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Old 09-13-2012, 01:47 PM
 
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Double billing for travel over a ten year period? Maybe a few,....but DOZENS of double billing?

James (President of Libertarian Liberty Committee) maintains that Paul’s transgression is two-fold, alleging that the congressman used private funding for official business and received dual reimbursements for dozens of trips.

“For a gentleman that is trying to have the Fed audited and is calling for government accountability, this would certainly be Ron’s opportunity to live up to that and we’re very disappointed that he is choosing not to,” James said. “His response is just as upsetting as the double billing itself.”

Paul’s office declined to comment on the congressman’s inclusion on the list.
Ron Paul makes watchdog group’s list of ‘most corrupt members of Congress’ | Texas on the Potomac | a Chron.com blog

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washinton (CREW) charges that government funds were misappropriated by Paul, and Liberty Committee is considering bringing charges for the unanswered charges submitted to Paul.

Maybe Paul can't walk on water after all.
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:10 PM
 
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Double billing for travel over a ten year period? Maybe a few,....but DOZENS of double billing?

James (President of Libertarian Liberty Committee) maintains that Paul’s transgression is two-fold, alleging that the congressman used private funding for official business and received dual reimbursements for dozens of trips.

“For a gentleman that is trying to have the Fed audited and is calling for government accountability, this would certainly be Ron’s opportunity to live up to that and we’re very disappointed that he is choosing not to,” James said. “His response is just as upsetting as the double billing itself.”

Paul’s office declined to comment on the congressman’s inclusion on the list.
Ron Paul makes watchdog group’s list of ‘most corrupt members of Congress’ | Texas on the Potomac | a Chron.com blog

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washinton (CREW) charges that government funds were misappropriated by Paul, and Liberty Committee is considering bringing charges for the unanswered charges submitted to Paul.

Maybe Paul can't walk on water after all.
Double billing can happen for all kinds of reasons other than fraud. I will wait for further insight.
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:15 PM
 
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Double billing for travel over a ten year period? Maybe a few,....but DOZENS of double billing?

James (President of Libertarian Liberty Committee) maintains that Paul’s transgression is two-fold, alleging that the congressman used private funding for official business and received dual reimbursements for dozens of trips.

“For a gentleman that is trying to have the Fed audited and is calling for government accountability, this would certainly be Ron’s opportunity to live up to that and we’re very disappointed that he is choosing not to,” James said. “His response is just as upsetting as the double billing itself.”

Paul’s office declined to comment on the congressman’s inclusion on the list.
Ron Paul makes watchdog group’s list of ‘most corrupt members of Congress’ | Texas on the Potomac | a Chron.com blog

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washinton (CREW) charges that government funds were misappropriated by Paul, and Liberty Committee is considering bringing charges for the unanswered charges submitted to Paul.

Maybe Paul can't walk on water after all.
Repubs attacking Repubs, the GOP breakup is coming soon, right on the heals of their November loss.
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:32 PM
 
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Double billing is one of the most common mistakes made (and plentiful) by those who have to travel a lot for work. If he was doing it intentionally, I'm sure they would have found way more than a few dozen in a 10 year span.
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Double billing for travel over a ten year period? Maybe a few,....but DOZENS of double billing?

James (President of Libertarian Liberty Committee) maintains that Paul’s transgression is two-fold, alleging that the congressman used private funding for official business and received dual reimbursements for dozens of trips.

“For a gentleman that is trying to have the Fed audited and is calling for government accountability, this would certainly be Ron’s opportunity to live up to that and we’re very disappointed that he is choosing not to,” James said. “His response is just as upsetting as the double billing itself.”

Paul’s office declined to comment on the congressman’s inclusion on the list.
Ron Paul makes watchdog group’s list of ‘most corrupt members of Congress’ | Texas on the Potomac | a Chron.com blog

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washinton (CREW) charges that government funds were misappropriated by Paul, and Liberty Committee is considering bringing charges for the unanswered charges submitted to Paul.

Maybe Paul can't walk on water after all.
Joe Biden is on Citizens against government waste list as a porker. They give him a score in the 20's meaning he is really bad.
Charlie rangal is also on the list as is reid and Pelosi.
Frank and Dodd are also porkers.
Yet those on the left refuse to hold them accountable. What is not in question is the evidence of their guilt. Paul's guilt??? We will see.
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:45 PM
 
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Keep your receipts!!!
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Old 09-13-2012, 03:05 PM
 
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Double billing for travel over a ten year period? Maybe a few,....but DOZENS of double billing?

James (President of Libertarian Liberty Committee) maintains that Paul’s transgression is two-fold, alleging that the congressman used private funding for official business and received dual reimbursements for dozens of trips.

“For a gentleman that is trying to have the Fed audited and is calling for government accountability, this would certainly be Ron’s opportunity to live up to that and we’re very disappointed that he is choosing not to,” James said. “His response is just as upsetting as the double billing itself.”

Paul’s office declined to comment on the congressman’s inclusion on the list.
Ron Paul makes watchdog group’s list of ‘most corrupt members of Congress’ | Texas on the Potomac | a Chron.com blog

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washinton (CREW) charges that government funds were misappropriated by Paul, and Liberty Committee is considering bringing charges for the unanswered charges submitted to Paul.

Maybe Paul can't walk on water after all.
Ok it just says the office declined to comment. Then bringing charges for unanswered charges? How long did they wait and is this official or legal investigation?

Sorry, but this sounds like a seriously biased spin. Sounds like someone's mind is made up here. Lot of criminal accusation about double billing with no real evidence of wrong doing.
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Old 09-13-2012, 03:27 PM
 
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Joe Biden is on Citizens against government waste list as a porker. They give him a score in the 20's meaning he is really bad.
Charlie rangal is also on the list as is reid and Pelosi.
Frank and Dodd are also porkers.
Yet those on the left refuse to hold them accountable. What is not in question is the evidence of their guilt. Paul's guilt??? We will see.
Paul is one of the bigger porkers in congress, that is pretty well known.
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Old 09-13-2012, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Paul is one of the bigger porkers in congress, that is pretty well known.
He may well be,but do those on the left hold their own equally accontable?
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Old 09-13-2012, 03:45 PM
 
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Paul is the only one in congress that returns part of the budget to the treasury every year.
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