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May 21, 2006

Let The Good Bribes Roll

With the fresh news that the dumb people of New Orleans* have re-elected Mr. Ray "As God is my witness, I thought buses could float" Nagin, I doubt that this crook has much to fear from his constituents:

A congressman under investigation for bribery was caught on videotape accepting $100,000 in $100 bills from an FBI informant whose conversations with the lawmaker also were recorded, according to a court document released Sunday. Agents later found the cash hidden in his freezer.

At one audiotaped meeting, Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., chuckles about writing in code to keep secret what the government contends was his corrupt role in getting his children a cut of a communications company's deal for work in Africa.

Jefferson, who represents New Orleans, has not been charged and denies any wrongdoing.

In fact, sources tell me he's already gearing up for a campaign to be governor of Louisiana.

* The smart ones left town and never came back is my guess.

Posted by Andy at 05:17 PM





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