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Old 11-03-2011, 11:31 AM
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Tea Party Origins and the people who run it.

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Old 11-03-2011, 12:58 PM
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There is already enough fiction masquerading as fact. Do we really need this?
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Old 11-04-2011, 11:19 AM
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If lies are in this subject thread youll need to point them out and open up a line of discussion instead of making assumptions on content.Throwing more water on a subject doesnt make it any cleaner .In todays political world it warrants all voters to look at our leaders in a different light on both sides of the fence. This film draws its focus on who was Jack Abramoff and how far his skills of persuasion lead him and his constitiants into alot of unsavory and deceitful scams.A real interesting who is who documentary told by both sides .More water ,more water.
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Tea Party Funding Koch Brothers Emerge From Anonymity - Peter Fenn (usnews.com)
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Old 11-04-2011, 12:34 PM
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According to Wiki, the movies is a poorly done fictionalized account of what should have been a compelling story.
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This is the Documentary on Abramoff ,dont confuse it with the Movie with Kevin Spacey.
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I was wondering about that. Thanks for clearing it up.

I think Jack just got in over his head. Most big time criminals are not that smart but they are without any sort of feeling for their victims. As long as the money was flowing and people higher up were telling him he was smart he thought he was.

Tom DeLay is another good example. There is a difference in following the law and trying to stay one step ahead of it. That difference tripped up both of these guys.

What gets me is the people he scammed the most are still out there falling for the baloney pumped out by his fellow travelers. Even the Rev. Pat Robinson said the crazy was getting out of hand and he is one of the biggest crazies out there. That's when you know things are bad.

But as long as there is money to be made in telling folks what they want to hear I don't think it will ever stop.
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This is the Documentary on Abramoff ,dont confuse it with the Movie with Kevin Spacey.
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I was at work when I first saw the link, but my 3G doesn't do video well ( or at all) , so I looked at the Wiki article on thew same name.
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I was wondering about that. Thanks for clearing it up.

I think Jack just got in over his head. Most big time criminals are not that smart but they are without any sort of feeling for their victims. As long as the money was flowing and people higher up were telling him he was smart he thought he was.

Tom DeLay is another good example. There is a difference in following the law and trying to stay one step ahead of it. That difference tripped up both of these guys.

What gets me is the people he scammed the most are still out there falling for the baloney pumped out by his fellow travelers. Even the Rev. Pat Robinson said the crazy was getting out of hand and he is one of the biggest crazies out there. That's when you know things are bad.

But as long as there is money to be made in telling folks what they want to hear I don't think it will ever stop.
Dont tell me you're starting to use the BB terminology--I hate that. There's one guy --who has 10 of a particular type of truck, when he parrots BB --it REALLY makes him sound like a half witted toadie.
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Abramoff will be on 60 minutes tonight,it will be intersting to see what kind of changes he has made for the future.
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:40 PM
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Jack Abramoff: The lobbyist's playbook - 60 Minutes - CBS News

You can see the interview here.

After watching ,I was throughly impressed by this man,he has regret of his part he played in unlawful conduct and wants Washington to change just as much as everyone else.
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He talks a good show but I am not convinced he is repentant. I d believe he should have had quite a bit of company in his cell and it seems he was quite lonely.
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Repentant AFTER he got caught? motives suspect; may be genuine, still suspect.
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