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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    I just hope they string him up by the nuts until dead....
    The Dem controlled Congress goes after a black congress-critter? I think we all know that ain't gonna happen.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    On the contrary, I think it's a smart move on the democrat's part.

    First of all, it allows Pelosi to say "See? I told you we'd clean house and fight corruption. We've gone after one of our most powerful house members, kicked him off Ways and Means, and now we're going after him."

    Second, chances are he won't lose his re-election anyway (as someone else noted, given his district). And even if he does, it's pretty sure another Democrat would be elected.

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Dem controlled Congress goes after a black congress-critter? I think we all know that ain't gonna happen.
    It doesn't really matter who is in charge. We don't hold our politicians responsible for their actions.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    It doesn't really matter who is in charge. We don't hold our politicians responsible for their actions.
    Especially, when they are black politicians. Yes?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Especially, when they are black politicians. Yes?
    liberals have spent 40 years excusing and enabling pernicious pathologies in black America in order to keep their minions on the plantations.



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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    about time!:
    The investigation of Rangel has focused on:

    _His use of official stationery to raise money for the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service at City College of New York.

    _Whether he had the Ways and Means Committee consider legislation that would benefit donors to the Rangel Center at the same time the congressman solicited donations or pledges.

    _Preservation of a tax shelter for an oil drilling company, Nabors Industries, which has a chief executive who donated money to the center while Rangel's committee considered the loophole legislation.

    _Use of four rent-controlled apartment units in New York City, when the city's rent stabilization program is supposed to apply to one's primary residence. This raises the question of how all the units could be primary residences. One was a campaign office, raising a separate question of whether the rent break was an improper gift.

    _Whether Rangel, as required, publicly reported information on the financing and rental of his ownership interest in a unit within the Punta Cana Yacht Club in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Rangel also had to pay back taxes on the rental income.

    _Whether he intentionally failed to report when required hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in assets. The amended disclosure reports added a credit union IRA, mutual fund accounts and stock.
    Rep. Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations | Raw Story

    may the next political crook to face the music be harry reid for his history of corrupt real estate transactions
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    about time!:

    Rep. Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations | Raw Story

    may the next political crook to face the music be harry reid for his history of corrupt real estate transactions
    We could fill USP Florence with members of congress if we really wanted to



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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    We could fill USP Florence with members of congress if we really wanted to
    as usual, i disagree with your conclusion
    given the very low opinion the American citizen has for the members of congress, i would surmise that the public would welcome the incarceration of every crook in political office
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: Rangel charged with multiple ethics violations

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    as usual, i disagree with your conclusion
    given the very low opinion the American citizen has for the members of congress, i would surmise that the public would welcome the incarceration of every crook in political office
    uh how was that a disgareement



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