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FDA Officials Violate Public Disclosure Law

Two top officials at the troubled government agency responsible for protecting public health and safety have for years violated federal disclosure laws by concealing meetings with influential drug company executives, lobbyists and patient groups. In violation of open government laws created to provide transparency, the pair of high-ranking drug safety…

AFL-CIO Represents Illegal Day Laborers

While the U.S. Senate defeated the controversial immigration bill this week the nation’s largest federation of unions announced its unprecedented affiliation with a day laborer center that represents illegal immigrants. The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), which represents about 10 million workers, first

Jail For Alabama’s Corrupt Governor

A powerful Democrat governor best known for selling the favors of his office for cash, plane rides and fancy cars will go to jail for more than seven years and pay nearly $200,000 in restitution to the state agency he cheated. As Alabama governor from 1999 to 2003 Don Siegelman…

Florida Illegal Alien Task Force Under Attack

A north Florida county sheriff’s department has come under fire for creating an effective Illegal Alien Task Force which has helped rid the area of illegal immigrants and led to the arrest of some 500 people. Bay County sheriff deputies simply pull up to construction sites in their patrol cars…

Despite Poor Rating, Lawmakers Get Raise

Although they recently learned that the people they serve have virtually no confidence in them, House lawmakers quietly voted to give themselves a hefty pay raise this week. House members will receive a $4,400 annual pay raise that will increase their annual salary to about $170,000 even though their collective…

Mexican Forgery Rings Big Amnesty Plans

Confident that Congress would pass an amnesty bill, the head of a multi million-dollar Mexican forgery ring bragged that he could create fake documents to prove that illegal immigrants were in the country in time to qualify for the legalization. Instead, Julio Leija-Sanchez, who ran a $3 million-a-year forgery operation…

Murderer May Get Publicly Funded Sex Change Operation

A convicted murderer’s demand that taxpayers finance his sex-change operation has cost Massachusetts tens of thousands of dollars to litigate and now officials anxiously await a federal judge’s decision, which will also have an impact on similar cases nationwide. Convicted of strangling his wife to death in 1990 and dumping…

U.S. Anti Terrorism Program Abroad Failing

Nearly six years after the deadliest attacks in United States history, a crucial program created to identify and disrupt terrorist plots abroad is still in disarray and far from actually being implemented. The security measure was created after the 2001 terrorist attacks and was promoted as a collaborative effort between…

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