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U.N. Finally Admits Internal Fraud, Corruption

Investigators at the scandal-plagued United Nations have announced that the long documented fraud at the world agency is even worst than previously reported and that mismanagement and corruption involving hundreds of millions of dollars is at al all-time high. Under pressure from widespread media reports of systematic corruption a U.N.…

Federal Government Watchdogs Under Fire

The watchdogs charged with exposing wrongdoing inside federal government agencies aren’t independent enough and often face retaliation and scrutiny or are too politically connected to conduct effective investigations. Many of the 64 agency inspector generals have been involved in controversies in recent years that have prevented them from doing the…

Clinton Says No Woman Is Illegal

Perhaps Hillary Clinton has found a new campaign slogan: “No Woman is illegal.” Munching on the popular Mexican staple of tortilla chips during a campaign tour in Las Vegas, the New York senator shouted what could easily become the new theme of her presidential run after a man confessed that…

Congress Gets Another Hefty Pay Raise

Members of Congress are lucky their salary isn’t tied to their performance, which is why they got their second substantial raise in just six months despite historically low approval ratings. Amid a series of bipartisan legal scandals and corruption probes, which have inevitably diminished confidence among the people they serve, the…

Missouri Gov. Ordered Public Records Destroyed

The whistleblower fired by Missouri’s governor for exposing his administration’s document destruction scandal is providing new details of how he and top officials were regularly ordered to delete files so potentially damaging information wouldn’t be available to the public. Governor Matt Blunt also ordered the destruction of backup computer tapes…

Pentagon Islamic Expert Fired For Telling Truth

The U.S. government’s top specialist on Islamic extremism has been fired under pressure from pro-Muslim officials who accused him of being too hard on terrorists and referred to him as a Christian zealot with a pen. As the Pentagon’s most important figure in analyzing the nature of extremism, Stephen Coughlin…

Sen. Craig Blames Officer In Sex Sting

The Idaho senator who admitted soliciting sex in an airport bathroom is trying to withdraw his guilty plea by claiming that the hand signal he used to communicate a desire to engage in sex is constitutionally protected and that the undercover officer he solicited invited the conduct. Republican Larry Craig…

Convict Murders Days After Judge Releases Him

Although a county probation department labeled a violent convicted felon unsuitable for release, a California judge granted the man one month of freedom to get his affairs in order and days later he committed murder. The southern California man (Curtis Harris) with a lengthy criminal record was supposed to serve…

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