I had a big discussion with a Liberal who went on a rant that Republicans in this current Congress is the most corrupt bunch. I was bewildered by that accusation and I went home and did some research.
And this is what I found.
On the “Citizen For Ethics” website, http://www.citizensforethics.org/files/20090520%20-%20Members%20of%20Congress%20Under%20Investigation.pdf, it compiles a list of current House and Senate members under investigation.
It stands Democrats 12 and Republicans 4. That is significant.
The Democrats in the House of Representatives under investigation are Sanford Bishop of Georgia, Jesse Jackson of Illinois, Allan Mollohan of West Virginia, John Murtha of Pennsylvania, Charlie Rangel of New York, Linda Sanchez of California, Loretta Sanchez of California, and Pete Visclosky of Indiana.
The Democrats in the Senate under investigation are Roland Burris of Illinois, Kent Conrad of North Dakota, and Bob Menendez of New Jersey.
While there is no Republican Senators under investigation, there are only four members of the House of Representatives who are under review by the Justice Department. They are Jerry Lewis of California, Garry Miller of California, Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, and Don Young of Alaska.
So, to my Liberal friend, before you open your big mouth and stereotype Republicans as corrupt, I highly recommend researching your argument before trying it out with a staunch conservative. Not only you look foolish as an Obama supporter, but the idea that Democrats cannot do any wrong is idiotic. Have you seen what Biden, Pelosi, and Reid have done in the past week? It makes me cringe knowing that they are “leaders” of the Democrat party. It is a sad day in America.