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Jackson Jr.’s Last-Minute “Mood Disorder” Qualifies for Disability

Although disgraced Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. suddenly developed a “mood disorder” as the feds were about to indict him, he qualifies for generous government disability payments because it’s considered a debilitating mental illness. Of interesting note is that Jackson Jr., sentenced this week to 2 ½ years in prison…

Fed Appeals Court Rules Obama is “Flouting the Law”

A federal appellate court has blasted President Obama for using executive authority to ignore the law, a talent that the commander-in-chief has become well known for in many areas especially immigration. This particular case involves a proposed nuclear waste dump in Yucca Mountain Nevada. President Obama and his pal, Nevada…

“God of Second Chances:” Disgraced Gov. Runs for Congress

A bold and shameless brand of politician has surfaced in a South Carolina congressional race starring a disgraced governor booted out of office after getting busted rendezvousing with his mistress in south America during work time. One thing is for sure, ousted South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has a lot…

Another Crooked Lawmaker Cleared By Ethics Comm.

Living up to its reputation as a big joke, the House Ethics Committee has cleared a congressman who violated rules for exceeding individual contribution limits to finance his legal defense in a corruption scandal. Letting unscrupulous lawmakers off the hook is par for the course for the famously remiss panel…

Barney Frank’s Corruption Scandals Caught Up To Him

While much of the mainstream media seems to blame conservatives in Congress for driving liberal Democrat Barney Frank—a two-time Judicial Watch Most Wanted Corrupt Politician—out of office, the truth is that a number of corruption scandals have probably caught up with the veteran Massachusetts lawmaker who announced his abrupt retirement this…

House Minority Whip Says Bribed Pal Is “Honest”

In a classic example of unscrupulous politicians covering up for each other, one of the top Democrats in the U.S. House is vouching for the honesty of a state lawmaker on trial for taking nearly a quarter of a million dollars in bribes and lying to federal authorities to cover…

“Super-Secret” Comm. Works To Reduce Deficit

Typical of the way government functions, the influential congressional committee formed recently to find ways of reducing the nation’s monstrous budget deficit is doing most of its work in secret.Known as the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, the bipartisan panel was concocted to save the country from the dire financial…

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