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Illegal Immigrant Bail Law Challenged Again

A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging an Arizona law that denies bail to illegal immigrants charged with serious felonies, even though the state Court of Appeals has already upheld its constitutionality.  Overwhelmingly passed by voters in 2006, Proposition 100 amended Arizona’s Constitution to prohibit bail for any person…

ICE Stiffs Local Police Departments

A Florida sheriff who enthusiastically signed up to participate in a federal program that trains local police to enforce immigration laws has dropped out because the government won’t keep its end of the deal. The sheriff in Lee County, southwest Florida’s most populous with nearly half a million residents, enrolled…

Obama Discussed Senate Vacancy With Indicted Gov.

Barack Obama denies having contact with the indicted Illinois governor who tried to sell his old Senate seat yet the president elect’s top advisor revealed last month that the men, longtime political pals, had in fact spoken about a replacement.  When a massive federal indictment charging Rod Blagojevich with multiple…

Firefighters Forced To Work At Councilman’s Party

Months after recruits in the District of Columbia Fire Department were obligated to spend training hours helping with a councilman’s birthday party, they have been summoned to serve drinks and pass out cake—on taxpayers’ dime—at the same lawmaker’s upcoming holiday bash. Thirty two District fire academy recruits and their instructors…

Law To Deport Illegal Immigrants Makes L.A. Ballot

An initiative requiring a sanctuary city’s police department to identify and deport illegal alien gang members got enough signatures to make next spring’s municipal election.  Named after a Los Angeles high school football star (Jamiel Shaw) murdered this year by a previously convicted illegal immigrant gang member, Jamiel’s Law will…

Illinois Gov. Tries To Sell Obama’s Senate Seat

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has finally been arrested and charged with corruption for selling the influence of his office, lucrative state jobs and contracts to the highest bidders.  The scandal-plagued Democrat has been under federal investigation for at least three years and he put the figurative icing on the cake…

Fla. Gov. Bills State For Luxury European Trip

In the midst of his state’s worsening financial crisis, Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist spent hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars for first-class travel to Europe with an entourage.  A south Florida newspaper reports that Crist billed the ailing Sunshine State $430,000 for the 12-day trip to London, Paris, St.…

Cash Bonuses At Mismanaged Govt. Agency

Top officials at a U.S. government agency with a history of mismanagement and dismal employee morale have received hefty cash awards for “outstanding leadership” and “extraordinary accomplishment.”  The prestigious honor (Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Awards) supposedly recognizes a small group of career government employees who are strong leaders that

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