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democrat culture of corruption continues

May 8, 2007

democrat House Speaker Nancy “SanFranNan” Pelosi follows in the foot steps of fellow California democrat Diane Feinstein, by setting up a Pork Barrel project that will funnel taxpayer dollars into her husbands pocket.

Fox guarding the henhouse…democrat style!

March 30, 2007

It seems while far left extremist liberal democrat Diane Feinstein, Senator from California was micromanaging Defense projects assigned to her husband’s company, she was also a member of the Senate committee responsible for “ethics reform.”

How convenient!

HT to Ms. Malkin

democrat Culture of Corruption continues…

March 29, 2007

This time it’s HCI‘s own Senator Diane Feinstein, hard far left extremist liberal democrat from California.
The JawaReport had the following commentary:

According to MetroActive, she resigned quietly (where was the MSM?) in January from a Military Construction Appropriations committee over a conflict of interest involving her husband, tens of millions of dollars in defense and construction contracts, etc.

MetroActive speculates that the resignation was due to the impending release of a scathing expose (funded by The Nation) that threatened to blow the lid off the air-tight kettledrum of ethical problems

Here are the details from MetroActive:

SEN. Dianne Feinstein has resigned from the Military Construction Appropriations subcommittee. As previously and extensively reviewed in these pages, Feinstein was chairperson and ranking member of MILCON for six years, during which time she had a conflict of interest due to her husband Richard C. Blum’s ownership of two major defense contractors, who were awarded billions of dollars for military construction projects approved by Feinstein.

As MILCON leader, Feinstein relished the details of military construction, even micromanaging one project at the level of its sewer design. She regularly took junkets to military bases around the world to inspect construction projects, some of which were contracted to her husband’s companies, Perini Corp. and URS Corp.

Perhaps she resigned from MILCON because she could not take the heat generated by Metro’s expose of her ethics (which was partially funded by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute). Or was her work on the subcommittee finished because Blum divested ownership of his military construction and advanced weapons manufacturing firms in late 2005?

The nice folk at the Jawa Report point out the reality of the matter:

This is genuine news. Political corruption on a scale as big as Duke Cunningham, and the mainstream press is worried about 8 US attorneys losing their jobs in a completely legal hard-ball political axing-session.