Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2010«

A Story Constructed for the Campaign

September 28, 2010

Comments Off on A Story Constructed for the Campaign

From 1995 to 1998, Ilario Pantano worked for Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street firm that took billions in bailout money from the government at the start of the recession. When interviewed by The New Yorker in 2005 as to why he quit, Pantano said, “I thought Goldman would emulate the Marines’ sense of camaraderie.  But […]

Media exposes Pantano’s edited campaign ads

September 28, 2010

Comments Off on Media exposes Pantano’s edited campaign ads

On September 27th, Anderson Cooper called out Ilario Pantano for removing the parts of his interviews with Stone Phillips and Ann Curry that mention that Pantano was charged with premeditated murder and worked for Goldman Sachs on Wall Street.  To paint only the positive picture of himself, Pantano then used those edited clips in his […]

If I show you mine…

September 24, 2010

Comments Off on If I show you mine…

    Ilario and Jill Pantano aren’t afraid to shed some clothing for the camera. As a model, Jill posed for Robert Mapplethorpe, the controversial artist who proudly created homosexual, erotic works and attempted to get public funding for them. In a documentary he helped produce in 2008, Ilario encourages all to take a look […]

Impersonating Law Enforcement

September 24, 2010

Comments Off on Impersonating Law Enforcement

On April 16, 2010, at a Republican debate in Bladen County, Ilario Pantano was asked if he was employed with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department because he was claiming that was his job.  To prove that he was a law enforcement officer, Pantano quickly had someone go to his vehicle and retrieve his badge. […]

Above the Law

September 24, 2010

Comments Off on Above the Law

If you’ve ever needed to go to the Post Office for a quick errand, chances are you’ve been frustrated when trying to find a parking spot.  If you’re Ilario Pantano, however, the rules don’t seem to apply.  Check out this story and picture from journalist Rob Moody who had a chance encounter with Ilario, his […]

ADMISSION: Representing North Carolina doesn’t matter

September 24, 2010

Comments Off on ADMISSION: Representing North Carolina doesn’t matter

Southeastern North Carolina has always been a special and unique place for so many who were born here as well as for others who have moved here and now call the area their home.  Ilario Pantano, however, by his own admission, doesn’t care WHAT state or region he would represent. When talking to a Nevada […]

Article 32 Hearing Transcript

September 20, 2010

Comments Off on Article 32 Hearing Transcript

Click here to read for yourself what really happened in Iraq that led the Marines to charge Ilario Pantano with murder. This is a nearly 800-page document and takes some time to read thoroughly, so here are some highlights: Direct Examination of Officer on Bridge – p. 55 Pantano returned after shooting and told him […]