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Ten Most Corrupt Politicians of 2010 (feel free to add to the list)
Examiner.com ^ | December 17, 2010 | Jim Kouri

Posted on 12/27/2010 9:31:24 AM PST by khnyny

It's that time of the year when numerous organizations and news outlets publish or announce their "Best of..." or "Worst of..." or "Most important of..." or "Most popular of..." lists. Not to be outdone by the so-called elite media, below is a list from an industrious public-interest group whose sole mission is to investigate and prosecute government corruption wherever it is discovered. On Thursday, Judicial Watch released its 2010 list of Washington's “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.” While there may be some surprises, readers will note that neither political party has a monopoly on political corruption. Special thanks to Judicial Watch's Jill Farrell for providing the Law Enforcement Examiner with a comprehensive list of men and women deserving of recognition for their corrupt ways or illegal activities.

The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Rahm Emanuel, Former Obama White House Chief of Staff, Senator John Ensign (R-NV), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL), President Barack Obama, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA).

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 10; 2010review; collins; corrupt; corruptdems; corruption; dirtyharryreid; feinstein; obammiecommie; politicians; politics; rangel; snowe; top
I would like to add Senator Dianne Feinstein to the list...
1 posted on 12/27/2010 9:31:27 AM PST by khnyny
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To: khnyny; CedarDave

Bill Richardson, DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD, New Mexico


2 posted on 12/27/2010 9:34:05 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: khnyny

Oh the irony of “drain the swamp”; the vast majority are libtard idiots..... =.=


3 posted on 12/27/2010 9:34:33 AM PST by cranked
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To: khnyny
How many in the entire zero administration plus appointees ?

triple it.

I'll put money on THAT number.


And if that's true ... WHY is everyone afraid to speak of armed revolution?
Talk has done no good ... and they know it.

4 posted on 12/27/2010 9:34:59 AM PST by knarf (Who's Holi ? - Christ I know, you obviously don't - let me tell you about him - Romans 10:13)
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To: khnyny

No list seems complete without Pennsylvania Governor Fast Eddie Rendell. Thank the Lord only days to go till he heads back to Philly.


5 posted on 12/27/2010 9:36:31 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: khnyny
It'd be easier to name the top ten most ethical politicans.

We could eliminate anyone in the democrat party, and half of the GOP.

6 posted on 12/27/2010 9:37:42 AM PST by skeeter
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To: khnyny

John Murtha died in Feb 2010. He deserves to be on the list for his corruption, disgraceful behavior towards the military ... and how about giving aid and comfort to our enemy during a time of war?


7 posted on 12/27/2010 9:40:08 AM PST by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: khnyny

No Harry Reid?

What’s up with that?


8 posted on 12/27/2010 9:40:31 AM PST by mojito
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To: khnyny

Chuck Schumer...receiving money from Fannie Mae.


9 posted on 12/27/2010 9:41:27 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: khnyny

Norfolk mayor Paul Fraim.


10 posted on 12/27/2010 9:41:40 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: khnyny

Charles Rangel.


11 posted on 12/27/2010 9:43:31 AM PST by Beowulf9
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To: khnyny

political corruption bump for later..........


12 posted on 12/27/2010 9:43:39 AM PST by indthkr
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To: Beowulf9

Oops, guess I should’ve looked at the article. He’s on the list.

In that case Jesse Jackson Jr.

http://news.bostonherald.com/news/national/midwest/view/20101226jesse_jackson_jr_says_everyone_has_erred/


13 posted on 12/27/2010 9:44:53 AM PST by Beowulf9
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To: khnyny

http://www.floppingaces.net/2007/04/02/the-silence-on-the-feinstein-c/


14 posted on 12/27/2010 9:45:30 AM PST by khnyny (What exactly is a CDO??)
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To: fishtank
Here is a link to the article on Richardson I just posted:

Scandals Dogged Richardson's Terms (NM-his hand in every pocket)

15 posted on 12/27/2010 9:45:45 AM PST by CedarDave (Tagline being updated...)
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To: indthkr
Ten Most Corrupt Politicians of 2010

That were caught. The one's that are best at their craft haven't been identified.

16 posted on 12/27/2010 9:46:08 AM PST by glorgau
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To: khnyny

The 100 members of the US Senate who recently passed Monsanto’s food bill “by unanimous consent”.


17 posted on 12/27/2010 9:46:19 AM PST by devere
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To: khnyny
Jim Clyburn of South Carolina.

He just has to be dirty, for the most corrupt to be creating a "leadership" position for him.

18 posted on 12/27/2010 9:47:11 AM PST by PalmettoMason (It's easy being a menace to society when WAY OVER half the population is happy being sheep.)
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To: khnyny

“This leadership team will create the most honest, most open, and most ethical Congress in history”

- Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi


19 posted on 12/27/2010 9:47:19 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Tralala boom-dee-aye!)
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To: khnyny

BUMP


20 posted on 12/27/2010 9:48:28 AM PST by kitkat ( Obama: Hype and Chains.)
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To: khnyny

Bernie Sanders of Vermont comes to mind. He endlessly bellyaches about tax cuts for billionaires. He wants to confiscate the extra income of anyone making more than 200k to put it into net loss “green jobs” windmills and solar collectors. The workers in these government dependent black holes for money would then ostensibly vote for leftists like Sanders.

Europe has already tried what Sanders wants. It does not work. Oddly enough, Sanders points to northern Europe as his model of what the US should be like. The truth is that conservatism is on the rise in most of the places Sanders tries to emulate.


21 posted on 12/27/2010 9:49:01 AM PST by Combat_Liberalism
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To: khnyny

Murkowski
Reid
Pelosi
Frank
Obama
Rangel
etc.


22 posted on 12/27/2010 9:50:29 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: mojito

Yes, dingy Harry should definitely be included...


23 posted on 12/27/2010 9:50:31 AM PST by khnyny (What exactly is a CDO??)
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To: wolfman23601
Hah ! I was going to mention the HRT gang. Fraim is certainly part of that crime syndicate.

For those outside of the Norfolk, VA area, HRT is a crime syndicate that is bringing "light rail" to the city of Norfolk. Criminals, through and through.

Nothing light about light rail at all. Bureaucrats feeding at the trough. High costs, thievery, graft, corruption, etc.

24 posted on 12/27/2010 9:50:40 AM PST by csvset
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To: khnyny
Feinstein for certain, but Arnold was not far behind. In terms of dollar impact, he might even be worse.
25 posted on 12/27/2010 9:54:11 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Chris Dodd


26 posted on 12/27/2010 9:59:25 AM PST by surrey
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To: csvset

My personal favorite is the hush money paid to Michael Townes. I just hope criminal charges are filed so that he spills the beans. I have put in a request to the FBI to investigate.


27 posted on 12/27/2010 10:03:46 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: khnyny

Good grief, there’s not enough bandwidth on all of FR, is there?!


28 posted on 12/27/2010 10:08:18 AM PST by pillut48 (Israel doesn't have a friend in President Obama...and neither does the USA! (h/t pgkdan))
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To: khnyny

Missed my two personal favorites:

Chris Dodd

Barney Frank.

Both on the take IMHO


29 posted on 12/27/2010 10:08:53 AM PST by Chickensoup (I am no longer Republican or Democrat, I am Conservative.)
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To: khnyny
Were they so hard up for a couple of token Republicans that they had to add John Ensign and Hal Rogers to the list for balance?

Yeah, I know Ensign is a sleeze who couldn't keep his dick out of a woman who wasn't his wife. But given his ample company in Washington, I hardly see where that alone qualifies him to make the list of top 100 crooked politicians, let alone the top 10.

As for, Rogers, I had to look him up. His porcine accomplishments make him a mere pissant compared to the late John Murtha. Yes, it is a shame he got promoted to chair the appropriations committee. But who is he replacing?

Even if you must have a token GOP or two on the list, I can think of far better candidates than these two pissants of sleeze without breaking a sweat.

30 posted on 12/27/2010 10:17:46 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: khnyny

I would like to add ALL democrats and ALL republicans

..... get the politicians out and put businessmen in


31 posted on 12/27/2010 10:20:26 AM PST by SF_Redux (the scarier part about all these Marxists is, that a few of them can breed .. with the opposite sex)
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To: Combat_Liberalism

Bernie isn’t so much corrupt as he is ignorant and stupid. He’s just an aging, demented European Socialist/Marxist who has “penis envy” when it comes to those who have been more successful than he has. Unfortunately, a Top Ten list isn’t nearly large enough to include those who are supremely destructive of our county. Now, a Top Ten Defenders of the Constitution would be more meaningful in that it would be difficult to get the list filled out!


32 posted on 12/27/2010 10:20:43 AM PST by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: khnyny
All that voted for ethanol!! Every damn one of them were bought and paid for.
33 posted on 12/27/2010 10:33:43 AM PST by org.whodat
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To: khnyny

In a related story; the award for the smelliest skunk goes to.......


34 posted on 12/27/2010 10:37:32 AM PST by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: vette6387
Top Ten Defenders of the Constitution

Jim DeMint, #1.

35 posted on 12/27/2010 10:38:31 AM PST by upchuck (When excerpting please use the entire 300 words we are allowed. No more one or two sentence posts!)
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To: khnyny
Why not list the ones that aren't corrupt?

The list would be shorter.

36 posted on 12/27/2010 10:39:55 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Beowulf9
Double oops....
37 posted on 12/27/2010 10:44:57 AM PST by starlifter (Pullum sapit)
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To: khnyny
Kwame Kilpatrick, hell, the whole Kilpatrick family should be on the list.

I mean they found $500,000 is his bank account that he could not explain.

38 posted on 12/27/2010 10:49:55 AM PST by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President. He's shovel ready!)
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To: khnyny

1. “Play Misty for Me” Moo-cowski. There’s no telling how much leftwing money went into her primary and write-in campaign.
2. brocko himself. The unspent stimulus (while bludgeoning more billions out of the taxpayer for benefit-grubbing unemployment layabouts), in the hundreds of billions, slushed around and bought votes, and is sitting there ready to do it again. Now THAT’s corruption of the first order.
Then there’s the dropped prosecution of ACORNhole thugs, while taking up a lawsuit against a law-abiding Arizona.
3. 3J (Jess Jackson Junior). We’ve only seen the tip of his corruption iceberg (and yet he still occupies the speaker-pro-tem slot more often than just about anyone else.
3. Those SOBs from Bell, CA, City Council.


39 posted on 12/27/2010 10:50:30 AM PST by Migraine (Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
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To: Mikey_1962

No way John Ensign and Hal Rogers deserve to be in the top 10 or probably top 100 most corrupt.


40 posted on 12/27/2010 10:54:12 AM PST by hawgwalker
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To: knarf
WHY is everyone afraid to speak of armed revolution?

Unless you have hundreds of thousands of like minded people in the streets with you an armed revolution will never happen.

The FED will WACO your ass so fast your head will spin if it's just you and a few hundred friends.

41 posted on 12/27/2010 10:55:25 AM PST by hattend (The meaning of the 2010 election was rebuke, reject, and repeal. - Sarah Palin)
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To: khnyny

The Examiner is a blog. In the future, please post in the appropriate forum.


42 posted on 12/27/2010 10:59:01 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: starlifter

Oh no....lol.


43 posted on 12/27/2010 11:16:13 AM PST by Beowulf9
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To: khnyny

Eddie Bernice Johnson D-TX

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/latestnews/stories/082910dntexcongress.2c049bb.html

Longtime Dallas congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson has awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships to four relatives and a top aide’s two children since 2005, using foundation funds set aside for black lawmakers’ causes.

The recipients were ineligible under anti-nepotism rules of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, which provided the money. And all of the awards violated a foundation requirement that scholarship winners live or study in a caucus member’s district.

Johnson, a Democrat, denied any favoritism when asked about the scholarships last week. Two days later, she acknowledged in a statement released by her office that she had violated the rules but said she had done so “unknowingly” and would work with the foundation to “rectify the financial situation.”


44 posted on 12/27/2010 11:16:45 AM PST by cowtowney
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To: khnyny

Governor Jim Doyle (D) outgoing governor of Wisconsin.

He tried to renew a union labor contract after the election and two democrats that were also defeated voted against the scumbag governor and his gift to the union failed.

The Republicans are in control now in Wisconsin.


45 posted on 12/27/2010 11:24:04 AM PST by ADSUM (Democracy works when citizens get involved and keep government honest.)
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To: mojito
"No Harry Reid? What’s up with that?"

Harry paid the author to be taken of the list...

46 posted on 12/27/2010 11:49:39 AM PST by Kolb ("Man is not free unless government is limited." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: khnyny

The list would be too long...how listing politicians that are not corrupt.


47 posted on 12/27/2010 12:23:19 PM PST by PoloSec ( Believe how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again the 3rd day)
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To: khnyny

Actually, I’m a little hurt that John Conyers (Progressive-Detroit) and his entire family don’t comprise a large portion of this list.


48 posted on 12/27/2010 12:40:18 PM PST by Miss_Meyet (Yeah, I do miss GWB.)
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To: skeeter
All politicans to include the White House, there is LESS than a handful that are NOT CROOKS or dirty in some way. So that leaves 3 or maybe 4 and I question more than half of them.
49 posted on 12/28/2010 7:08:32 PM PST by DWaves
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