It is a shame that Dinesh D'Souza was prosecuted for a $10,000 campaign donation and given a heavy fine and five years of probation. Yet, Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, at the time the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, committed tax and ethic violations but was not charged with a federal crime. Mr. Rangle failed to report a bunch of investments and other assets on his yearly Federal Financial Report (FFR), which after correcting doubled his wealth. He failed to pay taxes on income from a condo that he financed supposedly without knowing he paid no interest. He refiled corrected/amended taxes for several years without paying interest or penalties normally levied by the IRS.
Most taxpaying Americans would say Mr. Rangel's crimes made Mr. D'Souza's "straw" donation look like child's play; yet, D'Souza's punishment was much much more severe than a late-night censure by Nancy Pelosi and the Democrat-controlled House – which ended up more of a smoke-and-joke session without reading all the charges against him.
Every time conservatives tell the truth, they are vilified; the Democrats do wrong, and they are praised. Why is that? No justice.
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