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Monday, July 26, 2021

Elected Republican officials in a conservative Michigan county who gave themselves bonuses totaling $65,000 with federal Covid-19 relief funds said they would return the money -- following days of criticism.

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Republicans are scum.

#1 | Posted by jpw at 2021-07-26 01:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Party of Personal Responsibility.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-07-26 02:02 PM | Reply

" a plan to give $557,000 to 250 county employees as "hazard pay" for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. The smallest amounts for recipients were $1,000 to $2,000."

More importantly, the average amount was $2230, so they took 2-11 times the average for themselves. I wonder how the vote came out?

#3 | Posted by Danforth at 2021-07-26 02:08 PM | Reply

" The smallest amounts for recipients were $1,000 to $2,000."
More importantly, the average amount was $2230.

And if you separate the haves from the have-nots, the average drops to $2,025 per peon.

(557K-65K)/(250-7)

#4 | Posted by Danforth at 2021-07-26 06:34 PM | Reply

What the heck is the matter with these people!?

#5 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2021-07-26 08:47 PM | Reply

Sounds like a Republican based policy to me!

#6 | Posted by earthmuse at 2021-07-26 08:54 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

These are the same fckfaces who try to make anybody who accept money from the government feel bad.

#7 | Posted by Tor at 2021-07-26 09:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

It's called the ol' slight of hand trickle down theory~ Republican style

IOW, they take theirs off the top and screw everybody else.

#8 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-07-26 09:08 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Of course they did. Why wouldn't they.

#9 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2021-07-26 09:21 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

What the heck is the matter with these people!?

#5 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2021-07-26 08:47 PM

They're Republicans; it's how they roll. LOL!

#10 | Posted by john47 at 2021-07-26 10:57 PM | Reply

This is what Fascism looks like. They should all be hung by the neck until dead. If we don't get serious about fighting Fascism it will take over our nation. The only way we can do that is make them afraid to do anything like this because the punishment will not necessarily come from the legitimate authorities because they may be Fascists too. We need to make them afraid of the people. They need to fear us.

#11 | Posted by danni at 2021-07-26 11:22 PM | Reply

Of course not all Republicans are crooks, but it does seem an awful lot of crooks are Republicans.

#12 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2021-07-27 06:26 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

By way of contrast, our town's community newspaper began a campaign: "Do you really need your federal Covid-relief money for YOUR Covid relief?" It encouraged folks to donate their unneeded Covid-relief money to our town's Help Center for folks who really do need it for Covid relief - - folks who couldn't afford laptops and better internet connections so their kids could go to school virtually, and folks who were suddenly out of work because of Covid and needed help with rent, utilities, fuel, etc.

The campaign raised more than $43,000 for our local Help Center for targeted Covid relief this way.

#13 | Posted by nimbleswitch at 2021-07-27 07:17 AM | Reply

Pissing down the back of the taxpayers while saying it's raining is SOP for the GOP.

#14 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-07-27 07:17 AM | Reply

Of course not all Republicans are crooks

Name one.

#15 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-07-27 07:18 AM | Reply

And their constituents will, likely, return them to office because blatant corruption beats "libs" being right.

#16 | Posted by morris at 2021-07-27 03:21 PM | Reply

There is no bottom to the POS in the GQP. Ever time I think we're getting toward bottom, the floor opens up and we drop another thousand feet. Don't forget these are just surface investigations, if an actual forensic audit was done, what do you think it would uncover for these commissioners, or in the Gaetz campaign books, or Ms. Lindsay and the Turtle's books? All of these scum are almost as dirty as Dotard, which is why they are clinging to him like COVID clings to your lungs, because he makes them feel normal, like greed being the entire focus of your life is normal and good.

#17 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2021-07-28 06:19 PM | Reply

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