Archive for July, 2014

There They GO(p) Again….The House!

Note to Mr. Boehner (pronounced Boner with a very weak “r”), you know the Speaker of the People’s House of Representatives, Americans on either side of the political fence love this thing called transparency. Maybe you’ve heard of it Mr.Boner??.

Transparency is when you allow us, lower-leveled Americans, to see all the happenings in the House of Representatives especially things like how much you, our representatives, are being legally bribed! You know “lobbyied”! I know that bribery is an ugly word and that you would much more prefer that we call it “lobbying”, but legalized bribery is more accurate. Ask anyone who is not a politician!

America is not happy that it is currently legal to take our elected officials out to dinner, movies, vacations, and all other forms of monetary influence-rs. If that was not bad enough,  now you won’t even make it transparent as to who is doing the bribing and how much. This does not seem to reflect a transparent House of Representatives that you promised.

The National Journal reported that members of the House were not longer required to disclose lobbyist funded trips. These trips used to be part of their financial documents but thanks to a very quietly passed change to the House rules, House members won’t be required to add these trips to their financial disclosure forms. Read more…

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