NEWS FLASH: REPUBLICANS RETREAT ON ETHICS RULES!
The Republicans — who changed the ethics rules to prevent Tom Delay from undergoing scrutiny for bribery, diversion of defense resources to monitor political opponents, illegal fundraising, and numerous examples of corruption — have backed down and agreed to change the rules back, which would allow Delay’s notorious corruption to be investigated.
The Majority Party couldn’t take the intense heat put forward by the American People, who demanded that Ethics should not be disregarded just because the Republican Party has all the levers of power.
This is a great victory for America. Congratulations to all those who called their Members of Congress to make this happen. THE INSIDE SCOOP did its part, reporting on the ethical corruption of Tom Delay as early as July 9, 2004.
Now if we could only get the same outrage over the necessity of verified voting machines…