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Judge’s Compassion For Double Murderer Questioned

In a bizarre move that has caused outrage in legal circles, a Maryland county’s top District Court judge granted a man accused of murdering his two sons “compassionate leave” to attend the dead brothers’ private viewing. The Silver Spring man, Thurmon Herring, is charged with fatally shooting his two sons…

Using Illegal Immigrants To Go After Border Patrol

Relying on the testimony of illegal immigrants to prosecute federal U.S. officers is on the rise with yet another Border Patrol agent ordered to stand trial for murder thanks to evidence provided by relatives of a confrontational Mexican man shot after crossing the border illegally. U.S. Border Patrol agent Nicholas…

Employers Of Illegal Immigrants To Be Fined

The U.S. government has finally decided to end the decades-long practice of illegal immigrants using fake Social Security numbers to work by actually holding those who hire them accountable. The Department of Homeland Security is on the verge of officially issuing rules that businesses must follow when there are discrepancies…

San Francisco Official Charged With Nine Felonies

A San Francisco elected official already under federal investigation for extorting a hefty bribe from a businessman, has been ordered to stand trial on nine felony counts of perjury and voter fraud for lying about his residence to vote and run for office. After listening to days of incriminating testimony…

Billions In Iraq Military Equipment Missing

Days after acknowledging that it has not delivered more than one third of the equipment promised to Iraqi security forces, the Pentagon admits it can’t account for $19.2 billion worth of equipment including nearly 200,000 weapons. The Department of Defense was supposed to deliver the equipment to Iraq’s army and…

Mayor Hires Illegal Immigrants For Public Jobs

The mayor of a New York town regularly pays illegal immigrants cash to do public work and the city subsequently reimburses him with taxpayer dollars. Spring Valley Mayor George Darden actually solicits day laborers on roadside hiring sites for projects in the Rockland County municipality of about 26,000 residents. Then…

Florida Voting Machines Easily Hacked

Less than six months before its 2008 presidential primary, election officials in one of the country’s most important swing states admit electronic voting machines are seriously flawed and can be easily tampered with. A 35-page report released by Florida’s Secretary of State says that hackers can easily change votes without…

House Finally Passes Sweeping Ethics Overhaul

Responding to widespread voter anger over dozens of lawmakers involved in corruption scandals, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the most sweeping ethics overhaul in more than three decades. Approved this week by a vote of 411-8, the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act mainly aims to curb the huge…

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