Democrats Congress – First Battle – Shut Down Investigators Powers


PelosiSitting on the sidelines watching the Republicans control the House of Representatives was pure pain for the Democratic Party. For 50 years this was their fifedom, and these interlopers were living in it. So after many failed attempts to regain the power by straight up means, they decided it was time to say anything to get back in power. So promises of ethical reform were made, promises to keep taxes the same, and so on and so on.

Well, now that they have the power, the truth is coming out in spades. Instead of their 100 hours of legislation that included ethics reform language, we have a full blown attempt to thwart any investigative powers that the Republicans gave the Justice Department.

At issue, as explained in the article by Susan Davis, are “privileged documents” amassed by various House Committees “that fall under the constitutional Speech or Debate Clause, which provides protection to Members of Congress.” The Counsel of the House of Representatives appears to have worked to block the release of the documents, which were gathered as part of the House’s own investigation of ex-Rep. Duke Cunningham, the California Republican who pleaded guilty in 2006 to accepting millions of dollars in bribes in the course of his work on the Appropriations Committee. via The Raw Story

I have a feeling this is going to be one of the most corrupt periods of our country as the Democrats fight over spoils they have been waiting for. Like the fat, greedy kid who opens all his Christmas presents before anyone has a chance to, and then tries to steal his brothers gifts.

Now if only the media will report these instance. But that is too much to ask.

Posted January 9, 2007 by
Politics | 6 comments

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    6 Responses to “Democrats Congress – First Battle – Shut Down Investigators Powers”

    1. Miss-Underestimated on January 9th, 2007 11:10 am

      She ain’t holding that whip for nothing. I wonder how the football game was yesterday?

      How many of us had to work yesterday? How many days do we have to work to fullfill our tax BURDEN? Wasn’t it like April or May?

      We’ve all heard “be careful what you ask for”

    2. dennisintn on January 9th, 2007 12:47 pm

      what these fools want is to regain all the booty they were amassing l2 years ago. i have to wonder how brainless you have to be to be fighting for access to govt. reports about what has happened while you’re screaming and foaming at the mouth about the govt. collecting intelligence reports that may help prevent another 9/ll attack.

    3. SUPER DAVE on January 9th, 2007 2:11 pm

      whether republican or democrat, it’s all about power. the citizens don’t count until they are running for office. then the whining and mudslinging begins. it’s all a power trip for politicians.

    4. Freebrid on January 9th, 2007 4:40 pm

      They are going to get us all killed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I want have it on my head I surely didn’t vote the Jackasses in!!!!!!!!!!!

    5. mommaknows on January 10th, 2007 11:00 am

      Boy, we are in such a sad state of affairs!

      God help us all!

    6. super dave on January 12th, 2007 9:57 am

      most read article today msnbc: US unit in Iraq,(iraq military and police will not stand up and fight) unit interviewed says they receive information from iraq intelligence about certain neighborhoods to search. before they get there the terrorrists and whole neighborhood know exactly when they will arrive there and will know their purpose. iraq officials are setting our soldiers up to be murdered . George Bush’s plan is a joke says the soldiers. they are sick of this game and iraq will not offer any help and tell the american units that they will have to go in alone and fight.
      Bush is sending more and more of our military there just to try to save face for his screw ups ! instead of trying to blame the democrats for everything, just because you are republican, look at what is really happening. i am not a democrat nor republican but this is getting ridiculous. read this story under the American Embassy attacked in Greece today.

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