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9th Circuit Takes Plush Maui Vacation At Taxpayer Expense

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posted on May, 20 2012 @ 12:19 PM
9th Circuit Takes Plush Maui Vacation At Taxpayer Expense
Breitbart Story -- by Dan Riehl

It looks like the 9th Circuit Court judges and related staff are going on an expensive Vacation this August ....
All under the guise of a "Judicail Conference"

All expenses paid for by the American taxpayers of course

(recreational or sporting activities are not paid for by taxpayers however

This latest vacation "Conference" will cost around $1 Million !!!!!!!!!!

Past vacations "Conferences" by the 9th have been a little cheaper, but not much.

Evidently, a letter has been obtained from the Senate Budget Committee to show this insanity.

Judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, federal district and bankruptcy courts in nine Western states and two Pacific island territories, along with lawyers practicing in those courts, and court staff, will gather at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa from August 13 - 16, 2012 in what looks like a less than valiant attempt to ensure American justice is being a cost to taxpayers of approximately one million dollars.

From tennis courts to the caddy shack and luau experience, justice will be served in a manner many Americans never get to experience. Breitbart News has reviewed a letter from the offices of the Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, Senator Jeff Sessions, and the offices of Senator Chuck Grassley, the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, with several detailed questions they want answered by the Ninth District

The letter cites the 2010 version of the Ninth Circuit's annual judicial conference that cost taxpayers over $657,000 in travel costs alone, along with $860,000 in combined travel costs for the Ninth Circuit's 2008 and 2009 annual conferences in Monterey, California and Sun Valley, Idaho, respectively. It also provides evidence of the Ninth Circuit's awareness of the Government's budget challenges in the face of a still suffering Obama economy, going on to challenge why the Ninth Circuit seems determined to go on spending large amounts of money on plush conferences, when a more prudent approach could provide the same value for professional purposes.

The Senate's latest effort doesn't appear to be just a bit of politically motivated PR of some form. The Ninth District is considered by many to be the most liberal of all U.S. Court Districts, with 64% of sitting judges having been appointed by Democrats--the highest of all the districts. Many also consider the district as having the highest rate of being overturned by the Supreme Court. Research by Breitbart News suggests other districts are making efforts to cut back, while the Ninth District appears to have maintained a Party on, dude! attitude when it comes to putting on its judicial conferences.

read the long story for more revealing realities

Bureaucracy = Corruption

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