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N.C. Gov. Sued For Destroying Public Records

Nearly a dozen media organizations are suing North Carolina’s Democrat governor and his administration for systematically violating the state’s public records laws by deleting electronic mail as well as handwritten memos from cabinet members. The lawsuit accuses Governor Mike Easley of the “systematic deletion, destruction or concealment of e-mail messages…

Group That Funds Terrorism Gives Obama Money

The head of a radical group that funds and supports Islamic terrorists as well as an America-bashing South American socialist leader has bundled more than $50,000 for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Jodie Evans, co-founder of the anti-war group Code Pink, is a huge Obama supporter who has personally given his…

Illegal Immigrants Get Free Organ Transplants

The state with the nation’s largest illegal immigrant population offers free acute medical care—including expensive organ transplants and the costly follow-up treatment required after the complicated surgery—to those who notify federal authorities that they are in the country illegally. Outrageous as it may seem, California has a little-known program that…

More Abuse Of Tax Dollars At Smithsonian

Keeping with the tradition of abusing tax dollars at the world’s largest nonprofit museum complex, the head of the Smithsonian Latino Center quit after violating numerous ethical and conflict-of-interest policies less than a year after her boss at the institute resigned for the same thing. A Smithsonian Inspector General’s report…

Mayor Says Illegal Immigrants’ Civil Rights Violated

The Arizona mayor, who under pressure from Judicial Watch reluctantly reversed his city’s illegal immigrant sanctuary status, has ordered the FBI to investigate the local sheriff—Joe Arpaio—for violating the civil rights of illegal aliens during arrests. In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon asks…

Officials Quit Rather Follow Ethics Rule

Dozens of public officials in municipalities throughout Oregon are resigning rather than abide by a new ethics rule that requires them to fill out financial disclosure forms aimed at revealing potential conflict of interest. The state’s financial disclosure law was actually enacted in 1974, but it allowed elected and appointed…

New Border Fence Breached With Torches, Hacksaws

New fencing along a previously open desert stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border has repeatedly been breached by northbound illegal immigrants armed with torches, hacksaws, ladders and bungee cords. In a much-needed effort to protect the southern border, the U.S. government erected the fence along a 1.5-mile desolate portion of the…

D.C. Mayor Promotes Family Biz With Tax Dollars

The Democratic mayor of the District of Columbia used taxpayer-funded advertisements to promote a family business which incidentally has donated thousands of dollars to his political campaign. D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, a former councilman whose mayoral campaign emphasized that government must serve the priorities of its people, took advantage of…

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