Energy Department "in bed" with Big Oil

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    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Key government officials overseeing the energy industry had sex with, used illegal drugs with, and accepted gifts from representatives of oil and gas companies they were supposed to be regulating, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Department of the Interior's inspector general.


    A report says government officials accepted gifts from oil and gas company employees.

    The $5.3 million investigation "uncovered recreational marijuana and cocaine use" by "a handful" of Interior Department staff, and found two federal employees "engaged in brief sexual relationships with representatives from companies doing business" with the department.

    Two Interior Department employees "received combined gifts and gratuities on at least 135 occasions from four major oil and gas companies with whom they were doing business -- a textbook example of improperly receiving gifts from prohibited sources," Inspector General Earl Devaney says in a letter to Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne accompanying the report.

    Sex, drugs, gifts uncovered in government oil probe - CNN.com
     
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    Typical Washington party. Jealous they didn't invite you ?
     
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    Not really....

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    really? the energy department is involved with the people that produce energy?
    will wonders never cease
     

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