Congressional Black Caucus defends the lobbyists!

The horrible 'deficit reduction' bill passed the House 216-214, I read. I go to THOMAS to check on the guilty Dems concerned - and find an unexpected little horror.

Part of the (pretence at) post-Abramoff house-cleaning in the US let's not mention the ethics truce House is H Res 648, which removes the floor privileges from former members who are working as lobbyists. It passed 379-50, and Tom DeLay voted against (surprise, surprise!).

But 19 Dems voted against too.

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NJ GOP's Ethics Failure

We all learned about Doug Forrester's ethics problems throughout the summer--from pocketing senior prescription drug rebates, to winning no-bid pay to play contracts for his prescription firm Benecard. It turned out that Doug Forrester was the beast he was criticizing.
This morning the Gloucester County Times reported that 4th District GOP Assembly candidate Clayton Police Chief Frank Winters used funds from the Police Department to enrich his personal business--and then failed to disclose them on NJ State ELEC forms...that's right, the GOP Police Chief.

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FOX Covers FOX Employee Promoting FOX at FOX Rally to FOX Viewers

FOX News spent all of Saturday covering the rally in Searchlight Nevada, hometown of Harry Reid. The event was a Tea Party rally, a movement created out of whole cloth by FOX. The keynote at the rally was FOX employee Sarah Palin, who railed against the coverage of the recent spilling-over of violence that she and other FOX employees have instigated against Democratic Party politicians, staffers and supporters. In this clip from FOX News Channel today we see FOX Employee Palin telling the FOX-created movement's followers that what America wants is "Fair and Balanced" news (FOX Broadcasting's official tagline), which the entirely FOX-viewing crowd cheered at so that their friends watching FOX back and home could see them cheering the FOX employee on stage. This is making me dizzy.

 

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FOX Covers FOX Employee Promoting FOX at FOX Rally to FOX Viewers

FOX News spent all of Saturday covering the rally in Searchlight Nevada, hometown of Harry Reid. The event was a Tea Party rally, a movement created out of whole cloth by FOX. The keynote at the rally was FOX employee Sarah Palin, who railed against the coverage of the recent spilling-over of violence that she and other FOX employees have instigated against Democratic Party politicians, staffers and supporters. In this clip from FOX News Channel today we see FOX Employee Palin telling the FOX-created movement's followers that what America wants is "Fair and Balanced" news (FOX Broadcasting's official tagline), which the entirely FOX-viewing crowd cheered at so that their friends watching FOX back and home could see them cheering the FOX employee on stage. This is making me dizzy.

 

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FOX Covers FOX Employee Promoting FOX at FOX Rally to FOX Viewers

FOX News spent all of Saturday covering the rally in Searchlight Nevada, hometown of Harry Reid. The event was a Tea Party rally, a movement created out of whole cloth by FOX. The keynote at the rally was FOX employee Sarah Palin, who railed against the coverage of the recent spilling-over of violence that she and other FOX employees have instigated against Democratic Party politicians, staffers and supporters. In this clip from FOX News Channel today we see FOX Employee Palin telling the FOX-created movement's followers that what America wants is "Fair and Balanced" news (FOX Broadcasting's official tagline), which the entirely FOX-viewing crowd cheered at so that their friends watching FOX back and home could see them cheering the FOX employee on stage. This is making me dizzy.

 

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