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Bi-Partisan Political Mischief – GOP Still Ahead

Posted by bosskitty on June 18, 2007

Watchdog group: Stop Congress’ family favors

by Frank James, Chicago Tribune The SwampCitizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington, or CREW, has a new report called “Family Affair” which the watchdog group says is an examination of members of Congress and how they use their offices to their families’ financial benefit.

According to the organization:

CREW decided to undertake the study in light of several well publicized cases of members of Congress using their positions to enrich their family members. CREW examined 337 members of the House over the 2002, 2004 and 2006 election cycles.

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The new report, Family Affair, names 96 members from 33 states: 41 Democrats and 55 Republicans.

Highlights of the report include:

  • At least 7 paid offspring who ranged from school-age to college-age (all Republicans)

Doesn’t it make you proud to be an American to know we are an equal opportunity despot regime. With politicians courting the deep pockets of corporations, it gives me a warm fuzzy to know that political family values still exist.  Yes, these are America;s FAMILY VALUES! Fuzz, fuzz … ARRRrrrgh … HAIRBALLS! We are governed by HAIRBALLS!

 

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2 Responses to “Bi-Partisan Political Mischief – GOP Still Ahead”

  1. Rep. Zoe Lofgren’s (D-CA) campaign committee has paid her husband’s two businesses almost $350,000, mostly for event management, accounting and fundraising services.

    Fucking outrageous. Lofgren should be called before the ethics panel and forced out of the House. $350,000? Highly objectable.

  2. Larry said

    Both parties are neck deep in payoffs and corruption. The American people are neck deep in debt and blood for oil trade offs, all because those elected leaders wouold rather swap favors for jobs and blood.

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