California lawmaker indicted on bribe...

California lawmaker indicted on bribery, corruption charges

There are 3 comments on the AlertNet story from Feb 22, 2014, titled California lawmaker indicted on bribery, corruption charges. In it, AlertNet reports that:

Andre Birotte Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, announces at a news conference in Los Angeles, California February 21, 2014 that California state senator Democrat Ron Calderon has been indicted on federal charges that he accepted some $100,000 in cash bribes from a businessman and undercover FBI agents in connection with ... (more)

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Dan Salazar

AOL

#1 Feb 22, 2014
Giving one Party total control never ends well. Look at North Korea.
Calfiornia voters are just too stupid to handle self government. The very worst is yet to come. Lavish Unfunded Publ Empl Pensions already total over $200 BILLION. Quite a mess voters chose to leave for their kids and grand kids. Pitiful.
DDD-25

Corona, CA

#2 Mar 16, 2014
Dan Salazar wrote:
Giving one Party total control never ends well. Look at North Korea.
Calfiornia voters are just too stupid to handle self government. The very worst is yet to come. Lavish Unfunded Publ Empl Pensions already total over $200 BILLION. Quite a mess voters chose to leave for their kids and grand kids. Pitiful.
I can't understand why anybody would be surprised. All politicians, in all of the nations of the world, for all of recorded and prehistoric time have been crooks, almost entirely without exception. That's what they are. That's what they do. Unions are their supporters and politicos are their lapdogs.
agree

Morristown, TN

#3 Mar 19, 2014
DDD-25 wrote:
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I can't understand why anybody would be surprised. All politicians, in all of the nations of the world, for all of recorded and prehistoric time have been crooks, almost entirely without exception. That's what they are. That's what they do. Unions are their supporters and politicos are their lapdogs.
Corruptness abounds and nobody is in line to stop it. The rich get richer and the rest of us struggle along.

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