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Government computers used to research Joe the plumber

Checking my RSS feed this morning I find this post from Little Green Footballs. This seems like standard operating procedure in many political campaigns these days. Remember when two members of Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) staff got Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele’s credit report illegally in the summer of 2005?

Now we’ve got reports of questionable access to Joe Wurzelbacher’s (Joe the Plumber’s) private information, including driver’s license and vehicle information.

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If you can’t argue the facts – attack the messenger

About this Joe the Plumber stuff. Obama wants Joe to buy the business and be successful, then he wants to tax Joe some more money because he’s been successful to spread the wealth around. Joe thinks this sounds pretty much like socialism.

From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. That’s a phrase made popular by Karl Marx back in the late 1800s while promoting communism. His utopia ideas did not work, and will not work you big dope.

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