"Louisiana Purchase" Senator Landrieu Violates Campaign Finance Law Multiple Times

Thanks to Crooks and Liars for this image of the Senator.

Sen. Mary Landrieu seems to be in the habit of taking campaign flights that cost taxpayers more than $3,000 per trip.  Initially only one flight was suspected when CNN reported on 12 August:

Landrieu spent more than $3,200 in taxpayer money to fly 400 miles round trip from New Orleans to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where she attended a $40-per person fundraising lunch with hundreds of women, according to Senate records and Landrieu campaign information. It is illegal to spend government money campaigning.

However, the this review of overuse of taxpayer funds expanded when Politico noted that an additional two flights.

On Aug. 23, 2012, Butler Aviation charged $6,787 for an in-state flight for Landrieu that included multiple stops. The flight was from New Orleans to Vidalia to Shreveport to Alexandria and back to New Orleans, according to official disbursement records Landrieu filed with the secretary of the Senate.

On Oct. 18, 2012, Butler Aviation charged $3,437 for a Landrieu flight from New Orleans to Opelousas to Patterson and back to New Orleans.

Bible Verses

Since elections are coming, Christians should be aware of the pattern established by the Senator and should act accordingly.

I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. (Matthew 10:16 NIV)

In light of the pattern established through these violations of the law and her other actions, we should be able predict her future.

For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander. (Matthew 15:19 NIV)

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