California's senator Yee indicted on gun, corruption charges

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Dr_Steve wrote:

Five will get you ten that this same sorry politician has voted in favor of every gun control measure that has been brought up during his term. Yet, he was in the market for illegal weapons. That says it all. Another fine example of “Do what I say, not do what I do.” Hypocrite! He should be thrown under the prison.

Apr 04, 2014 2:55pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
brotherkenny4 wrote:

We will be more amazed by an honest politician these days. Please name me one. This is a “more of the same” story. This is like saying that rain is possible in the future some time.

Apr 04, 2014 2:58pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
eplacentia wrote:

Nothing about his hypocritical longtime pro gun-control stance? This guy never saw an anti-gun bill he didn’t like. Hypocrite isn’t a strong enough word. That whole state is quickly becoming a cesspool.

Apr 04, 2014 3:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Robertbill wrote:

Mr. Yee is like Dianne Feinstein in that he only wants to prevent other gun dealers from making a profit. Check into Feinstein’s empire and you will find that she and her crooked judge daughter have had a great impact on furthering the business of Richard Blum (war profiteer and her current husband) which has lined their own pockets as well.

Apr 04, 2014 3:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
neighbordog wrote:

A criminal can legislate laws that takes guns out of law abiding citizens hands. At the same time he is placing guns in criminals hands. Washington D.C.hypocrisy.

Apr 04, 2014 3:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Mylena wrote:

Please, leave the one that is not sin person, shot away the first rock.

Apr 04, 2014 3:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
AZ1811 wrote:

“Gun control advocate”. What a joke…another crooked POL to add to the ever growing list. Why can’t people WAKE UP and vote all of them out of office? Their replacements might not be much better but it should send a message….or maybe not. It’s worth a try.

Apr 04, 2014 3:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Dr_Steve wrote:

What this country needs is the Guillotine. Worked for France.

Apr 04, 2014 4:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dd606 wrote:

This is just classic. It couldn’t be a more perfect example of the typical, unbelievably arrogant… ‘Do as I say not as I do’ mentality of the ultra liberal side. They go flying around in their jets, while all of us little people are supposed to ride bikes, because of the evil C02. They blow money left and right while all the little people are just supposed to suck it up. We can’t have weapons, but this guy… He can trade weapons to militant groups. This lunatic was even trying to ban violent video games. What an absolute POS.

Apr 04, 2014 4:02pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
W.Smith wrote:

What AZ1811 said. Vote out all incumbents and vote third party.

Apr 04, 2014 4:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Yashmak wrote:

“Five will get you ten that this same sorry politician has voted in favor of every gun control measure that has been brought up during his term.” – Dr_Steve

It’s oh-so-much worse than that. Sen Leland Yee was the SPONSOR, indeed the AUTHOR of many of the gun control laws which recently crossed Governor Brown’s desk. So while he’s busying himself trying to limit the ability of his law abiding constituents to bear arms, he himself was trying to set up a deal to import shoulder launched anti-aircraft missiles and other heavy weapons from the Philippines into the United States.

Seriously, you should read the criminal complaint filed by the FBI. It’s 137 pages long, and only the last half or so really directly deals with Yee. . .but it’s like a bad HBO crime drama series screenplay.

Apr 04, 2014 4:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Just more proof that greed and politics often go hand in hand. I’m glad that they caught these criminals before the Tongs start taking California over, these guys are worse than the Mafia.

Apr 04, 2014 4:16pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
4825 wrote:

Dr_Steve wrote: “Do what I say, not do what I do.”

That pretty much sums up the liberal progressive democrats. They think they know more than you do, think they are better educated than you are, and are typically hypocrites of the ninth degree. Climate change is another glowing example of this. They want you to live it while they jet around the country from big house to big house and drive big gas guzzling suv’s.

Apr 04, 2014 4:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dualcitizen wrote:

The only thing that will ever get this country fixed is term limits. One 4-6 year term and done. No separate pension or insurance, they get what we get, nothing more. Everyone write your U.S. Congressman and Senators and say, sponsor the bill or lose my vote. They are supposed to be there to serve, not become rich and powerful. Same for state officials also.

Apr 04, 2014 4:53pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DaveJ2 wrote:

I wonder if a conservative could be a “gun control” activists while at the same time helping sell guns to criminals.

Somehow, I am not surprised that a liberal did that.

Apr 04, 2014 5:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JakobStagg wrote:

Can we skip the trial and get on with the execution?

Apr 04, 2014 5:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DaveJ2 wrote:

Rick_FromTexas wrote:

“Just more proof that greed and politics often go hand in hand.”

To me it looks more like proof that hypocrisy and liberalism often go hand in hand.

Apr 04, 2014 5:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DaveJ2 wrote:

brotherkenny4 wrote:
“We will be more amazed by an honest politician these days. Please name me one.”

Here is one: U.S. Senator Sessions.

Apr 04, 2014 5:16pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
runfast3 wrote:

Just another example of another lying crooked politician,both democrats and republicians. When are you most intersted Americans going to wake up and throw these crooks out of office.This is just another example of we(politicians) are better than the rest of the population(you and I).Term limits are the only answer. One term only weather it be 4 or 6 years.
EVERYBODY IS A CROOK EXCEPT YOU AND ME AND I’M NOT SURE ABOUT YOU.

Apr 04, 2014 8:43pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
gitmojo wrote:

Not a big surprise as most Democrat politicians are baldfaced hypocrites.
Republicans are devote capitalists but are proud to admit.

Apr 04, 2014 11:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ready2013 wrote:

the demo’s and libs accuse the right and republicans of trying to push their ideals on everyone…this is good example of the “elite” politicians wanting to put controls on the people and live their on “unharnessed life”.

Apr 05, 2014 5:58am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Overcast451 wrote:

*The only thing that will ever get this country fixed is term limits. One 4-6 year term and done. No separate pension or insurance, they get what we get, nothing more. Everyone write your U.S. Congressman and Senators and say, sponsor the bill or lose my vote. They are supposed to be there to serve, not become rich and powerful. Same for state officials also.*

Yes, that’s for sure. There should even be a blanket term limit; 12/16 years..? Of serving in political office period, between all of them. The whole concept of this nation from the start was that ‘the citizens’ represent themselves, not career politicians – they are far too out of touch with the rest of the nation when the only thing they know is politics.

Apr 05, 2014 4:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

Notice how the Chris Christie story is still taking prominence while Democrats left and right have been arrested and removed from office on the west coast, east coast, and everywhere in between. Good ole liberal media.

Apr 05, 2014 5:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Daleville wrote:

Why is Wright on paid leave?

He has already been convicted so there is no presumption of innocence.

Will the other Democrats end the paid leave and kick him out when he is sentenced and starts serving time?

Apr 06, 2014 3:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
guns4liberty wrote:

Waste ‘em.

Apr 06, 2014 7:33pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

Its like you are watching a tv movie , except it is real…this democrat, shows the world his hypocrisy…hope they give him a very small jail cell…

Apr 07, 2014 8:43am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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