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Felon Officials Claim Dad Defense

Two longtime councilmen of a Southern California city charged with various felonies-including perjury and extortion-claim they committed the crimes because they wanted to be good fathers. Both men, one of them the city’s former mayor, are accused of violating numerous laws and ethic standards by voting for legislation that financially…

Forbes Flip Flops on Chinese Businessman Li Ka Shing

What a difference 7 years make… Steve Forbes, December 21, 1999, as quoted in Worldnetdaily.com: “Clearly, President Clinton and Vice President Gore are not telling the American people the truth about their relationship with Communist China,” stressed Republican presidential candidate Steve Forbes, in an exclusive interview with WorldNetDaily.

Immigration Court Battles Begin

Fed up with the enormous burden of illegal immigration, cities nationwide have created legislation in an effort to curb it and now they face costly litigation battles with so-called civil rights groups that are challenging the new laws in court. Five municipalities have already passed ordinances to control illegal immigration…

Unethical Attorney General

A state attorney general who co-chaired a governor’s ethics advisory committee to supposedly clean up public corruption has resigned from both posts for her own admitted violations of various ethics laws. New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber resigned under fire this week after a special investigator released a report detailing…

Treasury Officials Help Rob Taxpayers

Six high-ranking officials at the New Jersey Department of the Treasury have been charged with accepting thousands of dollars worth of lavish gifts from a collection company that cheated the state out of more than $1 million. The Missouri-based company, OSI Collection Services, was contracted by New Jersey officials to…

Illegal Immigration and Government Semantics

Should criminals be allowed to choose the terminology by which they are described? Convict, thief – these individuals have no choice but to accept their descriptive fate. Why is it then that those who enter the U.S. illegally are suddenly given rights to choose the terminology that describes them? Semantics,…

Questionable U.S. Airport Security

A similar terrorist plot to use liquid chemicals to bomb planes was foiled a decade ago, so why did U.S. officials wait until this week’s eminent threat to ban liquids from planes or, more importantly, why haven’t they obtained the proper equipment to assure against such weapons? In the mid…

Thwarted Terrorist Airliner Attack Reminiscent of Bojinka Plot

Based on yesterday’s news reports and the statements of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, the British-thwarted planned terrorist attacks on U.S. airliners is very reminiscent of the “Bojinka” airline bombing plot to destroy 11 U.S. airliners over the Pacific Ocean on January 21 and 22, 1995. The Bojinka plot was…

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