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Jim Traficant, the weave-wearing, bold talking, convicted felon and former congressman who once called Congress "a big whore house," told a Youngstown, Ohio, business group Tuesday that he wants his old job back and will run in 2010.
On his agenda if he were re-elected, he told Matthews: Addressing the trade deficit ("Our trade deficit is $700-plus billion dollars. Beam me up!"), creating jobs, repealing the 16th Amendment, which allows Congress to levy an income tax, and reforming the Internal Revenue Service ("I want to get the IRS and kick them in the crotch real good.")

One of the more honest Dems IMHO and since he's a convicted felon that's saying something. I'd vote for the guy for the entertainment value alone. <g>

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