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George Ryan Trial, Part 5

Today was the third day for Harry Klein to be on the witness stand. Klein has been given immunity for testifying for the government against Ryan. Based on his performance the last two days, I think that the government should rethink its grant of immunity. We have looked at bank…

Fighting Crime Labeled Racist In Colorado

It’s ironic that residents of a crime-infested city, long battling gang activity and methamphetamine distribution, strongly object to a resource that can help clean up where they live and in fact have labeled the idea racist. It is happening in Greeley Colorado, a small city north of Denver with a…

Incompetent Election Supervisor Fined

When Florida Governor Jeb Bush suspended Broward County’s infamous Supervisor of Elections for incompetence and mismanagement last year, black leaders and other so-called civil rights groups immediately denounced the move as racist. Never mind that there was overwhelming testimony and documentation of Miriam Oliphant’s severe mismanagement from

I Took Saddam’s Cash

The UN oil-for-food scandal continues: One of France’s most distinguished diplomats has confessed to an investigating judge that he accepted oil allocations from Saddam Hussein, it emerged yesterday. Jean-Bernard Mérimée is thought to be the first senior figure to admit his role in the oil-for-food scandal, a United Nations humanitarian…

Illegal Alien Smuggles His Own Into U.S.

Here is a classic case of government negligence with a strong twist of irony. The agency in charge of protecting our country’s borders, the United States Border Patrol, hires an illegal alien who ends up smuggling illegal aliens in his Border Patrol vehicle for hundreds of dollars a pop. It…

Border Fence Controversy

The hot immigration/homeland security topic of the moment is the idea of building a 2,000-mile steel fence along the U.S.-Mexican border. According to a story published in USA Today the idea was once considered radical but lately has gained support and momentum. The lawmaker behind the proposal is California Republican…

Both Political Parties Benefit From Abramoff

Ed Morrissey of Captain’s Quarters finally understands why Democrats stopped referencing Jack Abramoff and started using the more generic charge of “culture of corruption” against Republicans. Just today it was reported that both Republicans and Democrats benefited greatly by supporting Abramoff’s lobbying goal of preventing a rival Indian

False Sense of Airport Security

If you thought waiting in long lines to have airport security check everything from your shoes to your baby stroller was frustrating, read on. Those extensive and sometimes invasive security screenings can’t protect you if objects that occupy 50% of the plane’s belly are potentially lethal. A new federal report…

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