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Homeland Security Official Indicted

A high-ranking Homeland Security director responsible for preventing illegal immigrants from entering the U.S. has been federally indicted for hiring them an encouraging them to violate federal law by remaining in the country. Before getting suspended and arrested a few months ago, Lorraine Henderson was the Massachusetts regional director of…

More Conflict In Obama Cabinet

In what could turn out to be yet another cabinet disaster, the president has chosen a Commerce Secretary who as a senator voted for a multi billion-dollar taxpayer bailout of a bank that he has a huge financial stake in.  If you recall, Barack Obama’s first choice to head the…

Officials Charged In Tulsa Bribery Scandal

In the latest of several scandals to hit Oklahoma’s second-largest city, two public officials have been federally charged in a bribery scheme involving millions of dollars worth of government contracts.  Federal prosecutors say the Tulsa public work managers accepted bribes from contractors and over paid them—with tax dollars, of course—for…

Govt. Contractors Can Still Hire Illegals

Caving into pressure from a national organization of immigration lawyers, the Obama Administration has delayed implementation of a measure requiring federal contractors to use an employment verification system. Scheduled to take effect this month, the new I-9 Regulation requires companies that win government contracts of more than $100,000 to use…

Prison For Bribed Penn. Judges

Two Pennsylvania judges recently suspended by the state’s Supreme Court have pleaded guilty to federal charges that they took millions of dollars in kickbacks in an ongoing corruption scheme of incarcerating juveniles for a profit. The disgraced Luzerne County judges, Mark Ciavarella and Michael T. Conahan, admitted accepting $2.6 million…

Border Fence Tab Nearly $4 Million A Mile

The final cost of building fence along the United States’ extremely vulnerable southern border is still pending but a new government report reveals the exorbitant tab so far—an average of nearly $4 million per mile. While the figure may seem off the charts outrageous, it’s actually what U.S. taxpayers are…

Another Cheater On Team Change

A second Barack Obama cabinet pick who for years evaded taxes suddenly became motivated to pay them during the vetting process and the administration famously known for promoting change wants Americans to forgive and forget. A few weeks ago it was the cheating Treasury Secretary—considered by some to be a…

Illegal Immigrant Gangs Commit Most U.S. Crime

Criminal street gangs—mostly comprised of illegal immigrants—are responsible for the majority of violent crimes in the United States and are the primary distributors of most illicit drugs. The alarming, but not surprising, information is revealed in a new report published by the Justice Department’s National Gang Intelligence Center (NGIC), an…

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