Saturday, January 14, 2006


Free Association

South Dakota air fleet gives Congress members free ride

Group W, owned by Poway defense contractor Brent Wilkes, has provided personal air transportation for some high-profile passengers – including House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, who has flown on the jet to such locations as Idaho for a hunting trip and Hawaii for a golf tournament. Although the flights may be legal, critics say they serve as prime examples of how federal contractors and lobbyists use travel and other perks to make friends on Capitol Hill.
Group W? Even though no direct connection is made to the #1 Congressional scandal right now, I just have to do this:
You can get anything you want At Abramoff's Restaurant.
Let's see how many Republican Congresscritters we can fit on the Group W bench.
I'd rather draft 'em and ship 'em to the war they started.
--Good point.
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