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Members of Congress free to work on boards of corporations

There are 21 comments on the Santa Fe New Mexican story from Thursday Aug 9, titled Members of Congress free to work on boards of corporations. In it, Santa Fe New Mexican reports that:

The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're responsible for overseeing. Collins, a New York Republican, has denied any wrongdoing stemming from his involvement with Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, a biotechnology company based in Sydney, Australia.

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Spocko

Oakland, CA

#1 Friday Aug 10
The entire age Trump has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite like the orgy of criminality which we have just experienced. Half of the Republican leadership is going to jail . . . Trump is only 2 steps away. The temptation to use government as a vehicle for self-enrichment is especially strong in a party dedicated to a credal skepticism about the possibility that government can do good.
anonymous

Chicago, IL

#2 Friday Aug 10
You're going to try every single thing that is effing wrong before you try to do it right.

Drive on, pubbies.

“Hello Trump”

Since: Jan 07

Goodby Hillary

#4 Friday Aug 10
Spocko wrote:
The entire age Trump has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite like the orgy of criminality which we have just experienced. Half of the Republican leadership is going to jail ... Trump is only 2 steps away. The temptation to use government as a vehicle for self-enrichment is especially strong in a party dedicated to a credal skepticism about the possibility that government can do good.
Still ignorant and reveling in it, huh? Personal enrichment via gov't service has been a decades if not Centuries old problem..... If you think/believe it started with Trump.... Then you are MUCH more gullible or horribly stupid than we gave your credit for.... I KNOW you are ideologically blinded to the flaws of the Obama Administration ...... But his people re-wrote the rules for HOW to become wealthy from gov't contacts/influence.....
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#5 Friday Aug 10
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>Still ignorant and reveling in it, huh? Personal enrichment via gov't service has been a decades if not Centuries old problem..... If you think/believe it started with Trump.... Then you are MUCH more gullible or horribly stupid than we gave your credit for.... I KNOW you are ideologically blinded to the flaws of the Obama Administration ...... But his people re-wrote the rules for HOW to become wealthy from gov't contacts/influence.....
FYI: Number of indictments and plea-deals of people from the Trump administration in less than 2 years: 4 members of the Trump cabinet and 6 campaign advisers. Now , would you like to guess how many of Obama's people were indicted in 8 years ... NO? I didn't think so!
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#6 Friday Aug 10

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#7 Friday Aug 10
Members of Congress free to work on boards of corporations

Only when they can't steal enough tax dollars.
Cordwainer Trout

Owensboro, KY

#8 Friday Aug 10
Spocko wrote:
FYI: Number of indictments and plea-deals of people from the Trump administration in less than 2 years: 4 members of the Trump cabinet and 6 campaign advisers. Now , would you like to guess how many of Obama's people were indicted in 8 years ... NO? I didn't think so!
With Maoist Democrats infecting Federal Agencies to be used as political weapons and to specifically protect Communists appointed by Obama, the criminal Hillary and their own internal criminal conspirators, it can be no surprise to you, that limited numbers of Demcrats live within a completely different jurisprudence world. Connecting the dots between the Communist Democrat involvements in the Governments, Hollywood and the Press shows an undeniable and treasonous conspiracy against the United States. Hell, it was only Democrats, who opposed the RICO legislation targeting organized crime and the Democrats running the mobs and unions. Hollywood Democrats routinely arrange funding for international Communists. Obama Communists funded and armed Sudanese Islamic terrorists. Communists in the Press are constantly distorting new, so people like you continue being obstinate about not exposing their links and intent.

Discover the Networks.
https://tinyurl.com/6rtj48

There are many others exposed by their own words in commentaries on film DVDs. Outrageous, in your face Communists conspiring against America are numerous.

“Hello Trump”

Since: Jan 07

Goodby Hillary

#9 Friday Aug 10
Spocko wrote:
<quoted text>

FYI: Number of indictments and plea-deals of people from the Trump administration in less than 2 years: 4 members of the Trump cabinet and 6 campaign advisers. Now , would you like to guess how many of Obama's people were indicted in 8 years ... NO? I didn't think so!
When the corrupt cover for the corrupt justice becomes a sad national joke..... The Obama administration gave corruption a whole new meaning and avarice became the norm with Presidential approval......
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#10 Saturday Aug 11
Cordwainer Trout wrote:
<quoted text>

With Maoist Democrats infecting Federal Agencies to be used as political weapons and to specifically protect Communists appointed by Obama, the criminal Hillary and their own internal criminal conspirators, it can be no surprise to you, that limited numbers of Demcrats live within a completely different jurisprudence world. Connecting the dots between the Communist Democrat involvements in the Governments, Hollywood and the Press shows an undeniable and treasonous conspiracy against the United States. Hell, it was only Democrats, who opposed the RICO legislation targeting organized crime and the Democrats running the mobs and unions. Hollywood Democrats routinely arrange funding for international Communists. Obama Communists funded and armed Sudanese Islamic terrorists. Communists in the Press are constantly distorting new, so people like you continue being obstinate about not exposing their links and intent.

Discover the Networks.
https://tinyurl.com/6rtj48

There are many others exposed by their own words in commentaries on film DVDs. Outrageous, in your face Communists conspiring against America are numerous.
There is nothing one can prove to a Trump supporter, as they operate outside of the world of provable facts. The rejection of rational thought and reality-based inquiry is where Trump followers dwell. Living in the Trump universe makes people regress to the mental state of 6 year olds. For all the talk, by his followers, of normalizing Trumpís behavior, it was our normalization of the platforms he thrived on ó reality television, cable news, cap-locked Twitter ó is what made Trump possible in the first place.
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#11 Saturday Aug 11
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>When the corrupt cover for the corrupt justice becomes a sad national joke..... The Obama administration gave corruption a whole new meaning and avarice became the norm with Presidential approval......
Really bad right-wing humor, you're giving humor a bad name :-/
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#12 Saturday Aug 11
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>Still ignorant and reveling in it, huh? Personal enrichment via gov't service has been a decades if not Centuries old problem..... If you think/believe it started with Trump.... Then you are MUCH more gullible or horribly stupid than we gave your credit for.... I KNOW you are ideologically blinded to the flaws of the Obama Administration ...... But his people re-wrote the rules for HOW to become wealthy from gov't contacts/influence.....
Sorry buddy, the facts say otherwise!
Been Duped

Peabody, MA

#13 Saturday Aug 11
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>When the corrupt cover for the corrupt justice becomes a sad national joke..... The Obama administration gave corruption a whole new meaning and avarice became the norm with Presidential approval......
Regardless of whether what you wrote had a tiny bit of truth, it seems Trump and everyone that surrounds Trump is corrupt.

The swamp is so thick it has turned into a bog.
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#14 Saturday Aug 11
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>When the corrupt cover for the corrupt justice becomes a sad national joke..... The Obama administration gave corruption a whole new meaning and avarice became the norm with Presidential approval......
Hey moron, look up the term: Straw-man argument!
Guest

Dallas, TX

#15 Saturday Aug 11
Spocko wrote:
<quoted text>

FYI: Number of indictments and plea-deals of people from the Trump administration in less than 2 years: 4 members of the Trump cabinet and 6 campaign advisers. Now , would you like to guess how many of Obama's people were indicted in 8 years ... NO? I didn't think so!
I would say you are about as blind as a bat if you think Democrats have not made money the same way. You think they are so saintly they would set back and say oh look at the money so and so made on inside trading but you know I had rather have my salary no oh no not me. LOL you full of it.
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#17 Saturday Aug 11
Guest wrote:
<quoted text> I would say you are about as blind as a bat if you think Democrats have not made money the same way. You think they are so saintly they would set back and say oh look at the money so and so made on inside trading but you know I had rather have my salary no oh no not me. LOL you full of it.
So how many were indicted from Obama's administration in 8 years? Don't be a f-ing moron!
Greedy Corporatists

Bladensburg, MD

#18 Saturday Aug 11
The Corporate Swamp is a nightmare
Greedy Corporatists

Bladensburg, MD

#19 Saturday Aug 11
I'm obsessed with death and devastation
Mothra

United States

#21 Sunday Aug 12
Spocko wrote:
The entire age Trump has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite like the orgy of criminality which we have just experienced. Half of the Republican leadership is going to jail ... Trump is only 2 steps away. The temptation to use government as a vehicle for self-enrichment is especially strong in a party dedicated to a credal skepticism about the possibility that government can do good.
pfft... another TDS patient.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#22 Sunday Aug 12
Greedy Corporatists wrote:
I'm obsessed with death and devastation
Try our new layaway plan.
ardith

United States

#25 Sunday Aug 12
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Try our new layaway plan.
That didnít end well for Seth Rich, did Hillary put out the hit, or did Putin tell her to do it?

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