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Regulated Industries Pay For Govt. Agency Travel

In a blatant violation of the ethics code, the chief of the federal agency charged with protecting Americans from dangerous products regularly accepted lavish gift travel from industries she regulated, including the makers of products linked to consumer hazards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s chief and former chief each…

National Illegal Immigrant Sanctuary Movement

National Illegal Immigrant Sanctuary Movement     Although congregations in 50 U.S. cities are flaunting their participation in a sanctuary movement that harbors illegal immigrants with deportation orders, federal authorities refuse to take action in order to avoid a “media circus and a confrontation.” It is against the law to harbor…

Corrupt Illinois Gov. Must Report To Jail

Nearly two years after being convicted for starring in Illinois’ biggest political scandal, the state’s former governor will finally report to a federal prison next week to begin serving a 6 ½-year sentence for corruption. Former Governor George Ryan has managed to remain free on bond while his attorney’s appeal…

Federal Agent Admits Stealing $1 million

A federal agent who investigated health care fraud for the U.S. government pleaded guilty to forgery and fraud for illegally seizing more than $1 million to buy property and pay off his mortgage. The veteran agent, Scott Gompert, worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of…

Sheriff Federally Charged With Corruption

A popular elected county official with plans to run as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in California has been indicted on federal corruption charges for illegally using his public office for financial gain. Considered a rising political star in California, Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona may instead face prison…

Hillary Gets Mob-Linked Endorsement

  Amid controversies of indicted fugitive donors, a Palestinian money trail and a corrupt presidential campaign co chair impeached as a federal judge, Hillary Clinton has proudly accepted the endorsement of a powerful union boss with documented mob ties and an upcoming bribery trial. The corrupt union head, Michael Forde,…

Immigration Crackdown Killing Mexican Economy

Increased border security and work enforcement have led to a huge decrease in the billions of dollars that illegal immigrants in the U.S. send to Mexico annually and immigration advocates say Mexicans are suffering because they can’t pay medical bills or buy clothes. The U.S.-dependent Mexican economy gets about $24…

Sen. Craig Uses Campaign Money For Defense

The Republican Idaho Senator who pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct after soliciting sex in an airport bathroom has used about $23,000 in campaign funds to pay for a Washington lawyer to represent him before the Senate Ethics Committee. Federal campaign finance laws prohibit legislators from using campaign money for expenses…

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