Tag Archives: Corruption

If You Have Nothing To Hide You Have Nothing To Fear

Senator Lindsey Graham: “I’m a Verizon customer. I don’t mind Verizon turning over records to the government if the government is going to make sure that they try to match up a known terrorist phone with somebody in the United … Continue reading

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While You Weren’t Looking . . .

. . . Congress did it again: Congress quietly repeals financial transparency rules for government officials With little fanfare, the House quickly voted Friday to repeal a financial transparency requirement for senior government officials, which was part of a much-heralded … Continue reading

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It’s a Greek Tragedy

Jazz Shaw: Scarborough: Former congressman Jesse Jackson’s facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of campaign funds. A tearful Jackson apologized to his family and friends. NBC’s justice correspondent Pete Wlliams takes us through … Continue reading

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The Chicago Way

Federal charges filed against Jesse Jackson Jr., wife Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged today with violating federal law by misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. Jackson, 47, a Democrat from Chicago, was charged in a criminal information with … Continue reading

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Toothless Watchdog

Obama administration’s multiple Hatch Act violations raise questions A troubling pattern of illegal campaigning by government officials, including two members of President Obama’s cabinet, is raising questions about the federal oversight agency that monitors such infractions. The Office of Special … Continue reading

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Boomtown is full of rats

‘Boomtown’ Special Angers, Resonates with Americans Fox News will re-air “Boomtown” on Sunday at 9 p.m. EST and 9 p.m. PST. “Boomtown” is a one-hour investigative special that assails Washington, D.C.’s permanent political class for “extracting” taxpayer dollars from Americans … Continue reading

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The Most Transparent Administration Ever

Daily Caller: EPA chief Jackson resigns amid transparency investigations A Washington attorney says that Environmental Protection Agency Chief Administrator Lisa Jackson’s resignation and investigations into the EPA’s use of secret email accounts are not coincidental. “Life’s full of coincidences, but … Continue reading

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