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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Besides attempting to make political hay out of it, what would you do about this?
    Not interested in hay. And I would suggest they "do" whatever the law/rules say one is supposed to do in response to this particular infraction.

    My guess is that Conyer's sharing of his govt vehicle with family members is nothing too uncommon among Congress folks (or federal and state officials in general). Both parties, no partisanship here. Breaking the rules, but they treat it like a "perk".

    But I also suspect it is total malarkey that Conyers didn't know the kid was driving the car. The response from Conyer's office just reads like playbook template verbiage to cover his butt.


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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Conyers has said he will pay for any damages to the vehicle so the Government and the Taxpayers will be made whole. Case closed.

    Perhaps you live in a different America than I do Heavy Duty. In the America that I live in the sins or crimes of the son and even the wife are not visited upon the father or any other relative. John Conyers is not his son or his wife. Perhaps the standard is different in Georgia?
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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Conyers has said he will pay for any damages to the vehicle so the Government and the Taxpayers will be made whole. Case closed.

    Perhaps you live in a different America than I do Heavy Duty. In the America that I live in the sins or crimes of the son and even the wife are not visited upon the father or any other relative. John Conyers is not his son or his wife. Perhaps the standard is different in Georgia?
    Actually the topic at hand is the sin/infraction of the father, not the son....



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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Conyers has said he will pay for any damages to the vehicle so the Government and the Taxpayers will be made whole. Case closed.

    Perhaps you live in a different America than I do Heavy Duty. In the America that I live in the sins or crimes of the son and even the wife are not visited upon the father or any other relative. John Conyers is not his son or his wife. Perhaps the standard is different in Georgia?
    What's he going to use to pay for it, his govt expense account?
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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Conyers has said he will pay for any damages to the vehicle so the Government and the Taxpayers will be made whole. Case closed.

    Perhaps you live in a different America than I do Heavy Duty. In the America that I live in the sins or crimes of the son and even the wife are not visited upon the father or any other relative. John Conyers is not his son or his wife. Perhaps the standard is different in Georgia?
    At least there's a standard, unlike the left.
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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Quote Originally Posted by Cole View Post
    Actually the topic at hand is the sin/infraction of the father, not the son....



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    The father took the car when he should not have?!?!?!?
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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

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    At least there's a standard, unlike the left.
    what standard?
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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

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    What the hell is Conyers doing with a taxpayer funded Escalade? This **** needs to , we don't have money for that.
    And $27,000 in concert tickets!!!!

    Unsold tickets to an event he was promoting. Cost to reprint? $20.00. Guess they're planning to make a claim against the government's insurance on the vehicle. Oh, and I don't know about you, but I seldom drive around with two thousand dollar laptops in my car.

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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Here's the next good Obama move... he's already identified a temporary freeze on government workers raises. Now, he should identify no more government expense accounts for government vehicles. All are to be turned in by Jan 2012. You need to go somewhere you use your own car, vehicle, truck, whatever. No expensing limo's or rentals. Use your own money, go buy a vehicle, put that vehicle on your personal insurance and register it to the individual and use it and pay for your own gas, no expensing that either. And no government owned EZ-Pass, those get turned in too.

    Wonder how much money that would save? Billions?
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    Re: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    What's he going to use to pay for it, his govt expense account?
    He better not write a check because not only is he a known liar but also for writing bad checks.
    Last edited by Heavy Duty; 12-01-10 at 11:46 AM.

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