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    Democratic Rep. Caught Extorting Donations

    Washington Free Beacon: Democratic Rep. Caught Extorting Donations

    Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop (N.Y.) appears to have extorted a $5,000 donation from a wealthy constituent who needed help obtaining some government permits, according to Politico.
    The whole point of having the government involved in handing out permits is the opportunity for graft and corruption it provides.

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    Re: Democratic Rep. Caught Extorting Donations

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    The whole point of having the government involved in handing out permits is the opportunity for graft and corruption it provides.
    Misleading title (I know that's not your fault), but nothing has been proven so far.

    This is a he said/ he said with Semler and Bishop.

    They are going to have a hard time proving fault with Bishop considering this was a conversation that was niether recorded or can be proven to have happened.

    If Bishop really did this, he is a slimeball and needs to be removed. However, right now this is just an accusation and not proven.

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    Re: Democratic Rep. Caught Extorting Donations

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    The whole point of having the government involved in handing out permits is the opportunity for graft and corruption it provides.
    Well said!!
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