Two Winners At Congressional Hearings…Dan Burton Wins 2008
Hypocrite Of The Year And State Of Indiana Wins 2008
Brian McNamee and Roger Clemens both came off as liars. They
both scapegoated and appeared inconsistent but Indiana rep
Burton was the star of the show.
After listening to Rep. Tom Davis say the hearings weren’t about
passing judgement, Burton appeared to take Clemens’ wiener from
his mouth long enough to chastise McNamee for two minutes.
Problem here is that Burton may be the most crooked politician
the United States has…here is the top offense against his nation
that Burton turned out during his “honest” service to his
In 1990, Burton introduced legislation that would require the
death penalty for drug
“We must educate our children about the dangers of drugs,”
Burton said, “and impose tough new penalties on dealers.” In
son Dan Burton, Jr. (Danny) was arrested while transporting
nearly eight pounds of marijuana from Louisiana to Indiana. Just
five months later, while awaiting trial in that case, police
raided his Indianapolis apartment and Danny was arrested again
for growing thirty marijuana plants. Police also found a shotgun
in the apartment. Under federal law, Danny faced a mandatory
minimum sentence of five years in prison just for the gun,
plus up to three years in prison under state law for all the
marijuana. Federal charges were never filed, and Indiana
prosecutors got his charges dismissed. In Louisiana, he wound up
receiving a mild sanction: a term of community service,
probation and house arrest.
Read all of Burton’s
transgressions here. With this guy repeatedly sent back to
Washington, why are Indianans even allowed to be part of the
legislative process? This makes New Jersey look like Shangri-la.