California lawmakers weigh revoking salaries of suspended senators

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Loothor wrote:

This is the typical conservative Republican mindset for you. Ignorant enough to pretend that either political party has a lock on corruption and abusing their office. Sheep.

Texas State Representative Jim Dunnam (R) admitted to living outside the district he represents just two years ago. Didn’t step down, kept his salary — EXACTLY what one of these three did.

How about Rick Renzi, Republican Representative for Arizona, who was being investigated for criminal corruption charges (which later got him 3 years in prison) throughout most of 2007 but continued to draw his salary until his term was up in 2008?

I could go on, but I’m pretty sure most sane people understand that selfish criminal jerks come in all shapes, sizes, skin colors, creeds, and yes, political parties.

May 06, 2014 2:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
4825 wrote:

That is the typical liberal Democrat mindset for you. They believe they are entitled to draw a salary even when they are not performing any work in the Senate. Takes pressure from the public before they even consider stopping the gray train to these folks. If you have been suspended then it should be without pay. If you are reinstated, then the pay can come back. Foolish to think otherwise.

May 06, 2014 3:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

If they are found guilty then it is simple, no pay…

But if not found guilty yet, no they should not have pay revoked, after all we live by innocent until proven guilty correct? (I Know, I know, in the world of the modern right, the Constitution only matters if it supports their position)

May 06, 2014 3:33pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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