Charles Rangel does the censor tango

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    Hey, it could happen to anybody, and it does, because this crap goes on all the time. They picked him because he is black.

    WASHINGTON — The House ethics committee on Thursday recommended censure for longtime Rep. Charles Rangel, suggesting that the New York Democrat suffer the embarrassment of standing before his colleagues while receiving an oral rebuke by the speaker for financial and fundraising misconduct.

    Censure is the most serious congressional discipline short of expulsion. The House could change the recommended discipline of Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, and make it more serious or less serious.

    House ethics panel recommends censure for Rangel - Politics - More politics - msnbc.com
     
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    I heard him speak at the commission. He said nothing like that. And he admitted to wrong doing.
     
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    Actually, he should go to jail like any other non-Congressman in America would do if they pulled the same shit as Rangel did. I think it's so ironic that he was such an asshole about it all before the hearing but now he has humbled himself enough to almost cry. This is pure bullshit and he could care less what they say as long as they don't take his retirement away or the whole deal cost him any money.
     
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    He should be kicked out and be prosecuted in court.
     
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    And that's happened, when?

    Newt went further then Rangel. He didn't face expulsion. Heck..President Bush committed a bonafide crime when he sold Harken oil stocks..and didn't disclose for three months. Martha Stewart was in the pokey for much less.
     
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    Nope.... he was guilty of being a Congressman while black. Get it right! :cuckoo:


    Really Shintao? Come on man.... thats just silly.

    He knew what he was doing... he did it for 16 or more yrs. A half million a year??? How do you forget that on his salary???? You dont.... he thought he could pull it off, and he fucked up.

    The whole race thing is getting tired. :doubt:
     
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    Ohh I agree, it is like having DR's oversee Dr's and lawyers oversee lawyers, etc.
    However that does not diminish what should be done.
     
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    We should have ZERO tolerance for corruption in our government.
    to hell with partisanship and the good ol boy network in government.
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    Huh?! It wasn't because he was black.
     

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