One Senator with Scruples

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The more one learns, the more cynical one becomes. Take for example slimey Congressman Jim Himes whose machinations are mentioned in this  ZH article. Simply stated, he has cheerfully exchanged his ethics for campaign contributions from the big banks, like, oh, say….


As you can see, the Securities & Investment sector is quite fond of the man. Why? Easy: he shoved in, word for word, language drafted directly by none other than Citigroup into the $1.1 trillion spending bill being voted on this week which, if passed, which, this weekend, passed Congress with flying colors and will gut the reforms brought about after the financial crisis.

At least one Senator was bold enough to speak out against this outrage, although this doesn’t castigate the guilty Congressman by name. The rest of them? A parliament of whores.