60 Minutes Reveals the DirtBags

Dec 29, 11 60 Minutes Reveals the DirtBags

Posted by in Democrats, Money Scandals, Republicans

60 Minutes did a special on a bunch of dirty politicians spotlighted in the book Throw Them All Out by Peter Schweizer. See the video below: Also here is the behind the scenes as they tried to interview these dirtbags: Share...

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Super Committee EPIC FAIL

Nov 23, 11 Super Committee EPIC FAIL

Posted by in Democrats, Featured, Power Scandals, Republicans

The Epic-Fail Super Committee The most Epic Fail in many years. The entire world is watching as the 6 Democrats and 6 Republicans prove how screwed up our political system is, and how impotent our politicians are in Washington. What they have just told the world is that our politicians are completely useless. Out of all the...

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Senator Judd Gregg

Feb 10, 09 Senator Judd Gregg

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Judd Gregg (R-NH) Senator Gregg funneled $70 Million of taxpayer money to rebuild Pease Air Force Base back home. That sounds nice enough, only he and his brother had a commercial interest it that made them both a boat-load of money. In the Senate, Gregg was the leading Republican negotiator and author of the TARP program, which...

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Rep. Spencer Bachus

Nov 01, 08 Rep. Spencer Bachus

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) Spencer Bachus aggressively traded stock options and shorted the market during the 2008 financial crisis, making large sums of money — all thanks to private briefings from the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve. Although not illegal from a law perspective (if you can imagine that!) for government...

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Rep. Dennis Hastert

Sep 15, 07 Rep. Dennis Hastert

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill) When Illinois Congressman Dennis Hastert became speaker of the House in 1999, his net worth was about $300,000. 8 years later when he left the job he was a multi-millionaire. Among his financial accomplishments were deals like the one he made where he purchased a bunch of land that (coincidentally) was...

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Rep. Rick Renzi

Aug 27, 07 Rep. Rick Renzi

Posted by in Money Scandals, Republicans

Rep. Rick Renzi (R-AZ) Rep. Renzi was indicted with a 35-count charge of conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering, extortion and insurance fraud. One major charge against Renzi was a dubious business relationship with a business partner that he had multiple financial deals with, including “land swap” deals that allowed...

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House Banking Scandal

The House of Representatives Bank found that 450 members had overdrawn their checking accounts, but had not been penalized. Six were convicted of charges, most only tangentially related to the House Bank itself. Twenty two more of the most prolific over-drafters were singled out by the House Ethics Committee (1992). The following...

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Pres. Richard Nixon

Nov 22, 76 Pres. Richard Nixon

Posted by in Power Scandals, Republicans

President Richard Nixon Richard Nixon is the only President to have resigned from the Presidency because of Whitehouse involvement in the Watergate scandal. Share...

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