FORMER CONGRESSMAN ALLEN WEST (R-FL) talks about his time on the Congressional Black Caucus. This caucus referred to as "conscious of the Congress", he himself refers to as "convicts of the Congress" in reference to the many caucus members who are accused of some ethical crime while in Congress.
He also references the Free Beacon report posted this morning here. Earlier I said that perhaps many CBC members are fundraising to protect themselves. So in giving a h/t to Instapundit - Stephen Green - here's a parting shot: "To be fair, it doesn’t matter what color a congresscritter is — this is exactly what many (most?) of them get themselves elected to do."