Saturday, January 07, 2006

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu.

Adieu, adieu, to yieu and yieu and yieu

DeLay Abandons Bid to Remain House Leader

AP WASHINGTON - Embattled Rep. Tom DeLay on Saturday abandoned his bid to remain as House majority leader, clearing the way for leadership elections among Republicans eager to shed the taint of scandal... (more)
`DeLay Inc.' Lobbying Firm Has Links to Three Capital Scandals

Jan. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Representative Tom DeLay's campaign to get Republicans to dominate Washington lobbying may have worked too well for Alexander Strategy Group.

The firm has links to no fewer than three of the scandals convulsing the U.S. capital. One partner, former DeLay aide Tony Rudy, is now a focus of a federal investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The group's founder, former DeLay chief of staff Ed Buckham, set up a South Korea junket for his old boss that violated ethics rules. And the firm represents a company whose owner, prosecutors allege, bribed former Representative Randy Cunningham...(more)
Speaking of Cunningham,

Disgraced Congressman 'Wore a Wire'

Sources tell TIME that Duke Cunningham wore a wire after agreeing to
cooperate with a graft probe


Abramoff's squeeling, delay's folding, and cunningham was a rat.
Oh yes, I luv it!
This presents a classic prisoners dilemma to anyone associated with abramoff and/or duke. ie; the whole republican party. It's only smart to remain silent if you know all of the others will do the same. Now that the omertĂ  has been broken, it's every crook for themself, and the sooner they squeel the better the 5K1.1 sentence reduction deal might be.

Note to worried repukes:

Call your lawyer right away,
Tell all you know to tell,
Or else enjoy your stay,
in Rodney Ramrod's prison cell.


(related posts)
Abramoff Makes Plea Deal, Will Cooperate
Corruption likes Company: Delay and Duke
Tom Delay Is A Big Fat Lying Hypocrite
Abramoff lawyers in talks with DOJ
2nd Columnist Canned for Taking Abramoff $ For Columns
Abramoff Partner Pleads Guilty
In Messages, Lobbyist Says DeLay Pressed for Donation
Abramoff charity's claims disputed
How Abramoff Spread the Wealth


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