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Culture of corruption: Murtha’s nephew got $4 million in defense contracts

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By Michelle Malkin  •  May 5, 2009 09:23 AM

WaPo has the story:

The headquarters of Murtech, in a low-slung, bland building in a Glen Burnie business park, has its blinds drawn tight and few signs of life. On several days of visits, a handful of cars sit in the parking lot, and no trucks arrive at the 10 loading bays at the back of the building.

Yet last year, Murtech received $4 million in Pentagon work, all of it without competition, for a variety of warehousing and engineering services. With its long corridor of sparsely occupied offices and an unmanned reception area, Murtech’s most striking feature is its owner — Robert C. Murtha Jr., 49. He is the nephew of Rep. John P. Murtha, the Pennsylvania Democrat who has significant sway over the Defense Department’s spending as chairman of the House Appropriations defense subcommittee.

This nepotism-stained pork brought to you by the most ethical Congress ever.

Sponsored by the letter “C” — for Culture of Corruption.

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More from Ed Morrissey: This screams for an investigation.

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