We generally present reports, commentary, deep background, or speculation on broader subjects. But, we thought this story of general corruption on the homefront is worth the reminder. Should Sanford Bishop be re-elected?
Let us now go to the town of Bainbridge where another Sanford Bishop earmark has made its home. When you consider a $75,000 Grant from the U.S. Congress, one would think that it has been properly vetted and gained the approval of everyone involved for the purpose of the grant long before our tax dollars were paid out to seemingly shady individuals, or at least those with poor business taste. However, when you discover that the address that has been used and associated with the earmark looks like an abandoned warehouse and that there has been a recent meth arrest, yes meth arrest, at that location before its associated use, it just doesn’t seem like the place worthy enough for a congressional appropriation to be handed down to. However, the address that the below pictures are from is the same address that is used for the grant, 317 Clay St.
What makes matters worse than the fact that this same address was involved in a meth arrest and that remnants of meth materials were found at this location is the fact that the person who was arrested was not only arrested in other drug crimes but that that a separate address of this person, 333 Josey Lane in Brinson, is the same address of an attempted murder and another meth lab location. See these two links:
In addition, the Clay Street location bust came after another meth lab bust made hours earlier that led to the location being discovered during a continued investigation.
To make matters even worse is the fact that this meth address was the same address that a “School Supply” program brought over 250 poverty-stricken kids to as part of outreach for the “Hero” Foundation. Here is the Aug 4th link that shows this building in the video and that documents where the HERO Foundation is also a recipient of a $75,000 Sanford Bishop Grant: http://bainbridgega.com/news/publish/080311schsup.shtml.
And, as is the case with Sanford Bishop, it only gets deeper.
All of this information overlaps with the person in the video who also was granted authorization for a group home of parolees, (and I am simply repeating what is already in the public domain). The group home information is listed here:
The owner of the group home for parolees, and the person connected to the Sanford Bishop Earmark, is the same woman that refused to cooperate with police as confirmed by the below link when she told Major Wendell Cofer that “she can’t reveal her source” to obtain a letter that involves questionable motives and a character assassination because a new board member was questioning illegal library meetings within DFACS. See Here: http://bainbridgega.com/news/publish/1229dfcs.shtml
So, what we have now is someone associated with DFACS in some way, involved in claiming a racial issue (sound familiar) and involved in a character assassination, who was authorized a group home for parolees, now receiving taxpayer money and using the address of a vacant junky building as seen by the pictures, only to give school supplies to children from the same location which has had a meth arrest with meth supplies discovered and the same woman involved in the arrest was also linked to an address where there was an attempted murder. Now, can someone please explain to me why someone familiar with DFACS would pick that location, a location associated with Meth and its poisonous residues, as the place to bring children to? Long and short term health effects of post-meth locations include liver and kidney damage, neurological problems, and increased cancer risks. Buildings and furniture can absorb contaminants and emit toxic fumes and it costs over $10,000 to perform a proper HAZMAT cleanup after a location is found. Yet, this is the place that we find a Sanford Bishop $75,000 grant being put to use and bringing kids to.
The problem and questionable activity doesn’t stop there and one begs to repeat the question, is something going to be done about this or is it going to be “business, as usual?”
What also is connected to this address in addition to an automotive repair shop, a dog grooming place, a previous meth arrest, and a school supply program, is the fact that it also now lists it as the address of Clarence Owens, LLC. To document this, there is a Dun & Bradstreet page listing it as an outreach location, see here: http://www.dandb.com/businessdirectory/clarenceowensllc-bainbridge-ga-11643944.html.
This link documents the Sanford Bishop $75,000 grant:
Why is this name an important association? Well, it seems that it also shows up on this website where the Decatur County notes a $75,000 Sanford Bishop Grant Disappears, yes, “Disappears.” The website refers to the $75,000 that seems to be missing from a Sanford Bishop grant. The grant was for a school program that was unauthorized and using a building that was built without a permit on a closed road that the city denied. Nothing ever came out of the purpose of the grant so what happened to the grant?
And yet, the plot thickens…
According to both this link:
and this link:
another name appears, Myra, which is connected to yet another Sanford Bishop earmark, see here: http://www.legistorm.com/earmarks/details/organization/2767/Southwest_Georgia_Humanitarian_Rural_Outreach/page/1/sort/amount/type/desc.html
Interestingly, the same address as the meth location is used. So now, we have multiple business entities using the same address where Bishop is giving grants that also had a meth bust.
Don’t forget that Sanford Bishop seems to give to his inner circles such as Scholarship-Gate, where his family members and those connected to his staff received scholarships:
Don’t forget that Sanford Bishop also was a sponsor of the Cocaine Kingpin Act, see here:
Interestingly, VP Biden was the Senate Sponsor. (Also don’t forget that the Obama Administration is behind the Fast and Furious scandal where we let weapons cross the border to the drug cartels in Mexico.) What gets really scary is the fact that Sanford Bishop also received campaign donations in a similar fashion and support by the same individuals and their wives that were convicted in the gambling-based vote-buying scandal in Alabama where Ron Sparks, who is also connected to the same people, campaigned for Sanford Bishop to become Sec. of Agriculture during the Pigford Scandal timeframe. Interestingly, the D.A. had to shut down illegal gambling establishments in Bainbridge after they were exposed on the Cairo Grady FB page. See here: http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/127550048.html
(For further reference, deeper details, and a more complete understanding of the details of GA-2’s Congressman, go here: http://www.facebook.com/notes/cairo-grady/the-corruption-saga-of-sanford-bishop-wrapping-your-head-around-it-all/10150302051415993?comment_id=17645864)
Even CREW has him listed as a corrupt politician.
When will GA-2 wake up to the corruption pouring out of this office? When will justice prevail for our district? You have an opportunity to make that happen between now and election day. The power of the vote must overcome the power of congressional longevity.