Wednesday, November 16, 2011 – 01:45 p.m.

Members of the United States Congress trade stock and stock options based on inside information.

Reports say that those members who engage in the unethical practice beat the market by 12%.

What a job!

Then news surfaces that former Speaker of the House and republican candidate for President of the United States Newt Gingrich collected more than $1.5 million in compensation from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

As you will recall, both entities were seized by the government.

Oh, and I almost forgot to mention the $3.2 million in annual compensation paid to the CEO’s of Fannie and Freddie.

And politicians wonder why people are getting angrier by the day.