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Saturday, April 20, 2024

America’s Criminal Class: We got some of it wrong

Mark Twain said it best: “America is a nation without a distinct criminal class...with the possible exception of Congress." Using Twain’s observation as a guideline we took a long, hard look at the 535 men and woman who make up the House and Senate of the United States in 1999 and found a collection of rogues, con artists, scofflaws and bad check artists. We found Twain was right. Congress comprises a distinct criminal class.
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Mark Twain said it best: “America is a nation without a distinct criminal class…with the possible exception of Congress.”

Using Twain’s observation as a guideline we took a long, hard look at the 535 men and women who make up the House and Senate of the United States in 1999 and found a collection of rogues, con artists, scofflaws, and bad check artists. We found Twain was right. Congress comprises a distinct criminal class.

Unfortunately, we have since found that the intern who researched the records took too many shortcuts and used methods that we deemed improper in examining records that were not public.

We have pulled the list of what that intern filed because we cannot verify the material.

We took the intern at her word and the word of an editor who is no longer with us.  We were wrong to do so.

Our sincere apologies.

America’s Criminal Class bo longer appears on our site but the list that has been copied over and over (often without our permission or attribution).

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