Insider trading is defined in the Webster's dictionary as, "Buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential". There it is people, plain and simple. Why is it that our lawmakers are allowed to commit this act of thievery on such a regular basis and we allow them all to get away with it? How else can the "good servants" of Washington explain how they all reap such higher rewards from their Wall Street investments than us "regular people"? Members of congress are beating the market norm by at least 6% on a yearly basis. With their untold millions it doesn't take long for them to become financially secure for life while the rest of us watch the money disappear from our 401K's like water down a drain. How is it that none of them are ever investigated and prosecuted for this obvious insider trading? I think Att. General Eric Holder should stop pussy-footing around and start an investigation of every single member of congress who's profits from Wall Street appear to be unexplainably higher than the norm. These hacks on both sides of the political aisles are nothing more than common criminals and Holder should not rest until every single one of their ill-gotten gains are investigated and prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Maybe that will send a message to all concerned parties that the real reason to run for public office it to do the people's business and not use it as a means to fleece the American people!
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