I'm a pagan...I'm a liberal..I live in West, Texas..

Friday, February 22, 2008

WELL....LOOKA HERE....




Look who's been very very bad.....


• Feb. 22, 2008: Rep. Rick Renzi, R-Ariz., indicted on charges of extortion, wire fraud, money laundering and other crimes in an Arizona land swap that authorities say helped him collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in payoffs.
• June 11, 2007: Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, arrested in a bathroom sex sting at the Minneapolis airport. He pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. He is now asking a state appeals court to let him withdraw his guilty plea.
• June 4, 2007: Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., indicted on federal charges of racketeering, soliciting bribes and money laundering in a long-running bribery investigation into business deals he tried to broker in Africa.
• Jan. 19, 2007: Former Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for trading political favors for gifts and campaign donations from lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
• March 3, 2006: Former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. He collected $2.4 million in homes, yachts, antique furnishings and other bribes in a corruption scheme.
• Oct. 3, 2005: Former Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, charged with felony money laundering and conspiracy in connection with Republican fundraising efforts in 2002. One charge has been dropped and two others are being argued before a state appeals court.
• Aug. 29, 2003: Rep. William Janklow, R-S.D., charged with felony second-degree manslaughter and three misdemeanors after his car struck and killed a motorcyclist. He was convicted of vehicular homicide and sentenced to 100 days in prison.
• May 4, 2001: Rep. James Traficant, D-Ohio, indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of tax evasion, bribery, racketeering, conspiracy and obstruction of justice. He was sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of racketeering and accepting bribes.

12 comments:

sageweb said...

I love our elected officials. They are all naughty some of a bitches. I think they should run for president.

Kalibitch said...

bad boys bad boys...

Nit Wit said...

Sure are a lot of R's up there.
Maybe the D's are smarter and don't get caught as often.

You know the current injustice department has been looking to find anything they can on the Dems.
Too much snow and Ice. I want global warming now!

billy pilgrim said...

and these are just the fuckers that got caught!

i like the guy who kept the cash in the fridge.

texlahoma said...

Just 100 days for vehicular homicide? I know some assholes that better stay out of the street while I'm behind the wheel!
I'm proud to see that most of theses guys have an "R" before their state.

yellowdog granny said...

sage:i think they did...and won.
nitwit:yeah, i was glad to see there were more r's than d's..
it's supposed to be in the mid 60's today...sunshining...birds chirping...not too breezy..
billy:yeah, wonder how many of them fuckers got away with it?..eek!...yea, bad enough to be a thief but a dumb thief is even worse..
tex:yeah, 100 days..does that suck or what?

jan said...

Being a Sociopath must be a requirement for elected office in this country. I wonder if they just think they are above all the stupid laws they pass.

kath said...

hah! jan is brilliant~ I think she must be right..

I keep wondering if we will be able tao find our way back....

rebecca said...

Gee, our political leaders are looking a lot like our professional athletes!

yellowdog granny said...

jan:laws..they don't need no stinkn' laws.
kath;we're screwed..
rebecca:at least the sports guys are intertaining

Cheesemeister said...

Ah, our beloved congressmen. Great role models indeed!

angel said...

haha... i reckon my government is more corrupt than yours...