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Congress and Insider Trading?


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While politicians exempt themselves from what is referred to as "Obamacare," vote pay raises for themselves at will, allow themselves to carry guns while Washington DC city residence (until recently) were not allowed to do so, it now appears that it is also quite legal for members of congress to engage in insider trading. See the link below.

Insider Trading Is Perfectly Legal - But Only For Members Of The U.S. Congress
http://www.thetradingreport.com/2010/05/24/insider-trading-is-perfectly-legal-%E2%80%93-but-only-for-members-of-the-u-s-congress-2/

Yet strangely, many US individuals still maintain that bigger government is for the good of Americans despite the enormous hypocrisy of politicians, even world wide.