“Congressional Staffers Gain From Trading in Stocks ”
“By BRODY MULLINS, TOM MCGINTY and JASON ZWEIG
WASHINGTON—Chris Miller nearly doubled his $3,500 stock investment in a renewable-energy firm in 2008. It was a perfectly legal bet, but he’s no ordinary investor.
Mr. Miller is the top energy-policy adviser to Nevada Democrat and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who helped pass legislation that wound up benefiting the firm.”
Sordid details follow at: WSJ Article
I no longer simply want these people voted out of office, I want them doing hard time while sharing a cell with a brute called “Bubba”.
We have come full-circle from our founding. Before the Revolution, we were subject to English law which had one set of laws for the peerage and another for the commons. Our government “employees” are our new peerage.
The next march on DC needs to include people carrying rope and pitchforks — they want things like the old days, then lets give them exactly that!