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Baltimore Mayor Got Boyfriend Tax Breaks, Zoning Changes

The mayor under investigation for steering lucrative no-bid city contracts to companies owned by friends and relatives has admitted that she was romantically involved with a contractor that she helped get millions of dollars in tax breaks and zoning changes. Earlier this week, authorities raided Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon’s home…

City Official Bullies Police To Help Gang Banger Nephew

A top-level city official known for intervening on behalf of corrupt friends and relatives is being investigated for interfering in the police crackdown of a violent drug gang after her gang banger nephew was arrested in a sting. The well-connected city administrator (Deborah Edgerly) in Oakland California has for years…

Feds, Police Blame Each Other For Illegal Immigrant Crime Spree

A local police department in Rhode Island is playing a pathetic blame game with federal immigration officials regarding a violent, previously deported illegal immigrant who never the less remained in the U.S. to commit an atrocious crime. Providence police officials say they contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after arresting…

U.S. Govt.’s $500 Million Diplomatic Effort Fails

U.S. taxpayers have spent nearly $500 million on a failed Arab-language television and radio network created to promote a positive image of the United States that has instead bashed America and highlighted Islamic militants. The Bush Administration’s precious Al Hurra (the free one) Network has been marked by disasters since…

Obama’s Special Interest List Swells

While Barack Obama campaigns as an anomaly not corrupted by Washington politics or special interests, he has repeatedly contradicted this illusion by accepting big bucks from convicted entrepreneurs as well as oil company executives, steering millions of federal earmark dollars to his wife’s employer and a top donor and hiring…

Obama’s Clinton Advisors Target Of Protest

When Barack Obama speaks at the conference of mayors in Miami this weekend, the area’s powerful Cuban exile community will protest to denounce a pair of top campaign advisors who worked in the Clinton Administration and played key roles in sending Elian Gonzalez back to Dictator Fidel Castro. Time has…

Workers Who Use Fake Social Securities Can’t Be Fired

For the second time this week an appellate court has reversed a lower court decision to rule in favor of those who violate the nation’s immigration laws, this time making it illegal to fire undocumented workers who use fake Social Security numbers to get their job. On the heels of…

Corruption a Jefferson Family Affair

The first member of a politically prominent Louisiana family that has seen five—including a veteran lawmaker —charged with federal crimes has pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to skim hundreds of thousands of dollars from charities operated by her corrupt relatives. Brenda Jefferson, the youngest sister of nine-term Democrat…

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