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    cybersaur, Dissentinator, Matt Z

    There's a lot that should be done with Clarence Thomas, but he's a ReThug, and you know the deal with Rethugs:

    IOKIYAR.

    This will get covered up just like all things in the Bush Crime Family Cartel.

    If Dead-eye Dick Cheney didn't even draw an indictment for shooting his friend in the face (I believe that's 1st or 2nd Degree Assault with a Deadly Weapon), Clarence won't even get a slap on the wrist for dodging taxes.

    "Washington, DC: Where Corrupt Officials are discovered daily."

    by The Truth on Tue Jan 25, 2011 at 10:00:54 AM PST

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    •  How about Rumsfeld getting to keep... (2+ / 0-)
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      Matt Z, wonderful world

      his Gilead Science stock during his tenure as SecDef?  He had to recuse himself from all discussions of the Avian Flu crisis because he refused to give up his stock.

      It seemed to work out for him though.  With all the Avian Flu issues, oh, and the government stockpiling $1 billion worth of Tamiflu, Rumsfeld saw his Gilead stock go from $7.45 a share to $67.70 when he left office. (H/T to Naomi Klein via "Shock Doctrine")

      Nothing to see here.  Move along everyone....

      "Dissent is the Highest form of Patriotism." Tommy J.

      by Dissentinator on Tue Jan 25, 2011 at 10:36:08 AM PST

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