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Forum Post: The Most Corrupt Members of Congress - Wanted sign poster opportunity?

Posted 12 years ago on Oct. 5, 2011, 4:18 p.m. EST by ijustliketoprotest (15) from Wilmington, NC
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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a long-serving representative who used her position to help OneUnited Bank – a bank in which she held stock – get federal funds. It was her fourth appearance on the list. Then there’s Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who claimed he couldn’t pay child support but still managed to loan his campaign $35,000."


2011’s Most Corrupt

Rep. Charles Bass (R-N.H.) Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fl.) Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) Rep. Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.V.) Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Calif.) Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Oh.) Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)

Dishonorable Mention

Rep. Joe Barton (R.-Texas) Rep. Shelley Berkley (D.-Nev.) Rep. Sanford Bishop (D.-Ga.) Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas)



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[-] 3 points by geminijlw (176) from Mechanicsburg, PA 12 years ago

Just a few minutes ago on CNN they reported that the supercommittee that promised access to the public for their meetings, are now saying that they would not get anything done if that were so. But, they are meeting with special interests, lobbyists, in their meetings. So we are out, lobbyists are in, does that give you an indication of why we are fed up?

[-] 2 points by bleedingsoul (134) from Youngstown, OH 12 years ago

Sounds like the list would be so much easier if we list who is NOT corrupt!

[-] 2 points by OldHermitDave (5) 12 years ago

They are ALL corrupt.

[-] 2 points by dreadsPoverty (93) from Mankato, MN 12 years ago

Oh, David Vetter. Were you about to allow more BP-Gulf of Mexico accidents happen.

These people disgust me.

[-] 1 points by turdfurguson (21) 12 years ago

Why not mention of the broader government? Mainly the whole of the administration, with their green scams, a lawless Dept. of Justice, corrupt Dodd-Frank legislation, IPAB, and unlimited unionists access to the West Wing. Or is this just only about selective corruption when it fits the narrative?

[-] 1 points by ThinkingResponsibly (3) 12 years ago

I second this motion... any opposed?

[-] 1 points by ijustliketoprotest (15) from Wilmington, NC 12 years ago

I think starting with a definable list of corrupt politicians and their cronies on Wall Street makes more sense than broad attacks against a faceless enemy.

[-] 1 points by turdfurguson (21) 12 years ago

how about the politicians and their cronies in the so-callled green movement?

[-] 1 points by ijustliketoprotest (15) from Wilmington, NC 12 years ago

name them! put them on the list. every last one of them even Obama for using tax payer dollars to campaign on his "bus tour"

[-] 1 points by turdfurguson (21) 12 years ago

henry waxman, ed markey, jan schakowsky for starters. these are just off the top of my head. corruptocrats all