They're the ones who threw the bums in!

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In Friday's Chronicle , Cal Thomas advises that we "can throw these bums out and replace them with freshmen Republicans..." Did he forget about the real culprits?

The Democrats didn't want reform because they had their hands in the cookie jar. To most Democrats those men are celebrated heroes. If they get caught doing something illegal and get away with it they get re-elected right back into office.

A perfect example is the man who made that repulsive quote just below Mr. Thomas's column: Rep. Alcee Hastings got caught taking bribes as a federal judge, and is now a congressman in Florida!

So until the uneducated and blind masses, who continue to vote in these crooks, become educated (which won't happen because the Dems control the schools too; hmmm, interesting) our country will continue to suffer.

Tim Sneed

Evans

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GACopperhead
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GACopperhead 10/02/08 - 06:01 am
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As i recall, in Ga. the

As i recall, in Ga. the majority are Repubs, and they also controlled Congress for the last few years except two.....Also...let's get some statistics on the number of Republicans who have been ousted for misconduct compared to Dems(no great morals there either, though)...and how many lobbyists with ties to the banking crisis are running McCain's campaign? Don't forget Foley and Craig....or how about Stevens? Gonzalez is being investigated...the list goes on for miles. No, I'm not ignoring the Dem side, I just disagree the the Republican Party is the party of morals.

d1zmljqg
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d1zmljqg 10/02/08 - 06:37 am
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GACopperhead don't forget

GACopperhead don't forget Rick Davis McCain's presidental campaign manager. Plus, Davis as head of Homeownership Alliance, a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac advocacy group, pulled in about $30,000 month (gosh that's $1.8 million) until Mae and Mac decided Homeowner Alliance had served its purpose. Also, Between 1998 and 2008, the lobbying firm Davis, Manafort was paid at least $2.8 million for lobbying for congress. Also of interest is Davis, McCain and the Reform Institute. His resume goes on and on, he's got to be rich and I don't look for a Book of Morals or a Bible in his back pocket.

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pofwe 10/02/08 - 06:48 am
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Tim, I agree with your

Tim, I agree with your assessment. The fools don't know the truth and they don't want to hear the truth because it interferes with their fantasies of what the truth is. And when Barack loses the election they will take to the streets violently screaming foul!!

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patriciathomas 10/02/08 - 07:30 am
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Only by ignoring this LTE,

Only by ignoring this LTE, Copperhead, can you write such a stupid reply. Point, Repubs mess up ...Repubs get un-elected. Point, Dems break the law, ...Dems returned to congress, unless they're an impeached judge, then they're just sent to congress. Is that a confusing comparison to you? That the difference between the left and the right.(so is the confusion)

jimbobob
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jimbobob 10/02/08 - 07:42 am
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Just look up Democratic

Just look up Democratic scandals in Google. People have short memory unless it's a Repub close to election time.

angiesdad
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angiesdad 10/02/08 - 09:28 am
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this coming from the party

this coming from the party that nominated and elected nixon and agnew twice?remember both had to resign! both! then you give us jerry ford,who made chevy chase rich but no one else!you guys are clowns! now you have buffoon bush at 18% he would make nixon smile being that even tricky dick didn't sink that low,as far as i remember!

strangedaysindeed
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strangedaysindeed 10/02/08 - 10:16 am
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If only we could soon be a

If only we could soon be a nation of only one party, Republicans. Would you all be satisfied then? One nation ruled by the far right leaning politicians and people. Ga. Copperhead, Former Augustan and others...we are fighting a losing battle here to even TRY to explain situations with facts to back them up. FACTS that the far right sweep under the rug while they continue to hit send and forward their false chain e-mails around the country. As a former Republican, political campaigning, Rush Limbaugh listening citizen I saw the light . Thanks Mr Limbaugh for helping me to see what a pompous , full of hot air person you are and that set me to thinking about how if those in my party set him on the pedestal of Republican Thought , then I needed to examine the party and their platform. Therefore, Ex-GOP.

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dashiel 10/02/08 - 10:24 am
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You go, Angiesdad! And

You go, Angiesdad! And doesn't ANYbody recall the Savings & Loan Scandal? Another FAT-CATS-FIRST scheme brought to us by the Republicans. A mere dress rehearsal for the current meltdown, but the biggest fraud in American history before now. I refuse to believe that all you old trogs have amnesia. Just Google it. For fun reading check out the third Bush brother nobody EVER talks about. (Hint: He bulldozed McMansions in Texas with his S&L). Republicans: the party of the rich (and those too dumb to even know they are poor).

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rufus 10/02/08 - 12:21 pm
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Proof that some people are

Proof that some people are too stupid to vote is Hosea Williams in Atlanta. Re-elected while serving time in jail. Those idiots will vote for anyone that promises them a check once a month. Lazy Sh*^s

rbk
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rbk 10/02/08 - 12:38 pm
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Trouble is, there is a

Trouble is, there is a revolving door policy in Washington. You vote the bums out, and they just sign on with some special interest group as lobbyists and influence and/or pay off the politicians in office that either have no backbone or no morals.

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griesella 10/02/08 - 12:54 pm
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West Virginia Secretary of

West Virginia Secretary of State issued a release to address concerns about voter fraud in the state.It has been discovered that several hundred voter applications have been filed with forged signatures, wrong addresses...

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jack 10/02/08 - 02:52 pm
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GAC, NObama's economic and

GAC, NObama's economic and fiscal advisers are all old crooks that cooked the books and stole millions from Freddie and Fannie Raines alone, stole $90M. As for comapring Repubican morals with DIms, well, that's one reason so many Republicans ain't in office any more. We get rid of them while the DIMs re-elect them. Charlie Rangel and William Jefferson are still around aren't the? Wasn't it BJ Cliton who was too busy with Lewinsky to take care of national security and let OBL go?

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