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Tom Steyer Buys Harry Reid
Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Stiles

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Posted By:StormCnter, 5/20/2014 5:12:43 AM

Left wing eco-billionaire Tom Steyer has formally purchased Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.). Steyer recently donated $5 million to Senate Majority PAC, the pro-Democratic Super PAC run by former Reid aides, making him the single largest contributor to the group. The transaction is related to Steyer’s broader effort to buy American democracy for $100 million and block construction of the wildly popular Keystone XL pipeline. In fact, news of Steyer’s donation comes just days after Senate Democrats helped kill a bipartisan energy efficiency bill after Republicans tried to require a vote on Keystone approval. It also highlights the absurdity of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/20/2014 5:43:10 AM     (No. 9854986)

That´s Dirty Harry alright. Bought and paid for.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StuartL, 5/20/2014 6:46:53 AM     (No. 9855021)

Not quite. No one ever buys Filthy Harry. However, he can be rented for as long as your money keeps coming.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rinktum, 5/20/2014 7:05:56 AM     (No. 9855035)

Harry Reid is an evil little man who is the poster boy for all that is corrupt in Washington DC. He has buried his tentacles so deeply into the belly of the beast that it will take nothing less than a pine box to remove him. (To the NSA: I am not in any way encouraging that or stating that it should happen.) Even after he is gone, his corrupt influence will hang like a cloud over the Senate with a stench of sulfur for a very long time. Our country will never get on the right track with men like Dingy Harry in leadership positions. There needs to be the mother of all house cleanings in Washington. We can´t allow men like Harry Reid near power. They don´t have the moral fortitude required to resist corruption. He is just without a shred of integrity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56, 5/20/2014 8:19:41 AM     (No. 9855114)

Whatever Steyer paid for Dingy Harry, he overpaid.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 5/20/2014 8:31:21 AM     (No. 9855133)

Harry Reid: The sturdy little Senate Majority PAC Whore leading the country down to the bottom of the canyon.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/20/2014 8:47:32 AM     (No. 9855163)

Does this mean democrats are getting money out of politics?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 5/20/2014 9:19:40 AM     (No. 9855198)

Be careful of being a fool in tearing down your barns to build bigger ones. (Luke 12:16-21)



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