at taxpayer expense to military bases around the world to inspect construction projects, some of which were contracted to her husband's companies, Perini Corp. and URS Corp.

Turns out that Blum also holds large investments in companies that were selling medical equipment and supplies and real estate leases—often without the benefit of competitive bidding—to the Department of Veterans Affairs, even as the system of medical care for veterans collapsed on his wife's watch.

As of December 2006, according to SEC filings and www.fedspending.org, three corporations in which Blum's financial entities own a total of $1 billion in stock won considerable favor from the budgets of the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs:

• Boston Scientific Corporation: $17.8 million for medical equipment and supplies; 85 percent of contracts awarded without benefit of competition.

• Kinetic Concepts Inc.: $12 million, medical equipment and supplies; 28 percent noncompetitively awarded.

• CB Richard Ellis: The Blum-controlled international real estate firm holds congressionally funded contracts to lease office space to the Department of Veterans Affairs. It also is involved in redeveloping military bases turned over to the private sector.

You would think that, considering all the money Feinstein's family has stolen from US taxpayers by her vile engouragement of supporting so many prrrrrrrofitable worldwide warfare weapons schemes while ignoring the plight of wounded American soldiers, she would show some shame and resign from the entire Senate, not just a Subcommittee.

Ms Feistein should have been booted out years ago from the US Government not the least because of her p ersonal mega-profiting on the horrors and sufferings of American soldiers fighting all those needless wars for Israel’s ‘protection in the region…’

Maybe the Knesset in Tel-Aviv will hold a nice cushy job for her – after all, she speaks their language of ‘milking the blood of the goyim’, Isaiah 60:16) especially after 9-11 oh so very very well !



posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 05:36 PM
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Great research!

How come you are so well versed in her greasy existence?



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 03:30 AM
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Originally posted by Janky Red
I hope the Democrats get eaten alive.

And I hope the Far Right finally has the guts to take down, SS, Medicare, Unemployment
and minimum wage too.

I think it is high time to get the show on the road so we can see who is for what.



You know what would change if the far right controlled Congress? Not a damn thing. Status quo, buddy. Status quo.

/TOA



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:13 PM
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Hi Janky -

Living now in northern California one is able to pick up (shall we say) 'inside information and tonnes of dirt' from different persons who were once worked withiin her fetid power-circle - the only advice I have for those who get too close to that witch with a B is .... stay as far away from her as you can...she's a toxic waste-product !!!


edit on 18-9-2011 by Sigismundus because: stuttering commmputttterrrrr



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 01:06 AM
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Thank you for sharing.



posted on Sep, 24 2011 @ 03:09 AM
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