Photo: Rep. Charlie Rangel
That was Rep. Charlie Rangel’s response when I recently confronted him about his mounting ethical and financial scandals. Rangel’s uncouth snit began in the Longworth House Office Building after I asked the New York Democrat about his publicly-subsidized luxury vehicle, shady property deals, and unpaid taxes.
Americans are struggling just to pay their bills. While the economy contracts by the month, politicians like Rangel are helping grow the government—and the taxes of those Americans with it.
As proof, Rangel, who chairs the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, frolics around in a 17-foot, 300-horsepower Cadillac DeVille paid for by you, the taxpayer. What’s it costing us? According to official House records, $777 a month.
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My Comment: Of course .... the main stream media is very quiet on this waste of tax payer money.