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Sexual harassment standard different for Congress, SCís Clyburn suggests
The State ^ | NOVEMBER 29, 2017 | NOAH FEIT

Posted on 11/29/2017 4:29:33 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie

A flippant response the Columbia Democrat made to reporters while walking in the Capitol is drawing the ire of many.

When asked about sexual harassment allegations against colleague Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Clyburn seemed to suggest elected officials should be held to a different standard than other public figures.

(Excerpt) Read more at thestate.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 115th; caucus; congress; cultureofcorruption; democrat; harassment
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They are indeed held to a different standard, and that is the major source of the problem.
1 posted on 11/29/2017 4:29:33 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: The_Media_never_lie

A different standard is nothing new. In fact, no matter what they say, no matter what they do, no matter what they want the commoners to do, no matter what the issue is, the rules are ALWAYS different for Democrats.
It’s just a fact of life.


2 posted on 11/29/2017 4:32:40 PM PST by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

The different standard I’d support is resurrection of the guillotine for any offense above jaywalking for congresscritters.

If we had a raffle costing a kilobuck or so to pull the lever at each execution, we could eliminate our $20 trillion debt in months, since the demand to be the handle puller serving to eliminate these vermin would be overwhelming.


3 posted on 11/29/2017 4:33:37 PM PST by Da Coyote
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They are indeed held to a different standard, and that is the major source of the problem.

The problem is they hold themselves to a different standard.

We would like to hold them to the same standard as us mere citizens, but every time they write a law to control our behavior, they exempt themselves.

That's the real problem.

4 posted on 11/29/2017 4:34:12 PM PST by Ol' Dan Tucker (For 'tis the sport to have the engineer hoist with his own petard., -- Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 4)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

It will be a real hoot to find out how much taxpayer money was used to hush Clyburn’s victims.


5 posted on 11/29/2017 4:35:13 PM PST by VRWCarea51 (The Original 1998 Version)
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To: Sasparilla

The Bill Clinton standard!


6 posted on 11/29/2017 4:35:21 PM PST by Brandonmark (Made America Great Again! 11.08.2016 - A DAY OF RENEWAL)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

The Kingdom Of Congress and their tax payer funded Sex Harassment Game


7 posted on 11/29/2017 4:35:31 PM PST by butlerweave
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To: The_Media_never_lie

“Many comments critical of Clyburn have been posted on social media. Among them, people are questioning his logic, asking him to resign – in delicate and powerful terms – and calling him a poor representative of South Carolina.

South Carolina has a problem with electing decent people to Congress. It has two Senators that need to be replaced among other things.


8 posted on 11/29/2017 4:36:38 PM PST by vette6387
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To: The_Media_never_lie

They think of themselves as Lords, Dukes, Earls and royalty. They serve themselves. Serving the People is only a pretense.

The way sexual harassment and other indiscretions have been handled by the Ethics Committee is good for us outsiders who are trying to clean up The Swamp and take our government back. It gives us an opening to expose Congress and the corruption of the government; but we will have to fight for it, because they — the Establishment Republicans, Democrats and their allies in the media — will do everything they can to cover it up.

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9 posted on 11/29/2017 4:41:11 PM PST by bobk3
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...South Carolina has a problem with electing decent people to Congress. It has two Senators that need to be replaced among other things...

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims... but accomplices.”
Attributed the George Orwell.


10 posted on 11/29/2017 4:41:26 PM PST by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

As a taxpayer I am incensed that a) Congress has used my money to hush up people assaulted by Congress and that b) they will not tell me who did the assaulting.

If I paid for it, I want to know! And I don’t give a damn about the confidentiality aspect of the hush fund law. Congress passed it, they can unpass it.


11 posted on 11/29/2017 4:44:06 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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Trump was elected too, I’d bet Clyburn gave him plenty of deference as well. /sarc


12 posted on 11/29/2017 4:45:05 PM PST by jz638
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It would be a real hoot to see who distributed the checks!

Who ran the account?!


13 posted on 11/29/2017 4:45:43 PM PST by Beowulf9
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““A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims... but accomplices.”
Attributed the George Orwell.”

Actually, I should have included a reference to pretty much every state. Because when I look at the US Senate, as an example, and ask myself which of these long-serving, self-serving a$$holes would I trust with one of my daughters, the answer is none of them! Not a damned one of them!


14 posted on 11/29/2017 4:47:20 PM PST by vette6387
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“South Carolina has a problem with electing decent people to Congress. It has two Senators that need to be replaced among other things.”

Tim Scott was a Tea Party Republican. We put him into that senate spot. Some of our Tea Party people in congress have really slipped, becoming more and more a part of the corrupt Establishment. They did nothing to protect the Tea Party from the treacherous IRS attacks, which almost killed the party.

Several years ago, I really like Tim Scott and Nikki Haley. I think Haley has been stellar at the U.N. Have they really become that bad?

If we can put Tim Scott into office, we can take him out.

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15 posted on 11/29/2017 4:48:05 PM PST by bobk3
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Is there a “standard” that isn’t?


16 posted on 11/29/2017 4:48:11 PM PST by The Toll
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“Several years ago, I really liked Tim Scott and Nikki Haley. I think Haley has been stellar at the U.N. Have they really become that bad?

If we can put Tim Scott into office, we can take him out.”

I’m not a South Carolinian so I don’t get a vote here, but I agree that Haley has been a breath of fresh air at the UN, although I didn’t see her as a particularly good governor from afar. As for Tim Scott, he dumped himself right out of my good graces with his behavior vis a vis Roy Moore. It is a shame to see in just how short a period of time he’s gotten himself into the go along to get along crowd. I just hope the good folks in SC, send him a “clear message” that he needs to get back to his Tea Party roots immediately or he will be replaced.
Clyburn is scum. He gives Lawn Jockeys a bad name.


17 posted on 11/29/2017 4:59:37 PM PST by vette6387
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To: The_Media_never_lie

What he really said: “We make the laws for you little people, you can’t expect us to have to follow them”


18 posted on 11/29/2017 5:29:47 PM PST by Newtoidaho (Proud member of Trump's army of online trolls)
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“South Carolina has a problem with electing decent people to Congress. It has two Senators that need to be replaced among other things.”

That’s also true for California.


19 posted on 11/29/2017 5:49:53 PM PST by sergeantdave
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Conyers’ buddies in the Congressional Black Caucus are pressing him to get out.

That’s b/c the C/B/C does not want to be under a microscope.

Conyers is a founder......L/E needs to audit bank accounts of the Congressional Black Caucus (C/B/C).....and the office accounts of its members , for instance, Conyers.

NOTE WELL The “Bank Secrecy Act” was passed to protect the public from harm by identifying and detecting criminal enterprises, government fraud, money laundering, tax evasion or other unlawful activities.

Under the Bank Secrecy Act, banks are required to establish, implement and maintain programs designed to detect and report suspicious activity that might be indicative of govt fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, and other financial crimes.

<><> Joint bank accounts might be used to facilitate the transfer of of govt funds. Govt monies may pay for personal and private expenses, credit cards, real estate subsidies and vehicle purchases, and costs to engage in sexual activity.

<><> To cover their tracks, fake invoices might be created to show that money deposited into accounts was being used for legitimate govt purposes.

The scheme might be advanced by issuing phony statements of payments from federal and state sources that actually covered the transfer of funds for govt employees own use.

<><> L/E is directed to get ahold of: (1) copies of C/B/C checks, (2) wire transfers, (3) account statements, (4) invoices, (5) bills, (6) delivery tickets, (7) correspondence including e-mail, contracts, loan agreements, and, (8) any other books or records. L/E should also explore (a) monies paid to brokers, sub-brokers, (b) family members, (c) mortgage brokers, (d) financial managers, and, (e) real estate agents, brokers, and developers.

<><> L/E should scrutinize bank accounts for suspicious activities: (A) large deposits, (B) funds transferred from one account into another, (C) frequent requests for withdrawals, (d) purchases of airline tickets for female companions.

<><> Bank records might also show diversions to secret LLC other accounts, to operate personal businesses. Govt fraud can also be facilitated by withdrawals, gift cards purchases, credit card purchases and intra-bank transfers from govt accounts into personal accounts.

<><> A huge tipoff is whether bank withdrawals support luxurious lifestyle including payments for real estate, investment and stock holdings, jewelry, luxury vehicles, resort travel and gifts from luxury outlets for wives and mistresses.

Taxpayers demand the Bank Secrecy Act be used to prosecute govt fraud pronto.


20 posted on 11/29/2017 5:51:30 PM PST by Liz (Liberals are incapable of governing or practicing journalism in a normal American way.)
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