June 13, 2005

(again)

Sigh. Mr. Cunningham, I'm impressed by your attempt to soothe your hyperconservative base, but frankly, I don't give a rat's ass if you've ever 'smoked a marijuana cigarette.' I do, however, care a great deal if you accepted a $700,000 gift from a military contractor while sitting on the defense appropriations subcommittee - and that contractor's business then suddenly began to garner contracts in Iraq worth tens of millions of dollars, to the point where their web site boasts about their revenue growth starting around the same date as the 'gift' transaction.

Welcome to big business in government, America.

Does the term conflict of interest mean anything to the willful fuckwits currently running this house of fools? Whether or not contracts were awarded as a result of this transaction is an entirely separate point - this transaction should have been disallowed strictly based on the current positions held by the transactors. I mean, seriously.

Posted by jbz at June 13, 2005 1:18 PM | TrackBack

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You know, everyone in San Diego is incredibly corrupt.

Posted by: verbal at June 14, 2005 2:49 PM
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