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Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA) Earns Dishonorable Mention in CREW’s Annual Most Corrupt Report
Crew Blog ^
| September 2012
Posted on 09/20/2012 8:44:04 AM PDT by Baynative
Washington, D.C. Today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) named Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA) as a Dishonorable Mention in its Most Corrupt Members of Congress report, an annual, bipartisan look at Washingtons worst. Rep. Dicks used his position as chairman of a powerful House Appropriations subcommittee to direct millions of dollars in public funds to the Puget Sound Partnership, a Washington state environmental agency headed by his son, earning him a spot in CREWs latest report.
(Excerpt) Read more at citizensforethics.org ...
KEYWORDS: corruption; dicks; ethics
is hailed as a hero back home in Washington. He now spends much of his time going to dinners and presentations in his honor.
posted on 09/20/2012 8:44:09 AM PDT
To: Just Lori; Libertina; Lexinom; horatio; freebird5850; Horatio Gates; Ramius; HairOfTheDog; ...
posted on 09/20/2012 8:45:48 AM PDT
Someone had to pick up Murtha’s mantle.
posted on 09/20/2012 8:51:32 AM PDT
This crook is my congressman - he has finally grabbed enough taxpayer’s money to retire in style.
posted on 09/20/2012 9:34:31 AM PDT
(If you want a friend, get a Model 1911.)
Sounds like Dicks is a dick.
posted on 09/20/2012 9:52:14 AM PDT
(If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
How does that bloated, red faced buffoon manage to get re-elected all the time?
posted on 09/20/2012 10:01:44 AM PDT
(Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
To: dragonblustar; dainbramaged
There has been increasing interest in his money scams with his sons and he decided to “retire” and not run again this year in order to avoid a congressional investigation and to protect the future of his just as sleazy son.
posted on 09/20/2012 6:31:01 PM PDT
"How does that bloated, red faced buffoon manage to get re-elected all the time?In Washington State its simple - pander to the left 24 hours a day by giving them other people's money. Pander to the tribes and greenies by doing clever things like tearing out hydroelectric dams and taking private property.
posted on 09/21/2012 6:21:37 AM PDT
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