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Lawmakers Bill Taxpayers For TVs, Cameras, Lexus

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posted on May, 30 2009 @ 12:09 PM
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Lawmakers Bill Taxpayers For TVs, Cameras, Lexus


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Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings spent $24,730 in taxpayer money last year to lease a 2008 luxury Lexus hybrid sedan. Ohio Rep. Michael Turner expensed a $1,435 digital camera. Eni Faleomavaega, the House delegate from American Samoa, bought two 46-inch Sony TVs.

House members get a government expense allowance of $1.3 million to $1.9 million a year. Senators get $2.9 million to $4.5 million. The disparity is based on several factors, with lawmakers whose home states are far from Washington
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posted on May, 30 2009 @ 12:09 PM
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The problem is the American people allow politicians to police themselves. This is why they are so crooked and they waste and spend money.

It's suppose to be the people's government, yet the people say nothing as these people bury us in debt. This is because people get caught up in political labels and both parties are equally crooked. They both promise the world and deliver nothing but a bigger bill.

It's getting dangerous now because we are in serious red ink. Yet Obama and the democrats smile and say we need to spend more money just like Bush and the Republicans did.

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posted on May, 30 2009 @ 12:48 PM
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