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NY Democrats Stiff Charity, Give Nothing to Kids After Paying for Lavish Parties

Ebenezer Scrooge has nothing on these guys.

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An audit of a charity run by several black New York Democratic lawmakers that is supposed to help pay for the education bills for needy inner-city kids has found that no child has received a single dime of the charity’s money in over two years.

Instead of helping kids, the Democrats running the so-called charity organization spent tens of thousands on its annual black-tie gala. The lavish spending included $6,000 on limos and $56 grand on “equipment.” Yet, it appears that for at least two years the group did not dole out a penny to the needy kids, the New York Post reported.

According to the Post:

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The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators organizes a “Caucus Weekend” — a series of workshops, concerts and parties — in Albany every February for minority members of the Assembly and the Senate.

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The group charges sponsors up to $50,000 for a chance to party with lawmakers at events that have ­included Grammy Award-winning rappers and high-profile speakers such as Hillary Clinton and Jesse Jackson.

The group recently held a swanky, black-tie event on the theme of “changing lives, one scholarship at a time.”

But according to the group’s tax papers, the kids were the last thing on the lawmakers’ minds:

But in the last two years there has been no cash for scholarships, according to two sources — a former lawmaker, and a community organizer who has relied on the money for needy students since just after the group was founded in 1985.

Federal tax filings confirm that in the 2015-16 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2016, the group gave out no educational grants — despite raking in contributions totaling more than $500,000.

Wow.

The paper added: “While students went without scholarships, the lawmakers at Caucus Weekend 2016 spent $128,000 on “food service,” $36,500 on music and $56,494 on ‘equipment rental.’”

Gee, that $56 grand for “equipment rental” would have gone a very long way to help a kid or three!

Naturally, the black legislators suddenly refused to answer public questions over the charity’s lack of charitable giving. Imagine that.

So, now people are wondering why black lawmakers such as State Sen. Leroy Comrie, former state Comptroller Carl McCall, and Assemblywoman Latrice Walker, approved of all the partying without helping any kids?

And… what will happen to these black lawmakers?

Probably not a thing.

After all, it isn’t like they are Republicans, or anything.

Follow Warner Todd Huston on Twitter @warnerthuston.

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Watch: Biden Claims 150 Million People Killed By Guns Since 2007, Warns Manufacturers He’s Coming

He’s only off by 148.5 million, so…

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You’re probably reading that headline and saying to yourself, Nah, Joe didn’t say 150 million people were killed by guns since 2007. There’s no way even he would say something that ridiculous! Well, my friends, you’d be wrong. According to the former 2020 Democrat frontrunner and soon-to-be three-time failed presidential candidate Joe Biden, his statement is accurate. 150 million people, all dead – from guns, since 2017. Just…I mean…Joe…WHAT IS THE DEAL, BRO!? The guy also said he’s coming after gun manufacturers if he’s elected. So, you’re safe, gun manufacturers. WATCH: https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1232482323557306368?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232482323557306368&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F REACTIONS: https://twitter.com/GlentiesElle/status/1232483845913464832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232483845913464832&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/kevinatthelake/status/1232483165777694720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232483165777694720&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/BuzzPatterson/status/1232482037220569089?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232482037220569089&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/WaivedSAP/status/1232483886845718528?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232483886845718528&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/rayhoyle/status/1232484022581809152?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232484022581809152&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/evets_2/status/1232482492822671360?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232482492822671360&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/YIhere/status/1232482688348504064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232482688348504064&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F https://twitter.com/JCHawkins8/status/1232483810568097793?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232483810568097793&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F02%2F25%2Fdemdebate-joe-biden-claims-150-million-people-have-been-killed-with-guns-since-2007%2F Did Joe mean to say 1.5 million? Still a lot, obviously, but not even sorta kinda close to 150 million. From NBC News: More Americans have died from gunshots in the last 50 years than in all of the wars in American history. Since 1968, more than 1.5 million Americans have died in gun-related incidents, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By comparison, approximately 1.2 million service members have been killed in every war in U.S. history, according to estimates from the Department of Veterans Affairs and iCasualties.org, a website that maintains an ongoing database of casualties from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. LOOK: H/T: Twitchy

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Video: Bloomberg Says He Spent $100 Million & ‘Bought’ Democrat Majority In The House

Yep. He said it!

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In case you forgot to tune in to Tuesday night’s Democrat debate (and there’s a decent chance you did), you missed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) acknowledging that he personally “bought” a Democrat majority in the House of Representatives. Mike didn’t mean to let this slip. He caught himself, just not quickly enough. From Daily Wire: Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said during a CBS News debate on Tuesday night that he “bought” the Democrats’ majority in the House of Representatives. WATCH: https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1232481180211019776?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1232481180211019776&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fwatch-dnc-spokeswoman-goes-on-fox-news-and-bashes-bernie-sanders REACTIONS: TV’s Judge Judy doesn’t want to Make America Great Again. She doesn’t want to Keep America Great, either. Instead, Judy Sheidlin has decided to back Democrat turned Republican turned Independent turned Democrat Michael Bloomberg for president. From Fox News: The TV courtroom personality, 77, wrote a piece for USA Today in which she endorsed former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg for president even though he’s not currently running for the position. She said, “I realize I am taking a personal and a career risk. I have carefully stayed away from politics for 50 years, except to vote. But times have changed in our country, and I believe the moment has come for me to step out from behind the curtain. I want to speak honestly and from the heart — regardless of the consequences.” She added, “Our American family has been fractured in recent years. We’re hopelessly divided, and a bitterly divided family cannot thrive,” she said. “The only way we can begin to come together again, I said, is if Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City, becomes our next president.”

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