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Obama bribes another Congressman for the HC vote? Read & decide...

But there is a reward waiting for House members who ignore the wishes and interests of their constituents and vote for Obama’s health care proposals. Congressman Alan Mollohan has had a pesky FBI investigation hanging over his head for a few years. Now, presto, right before the health care vote, it went away. The Justice Department, headed by Attorney General Eric Holder, announced that the FBI was closing the inquiry. Mollohan’s sin? He pushed for earmarks for nonprofit enterprises in his district and then went into a real estate deal in Florida with the head of the company under financial terms that were distinctly favorable to the Congressman. But Mollohan toes the party line and is now getting his unjust reward.

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Asked by pvtjokerus at 12:03 PM on Mar. 6, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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    Answer by pvtjokerus at 12:05 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • Nixon was famous for either putting the FBI on his enemies or rewarding his friends with all charges being dropped against them. He was an expert at that kind of punishment and reward system . He and Hoover were good buddies. :-) In case you haven't read....J.Edgar Hoover was in charge of the FBI for decades and Nixon used him. What a nice little arrangement for them, huh ?

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:07 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • Yes, you are right. And this is the same road that Obama and associates are going down. Regardless, if they are repubs or demos, they need to be held accountable for their actions if it is true that "those pesky charges" magically went away.

    Answer by pvtjokerus at 3:51 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • I hope Obama pulls every string he can to get health care bill passed.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:36 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • Anon :07, you are comparing Obama to Nixon. Sounds like they are very much the same, so I assume you agree with the OP.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:45 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • Well, you gotta hand it to 'em, they don't even bother to hide their corrupt bribes behind closed doors, any more, no sir; they flaunt their unethical activities right in front of our faces . They have NO respect for us, even though we are paying their salaries. That matters not to them, we are merely stupid, inconvenient, idiots.

    I truly don't understand why we can't hold them accountable for all of these unethical crimes they keep committing. If you or I tired to pull of something like that, we would go to jail. Hopefully, when the corrupt ones lose their hold in Nov; quite a few of them will get a new orange suit to wear, while they do their community service and then they get to go sleep in a jail cell every night for a long, long, time...

    Answer by agentwanda at 6:43 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • This admin is so disgusting to me. All the bribes, back-room deals, arm-twisting, finger-pointing, I just think it is vile. Can't wait for November, when they can all find themselves unemployed, like the rest of America.

    Answer by 29again at 7:13 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • IF this is true it's wrong but Dick Morris is not a credible source.


    Answer by Friday at 9:24 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • This is a super stretch, a leap actually.

    The group that was behind the probe into Mollohan's finances are conservative (NLPC). The investigation went on for four years and sat silent for all of 2008. Don't you think people aren't entitled to closure if the justice department and the FBI cannot muster enough evidence to prove a law has been broken?


    Answer by SRiveroC at 11:45 PM on Mar. 6, 2010

  • Obama is such a crook, I pray he gets impeached or something!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:11 AM on Mar. 7, 2010

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