How do you spell s c u m?…..”c o n g r e ss”

Posted by The Wild Zimarik in Economy, General, Government, Politics, Speaking Out, We The People

I want these people to say that this is not true.

District Of Corruption
What a den of thieves!
Pretty good summary of what is known – how much more is hidden?
$34,000:
The amount of federal  taxes that Secretary  of the Treasury
Timothy  Geithner (D)  failed to pay during his employment at
the  International  Monetary  Fund despite receiving extra
compensation and  explanatory  brochures that  described his
tax liabilities.
True:  http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.ssf/2009/01/timothy_geithner_obamas_nomine.html

$75,000:
The amount of money that the  head of the  powerful
tax-writing committee,   Rep. Charlie  Rangel (D-NY), was
forced to report  on his taxes after the   discovery that he
had not reported income from a   Dominican Republic  rental
property. His excuses for the failure started with   blaming
his wife, then his  accountant and finally the fact that  he
didn’t speak  Spanish.
True http://www.nypost.com/seven/09102008/news/regionalnews/rangels_spanish_excuse_128444.htm

$93,000:
The  INCREASE in the amount of petty cash  each of  our
Congressional  representatives voted to give themselves  in
January  2009 during the height of an  economic  meltdown.
That’s a $40 + million INCREASE!

http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/2009/01/its-recession-congress-gives-lawmakers.html
( See video here from Fox)

$133,900:
The amount Fannie Mae “invested” in  Chris  Dodd (D-CT), head
of the  powerful Senate Banking  Committee, presumably to
repel  oversight of the GSE prior  to  its meltdown. Said
meltdown helped touch off the  current  economic  crisis. In
only a few years time, Fannie also “invested”  over  $105,000
in  then-Senator Barack Obama.
True:  http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2008/07/top-senate-recipients-of-fanni.html

$140,000:
The amount of back taxes and interest  that  Cabinet nominee
Tom Daschle (D)  was forced to cough up  after the vetting
process  revealed significant,  unexplained  tax liabilities.
True:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123335984751235247..html?mod=googlenews_wsj Wall Street Journal

$356,000:
The approximate amount of  income and  deductions that
Daschle (D) was  forced to report  on his amended 2005 and
2007  tax returns after being caught   cheating on his taxes.
This includes $255,256 for  the use of a car  service,
$83,333 in unreported income, and $14,963 in   charitable
contributions.
True:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123335984751235247.html?mod=googlenews_wsj Wall Street Journal

$800,000:
The amount of  “sweetheart” mortgages  Senate Banking
Chairman Chris Dodd   (D-CT) received from Countrywide
Financial,  the details for which  he has  refused to release
details despite months of  promises  to do so. Countrywide
was  once the nation’s largest mortgage lender  and  linked
to  Government-Sponsored Entities like Fannie Mae  and
Freddie Mac. Their  meltdown precipitated  the  current
financial crisis. Just days ago in   Pennsylvania  ,
Countrywide was  forced to pay $150,000,000 in  mortgage
assistance  following “a state  investigation that  concluded
that Countrywide relaxed its  underwriting standards   to
sell risky loans to consumers who did not understand  them
and  could not  afford them.”
True:  http://rightvoices.com/2008/08/21/more-sweetheart-loan-details-on-senator-chris-dodd-d-ct-chairman-of-the-senate-committee-on-banking-housing-and-urban-affairs/

$1,000,000:
The  estimated amount of donations by  Denise Rich, wife of
fugitive  Marc  Rich, to Democrat interests and the William
J. Clinton  Foundation in an  apparent quid pro quo deal that
resulted in a  pardon  for Mr. Rich. The pardon  was reviewed
and blessed by  Obama Attorney General and  then Deputy AG
Eric  Holder,  despite numerous requests by government
officials to  turn it down.
True:  http://articles.latimes.com/2008/nov/20/nation/na-holder20

$12,000,000:
The amount of TARP money provided  to  community bank
OneUnited despite the  fact that it did not  qualify for
funds, and  was “under attack from its  regulat ors  for
allegations of poor lending practices  and  executive-pay
abuses..”  It turns out that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA),  a key
contributor to the  Fannie Mae meltdown, just happens to  be
married to one of the  bank’s former  directors.
True:   http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123258284337504295.html Wall Street Journal

$23,500,000:
The upper range of net worth Rep.  Allan  Mollohan (D-WV)
accumulated in  four years time  according to The Washington
Post  through earmarks of “tens of  millions of dollars to
groups associated with his  own business  partners.”

$2,000,000,000:
($2 billion) the  approximate amount of  money that House
Appropriations   Chairman David Obey (D-WI) is earmarking
related  to his son’s  lobbying  efforts. The son, Craig Obey
, is “a top lobbyist for  the  nonprofit group” that  would
receive a roughly $2 billion  component of the  “Stimulus”
package.
True:  http://www..newwest.net/topic/article/a_plan_for_stimulus_money_national_parks/C530/L37/
and this as a list of these related stories:  http://search.yahoo.com/404handler?src=news&+++%0A+fr%3D404_news%26ref%3Dhttp://directorblue.blogspot.com/2009/01/obama-democrats-by-numbers.html&url=http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090129/ap_on_go_co/stimulus_national_parks_2

$3,700,000,000:
($3.7 billion) not to be outdone,  this is  the estimated
value of various  defense contracts  awarded to a company
controlled  by the husband of Rep.  Diane  Feinstein (D-CA).
Despite an obvious  conflict-of-interest as “a  member  of
the Military Construction Appropriations   subcommittee, Sen.
Feinstein  voted for appropriations worth  billions to her
husband’s firms?.”
True:  http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/04/22/MN310531.DTL

$4,190,000,000:
($4.19 billion) the amount of money  in the  so-called
“Stimulus” package  devoted to fraudulent  voter
registration  ACORN group under the auspices of   “Community
Stabilization Activities”. ACORN is  currently the  subject
of a  RICO suit in Ohio .
True:  http://www.ocregister.com/articles/stimulus-economy-percent-2295331-bill-pelosi

$1,646,000,000,000  ($1.646  trillion):
The approximate amount of annual   ; United  States exports
endangered by the  “Stimulus” package,  which provides a “Buy
American” stricture. According to international trade
experts, a “US-EU trade war looms”: which could result in
a worldwide economic depression reminiscent of that touched
off by the  protectionist Smoot-Hawley Act..
True:  http://www.asiaing.com/2008-national-export-strategy-the-new-global-main-street.html
and http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2009/01/022685.php
Background:  Smmot-Hawley Act:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoot-Hawley_Tariff_Act

It’s becoming a culture of corruption and  stupidity.
In addition, these folks  appear to be  above the law.
All of the  aforementioned  are still in office, living
like  the royalty they think they are.
Remember:  This all happened in just the FIRST QUARTER,
folks!
WHATS WRONG WITH US FOR LETTING THEM GET AWAY WITH THIS?

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