The politics racket


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

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Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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By Derek Hunter

Public service is a calling, or so those in it will tell you. What they don’t tell you is it’s also a nice way to make a pretty good living.

It’s well known that politics serves as the siren call for a lot of wealthy people, both those who earned a fortune and those who inherited one. But for every self-made millionaire or Kennedy looking to pass time their circumstances afford them to play at power, there are others who see politics as a way to make their lives better.

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