Strictly Business

Jack Abramoff, center, leaves Federal Court in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006. The once-powerful lobbyist pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of conspiracy, tax evasion and mail fraud, agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors investigating influence peddling that has threatened powerful members of the U.S. Congress. At right is his attorney Abbe Lowell.    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Jack Abramoff, center, leaves Federal Court in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Lucrative gambling transactions with tribal Indians, luxury excursions to Scotland, late night cocktail parties on board the yacht, they are the lobbyists, hard working men and women who keep our Government afloat in money and power.

They sell justice… to the people (in power).