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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint

A building boom, big bucks, no viable opposition party and a party boss system… Put-em all together, and bada bing, bada boom, you got your Joisey politics. 44 new faces, same old story. The list of crooked politicians in this state is as long as the Garden State Parkway… and that’s just the ones that were caught! Swing a cat in New Jersey and your bound to hit someone on the take. Continuing the New Jersey Hall Of Shame.
1. Hoboken Mayor, Peter Cammarano III - Charged with taking $25,000 in bribes
2. Ridgfield Mayor, Anthony Suarey - Charged with taking $10,000 in bribes
3. Assemblymann, L. Harvey Smith - Charged with taking $15,000 in bribes
4. Seacacus Mayor, Dennis Elwell - Charged with taking $10,000 in bribes
5. Jersey City Deputy Mayor, Leona Beldini - Charged with taking $20,000 in bribes

4 Comments
  1. July 28, 2009 -

    Slide the knife closely down the bones from the backbone to the sides. <a href="http://garden.blogtells.com/" rel="nofollow">Garden</a>

  2. July 28, 2009 -

    Hey Garden, I wouldn't eat a fish once it starts to stink, but they makes good compost for your garden.

  3. July 28, 2009 -

    I think you really captured the "I'm not sorry I did it but I'm sorry I got caught" look on each of them. Especially in the upper right. I grew up under Marion Barry in D.C. and know that look all too well.

  4. July 28, 2009 -

    @ Alex, Okay, you trumped me, that guy was out of control! Again, thank god for law enforcement, sometimes voters need saving from themselves. If a candidate is caught on tape smoking crack with hookers, and voters still won't pull the other lever, then yes, they get the government they deserved and deserved the government they get. L