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-- Had its time for the final score while it is a crime to lie to congress.
Baseball great Roger Clemens is trying out the hard way as he begins his trial for allegedly lying to congress about steroids when you take an oath to speak the truth -- sure but.
Be held to account for that sacred bond but.
If -- can -- a baseball player for lying to congress we should be able to prosecute politicians.
For lying to congress as well.
How many times have we heard politicians' -- political insiders say things -- congressional hearings that were obviously un true.
There are dozens of examples but take just want all the -- we heard about how wonderful things -- -- mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
For years politicians like congressman Barney Frank.
Maxine Waters lied -- was about the horrendous miss management at these two institutions.
Now eventually the truth did come out and some of the crooks that ran Fannie and Freddie get -- slaps on the risk.
But it was too late to prevent the housing crisis that we're still suffering front.
Shouldn't some of the politicians who were covering up for their friends that Fannie and Freddie.
Be prosecuted for -- wise that could add up costing taxpayers trillions of dollars.
Or how about Federal Reserve officials -- keep telling congress that inflation is no real worry when we all know it's killing us right now.
If they can prosecute Roger Clemens -- rockets for allegedly lying about steroids.
Shouldn't we be prosecuting Ben Bernanke for lying about the effects of the steroids he's been feeding our economy.
The mistakes of Ben Bernanke and Freddie and Fannie -- gonna cost taxpayers trillions of dollar.
-- a lot more than any costs from Roger Clemens -- Now we're not excusing Roger Clemens were just kind of trying to put things in perspective.
And that is.
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