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Bush Official Admits Guilt In Abramoff Scandal

The highest-ranking Bush Administration official to be criminally investigated in the Jack Abramoff corruption scandal finally admits that he obstructed justice by concealing his unique relationship with the convicted lobbyist and repeatedly lying about it to senate investigators. Former deputy secretary of the Department of Interior Steven Griles will

Federal Judges Ignore Disclosure Rule

To avoid a Congressional threat of imposing an inspector general on the judiciary, federal judges reluctantly created a rule last year to promptly report corporate-paid trips that may present a conflict-of-interest yet the disclosure rule has been completely ignored. A series of embarrassing reports of federal judges presiding in cases…

Mexican Smugglers Shoot U.S. Border Patrol Agents

For the second time in about a month Mexican drug smugglers viciously attacked U.S. Border Patrol agents with gunfire in a high-traffic area of the Rio Grande, just south of Donna Texas. The violent incident marks the fifth time in just a few months that Border Patrol agents have come…

Rare Win For Conservative College Students

Under pressure from a conservative free-speech group, a public university has reneged on punishing students for holding an anti-terrorism rally in which they stomped on Hezbollah and Hamas flags. The victory is rare for conservatives in the ultra liberal arena of higher education, but nevertheless welcome. The students, members of…

Hillary Won’t Return Tainted Cash

Although several politicians have returned tainted money from a company that has defrauded small businesses out of millions of dollars, Hillary Clinton refuses to part with her dirty cash despite pleas from dozens of victims. The Illinois consulting company, International Profit Associates (IPA), is owned by a disbarred lawyer named…

Senator Boxer’s Unethical Fundraising

A veteran Democratic lawmaker is unethically using her position as chair of a powerful U.S. Senate committee to raise money for her reelection campaign. As chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, California Senator Barbara Boxer has befriended former vice president turned international global warming star Al Gore and…

Mission Viejo California Bans Illegal Workers

An upscale Southern California city became the nation’s first this week to pass a law requiring local contractors to verify that all their workers are in the United States legally. Fed up at the federal government’s inaction regarding illegal immigration, the Mission Viejo City Council unanimously passed the ordinance which…

U.S. Govt. Fails To Deport Criminal Illegal Aliens

Criminal illegal aliens are often not deported or monitored when released within the United States because the Homeland Security agency responsible for doing it is understaffed and has poor record keeping. The widespread negligence has created a substantial national security threat and the responsible agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),…

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