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Democratic Party Bails Out Corrupt Senator

Rather than use funds for their intended purpose of electing members to the legislature, California’s Democratic Party has instead spent nearly half a million dollars (and counting?) to defend a corrupt veteran lawmaker with a history of serious ethics violations. Even loyal party insiders have expressed outrage that the party…

Pentagon Inspector General Cut To Part-Time

The new official in charge of investigating fraud and corruption at a major government agency rocked by huge contract scandals and negligence will do the job only part time, even though it clearly merits full-time attention. The Pentagon’s new inspector general, responsible for investigating waste, fraud and abuse at the…

Some States End Illegal Immigrant Tuition Break

Although ten states still grant illegal immigrants discounted public college tuition at U.S. taxpayer expense, many are beginning to reverse the outrageous and controversial policy which costs millions of dollars annually. In the last few years four states—Arizona, Colorado, Georgia and Oklahoma—have created much-needed policies to refuse in-state college

Congress Gets Worst Rating Ever

Amid unprecedented amounts of legal scandals and corruption probes, congressional approval has fallen to single digits for the first time in history, according to a national poll released this week. Earlier this year a separate poll revealed that a 14% confidence rating in the nation’s federal lawmaking bodies was the…

Jailed Senator Tried For Corruption Again

A Tennessee state senator already serving a five-year prison sentence for bribery is being tried this week on separate corruption charges involving “consulting fees” he got from firms that he helped get lucrative state contracts as a legislator. Disgraced Senator John Ford was paid nearly $2 million in consulting fees…

City Shields Illegal Immigrant Criminals From Feds

A well-known sanctuary city in California has for years protected illegal immigrant criminals from federal authorities by spending millions of taxpayer dollars to escort them back to their home country or house them in unlocked group homes that they easily escape from. For more than a generation San Francisco officials…

Detroit Rocked By More Scandals

Months after its corrupt mayor gets charged with serious crimes, one major city’s council is being federally investigated for accepting bribes from a company in exchange for approval of a lucrative multi million-dollar contract. It wasn’t enough that Detroit’s scandal-plagued mayor (Kwame Kilpatrick) made headlines earlier this year for lying…

Judge Removed For “Manifestly Unjudicial” Misconduct

A California Superior Court judge has the distinct honor of being the first in her county to ever be removed from the bench for misconduct by the state’s Commission on Judicial Performance. The Orange County Superior Court judge (Kelly MacEachern), a former county prosecutor, filed false and misleading expense claims…

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