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Response to msongs (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 08:55 PM

10. Here's proof of how the company works.

The drones are made by General Atomics.
"Since 2005, the Center for Responsible Politics reported General Atomics had spent over $1.5 million per year in lobbying efforts from 2005 to 2011.

In April 2002, the company paid for Letitia White, who was then a top aide to Representative Jerry Lewis, and her husband to travel to Italy. White left Lewis' office nine months later, to become a lobbyist at Copeland Lowery.
The next day, she began representing General Atomics.
Lewis, her former boss, was at the time chairman of the House Defense Appropriations subcommittee."

btw..this same Rep, Jerry Lewis, was being deeply investigated by a United States Attorney General Carol Lam
but she was fired by Bush during AttorneyGate.
About Lewis:
CREW)in 2009, named Lewis one of the 15 most corrupt members of Congress, saying that his "ethics issues stem primarily from the misuse of his position as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee to steer hundreds of millions of dollars in earmarks to family and friends in direct exchange for contributions to his campaign committee and political action committee."

Lewis was also included in the group's report in 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Rolling Stone ranked him one of America's worst congressmen and gave him the nickname "The King of Payoffs"

the good news: Lewis is leaving Congress in Jan. of 2013.

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