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Full 54-minute Murtha ABSCAM Tape now available
Boot Murtha ^ | 9/29/06 | L. Eddy

Posted on 09/29/2006 4:55:09 AM PDT by Coop

The question of whether Rep. John Murtha is a crook or not is now definitive. Congressman John Murtha’s full 54-minute ABSCAM meeting is out.

An article in today’s American Spectator, based on the 54-minute video and scores of sworn testimony given by Murtha under oath, reveals a congressman anxious to cut a deal on his terms. The article includes a link to the full 54-minute video online. Here

Everyone would expect a congressman who had a near-fatal brush with the ABSCAM scandal to steer as far away from further controversy and ethical questions as possible. This has not been the case with Rep. John Murtha.

The most glaring question involves Murtha’s brother “Kit”… whose lobbying firm was the recipient of $20.8 million in fees for influencing Defense contracts in 2004. Murtha was and remains the ranking member of the Defense Appropriations subcommittee. LINK to story

Watchdog organization CREW has published its “Most Crooked Congressional Members” report, naming Murtha as a dubious member of the group. LINK to CREW report

There are many other incidents where Murtha’s actions are more than questionable; however, the real question remains whether PA’s District 12 voters will re-elect their crooked congressman.


TOPICS: Announcements; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abscam; bootmurtha; corrupt; murtha; murthawatch
Go to Boot Murtha if you'd like your own copy of the tape.
1 posted on 09/29/2006 4:55:10 AM PDT by Coop
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To: freema; jazusamo; RedRover; ButThreeLeftsDo; Tribune7; Mrs. Ranger; Just A Nobody; Ciexyz; ...
FYI

Join us in two days for the national Boot Murtha rally in Johnstown PA!

2 posted on 09/29/2006 4:57:39 AM PDT by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: Coop

Murtha is the dirtiest Congressman there is. And being that is amoung Congress, that is saying something.


3 posted on 09/29/2006 4:58:11 AM PDT by Always Right
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To: Coop
I think Rush had murtha in mind when he came up with this bumper sticker.

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4 posted on 09/29/2006 5:01:06 AM PDT by AdvisorB
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To: Coop

Someone get a copy before it disappears! lol Looks like Murtha has received his October surprise a little early. Someone should make a "Murtha's Shady Ways" ad and feature clips of this and details.


5 posted on 09/29/2006 5:02:19 AM PDT by Maelstorm (Conservatives' main weakness is wanting to be liked by liberals.)
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To: Maelstorm
Someone get a copy before it disappears!

Good idea. Why don't you take the lead on that? Thanks.

6 posted on 09/29/2006 5:05:21 AM PDT by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: Mr.Smorch; Always Right
Associated thread - Murtha and the FBI: The Director's Cut
7 posted on 09/29/2006 5:06:08 AM PDT by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: Mr.Smorch
REAL DEAL =========> Democratic Phrase

============================================

950 Stolen FBI files ======> "Badges of Courage"
Democratic treason ======> "democratic patriotism"
Reasonable Interrogation ==> "torture"
Terrorists, Murderers =====> Democrat heroes
Jewish American (*) ======> "neocon" (snarl by Democrat)
Illegal alien (**) ==========> "Democrat future voter"

[* - including Christian Israel-supporters]
[** - including murderers, terrorists and rapists]


8 posted on 09/29/2006 5:06:20 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Diogenesis
Leak secrets and it is just whistle blowing.
9 posted on 09/29/2006 5:08:15 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Only stupid people would vote for McCain, Warner, Hagle, Snowe, Graham, or any RINO)
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To: Erik Latranyi

Ping


11 posted on 09/29/2006 5:14:23 AM PDT by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: Coop
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12 posted on 09/29/2006 5:18:51 AM PDT by AdvisorB
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To: Coop

I wonder if Youtube will have the video...


13 posted on 09/29/2006 5:30:11 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: Coop

YAY, COOP! This is great and gives me motivation to donate to "Boot Murtha". I'd been torn about that because I figured whatever I had to give should go directly to Irey. But clearly I have to dig a little deeper.


14 posted on 09/29/2006 5:32:21 AM PDT by RedRover
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To: Coop

This will be on the networks, right?


15 posted on 09/29/2006 7:13:34 AM PDT by feedback doctor (Lindsay Graham, the conscience of al-Qaeda.)
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To: feedback doctor
In the end it doesn't matter if America sees and/or hears about this full tape. What matters is that the PA-12 voters see and hear about it. Which is what Boot Murtha hopes to do, if enough people help out.
16 posted on 09/29/2006 7:18:32 AM PDT by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: Diogenesis

BTTT


17 posted on 09/29/2006 7:27:04 AM PDT by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: Always Right

"Murtha is the dirtiest Congressman there is. And being that is amoung Congress, that is saying something."

I believe it was Mark Twain who once noted that "One useless man is a disgrace, two are called a Law Firm and three or more become a Congress>"


18 posted on 09/29/2006 1:17:59 PM PDT by Towed_Jumper
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To: Coop

That's true, his CD needs to hear about it and I am sure some local station will talk about it.

In the broader context, nationwide I hope more hear about it as this is the dim way of doing things.


19 posted on 09/29/2006 1:52:47 PM PDT by feedback doctor (Lindsay Graham, the conscience of al-Qaeda.)
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To: Towed_Jumper

I'm pretty sure John Adams said that line about Congress. It was during the debate over independence.


20 posted on 09/29/2006 4:18:34 PM PDT by RedRover
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To: Coop

Do you really think that will help, or will it hurt...will PA-12 voters understand his corruption or get caught up in the "investment in the district" verbiage?


21 posted on 09/30/2006 5:36:19 PM PDT by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: Coop

What is the latest poll?


22 posted on 09/30/2006 5:47:33 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Coop

Murtha's Purple Heart for a 'Broken Toenail?' Democrat Says Yes

http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewPolitics.asp?Page=/Politics/archive/200609/POL20060929a.html


23 posted on 10/01/2006 9:32:54 PM PDT by MaineVoter2002 (http://www.cafenetamerica.com)
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