In One Potty-Mouthed Tirade, a Senator Reveals All That’s Wrong with Harrisburg

John L. Micek, Penn Live, March 14, 2014

So here’s all you need to know about what’s wrong with Harrisburg:

“I’m the [expletive deleted] senator. I do what the [expletive deleted] I want, how I want, and ain’t nobody going to change me. I have been doing it like this for 17 years. So stop trying to change me.”

The architect of that deathless prose was state Sen. LeAnna Washington. That 2012 outburst came in response to an entirely sensible suggestion from her then chief-of-staff, Sean McCray, who thought it might not be such a great idea to have Washington’s taxpayer-funded staff—in the middle of the work day—send out invitations to a birthday fund-raiser.

What, with that kind of activity being illegal and all.

LeAnna Washington

LeAnna Washington

For his troubles, McCray, who’d been protesting steadily for a month about Washington’s habit of using her staff do political work on the taxpayer’s dime, had his pay docked by $10,000. And it eventually got him fired.

According to a grand jury presentment, which includes Washington’s outburst, McCray went to law enforcement in Montgomery County and told his story.

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And last week, state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, charged Washington, a fellow Democrat whose district includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County, with one count of theft of services, a felony of the third degree that carries a maximum term of seven years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $15,000. She also is charged under the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act with one count of violation of the conflict of interest statute, a felony that carries a maximum term of five years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $10,000.

Specifically, the grand jury report alleges that Washington used state-paid employees and equipment at her district offices to organize an annual political campaign birthday fundraiser, which one former staff member described as a “grand, gala event.”  The July event coincided with Washington’s birthday, according to a statement by Kane’s office.

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Washington is the second lawmaker—not to mention the second Democrat and second Philadelphia legislator—to be arrested this year on public corruption charges so amateurish and offensive that you wonder why they even bothered. For those of you keeping score at home, Rep. J.P. Miranda, the other one, has been charged with ghost pay-rolling.

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Enter Jamila Hall, a college student who spent five years, from 2007 though 2011, working in Washington’s office.

According to the presentment, here’s what she told investigators about what she did for Washington on your dime:

“We would also meet with caterers, decorators, photographers, regarding the menu and the theme and her vision for the party,” the grand jury presentment reads. “All the orders were placed, like party items, ice sculpture, bubble machine, chairs, balloons, tents, linens, tables.”

Understandably, “checks would also begin to come in via Post Office Box, and also hand-delivered,” the presentment reads. “The Senator would bring them into the office, or people would drop them off to the office.”

Because that’s what you do when you throw yourself a birthday party, right? You check on the linens and the ice sculpture and the bubble machine. And you generate your list of invitees from state-owned computers too, right?

Oh … you don’t? Then you’re going to love this:

Hall told the grand jury that lists of potential invitees to Washington’s annual birthday bash were “printed from previous lists kept on Senate computers,” and given to Washington to review and mark-up. From there, Washington would “say ‘yes’ or ’no’ to that individual and [decide] what dollar amount would be on that individual’s invitation.”

The grand jury report also alleges that signs and posters for the political fundraiser were printed at the Senate Graphic Design Department located in Harrisburg, as well as congratulatory signage celebrating family milestones, according to Kane’s office.

Hall also testified that the Senate computers had access to a “voter information system” and could verify names and addresses. Hall said her boss would comb through the list “while sitting in her district office during the workday and [comment] out loud on people on the list.” Hall estimated that this process would result in 1,000 to 1,500 invitations being printed for the party.

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According to Kane’s office, these activities allegedly cost the taxpayers somewhere in the neighborhood of $30,000 to north of $100,000.

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  • Guest

    The problem is not that the likes of LeAnna Washington is in a position of authority but that the likes of her is on this continent at all.

    • dukem1

      Well, at least her name is LeAnna, and not Le’ …whatever.

      • shmo123

        I’d ask for hormone tests. “She” looks like George Foreman in drag.

        • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

          Typical Negress. They seem to have higher levels of Androgens than White females. Other than resembling the inhabitants of the Monkey House at the nearest Zoological Park in appearance, they are aggressive, and without couth or conscience. Nothing is sacred to them, save for their own ego.

        • I think I need some of Bon’s eye-bleach.

      • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

        I could care less whether her first name is Ann or Jane, or LaQuisha. None of that changes the racial realities of Negroid behavior. Every time a White person trusts a Negro, we do so at our own peril. Never, ever trust a Negro. Never!!!

  • Oil Can Harry

    Filthy gutter mouth. Arrogance. Theft of services. Abuse of power.

    These people are unreformable and irredeemable.

    • WR_the_realist

      I have no doubt that LeAnna Washington is from a majority black district. And I have no doubt that if you informed every adult resident of that district about everything she said and did that they’d vote to reelect her anyway. Or reelect her because of what she said and did. After all, she stuck it to “The Man” real good.

      • Slayer88

        Philly is about 50% welfare blacks, and her portion of Montgomery County probably includes Norristown which is a very chocolate and rican part of the county as well as the county seat..

        • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

          Philly didn’t acquire the nickname Filthydelphia throughout the rest of the state of PA for being a safe, clean, pleasant city. It is just another Northern city that was once great, but was completely destroyed in the Post-WWII era by a massive influx of Negroids. The pre-Negroid invasion city was nice, yes, and was the city we thought of as the home of soft pretzels and cheese steaks, and proud Italian and Polish neighborhoods that were safe and clean. The Negroids are what made Philly into Filthydelphia, The City of Brotherly Hate, another once great Northern city down the drain, along with Cleveland and Detroit, wrecked by the Negroids.

          • thomas edward

            Don’t forget philly’s sister rat hole, camden, n.j., right across the Delaware river.

          • Svigor

            Lol, that figures.

          • Svigor

            I passed through a bit of Philly years back. Got off an exit ramp looking for food, that kind of thing. All I saw was Detroit-style ghetto and old, run-down industrial areas. I remember thinking, “what a dump” and getting back onto the highway without eating.

            That, and the people of Philly (as evidenced by Eagles fans over many years, and a news article here and there) have cemented the “what a dump” opinion in my mind.

          • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

            Detroit style ghetto is right. Chester, PA, especially, which lies between Philly and Wilmington, DE, is all Negro. Chester used to be the most dangerous municipality in the state of PA by quite a long shot. The sad part is that Philly, like Detroit, was also a very nice city at one time, but was destroyed specifically by the Blacks. La Cosa Nostra did keep them out of Italian South Philly for many years, but I doubt that many Italians live in South Philly anymore.

      • crapps

        That’s the whole attitude of the AA mindset . . . .

      • TheAntidote

        Cos she beez baaaaaad! She know howta deel wit dee white man!

      • DiversityIsDeath

        Yeah, just for spite, just to stick it to whitey, Washington’s black constituents are going to vote this thieving imbecile back into office. Boy they sure fixed us white folks good, didn’t they? Heee.

        • They’re not perceptive enough to understand that elected crooks like this are partly responsible for the conditions in black-majority districts. Those black voters are sticking it to themselves more thoroughly than they are to us. We rarely hear about high-profile white corruption cases like Rod Blagojevich or Randy “Duke” Cunningham, but the black ones are a dime-a-dozen.

          • IKE

            `A common myth is that Whites are more likely to commit white-collar offenses. Actually, Blacks are 3-5 times more likely than Whites to be in prison for fraud, bribery/conflict of interest, racketeering, and embezzlement.[3]

      • John K

        Kind of like Sheila Jackson-Lee. To get rid of her, you’d have to eliminate her district. The other way would be to investigate her long list of crimes, but we know that will never happen.

        Washington will get a slap on the wrist, and go on to do more of the same.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      Her gutter mouth utterances are typical behavior for a Negress.

  • dave

    That thing should be in a cage somewhere in a zoo,with people throwing peanuts at it.

  • TruthBeTold

    Lordy, she is one sassy black woman!

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Who is electing this worthless trash? This is why the franchise should be restricted to white taxpayers only. The United States government is the greatest enemy there is of the white race.

    • model1911

      “Who is electing these worthless people?” Other worthless blacks, with a few guilt obsessed whites.

    • John K

      The perfect way to end all this is to keep welfare rats from breeding and voting. But that’s rayciss, and doesn’t fit well with “diversity”.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      The Negroids who live in her district. Filthydelphia, Jiggaboo Central.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    We prez’dint now.

    • dukem1

      What you mean “we”, white man?

      • Biff_Maliboo

        “Dey prez’dint now” sounds so defeatist…

        • dukem1

          yeah, I know.

  • Oldcorporal

    Take this foul-mouthed skank out and dump her down the hole of the nearest outhouse. She’ll be right at home there.

  • r j p

    Doesn’t anyone know that government resources, time, and money are the property of black representatives?

  • MBlanc46

    If this is illegal, 90% of black office holders are in big trouble.

    • John K

      Not if they’re given a pass, like 100% of black office holders. Give it a few weeks, this incident will mysteriously disappear as if it never happened.

      • MBlanc46

        We put them in the pokey with some regularity here in northeastern Illinois. There’s one running for some office in the Dem primary this coming Tuesday after having already having been convicted and served time for corruption.

  • ViktorNN

    They ain’t too bright, are they?

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      The Bell Curve gave scientific credence to what many of us already knew regarding race and intellect.

  • Johnny99

    Seriously, does this surprise anyone? Blacks only enter public service to scam whatever swag and cash they can, from anyone they can, preferably YT. Of course, if the opportunity arises, they’ll steal from their own mother. If she’s out on bail.

  • thomas edward

    According to Kane’s office, these activities allegedly cost the taxpayers somewhere in the neighborhood of $30,000 to north of $100,000.
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    And the idiotic trial is about to cost us a lot more, plus, God forbid, if she goes to jail for a number of years and gets three squares, a cot, clothes on her back and a roof over her head, all on the taxpayers dime and when she gets out is reelected by a large margin to her former seat in Harrisburg..

    • It’s worth every penny of her incarceration cost just to not have her in office any more. State senators get to approve state judge appointments. That’s more responsibility than this obvious lunatic should be trusted with.

  • Moe Moe

    Heck, I live in southwest PA and never heard this story before. It should be big in the local tv news but probably will not be.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      Should be covered on WPIX Pittsburgh, that is for sure, but I’ll bet the story has only made local news. So much news regarding Negroid pathology is being suppressed by the media with the Bantu in Chief now occupying the White House.

  • Moe Moe

    Exactly…and she’s been doing this (and probably much worse-“embezzlement”) for years, as she admitted….

  • MekongDelta69

    How come I wasn’t invited?!? Huh?!?

    She looks just like the kind of ‘woman’ [and I use that term loosely] who needs a good AmRener at her ‘party.’

  • 2eRep

    Zimbabwe on the Susquehanna. TNB never changes,

  • Lord Sandwich

    Black’s elected leadership are universally reflective of their constituent’s civil dis-function. There are intelligent blacks capable of responsible leadership who, “get it”. (Sowell, Williams, Rice, West, Love,) but they never identify with the black rank and file. They are, of course, considered the “Uncle Toms” and rejected by the black “community” in favor of jokers like this piece of work. It’s a shame that blacks refuse to follow those who are the best suited to lead them. It will be a shame to someday have to exclude non-whites who are our ideological brethren, but as I see it, they should dedicate themselves to somehow leading their own race toward civilization independent of whites who wish to live separately in a white homeland.

  • John K

    It was all downhill for America when blacks were allowed into government and other positions of authority. In the black perspective, it’s just whitey’s money anyway.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      As soon as segregation fell in the South, the social and moral decline of America began.

      • Katherine McChesney

        The South was a wonderful place to live during segregation. Our public spaces were well-kept and beautiful. Our neighborhoods and schools were safe and education was great. We had pride in our communities and we were neighborly. Divorce was almost unheard of, in fact it was frowned on. Families stayed together.

        I’ve googled the town I lived in in the 60’s and it looks like a war zone. 85% black and 12% White. The street I lived on now has vacant lots, run down houses and downtown looks like a crime scene. The majority whites have moved to neighboring towns away from the black plague. They have a private school for White students.

  • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

    Typical Negress behavior. Just another case of a Negroid acting like a Negroid. The sense of right and wrong that motivates us Whites is absent in the Negroid subspecies of Homosapiens. Even the ones who go to church, and profess to be Christian act like this. Basic decency simply does not exist with them, and it never will. What is sociopathy for us is normal behavior for them. The only way to preserve our race is to re-segregate from the Negroes. In the words of the late, great George Wallace: Segregation Now, Segregation Forever!!

  • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

    No doubt. Not a shred of guilt or shame for her sociopathic and hateful behaviors. Typical Negress. No sense of shame or guilt. Acts like a complete A*s, and calls us “rayciss” when we are repulsed by her behaviors. Ironically, M.L. King wanted us Whites to judge Negroids by the content of their character, not by the color of their skin. When we do so, 99.9% of the time, Negroids come out looking like yesterday’s garbage.

  • MystiKasT

    I live in PA and attest to the woman’s vileness, AG Kane aint much better though!

  • Reverend Bacon

    This is life imitating art- in this case, jokes. “Did you hear about the negro that was so corrupt, the others noticed.”