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Federal Agencies Blame Terrorism For Investigation Decline

Claiming to have shifted priorities to terrorism cases, federal agencies responsible for fighting white-collar crime in the U.S. have drastically reduced the amount of investigations submitted to the Department of Justice for prosecution. The problem is that not all of the government agencies in decline conduct terrorism-related investigations. A new…

Terrorists Exploit Unprotected Northern U.S. Border

While the U.S. government focuses on protecting the Mexican border with extra federal agents, fences and sophisticated technology, the much larger northern border remains porous and highly vulnerable to crossings by terrorists and other extremist groups. That’s because the nation’s vast border with Canada is the world’s longest (nearly 4,000…

Marxist Terrorists Say Obama Will Help Them

Already endorsed by two of Latin America’s communist leaders, Barrack Obama is a favorite among the region’s radical Marxist terrorists who believe the Illinois senator will help them if he becomes U.S. president. Evidence seized during a Colombian military raid on the Marxist terrorist group known as Revolutionary Armed Forces…

U.S. Navy Sailor Convicted In Terrorism Plot

A United States Navy sailor has been convicted in federal court for leaking sensitive details about U.S. military fleet movements to Middle Eastern terrorists planning to attack the vessels when they entered a narrow waterway between Iran and Oman. The disgraced sailor is an American-born Muslim convert named Hassan Abu-Jihaad,…

Homeland Security Agents On The Take

A growing number of Homeland Security agents hired to protect the nation’s borders have instead been arrested for accepting bribes, drug trafficking and human smuggling. From south Florida to Mexican Border States, federal agents working for Homeland Security agencies such as U.S. Customs and Border Protection are themselves committing the…

Does Court Ruling Forbid Student Deportations?

The deportation of a high school student discovered to be in the country illegally after getting caught driving without a license has ignited accusations that the arresting officer violated a Supreme Court ruling that makes public schools safe havens for illegal aliens. The 18-year-old pregnant student at Roswell High in…

Govt. Fraud Rule Exempts Overseas Work

A much-needed plan to curb government contract fraud that annually costs U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars features a mind-boggling, multibillion-dollar loophole that exempts the companies doing the core of the work. The Bush Administration’s new rules for well-connected companies that get lucrative government contracts were inspired by rampant fraud that…

Mayor Gets Mistress Discounted City Land

The longtime mayor of New Jersey’s largest city is being federally tried this week for orchestrating a scheme in which he steered discounted city property to his young mistress who then sold the land for large profits. Newark’s 72-year-old married mayor, Sharpe James, arranged for the sale of the city-owned…

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