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Murtha Earmarks Go To Out-Of-State Firms

A veteran Pennsylvania congressman notorious for sneaking massive earmarks into federal spending bills used his power as chairman of a powerful House Defense committee to steer millions of dollars in federal contracts to companies represented by a pair of lobbying firms closely associated with him and his brother. Representative John…

Violent Felons Among Illegal Immigrants Arrested

Days after a drunken illegal immigrant with multiple felony convictions killed a collegiate athlete in Tennessee, federal authorities in Southern California arrested dozens of criminal illegal aliens who could have continued victimizing Americans. At least 27 of the 175 illegal immigrants arrested in the raid have criminal records for atrocious…

Confidence In Congress Lowest Ever

Amid a series of bipartisan legal scandals and corruption probes, it’s no wonder that the nation’s confidence in Congress is at an all-time low. According to a national poll conducted by an esteemed organization that has studied human nature and behavior for more than 70 years, Americans’ confidence in Congress…

William Jefferson’s Brother Bribed School Official

The president of the New Orleans public school board pleaded guilty in federal court to taking bribes from the older brother of indicted Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson in exchange for a lucrative school contract for a firm he represented. Mose Jefferson, a well-connected lobbyist and consultant, paid the Orleans Parish…

Illegal Immigrants Spread Tuberculosis At Poultry Plant

A tuberculosis outbreak at a South Carolina poultry plant is yet another example of the serious threat presented by illegal immigrants who health officials say were infected in their home country before coming to the United States. So far 131 workers at the Greenville plant have tested positive for the…

Hillary Capitalizes On Violence She Once Denounced

The same U.S. Senator who attacked violent video games as a “silent epidemic” and demanded a federal investigation into a popular game, is capitalizing on a murderous sociopath mob boss to promote her presidential campaign. Indeed, New York Senator Hillary Clinton starred in a spoof of the final episode of…

Illinois Gov. Blagojevich Has Costly Jet Commute

Illinois taxpayers are dishing out nearly $6,000 a day for a private jet to fly their new governor to work because he refuses to live in state capitol’s publicly-funded executive mansion where he is supposed to stay when the legislature is in session. Governor Rod Blagojevich takes a private jet…

Homeland Security Computers Not So Secure

The massive federal agency that secures U.S. borders, protects the nation from terrorist attacks and cyber threats cannot even protect its own “secure” computer system from hacker break ins. Officials at the Department of Homeland Security, the blanket agency created to protect the country after the 2001 terrorist attacks, have…

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