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Friday, January 05, 2007

Favorite Democrat action of the day
I think for the next couple of weeks we should discuss our favorite Democratic action of the day.

Today I nominate Patrick Leahy for introducing the The War Profiteering Prevention Act of 2007.

Such profiteering would be a felony under Leahy's legislation, punishable by up to 20 years in prison and fines of $1 million or twice the gross profits of the profiteering. The bill would also clarify U.S. courts' jurisdiction to handle cases of profiteering which occur overseas.

To make it a muck-fighting twofer, Leahy also joined Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) to introduce a bill aimed at strengthening public corruption investigations. The proposal would extend the statute of limitations for many offenses, allow federal investigators to use wiretaps when chasing state and local officials defrauding the federal government, and would boost the FBI's public integrity budget by $100 million over four years.


That's what I'm talking about.

Pelosi's ethics smackdown is a close second.

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4 Comments:

Anonymous said...

I'll bet you didn't know that Leahy has several thousand shares in a mutual fund that invests in General Dynamics, Electric Boat, and of course Halliburton. Typical of your kind - blind, ignorant and running off at the mouth. You can find solace in the fact you will be spending eternity with your liberal comrades in Hell.

12:46 PM, January 05, 2007

 
Rev. Dr. said...

Ha!

All liberals are going to hell. That's great. You've convinced me, time to change my colors and celebrate people who are for war profiteering. Because, that's what Jesus would do - that and condemn people to hell on blogs.

1:03 PM, January 05, 2007

 
minimalist said...

Oh my goodness, this totally means the Democrats are as culpable as Republicans.

You know, I once bought a beer at a bar owned by a guy who later murdered someone.

I guess that makes me the true murderer.

And not the guy with the gun.

9:32 PM, January 05, 2007

 
Rev. Dr. said...

Gosh, I better sell my index funds too, just think, I'm personally responsible for what every single business listed in the New York Stock Exchange does now. Holy crap.

10:56 AM, January 06, 2007

 

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