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You're kidding, right?

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He's only accused and the payments went to his wife not him and he's innocent until, blah, blah, blah.

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Isn't Jackson the guy...

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Who comandeered a rescue boat so he could run into his house and retrieve a briefcase during the Katrina flooding? I don't remember exactly, but it was pretty clear that something fishy was going on there.

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Yes it is the very same ...

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... and I remember a lot of (cold Wink) cash in his freezer.

Evie Happy

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He also complained about a chopper

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Crooks are everywhere

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They are just more prominent in politics on both sides of the fence.

Diana

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There's probably a higher percentage of

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guilty individuals in Congress than on Death Row... and I support the death penalty.

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You stated my thoughts exactly, DR!!

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I concur wholeheartedly with both you and Diana in regard to this (and all the other "Alert!! Corrupt politician! Republican! Democrat! Liberal! Conservative!" etc., etc., ad nauseum, your side is worse than my side garbage.)

As far as I'm concerned, it boils down to picking out the cleanest of the dirty laundry in each and every case. It's pretty much all dirty - it only depends on which dirt you happen to be most fond of. Happy


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Yes, it's dirty on both sides

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But the left seems to have a case of selective hearing loss and amnesia these days. All this "culture of corruption" nonsense coming from Pelosi, Reid, Dean and the rest of the Democrats is hooey!

Evie Happy

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Does that make

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Republicans honest liars and Democrats dishonest liars? :-P

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When it's a Democrat, it's bipartisan.

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When it's a Republican, it's a Republican.

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And here we thought you were talking about the CIA, Evie!

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FBI probes Watergate prostitution allegations; Infamous hotel used by defense contractor to entertain lawmakers, CIA officials?

>> The infamous Watergate Hotel is again at the center of political intrigue.

"We have received subpoenas for documents," says Watergate Hotel Assistant General Manager Josh Graham. "We have complied, but I cannot confirm names of individuals or companies that were part of those subpoenas."

FBI agents are investigating what happened in the hotel's posh suites, which defense contractor Brent Wilkes turned into party suites for politicians and CIA officers. There was poker and cigars, and the FBI wants to know if there were prostitutes, too. <<

I'm reminded of the title of a book about the Texas Legialsature: "The Second-best Little Wh0rehouse in Texas." Wink

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(NT) (NT) Start your own thread. Don't hijack mine.

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(NT) (NT) Has to deflect to avoid the truth

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Yes, so far we have

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(1) They are all crooks ... and
(2) Hey Evie, did you hear about this totally unrelated topic?

Evie Happy

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One person does not a culture make, Evie.

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Look it up in the dictionary. My example, however, clearly is a culture. So what you call my "hijack" is more appropriate to the thread title than your lame excuse at deflecting attention from the primarily Republican culture of corruption in Washington (how could it be otherwise, given DeLay's insistence that a corporation give only to Republicans if it really wants to be counted as a friend?)

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Ted Kennedy is corrupt enough

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to be counted as a culture in himself. One of the leading families in the Democratic Party made its fortune in illegal activities.

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Pelosi, Reid, ...

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... Jefferson, Mollohan ...

Start your own thread instead of hijacking mine.

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Culture of Corruption!

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is the same BS that the Liberals spread in the 80's as "The decade of greed" claiming that ONLY republicans were evil. HAHA

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ROTFLMAO! One person gave the Democrats a reputation

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for corruption? Which person was that Dave? Richard Daley? Lyndon Johnson? Bill Clinton? Hillary Clinton? I could go on for a very long time.

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WAIT !!! you forgot,

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some more nonsensical ranting blather trying to justify it

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