Saturday, July 31, 2010

Culture of Corruption




Remember the cries about the "culture of corruption" that were ringing out in the news a few years ago... and the current promises for the most transparent Washington ever?

Here are just a few headlines in today's news.


FOX News
GOP Lawmakers Want Explanation of Draft Memo on Amnesty for Thousands

A group of Republican senators has written to top immigration officials in the Obama administration asking them to reveal whether large-scale plans are under way to provide a so-called non-legislative version of amnesty....

AP article
WASHINGTON — Calls for Rep. Charlie Rangel's resignation rained down on Capitol Hill late Friday from House Democrats who said more than a dozen ethics charges against the 20-term lawmaker showed a disregard for the rules and undermined the public's confidence in Congress....

Politico
Decision near on Maxine Waters ethics case

A House ethics subcommittee has completed its investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)....

Investors Business Daily
Will Washington's Failures Lead To Second American Revolution?

The Internet is a large-scale version of the "Committees of Correspondence" that led to the first American Revolution — and with Washington's failings now so obvious and awful, it may lead to another. People are asking, "Is the government doing us more harm than good?"....

Washington Post
Ore. inquiry into sex-assault claim against Al Gore dropped for lack of evidence...

Washington Times
OMB nominee got $900,000 after Citigroup bailout

President Obama's choice to be the government's chief budget officer received a bonus of more than $900,000 from Citigroup Inc. last year -- after the Wall Street firm for which he worked received a massive taxpayer bailout....

The clean-up is going to take a while... and I'm not talking about the Gulf of Mexico.

xtnyoda, shalomed

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Blogger Locutisprime said...

Culture of corruption? Who'da thunk it?

5:40 PM  

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