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Is Anyone Being Paid for the UnityPetition Effort? No! Well, Yes.

Unity08′s Fourth Quarter 2006 Financial Disclosure statement was posted an hour ago by the IRS (I still await factually corrected copies of the IRS reports for the 2nd and 3rd Quarter of 2006). And so it is time for a new round of questions for Unity08 to answer.

How can Unity08 reconcile these two statements?

1. FAQ from unitypetition.com:

“Is anyone being paid for this Unity Petition effort?

No. It is entirely volunteer, from top to bottom.”

2. 4th Quarter 2006 IRS Form 8872:

Recipient’s name, mailing address and ZIP code: Christine McGuire, 8 Sugar Mill Court, Sewell, NJ 08080

Name of recipient’s employer: N/A
Recipient’s occupation: N/A

Amount of Expenditure: $400
Date of Expenditure: 10/12/2006

Purpose of expenditure: Unity Petition Outreach

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Recipient’s name, mailing address and ZIP code: Christine McGuire, 8 Sugar Mill Court, Sewell, NJ 08080

Name of recipient’s employer: N/A
Recipient’s occupation: N/A

Amount of Expenditure: $800
Date of Expenditure: 11/01/2006

Purpose of expenditure: Unity Petition Outreach

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Recipient’s name, mailing address and ZIP code: Christine McGuire, 8 Sugar Mill Court, Sewell, NJ 08080

Name of recipient’s employer: N/A
Recipient’s occupation: N/A

Amount of Expenditure: $500
Date of Expenditure: 11/15/2006

Purpose of expenditure: Unity Petition Outreach

I need a bit of help. Unity08 has not answered this or sixteen other questions I have posed for them here. If you find yourself as flabbergasted by that as I am, would you be willing to visit my questions page at Unity08 and post a comment asking when the lobbyists and public relations professionals behind Unity08 plan to to answer these questions about inconsistencies in Unity08′s behavior?

And soon (very soon, Ralph), if Unity08 does not answer these questions, I’ll need more than a bit of help. The time is approaching when Unity08′s been given enough time, and it will be time to talk directly to the press. Politics should not be a charade of openness concealing a web of elite maneuvers. It’s almost time to really open things up.

2 comments to Is Anyone Being Paid for the UnityPetition Effort? No! Well, Yes.

  • John Stracke

    Those might be expenditures for photocopying and so forth, although the round numbers are suspicious.

  • Tom

    According to the Unity Petition site, every high school student was responsible for printing the materials themselves – so I don’t see why the head person would need to spend so much money on “copying and so forth”. Sounds like straight up pay to me.

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