UL or What? Regarding Congress

*29 have been accused of spousal abuse
*7 have been arrested for fraud
*19 have been accused of writing bad checks
*117 have bankrupted at least two businesse
*3 have been arrested for assault
*71 cannot get a credit card due to bad credit
*14 have been arrested on drug-related charges
*8 have been arrested for shoplifting
*21 are current defendants in lawsuits
*In 1998 alone, 84 were stopped for drunk driving
Can you guess which organization this is?
> > >It’s the 535 members of your United States Congress. The same group that
perpetually cranks out hundreds upon hundreds of new laws designed to
the rest of us in line.

Make it your mantra ‘I want that barcolounger ,but absolutely will not bid above $30 for it’. - Yankee Blue

Probably an urban legend. Even if the numbers are realistic, probably any survey of 535 Americans would turn up the same stats.

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Snopes.com has a good article on this bit of netlore: www.snopes.com/spoons/faxlore/congress.htm

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