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The Salahai’s come out smelling like a Rose?……

The Salahis meet President Obama after getting into a Washington, D.C., state dinner in November.

[ The ‘Salahi’s meet President Obama after getting into a Washington, D.C., state dinner in November. ]

In a seemingly confirmation that the couple gamed the system and that Social Secretary Desiree Rogers didn’t know what the hell she was doing……. and the Secret Service got screwed in the process…..

The Salahai’s are going on with their lives and making money and fame from the mess-up at the White house Satae Dinner for the Indian Prime minister…..

While the case is still under study by a federal US Attorney’s Office…the couple and their lawyer must believe no action will come at them in announcing that they will resume their attention-getting activities…..

Unbelievable!……..

The White House gatecrashers are being rewarded for their cheesy chutzpah with a gig on reality TV.

Michaele Salahi, 44, will be one of the “Real Housewives of D.C.,” the Daily Beast reported Friday.

That means we’ll also be seeing a lot of Salahi’s pudgy husband, Tareq, 41, in the upcoming Bravo series.

The Virginia-based social climbers got the instant fame they’d been craving when they bluffed their way into President Obama‘s first State Dinner last November.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2010/03/26/2010-03-26_white_house_party_crasher_michaele_salahi_cast_on_reality_tv_series_real_housewi.html#ixzz0jPibkJa6


March 27, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Crime, Entertainment, Family, Government, Law, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates, Women | , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Salahai's come out smelling like a Rose?……

The Salahis meet President Obama after getting into a Washington, D.C., state dinner in November.

[ The ‘Salahi’s meet President Obama after getting into a Washington, D.C., state dinner in November. ]

In a seemingly confirmation that the couple gamed the system and that Social Secretary Desiree Rogers didn’t know what the hell she was doing……. and the Secret Service got screwed in the process…..

The Salahai’s are going on with their lives and making money and fame from the mess-up at the White house Satae Dinner for the Indian Prime minister…..

While the case is still under study by a federal US Attorney’s Office…the couple and their lawyer must believe no action will come at them in announcing that they will resume their attention-getting activities…..

Unbelievable!……..

The White House gatecrashers are being rewarded for their cheesy chutzpah with a gig on reality TV.

Michaele Salahi, 44, will be one of the “Real Housewives of D.C.,” the Daily Beast reported Friday.

That means we’ll also be seeing a lot of Salahi’s pudgy husband, Tareq, 41, in the upcoming Bravo series.

The Virginia-based social climbers got the instant fame they’d been craving when they bluffed their way into President Obama‘s first State Dinner last November.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2010/03/26/2010-03-26_white_house_party_crasher_michaele_salahi_cast_on_reality_tv_series_real_housewi.html#ixzz0jPibkJa6


March 27, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Crime, Entertainment, Family, Government, Law, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates, Women | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Desiree Rogers…..The White House Social Director is leaving……

Rogers acknowledges to Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun – Times that she was turned off by the media lashing she got in the wake of the Indian State Dinner gate crashing incident……

Here’s the PoliticalWire…….. piece……….

White House Social Secretary Steps Down

Politico reports that Desiree Rogers, the White House social secretary, will be stepping down next month.

Rogers, who took criticism after a couple breached security at the White House’s first state dinner, told the Chicago Sun-Times: “As we turn the corner on the first year, this is a good time for me to explore opportunities in the corporate world.”

As Ben Smith notes, “the upshot of her departure is to chip away at a Chicago inner circle, headed by Valerie Jarrett and David Axelrod, that has been increasingly the target of Democratic critics who feel Obama has been unable to make political adjustments on the national stage.”

Meanwhile, an administration official tells ABC News the leading candidate to replace Rogers is Julianna Smoot, who was the national finance director for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign.

The Dog wonders what is going on with the gate crashers?

February 27, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Family, Government, Law, Media, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

The White House Gatecrasher story….with facts filled in….a month later….it’s who you know…not what you do……

I was going to write a lot about this excellent review piece in the Washington Post, by Jason Horowitz, Spencer Hsu and Roxanne Roberts….but I’m not…it isn’t necessary once you read the piece……

It all boils down to this…..The Salahi’s are opportunists…plain and simple…they took advantage of several faults in the system to try to get themselves a spot on a reality show….

The White House is run by human beings that are in awe of the power atmosphere they  live in…..

The grunts go to work everyday and endure the infighting, back biting and pressure that comes with working with ‘masters of the universe’…

And in the end…..

The Salahai’s are going to probably skate because of all the above…….

And who ones friends are…..

Note: The Secret Service in-spite of all the hype….has serious problems within itself……

December 21, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Government, Law, Media, Politics | , , , , , | Leave a comment

The White House Gatecrasher story….with facts filled in….a month later….it's who you know…not what you do……

I was going to write a lot about this excellent review piece in the Washington Post, by Jason Horowitz, Spencer Hsu and Roxanne Roberts….but I’m not…it isn’t necessary once you read the piece……

It all boils down to this…..The Salahi’s are opportunists…plain and simple…they took advantage of several faults in the system to try to get themselves a spot on a reality show….

The White House is run by human beings that are in awe of the power atmosphere they  live in…..

The grunts go to work everyday and endure the infighting, back biting and pressure that comes with working with ‘masters of the universe’…

And in the end…..

The Salahai’s are going to probably skate because of all the above…….

And who ones friends are…..

Note: The Secret Service in-spite of all the hype….has serious problems within itself……

December 21, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Government, Law, Media, Politics | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counterpoint:…..In defense of Desiree Rogers…….

Lynn Sweet the Columnist…writes a rebuttal for Desiree Rogers, the current White House Social Secretary who is involved in White House gatecrasher caper……

In her piece Sweet, writes that Rogers has handled over 170 events since January when she took over the office, that yes, her staff where working the room the night of the Indian State Dinner, but no one was at the check point, and that won’t happen again, the names of the Secret Service agents that didn’t follow the rules are not know, but she is, (but they aren’t bosses), and finally, Rogers is being made a scape goat….yes, that’s true…..

The part that Sweet leaves out of course is….Desiree Rogers is on the inside, and has friends….the agents don’t…..

December 6, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Government, Media, Politics | , , , , | Leave a comment

The other shoe drops…on the White House Social Office and its boss……

Desiree Rogers …the head of the White House Social Office, is indirectly involved in the White House gate crasher caper….and has some explaining to do……she has already had to make some adjustments, due to the gate crasher incident……

Update:…..It appears she won’t be doing it to Congress…..the White House has informed the Congress that Ms. Rogers will not be allowed to tell her story to that body due to the excutive branch’s concern about ‘seperation of powers’……

In addition, The White House Press Secretary has had to back away from his story the Secret Service was solely at fault in the incident, after the White House had to admit that it’s Social Office did not have staff available at the gate in the incident to assist the Secret Service……

December 2, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Crime, Entertainment, Media, Politics | , , , , | Leave a comment