Two major Obama Administration scandals—the GSA and the raunchy Secret Service sexscapade—are playing out simultaneously in news outlets worldwide. The ugly scandals represent yet another embarrassment for President Obama and the
Both scandals are also indictments of the Obama Administration and its insider culture.
In his testimony before a House Committee in
Leaked hot tub photos also reveal Neely and his wife enjoying an “advance trip” to scout the M Resort Spa and Casino in 2009 as a location for the now scandal-ridden conference.
Some of the conference’s “necessary” expenditures included $130,000 for workers to scout the site, $6,200 on commemorative coins, $75,000 for a team bicycle-building exercise, and a pricey private five figure hotel suite reception.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has asked the Justice Department to look into the filing of criminal charges.
However, the scandal might have passed under the radar had it not been for a video of GSA employees bragging about the taxpayer-funded coup that has since gone viral.
Unfortunately, the Obama Administration’s braggart culture is not limited to GSA employees.
ABC News has revealed that eleven members of the president’s advance team to the Summit of the Americas in Colombia revealed their identities at a
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According to eyewitness accounts, agents became unruly and police were called as the dispute spilled out onto the street.
So much for discretion.
All of this raises some important questions for President Obama and his Administration.
Why does the Obama Administration continue to be plagued by one embarrassing scandal after another? Is it symptomatic of the Democrat party’s “entitlement” culture and disposition? Is it a fundamental disrespect for taxpayers?
As voters continue to bear witness to government waste, fraud, and abuse of power, how does the president hope to make the case to that a bigger government is the solution to
How can the president retain the trust of the American people in this atmosphere of corruption and arrogance?
As the 2012 presidential race heats up this fall, President Obama will likely continue to boast of his Administration’s accomplishments.
But he would do well to remember that poor silly fish that died by his mouth.
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