Tag: campaign funds

Congressmen Behaving Badly

Republicans and Democrats have proved to us beyond a shadow of a doubt that neither party is beyond moral corruption. The past week has given us an outstanding example of exactly this. On one hand, we have former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Remember, last year, he suddenly had to take a leave of absence. There was a question of whether he had to check himself into some type of “institution.” Was he sick? Was he depressed? Did he have a nervous breakdown? Did he have some sort of serious psychiatric disorder? All these questions were swirling around as Nancy Pelosi and

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Why long-term Senators shouldn't run for President

When you are a Senator you say a lot of stuff. You say a ton of stuff on the floor of the Senate. It is all recorded somewhere and can be retrieved. (Remember that Sarah Palin has just spent $150,000 for clothes) Senator McCain (1993): I want to emphasize I will be citing some examples of how campaign funds have been used which are extremely egregious, but I want to point out they are not illegal, and the purpose of this amendment is to restrict the use of those campaign funds because, if we are truly going to have campaign finance

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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