Can you say "culture of corruption"?
Or do you bray.... "business as usual"?
Our contributor states; "SNOPES" VALIDATES THE BELOW FACTS:
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's home district includes San Francisco. Star-Kist Tuna's headquarters are in San Francisco, Pelosi's home District.
Star-Kist is owned by Del Monte Foods and is a major contributor to Pelosi.
Star-Kist is the major employer in American Samoa employing 75% of the Samoan work force.
Paul Pelosi, Nancy's husband, owns $17 million dollars of Star-Kist stock.
In January, 2007 when the minimum wage was increased from $5.15 to $7.25, Pelosi had American Samoa exempted from the increase so Del Monte would Not have to pay the higher wage. This would make Del Monte products less
Expensive than their competition's.
Last week when the huge bailout bill was passed, Pelosi added an earmark To the final bill adding $33 million dollars for an 'economic development Credit in American Samoa'.
Pelosi has called the Bush Administration "CORRUPT" ??
How do you spell "HYPOCRISY" ?
EVERY AMERICAN SHOULD GET THIS E-MAIL.
Why do we not get media coverage of stories like this?
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