Pirate Politician ~ U.S. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska)

Florida real estate keeps coming back to this special section of Rapidsea, this time involving a prominent Alaskan.  Don Young has served as the only official in the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska for almost 35 years.  In the past couple of years, more and more information has been brought forth to lead to […]

Pirate Politician ~ Former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Sr.

Continuing in the spirit of our post on former Mexican President Vicente Fox and his "beach house" scandal, former U.S. Representative Harold Ford Sr. (D-TN) is in the news with his own.  Among all of the controversy that has followed his son and him around over the years, this time dad’s being accused of a […]

Pirate Politician ~ Senator Larry Craig (R-ID) at his "floating trailer park"

Up until I posted the Pirate Politician Post on Rep. Jerry Weller (R-IL), I had avoided using Larry E. Craig as the first “Pirate Politician” for various (perhaps obvious) reasons, but this week his hypocrisy and lust for luxe have been further exposed. It’s time. I’ll dive right into this post, which was born because […]

Pirate Politician? Former President Vicente Fox Which came first the beach house or the scandal?

The classic Rapidsea corruption question is popping up again today: Which came first the beach house or the scandal? I have chided Rep. Jerry Weller’s (R-IL) Nicaraguan land deals and Larry Craig’s (R-ID) yacht club lifestyle, but a new issue has popped up with Mexico’s Former President Vicente Fox in the Houston Chronicle today. It […]

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