The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Washington Corruption? Who Cares?

This is why you send politicians to Washington:

Let me translate from the proper academic usage. Members of Congress used inside information gleaned from their positions of power to enrich themselves in the stock market. The more powerful Senators enriched themselves more than members of the House. [Read]

Is this really why they were sent to Washington? Will we ever get tired of being fleeced?

posted at 10:31:50 on 05/27/11 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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