Well, if there's any doubts left among free thinkers as to whether or not the Bush regime is an organized crime syndicate, the latest development in the Tom DeLay scandal should seriously defray them. Despite DeLay being a thoroughly unprincipled and unethical scoundrel, the Republican Party has rewarded him with a plum posting to -- get this -- the Appropriations Committee.
Yes, people! Your tax dollars are now being disbursed by a man who operates with a criminal mentality (I mean more criminal than usual for polticians), and who is already under indictment.
See this article reprinted at CommonDreams.org. What's so ironic about this situation is that comes about due to the resignation of Randy Cunningham, R-Calif. He pled guilty last November to charges relating to accepting $2.4 million in bribes.