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Taxpayers Give Convicted Lawmakers $1 Million A Year

More than 20 members of Congress convicted of crimes continue receiving their federal pension at an annual cost of about $1 million to U.S. taxpayers and, if legislation isn’t passed soon, Louisiana Representative William Jefferson could be the next to cash his taxpayer-funded check from jail. Even if Jefferson–caught hiding…

Public Officials Fleece Children

Two people were found guilty of fraud this week in a Massachusetts city’s ongoing public corruption probe that has so far led to more than a dozen federal convictions. The widespread corruption ring involves public officials and their relatives and friends who have fleeced the Springfield school system out of…

U.S. Pays Millions To Clean Illegal Immigrant Trash

American taxpayers will dish out $63 million to clean up 25 million pounds of trash and human waste left by illegal immigrants who cross through federal and state parks during their trek from Mexico to the U.S. After three years of very costly cleanups, the federal government has barely put…

N.Y. Judge Sent To Prison In Bribery Scandal

A disgraced New York Supreme Court Justice previously suspended by the state’s administrative judge was whisked away in handcuffs to serve a prison sentence for accepting bribes from a shady lawyer to fix cases in his favor. Judge Gerald Garson, whose law-breaking antics were captured on surveillance videos over five…

Connecticut Becomes Illegal Immigrant Haven

Days after Connecticut lawmakers adopted a law to give illegal immigrants reduced college tuition rates, legislators in the state’s second-largest city overwhelmingly approved official identification cards to help illegal immigrants assimilate. The New Haven board of aldermen passed a law that will allow the city to issue official identification

Hillary Co Chair Fabian Nuñez Avoids Cash Rules

A California legislator who is national co chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has secretly exceeded contribution limits by having special interests – with laws before him – donate hefty sums to a ballot measure that will keep him in office longer. Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez, a Democrat and well-known…

William Jefferson Indicted In Bribery Scandal

The veteran Louisiana congressman caught with a $90,000 cash bribe in his freezer is finally being charged for starring in a mega corruption scandal involving a company seeking contracts in the Nigerian telecommunications market. Federal authorities have announced a massive indictment against Democrat Representative William Jefferson that details his

Military Weapons Display Stolen From U.S. Contractor

The advanced technology company that designs most of the equipment for the Department of Defense has such dismal security that petty burglars easily stole a sophisticated control display for a military helicopter weapons system. The valuable device resembles a portable video game apparatus and controls the weapons targeting for the…

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