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Bribed For So Little:
Our Pols Just Don´t Cost Much

New York Post, by John Podhoretz

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Posted By:FlyRight, 4/6/2013 8:54:47 AM

This country is an embarrassment. We can’t do anything right, least of all corruption. Look, when Venezuela’s populist demagogue Hugo Chavez died, word was he’d somehow accumulated an estate worth $2 billion. In the old days when the PRI party ruled Mexico uninterruptedly, every president got a single six-year term — and promptly retired at its close as a billionaire.And that was when a billion was real money.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bgarrett, 4/6/2013 9:47:14 AM     (No. 9262465)

The Conservatives should bribe the lawmakers to make the laws we want?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 4/6/2013 10:01:58 AM     (No. 9262492)

Someone should be reporting on the bribes ... a/k/a campaign donations ... to Preezy Down Low. A few hundred thou can net a fully legal payback of several million $$.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: AltaD, 4/6/2013 10:44:50 AM     (No. 9262585)

You can buy a Chicago alderman for even less than a NY pol. Years ago the oh so pure Lawrence Bloom was caught on tape accepting a $14,000 bribe.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Reality, 4/6/2013 12:21:23 PM     (No. 9262735)

The Clinton,0blamer, Reid, Pelosi cabal are working to up the take.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kanphil, 4/6/2013 12:25:21 PM     (No. 9262749)

435 reps and 100 senators. 535 people. Evildoers such as Soros could make each one of them rich and not miss the money. I am beginning to think something like this is going on. Some of the decisions made by legislators are so dumb a teenager could use better judgment.

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