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Musings on the world-wide movement for ethical business, frugal marketing, and how honesty, integrity, and quality combine with deep relationship building to create business success. By the originator of the Ethical Business Pledge campaign and award-winning author of Principled Profit: Marketing That Puts People First and five other books

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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Count on the Politicians–the WRONG Way

Count on the Politicians to find ways around every ethics rule ever introduced. Sigh!

PRWatch found a New York Times story that shows the latest scam: legislators accept lavish gifts worth thousands of dollars, but they channel these gifts through PACs and fundraising committees. And at overpriced federal government prices, too–like $2500 for a pair of concert or theatre tickets.

Talk about meeting the letter of the law while completely violating the spirit…Is it any wonder why there are always cries to “throw the bums out”?


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