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Obama Promises Transparency, Openness

Pointing out that the Bush Administration has been one of the most secretive in American history, Barack Obama has vowed to drastically increase government openness with a new level of transparency and accountability. Obama’s administration will utilize cutting-edge technologies to give Americans access to his administration’s records and he will…

Govt. Won’t Tell Who Got 2 Trillion Tax Dollars

In a blatant disregard for government transparency, the nation’s central banking system is refusing to disclose the recipients of nearly $2 trillion in emergency loans from U.S. taxpayers. Although the Federal Reserve vowed to comply with congressional demands for transparency in the $700 billion bailout of the nation’s financial system,…

Court Threatens To Sue Judicial Watch

The Arizona Supreme Court has threatened to sue Judicial Watch for revealing that its chief justice agreed to enforce a Hispanic Bar Association demand to ban the terms “illegal” and “aliens” in all of the state’s courtrooms. A Corruption Chronicles item posted Thursday linked a lengthy letter from the president…

Local-Federal Teamwork Boosts Deportations

A nationwide trend of local police joining forces with federal authorities has resulted in a record number of deportations of illegal immigrants, thousands of them criminal convicts. Nearly 350,000 illegal aliens were deported from the U.S. in fiscal year 2008, which ended in September, compared to 288,663 the previous year.…

No Change In Obama’s White House

Barack Obama infamously coined the term change during his presidential campaign and he promised a fresh bipartisan style if elected, yet his top advisors and cabinet look like a replica of Clinton’s White House. Obama’s chief of staff, Illinois Congressman Rahm Emanuel, was a top aide during Bill Clinton’s presidency…

Judge Bans Use Of “Illegal” and “Aliens”

Arizona’s Supreme Court chief justice has agreed to enforce the Hispanic Bar Association’s demands of banning the terms “illegal” and “aliens” in all of the state’s courtrooms. Claiming that the terms are inflammatory, the president of Arizona’s Hispanic Bar Association, (known as Los Abogados) has asked state Supreme Court Chief…

D.C. Elects 2nd Convict To Council

The District of Columbia Council added a second convicted criminal to its roster this week with the election of a lobbyist whose father was a corrupt Clinton Administration official. Michael Brown, the son of Clinton Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, joins fellow convict Marion Barry as a D.C. councilman this week.…

Mayor In Corruption Probe Named Judge

A popular big-city mayor who lost a reelection bid amid a corruption investigation of his administration and several top donors has been appointed to a judgeship by the state’s governor. Although former Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn was embroiled in a huge City Hall bribery scandal, California’s Republican governor, Arnold…

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