you're reading...
Cache Creek Casino, Chris Young, Darrell Steinberg, Dennis Mangers, Fulcrum Property Group, Geoffrey Brown, Howard Dickstein, James Brosnahan, Jeannine English, John Keker, Keker & Van Nest, Mark Friedman, Thunder Valley Casino, Tony West, United Auburn Indian Community, United States Arizona Senator John McCain

Red-Flag Over Controversial Gambling Attorney Howard Dickstein and Spouse Jeannine English

A red flag has been raised over Howard Dickstein and spouse Jeannine English, TLR has learned.

Sources with knowledge of the inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, maintain an
indifference YR raised a red-flag over both Dickstein and English due to the overall circumstances surrounding the sub-rosa transfer of whopping $780,000.00 from the California Bar Foundation, as well as Howard Dickstein fundraising activities in support of then Senator Barack Obama in 2008.

Media_httpfarm2static_fnhhj

Senator Barack Obama addresses a rather small group of people at the Law Offices of Howard Dickstein and Mark Friedman in Sacramento, California. 8/08/07

As matters presently stand, it appears that Jeffrey Bleich -a founding member and co-chair of Obama’s national finance committee; Tony West –  Barack Obama’s Chair of California Finance Committee; Annette Carnegie — while associated with Morrison & Foerster, served as a board member of the California Bar Foundation during the period of the sub rosa transfer of the above-referenced $780,000; Chris Young — while associated with Morrison & Foerster, served as Barack Obama’s Northern California Deputy Finance Director; Kamala Harris — Co-Chair of Obama of America, and Jim Brosnahan — the self proclaimed “mastermind behind the Democratic Party” executed a sophisticated financial scheme to misuse the $780,000 originating from the Foundation of the State Bar of California by improperly transferring funds to Barack Obama’s coffers via a separate foundation created ad hoc by Morrison & Foerster dubbed CaliforniaALL. Specifically, Susan Mac Cormac and Eric Tate assisted with the legal aspects of creating the entity per instruction from Brosnahan

Since 2006, Jeannine English has served as a “public member” of the State Bar of California Board of Governors, an otherwise governmental entity primarily responsible to disciplining errant lawyers.  Despite allegations that Dickstein has committed countless acts of grave misconduct and ethical breaches, Dickstein has never been disciplined by the State Bar of California.  English’s appointment as a public member was courtesy of her California Democratic Party confederates who control California’s legislative branch.

The California Bar Foundation is maintained and controlled by the Board of Governors of the State Bar of California — which is largely comprised of California Democratic Party operatives such as “Shakedown Artist” Gwen Moore of Shrimpscam ; Jeannine English — the wife of controversial gambling attorney and Democratic Party operative Howard Dickstein; “Gay Godfather” Dennis Mangers; Democratic Party operative Joseph Lawrence Dunn (aka Joe Dunn) of Voice of OC; Nancy Fineman, a partner at the firm of Democratic party operative Joe Cotchett; and Jon Streeter, President of the California State Bar Board of Governors and a partner at the firm of Democratic Party operative John Keker —  former prosecutor of Oliver North — who now represents Howard Dickstein.

Per the sources, and in addition to the above, other suspicious and unsettling circumstances surrounding CaliforniaALL have caused some to speculate about the possibility that the quintet of Brosnahan/West/Young/Carnegie/Bleich was somehow involved in improperly transferring money from Cal Bar Foundation to Barack Obama’s coffers, via CaliforniaALL.

In particular, sources have referenced as examples of suspicious circumstances the false and misleading claim by CaliforniaALL that it was the force behind the creation of the Saturday Academy of Law at UC Irvine known as SAL UCI.  (This claim has been refuted by The Leslie Brodie Report.  Please see “The Make Believe Launching of SAL,” HERE).

The State Bar of California has been involved in numerous financial scandals, the most notable of which involved the prolonged embezzlement of close to $900,000 by employee Sherri Pearl (who many believed was in cahoots with Executive Director Judy Johnson) , as well as the scandal involving Geoffrey Brown (former CPUC Commissioner) and Judy Johnson, as a result of which close to $30 million in  fines and settlements the CPUC imposed on utility companies was funneled to the California Consumer Protection Foundation (“CCPF”), an entity for which Judy Johnson secretly served as its president.  From there, CCPF funneled most of the money to ACORN-like entities in South Los Angeles — Gwen Moore’s territory — and to an entity associated with Michael Shames in San Diego which is presently under grand jury investigation.

Seperataly,  sources close to the inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, maintain the multi-prong inquiry into Jon Streeter and Keker & Van Nest is rapidly expanding and encompasses broader inquiries than had been acknowledged, with “major breakthroughs” the sources describe as “alarming.”

More specifically, TLR has learned that special consideration is afforded to the examination of the relationship between Jon Streeter and the campaign for Barack Obama around 2007-2008, as well as subsequent actions (and/or lack thereof)  taken by Keker & Van Nest and Jon Streeter.

Jon Streeter of Keker & Van Nest -- Cal Bar Journal Article Re Fund Raising for Obama

 

Jim Brosnahan, Jon Streetr, Jeff Bleich

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

About Leslie Brodie

Leslie Brodie is a reporter, writer, blogger, activist, and a religious leader in the community.

Discussion

Comments are closed.

Categories

RSS .

  • Welcome to the first business day of our reinvigorated 10 year run! 2017/01/02
    Thanks to the sheer incompetence of Judicial Council staff leadership, we’re going to be spending the next ten years nipping at their heels. Last week, the San Francisco trial court ruled that the Jacobs entities maintained their contractors license and that the 22.7 million that the Judicial Council should have been able to recover is […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Working for the Judicial Council and a pattern of racketeering activity 2016/10/31
    The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering, and it allows […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Is the CJA suddenly an unauthorized collective bargaining unit? 2016/10/27
    (JCW is responsible for retitling this press release)(JCW also feels that this is a great reason to surrender your CJA membership and join the ACJ and no, we’re not judges or affiliated with the ACJ in any manner) October 25, 2016 Last May, the California Judges Association crowed that it had been given “a seat […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • What it’s like to work for the AOC 2016/10/18
    This Post will be modified  deleted and replaced to reflect individual experiences from people who have worked for the state agency currently known as the Judicial Council Staff or their predecessor, the AOC. While we currently have a few testimonials , we wanted to give you the opportunity to weigh in anonymously via our private […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • The Obligatory Election Post 2016/10/08
    It suffices to state that we were disappointed when the democratic electorate chose not to make Bernie Sanders their candidate. Many of the issues touched on by Sanders are the same issues that ensure the people of Europe economic security. Many countries in Europe offer a free college education. It’s the sole reason that Europe […]
    Judicial Council Watcher

RSS Drudge Report Feed

  • TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED... 2017/02/27
    TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED... (Top headline, 1st story, link) Related stories:BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULE […]
  • BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY... 2017/02/27
    BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY... (Top headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULE […]
  • TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS... 2017/02/27
    TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS... (Top headline, 3rd story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULE […]
  • Conspiracy Theories Abound... 2017/02/27
    Conspiracy Theories Abound... (Top headline, 4th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULE […]
  • 'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer... 2017/02/27
    'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer... (Top headline, 5th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULE […]
  • Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate... 2017/02/27
    Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate... (Top headline, 6th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULE […]
  • NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULEVARD... 2017/02/27
    NON-STOP TRUMP BASHING ON THE BOULEVARD... (Top headline, 7th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immed […]
  • STAGE PROP COMES CRASHING DOWN... 2017/02/27
    STAGE PROP COMES CRASHING DOWN... (Top headline, 8th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NO […]
  • 'For all the immigrants!': First win for a Muslim... 2017/02/27
    'For all the immigrants!': First win for a Muslim... (Top headline, 9th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names an […]
  • ACTOR: DON'T BUILD WALLS... 2017/02/27
    ACTOR: DON'T BUILD WALLS... (Top headline, 10th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NO […]
  • Rousing Ovation for Iranian Filmmaker... 2017/02/27
    Rousing Ovation for Iranian Filmmaker... (Top headline, 11th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immedi […]
  • TEHRAN PRAISES... 2017/02/27
    TEHRAN PRAISES... (Top headline, 12th story, link) Related stories:TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN: WRONG BEST PICTURE ANNOUNCED...BIGGEST OSCAR DISASTER IN HISTORY...TAKE TWO: 'MOONLIGHT' WINS...Conspiracy Theories Abound...'In Memoriam' Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer...Kimmel Makes Fun of Names and Criticism Is Immediate...NON-STOP TRUMP BA […]
  • THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE 2017/02/27
    THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE (Main headline, 1st story, link) Related stories:BEATTY BLOWS IT?RATINGS FALL AGAIN
  • BEATTY BLOWS IT? 2017/02/27
    BEATTY BLOWS IT? (Main headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories:THE ENVELOPE, PLEASERATINGS FALL AGAIN
  • RATINGS FALL AGAIN 2017/02/27
    RATINGS FALL AGAIN (Main headline, 3rd story, link) Related stories:THE ENVELOPE, PLEASEBEATTY BLOWS IT?
  • March biggest month for Republicans in decade... 2017/02/27
    March biggest month for Republicans in decade... (First column, 1st story, link) Related stories:Budget plan boosts Pentagon, trims State Dept, EPA...Trump supporters in NYC face intimidation, threats...
  • Budget plan boosts Pentagon, trims State Dept, EPA... 2017/02/27
    Budget plan boosts Pentagon, trims State Dept, EPA... (First column, 2nd story, link) Related stories:March biggest month for Republicans in decade...Trump supporters in NYC face intimidation, threats...
  • Trump supporters in NYC face intimidation, threats... 2017/02/27
    Trump supporters in NYC face intimidation, threats... (First column, 3rd story, link) Related stories:March biggest month for Republicans in decade...Budget plan boosts Pentagon, trims State Dept, EPA...
  • Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with USA... 2017/02/27
    Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with USA... (First column, 4th story, link) Related stories:Ahmadinejad writes open letter...
  • Ahmadinejad writes open letter... 2017/02/27
    Ahmadinejad writes open letter... (First column, 5th story, link) Related stories:Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with USA...
.
%d bloggers like this: