Remember Charlie Rangel?
He’s the New York liberal who should have been thrown in jail two years ago for a flood of ethics violations (including failing to pay his taxes and using public resources to solicit campaign donations). Of course absolutely nothing happened to Rangel – which is why he’s still in Washington, D.C. voting to [...]
Remember Charlie Rangel?
STATUS QUO INCUMBENTS WIN PRIMARIES IN NEW YORK AND UTAH
Voters in New York and Utah handed big victories to a pair of status quo incumbents this week, as disgraced U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel and U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch won their partisan primary races.
Hatch (RINO-Utah) beat back a challenge from a former Utah State Senator by [...]
Another day, another politician evading responsibility for their actions …
Former U.S. House Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel – who has been found guilty by his colleagues of 11 separate ethical violations – will receive only a censure for his crimes.
What’s a censure? It’s a fancy-schmancy political word that literally translates into “not a godd*mned [...]
Already facing investigation on thirteen ethics charges, disgraced former House Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-New York) is now being accused of improperly using political action committee funds to pay for his legal defense.
According to The New York Post, Rangel accessed nearly $400,000 from his National Leadership PAC to pay his attorneys over the [...]
And you thought South Carolina Democrats who voted for Alvin Greene were stupid …
Harlem Democrats on Tuesday overwhelmingly reelected ousted Ways and Means Committee chairman Charlie Rangel – giving him 51 percent of the vote State Assemblyman Clayton Powell IV (24 percent) and community activist Joyce Johnson (12 percent).
Rangel is serving his 20th term in [...]
By FITSNews || We’ve heard of a lot of stupid reasons to elect politicians before, but permitting them to stick around for one more term so that they can avoid resigning in disgrace is a new one.
That, however, appears to be the thinking of Democrats in Harlem toward Charlie Rangel, whose numerous ethical shortcomings resulted in his forced resignation as Chairman [...]
By FITSNews || U.S. Rep. Eric Massa will resign his seat on Monday, the latest New York Democrat to become embroiled in a high-profile political scandal. Originally, Massa had hoped to serve out his term but apparently the seriousness of the allegations against him have taken that option “off the table” for him.
Massa joins Empire [...]
By FITSNews || U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-South Carolina) is one of several House Democrats who took thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from disgraced Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-New York).
Unlike numerous colleagues, however, Spratt has yet to indicate whether or not he will return the tainted money.
Rangel temporarily stepped down from his [...]
By FITSNews || S.C. Sen. Mick Mulvaney blasted fourteen-term incumbent Democrat John Spratt for refusing to take a stand against corrupt Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-New York), who has temporarily stepped down from his powerful chairmanship pending ongoing investigations into his numerous ethical lapses.
“Other Democrats – independent thinkers – have already taken the [...]
By A. Citizen || Let me introduce you to George Miller.
George Miller is the Democrat Congressman for the 7th District of California, a suburban district near San Francisco. He has represented that district since 1975. He is currently the Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, having assumed that position in 2007, after the [...]
By FITSNews || A Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group has released its list of the top ten most corrupt politicians in the country, a revealing assemblage of ethically-challenged boondogglers that provides a glimpse at the tip of the corruption iceberg in our nation’s capital.
In the rankings, compiled by Judicial Watch, outgoing U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd (D [...]
Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the FITS Evening Post, a collection of various articles that caught our eye during the day but for whatever reason didn’t make it on the website. And no … we have no idea how that bird got on the post.
Tonight we take a look at currency, criminals, czars, mutual [...]