Shoffner Scandal Underscores Low Elec...

Shoffner Scandal Underscores Low Elected Official Pay

There are 6 comments on the ArkansasMatters story from Jul 18, 2013, titled Shoffner Scandal Underscores Low Elected Official Pay. In it, ArkansasMatters reports that:

Are Arkansas taxpayers simply getting what they pay for when it comes to elected officials? Former state treasurer Martha Shoffner says her financial situation drove her to accept bribes out of pie boxes.

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Cabot, AR

#1 Jul 18, 2013
Really!!!! That is no excuse to break the law....
easy reader

Lake City, AR

#2 Jul 22, 2013
another plain case of a corrupted society and if your not going to live unto God you may as well get and gain sad as it is the wisdom which tells people leads people advises is of this world assuming they are wise only to be fools i believe Gods word has said of them. we do live in a wicked
fornicating , adulterous generation of fools.

Newport, AR

#3 Jul 22, 2013
Her salary was almost $60,000.00 per year plus per diem pay. Plenty enough to live on for a single woman with no children...
easy rider

Lake City, AR

#4 Jul 23, 2013
when is it ok to steal from the hand which feeds you ? to put on the dog and live in a grand house and associate with the upper crust "fake" "fake" like most politicians and you would have to skin them layer by layer to ever reveal their deception "they smile in your face..........
Hats off to the part of society who searches for right , who simplicity can sustain them , who condecend , who are honestly for the people (....
doctors when they get rich beyond their need THEY CONTINUE TO CHARGE AND MAKE MORE MORE AND MORE $$$$ TO LAY UP IN VAULTS IN THE BANK and you have been led to think they are servants " YEA FOR A PRICE A HUGE PRICE **ONLY $$$$$$$$$$
Pepsi man

Olive Branch, MS

#5 Jul 23, 2013
Democrat !!!!!!
easy rider

Lake City, AR

#6 Jul 23, 2013
when a person yeps out democrat or republican right away we "must know" they are too far gone its just that person with countless others who allow a party to speak for them #1. not one thing accomplished thats worth the blood of americans shed . being part of the mess its not hard to know the entire mess was handeled in a vindictive way not said in a corner its plain to see if you dont let others do your thinking for you.#2.Bill Clinton its true sold out America by pushing NAFTA.
it has brought the ruin to America and may never come back.#3. the tax breaks given by republicans to the rich the welfare given to the poor by the democrats AND WHO DECIDED TO MAKE THE AMERICAN FARMER RICH ?$50,000 DOLLAR WELFARE CHECKS AND THE FARMER SO SMART TO DIVIDEN HIS FARM UP INTO *WIFE *DAUGHTER *SON * SON AND *HIMSELF COUNT IT UP IT COMES TO $ 250,000 A YEAR AND IT WAS DONE!!!! FOR MANY YEARS AND MAY BE STILL YET .(now put that in your pipe and smoke it , and complain about giving welfare to the poor) You better back up and count how many tax breaks the rich get how much tax breaks the industry which went over to forign countries get and got ) so !

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