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Clinton, McCain Got Illegal Cash From Indicted Jordanian

A Jordanian businessman with ties to a major Republican fundraiser has been indicted for making tens of thousand of dollars in illegal contributions to Florida’s governor and three presidential candidates, including Hillary Clinton. In a six-count federal grand jury indictment Ala’a al-Ali, who lives in the Dominican Republic, is charged…

Mexican Drug Cartels Strong In U.S.

Days after the State Department warned American travelers about unprecedented violence in Mexico, federal authorities announced dozens of arrests involving a huge Mexican drug trafficking organization that operates on both sides of the border.  More than 50 people in California, Minnesota and Maryland were arrested this week as part of…

Dem. Senator Blasts Obama’s Czars

The longest serving Democrat in the U.S. Senate is blasting the president for appointing several White House czars to oversee federal policy, claiming they can threaten the Constitutional system of checks and balances.   West Virginia’s Robert Byrd, the Senate pro tempore, believes President Obama’s newly created positions risk expanding…

Bail For Indicted Islamic Terrorist

Admitting concern that an indicted Afghan terrorist who planned to blow up buildings refers to Osama bin Laden as “an angel,” a California federal judge never the less granted the man bail this week.  Stressing the severity of the charges, outraged federal prosecutors objected to no avail. After a brief…

Big Time Corruption In Tiny Town

The mayor and police chief in a tiny Louisiana cotton town have been arrested and charged with dozens of felony corruption charges for running a large scale theft operation involving public funds.  Waterproof Mayor Bobby Higginbotham was charged with 44 counts and Police Chief Miles Jenkins was slapped with three…

Another Huge Spending Bill Loaded With Pork

Despite Barack Obama’s threats of earmark reform another massive spending bill, unveiled by Democrats this week, is loaded with billions of dollars in pork spending for projects like gang tattoo removal, an extremist Mexican “La Raza” group and a veteran Democrat senator’s personal endowment. One newspaper report suggests the president…

Judge Can’t Deport Convicted Illegal Alien

Claiming that the sentencing code can’t be transformed into an immigration reform tool, a Pennsylvania appellate court reversed a county judge’s order banishing an illegal immigrant from the state after a drunken-driving conviction. The judge in southeastern Pennsylvania’s Chester County had given the Mexican illegal alien (Ulises Luna) 10 days…

Postmaster Gets Huge Pay Hike During Financial Crisis

Amid a dire financial crisis at the U.S. Postal Service that may lead to unprecedented layoffs and cuts in mail delivery, the Postmaster General received a six-figure bonus and his salary nearly doubled.  Not surprisingly, Postmaster General John Potter failed to mention it when he grimly reported that the independent…

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