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February 8, 2016

The Most Influential Losing Congressional Candidate in the Country

University of Illinois professor George Gollin forced one of Democrats’ top recruits to spend a few hundred thousand dollars to win the primary. Now Gollin is popping up in other House races hundreds of miles away and potentially causing problems for more top recruits.

Earlier this year, Gollin spent nearly $500,000 in the Democratic primary in Illinois’ 13th District, running from the left, including a blistering attack ad against former Madison County Judge Ann Callis, the preferred candidate of strategists in Washington.

“Political insider Ann Callis folded to the Tea Party agenda. Ann Callis said this about cutting Social Security, ‘We’re going to have to see what’s there and what we remove.’ Cut Social Security?” the narrator asked, “Ann Callis wants what the Tea Party wants.”

At the time, Daily Kos Political Director David Nir called the ad, “A very dirty move,” because it lacked context and was arguably even the opposite position that she was trying to articulate.

But Gollin was spending enough money in the race that he couldn’t be ignored. Callis spent about half a million dollars as well and defeated Gollin 55 percent to 31 percent in the March race. Now she’ll have to rebuild her campaign coffers in order to take on GOP Rep. Rodney Davis in one of Democrats’ top targeted races anywhere in the country.

But Gollin is vying for the title of most relevant losing congressional candidate in the country.

On May 8, Gollin sent out a fundraising email on behalf of Pennsylvania Democrat Shaughnessy Naughton in the 8th District, roughly 700 miles from Champaign, Ill. Gollin, a particle physicist, was soliciting support for Naughton, a chemist.

But she is running against Kevin Strouse, one of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s earliest recruits of the cycle. Strouse was in the lede of a Washington Post story over a year ago about DCCC Chairman Steve Israel’s effort to recruit “problem solvers” to run. The Pennsylvania primary is set for May 20.

Now, over the weekend, Gollin popped up in a Tampa Bay Times story which questioned the academic resume of Democrats’ newest recruit, Ed Jany.

Jany, a former Republican, has to run as a No Party Affiliation candidate in November, but Democrats went out of their way to clear the path for him to challenge GOP Rep. David Jolly in Florida’s 13th District, approximately 1,000 miles away from Champaign.

The story criticized the legitimacy of Jany’s degree from Madison University, an unaccredited, distance-learning institution. And in what appears to be an amazing coincidence, Gollin is an expert on, and crusader against, diploma mills and was quoted in the story.

“It’s completely fake,” said George Gollin, a University of Illinois professor who has studied diploma mills. Jany, he said, “must certainly have known it wasn’t legitimate, because they would have just taken his money and given him the credentials.”

So even though he may not have intended to take a jab at the DCCC, who supported his opponent in the Illinois primary, Gollin can take some pleasure in a parting shot at the party’s hand-picked candidate in the Sunshine State.

  • TerraBella32

    Does George Gollin Have Syphilis?

    Candidate’s Bizarre Behavior Suggests Brain Disease

    Syphilis may be the cause of a Congressional candidate’s recent bizarre behavior, medical experts have said.

    George Gollin, the bald, bespectacled Democrat candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 13th district, has exhibited public behavior recently that some observers described as “screwball,” “cuckoo,” “lame,” “dishonest,” “a joke,” “silly,” “goofy,” “idiotic” “pitiful,” “pathetic” and “absolutely bizarre”, according to published reports.

    Secondary stage syphilis symptoms include hair loss, while late (tertiary) stage syphilis symptoms include gradual blindness and dementia, experts said. Medical specialists agreed that George Gollin’s peculiar conduct is consistent with the cognitive dysfunction associated with brain injury or disease, including syphilis.

    Absent a complete physical and mental examination, doctors could not say with certainty that George Gollin is now free from syphilis or any other contagious disease.

    However, doctors cautioned that anyone who has had any kind of physical contact with George Gollin should seek medical advice immediately. This includes both intimate contact as well as casual contact, such as shaking hands at a campaign rally.

  • TerraBella32

    George Gollin Lied, Babies Died
    All Dr. Jerroll Dolphin wanted was to bring doctors and medical care to the poor, sick and dying of Liberia, an African country in the throes of violent chaos and civil war. Against all odds he nearly succeeded, opening St. Luke School of Medicine, obtaining government accreditation, and even graduating medical doctors who achieved an excellent 88% pass rate on national medical board exams.

    Thanks to Dr. Dolphin’s efforts, for the first time in ten years doctors brought medicine to hundreds suffering in refugee camps. Twenty-five new doctors were licensed, many of whom paid nothing at all in tuition for their education.

    All leftist college professor George Gollin (George D. Gollin, George Dana Gollin) wanted was another line to add to his 29 page resume. Gollin, employed as a physics teacher at the University of Illinois, desperately craved recognition as an “expert” in higher education accreditation, despite having no education or experience in the subject. Stuck in a dead end career, and with his wife earning 60% more money than he did at the same school, Gollin urgently needed a trophy to establish his credibility.

    His opportunity came when the rebels controlling the education system in Liberia began demanding a $6,000 a month bribe from Dr. Dolphin and St. Luke. When the school refused to pay, George Gollin saw his opportunity. Acting as a “consultant” to the corrupt Liberian regime, court documents allege that George Gollin began a campaign to slander St. Luke as an illegal “diploma mill” operation.

    As a result of George Gollin’s alleged treachery, St. Luke School of Medicine could not provide the doctors and medical care that the African people so desperately needed. And without such care, untold numbers of African men, women and children suffered needlessly and died cruelly. George Gollin got that extra line on his resume, written in the blood of dead African babies.

    Now Dr. Dolphin and St. Luke School of Medicine are suing George Gollin and the University of Illinois in a California federal court. Dolphin already has obtained a $120 million judgment in the country of Ghana against some of the defendants. But how much are dead babies worth to George Gollin?

  • TerraBella32

    Can Illinois Taxpayers Afford More George Gollin Scandals?

    Will a physics professor’s “hobby” cost Illinois taxpayers $120 million? University of Illinois physics professor George Gollin (George D. Gollin, George Dana Gollin) is being sued in a Los Angeles federal court for his part in a Liberian shakedown scheme.

    St. Luke School of Medicine was a small, accredited medical school that helped to provide doctors and medical care to the poor and sick in war-ravaged Liberia. But when they refused to pay a $6,000 a month bribe, George Gollin began a campaign to falsely portray the school as an illegal “diploma mill” to force them to pay the bribe, according to the complaint.

    George Gollin’s current employer, the University of Illinois, is also named as a defendant in the complaint. In 2003 university spokesperson Robin Kaler stated that the university did not support George Gollin’s hobby of stalking and attacking small Christian schools because it was outside the area of his supposed expertise.

    But in the face of these admonishments George Gollin continued with his hobby, aided by gay Oregon bureaucrat Alan Contreras. Contreras was judged to be an anti-Christian bigot and civil rights violator in an Oregon court proceeding, and that judgment was affirmed on appeal.

    George Gollin and his wife Melanie Loots, who also is employed at the University of Illinois, have been involved in number of scandalous incidents recently.

    George Gollin claims to hold a doctoral degree from Princeton University in New Jersey, whose university policy expressly prohibits collaborative dissertations. Gollin admits the document he submitted was a collaboration, in violation of university rules. The dissertation bears a striking resemblance to a research paper purportedly authored by Gollin and 15 other students, and the synopses for both documents are virtually verbatim.

    George Gollin used violent imagery similar to that used by the infamous Zodiac Killer to threaten people he believed had posted an embarrassing photo of him on the internet. He also is alleged to have violated federal law by falsely posing as a government official, and has been caught allegedly posting other people’s social security numbers on his university web site.

    Using the code name “galanga,” George Gollin made 1,280 posts on an internet website operated by a pedophile-pandering gay pornographer.

    Gollin’s wife, Melanie Loots, served as “Conflict of Interest Officer” for the University of Illnois during the conflict of interest scandal that rocked the university and resulted in the sacking of top administrative officials, including President B. Joseph White and Chancellor Richard Herman.

    Loots also was cited by the federal Food & Drug Administration for selling 386 mutant lab pigs to the public for food. In another incident, religious groups demanded Loots’ resignation when it was discovered she had made bigoted, anti-Catholic slurs and belittled Catholic religious rituals.

    Despite these incidents the pair remains employed by the university at taxpayer expense, with George Gollin receiving a $100,000 salary, and his wife receiving $160,000.

    Plaintiff St. Luke previously obtained a $120 million judgment against some of these same defendants in a Ghana court, but so far corrupt Liberian officials have prevented them from collecting. Illinois taxpayers could potentially be on the hook for that amount or more, thanks to George Gollin and his reckless hobby.

  • George Gollin

    Please delete the defamatory posts from TerraBella32. Contact me by email if you would like more information.

    Thank you,
    George Gollin

  • Sam Fuels

    The principles of morality and liberty serve as a basis for the rules of law intended to prevent unequal treatment and plunder by the state.

  • George Gollin

    Please delete the defamatory messages posted 6/20/2014 by “TerraBella32.” For more information, I can be reached at the University of Illinois.
    thank you- George Gollin, professor of physics

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