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UpInArms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:20 AM
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Bush party faces sleaze charges
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Front Page > International > Story

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050928/asp/foreign/story...

President Bush returned to Washington yesterday with his Republican Party facing mounting allegations of sleaze, the latest problem for a White House scrambling to regain public trust after its poor response to Hurricane Katrina.

With Tom DeLay, the partys leader in the House of Representatives, already accused of ethics violations, the taint of scandal has now spread to Bill Frist, the Republicans Senate leader.

Frist, a heart surgeon with presidential ambitions, was placed under investigation by federal prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission last week after it emerged that he had sold millions of dollars of shares in a Frist family company shortly before their value fell.

Frists problems come after the arrest a week ago of David Safavian, the White Houses top official responsible for government purchasing, on charges of obstructing a criminal investigation into Jack Abramoff, a Republican lobbyist with close ties to DeLay.

...more...

(Note to Mods: This is the Front Page of today's Calcutta)
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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:21 AM
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1. excellent headline UIA!
bush thy name is SLEAZE!

:hi:
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MaineDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:22 AM
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2. I agree
One of the best headlines ever!
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:29 AM
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4. foreign headlines tend to tell it like it is.
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UpInArms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:26 AM
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3. It is nice to see a media that isn't afraid of calling
a spade by it's name.

The headline definitely says it correctly.

:hi:
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:32 AM
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5. Obviously, The BushCo never got to Implent a SLEAZE PREVENTION Dept
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 07:32 AM by opihimoimoi
Bwahahahaha
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Demit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 07:59 AM
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6. LOL! They need a Sleaze Czar!
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Tamarin Donating Member (337 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:11 AM
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7. LOL Good One! n/t
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julianer Donating Member (964 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:56 AM
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10. Brownie could do with a new job! n/t
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leftofcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:26 AM
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8. The War on Sleeze?????????
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earth mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:29 AM
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9. Ain't that the truth! But we all knew that all along!
:rofl:
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:25 AM
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11. OCT SURPRISE ON the buseviks
gotta love that word..'investigation" MAYBE JUST MAYBE poppy o can't buy his jr out of this mess and if Fitzgerald evr hits on one even if it's only the rover ..jr is in trouble again.

the pattern of bush criminals is jr goes free
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