Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Did Th' Man do this, too?

From the WSBTV:
Rep. Cynthia McKinney admits that she broke government rules by spending money to fly a celebrity to Atlanta.
Channel 2 Action News has uncovered documents showing McKinney, D-Ga., spent about $1,000 of taxpayer's money to fly singer Isaac Hayes to Georgia to help dedicate a new office in Atlanta.

The money came from a fund members of Congress are supposed to use for office supplies.

Using the money to pay for Hayes' airline ticket and hotel expenses is a violation of strict congressional rules. Those rules state that taxpayer money can only be used for "travel by Members, Members' employees and vendors. A vendor is an employee of a private company that provides maintenance and support for equipment and software..."
Fortunately, the dumpster divers at the Crush Liberalism Objective World News Service (CLOWNS) found an old copy of Jihad Cyndi's most treasured card...one that is sure to get her out of this bind:

Don't leave home without it!