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    Re: Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on black lawmakers

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    Many black lawmakers get their start in large city machine politics that is riddled with corruption. Maybe that has something to do with it?
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    Re: Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on black lawmakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    I'm suggesting that Blacks have grown up in a culture of corruption, fostered by the Liberal welfare state where everything comes for free and no one is responsible for their own actions.... nurture, not genetics.

    I never thought, or suggested that a Nigger is a Nigger.
    1. You'd have to prove that the blacks in question grew up in a culture of corruption.

    2. You'd have to prove they benefited from a Liberal welfare state.

    3. You'd have to prove that everything they have came free.

    Since you can't prove any of these things your post is seriously nothing more then a silly red herring that paints you as a silly little racist equating two groups of people who have little to do with each other the same because of their skin color.
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    Re: Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on black lawmakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    So it's possible that there is an ethical problem within the Black community?Ö you know, a high crime rate? Isnít that what the Ethics Committee is investigating?Ö Crime?.. Or etiquette in the Senate dinning room?
    Ethics violations aren't always about outright criminal acts. More than likely, this investigation is about who circumvented the rules.

    For example, let's say I told you you couldn't borrow anything from your neighbor. How do you get around this? You send someone else. Now, did you actually break the law? No. You, yourself, didn't borrow anything directly from your neighbor, but you sent somebody else to do it for you.

    I had a case along these same lines happen where I work. An employee was instructed in writing that he couldn't perform certain types of field work because of his position in the community as an employee of the state. So, what did he do? He started a home business placing his spouse as the owner and proceeded to perform the field work on the side only having his spouse sign the paperwork as the business owner. Did he break the law? No. But he did violate ethics rules by attempting to circumvent the system.

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    Re: Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on black lawmakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    1. You'd have to prove that the blacks in question grew up in a culture of corruption.

    2. You'd have to prove they benefited from a Liberal welfare state.

    3. You'd have to prove that everything they have came free.

    Since you can't prove any of these things your post is seriously nothing more then a silly red herring that paints you as a silly little racist equating two groups of people who have little to do with each other the same because of their skin color.
    That painting anyone that disagrees with the left wing as a racist has gotten pretty old by now and has lost it's power to modify behavior.... the low life scum have used it way too much.

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    Re: Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on black lawmakers

    Quote Originally Posted by jackalope View Post
    Do you know what kind of vote triggers a full-scale investigation? Simple majority?

    Or who can refer ethics complaints to the OCE? Is the way it works that OCE complaints get reviewed and referred to the Ethics committee?
    I believe that anyone can refer a complaint to the OCE, which conducts the initial investigation. If the OCE thinks there's something there, they send a report to the ethics committee, who has to vote on whether to follow something. I don't know about the voting requirements to get something from OCE to the committee or for the committee to decide on whether to take something.
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    Re: Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on black lawmakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    That painting anyone that disagrees with the left wing as a racist has gotten pretty old by now and has lost it's power to modify behavior.... the low life scum have used it way too much.
    Who brought up a totally irrelevant statistic to solidify their case that the people in question are crooks because people in their race group has high crime rates? Seems like something redneck tricks would bring up.
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