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You get the government you deserve. Apparently, if you are a Democrat, you are comfortable with a government that continues to spend money it doesn't have. In fact, you are so comfortable with that idea that you elect someone who personally does that in the conduct of his own business.
Ethics are defined by WIIFM - what's in it for me?
From the Detroit Free Press:
Will felon Brian Banks face challenge to being seated in Michigan Legislature?
When the state Legislature convenes Wednesday, one new member could face a challenge to being seated.
Brian Banks, a Harper Woods Democrat, is an eight-time felon convicted of a series of financial crimes, including writing bad checks and credit card fraud between 1998 and 2004. ...
"The voters of District 1 have spoken," Banks said Friday. "They're aware of my past. I look forward to being seated on Wednesday."
Banks said earlier that he is a changed man since he was last convicted of a felony more than eight years ago.
Asked about reports of more bounced checks on Harper Woods rental properties as recently as the last 12 months, which resulted in civil litigation, Banks said: "All issues have been addressed."Democratic ethics - a classic non-sequitur.