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Opinion: Abramoff and Norquist like 'cat burglars'


"Am I the only one who's noticed that there's not much loyalty among thieves these days?

Take the odd case of Jack Abramoff and Grover Norquist. Abramoff is the slick, $750-an-hour lobbyist and well-connected Republican operative who now finds himself butt-deep in several stinky ethics cases. He's long been in the top circle of Republican power elites, working closely over the years with the Bush White House, Tom DeLay, Newt Gingrich ... and with his old college buddy Grover Norquist.

Grover is not exactly a household name, unless your house is the White House. He's also a GOP insider and strategist who has plotted the passage of much of Bush's agenda to fatten the rich and starve the rest of us. Grover and Jack have worked like a tandem team of cat burglars since 1980 to pull off the Republican/corporate takeover of Washington."

Get the Story:
The Hightower Report: GROVER'S GOOD BUDDY JACK (The Austin Chronicle 6/10)

Relevant Links:
Americans for Tax Reform - http://www.atr.org

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