Wednesday, January 10, 2007
By Kurt Nimmo
"Once again, we are served up an object lesson on who runs things in Washington.
“A major loophole in the Democrats’ recently unveiled ethics package will allow non-profit arms of controversial lobbying organizations to fund travel excursions for members of Congress,” reports Raw Story.
And who benefits from this “ethics exemption”? AIPAC, of course.
“All-expense-paid tours to Israel are among the most common overseas trips made by members of Congress and their aides,” writes the Jewish Daily Forward. “Watchdog groups, using data from congressional filings, have reported that Israel is the leading destination for privately sponsored congressional trips.”"