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Corrupt Mayor’s Race Defense Weak

After a seven-week trial, former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell’s race-based defense didn’t get him completely off the hook since a federal grand jury found him guilty of tax evasion, though it acquitted of the more serious racketeering and fraud charges. Corruption was so widespread during Campbell’s two terms as mayor…

Secret Gov. Report Documents Weak Port Security

Security was the big bipartisan outrage surrounding the idea of an Arab company (Dubai Ports World) controlling American ports so it’s ironic that there has been no mention of a costly three-year study revealing that security is already so weak that terrorists could easily smuggle weapons of mass destruction into…

U.S. Agents Smuggle Mexicans For Cash

Two high-ranking U.S. Border Patrol supervisors who helped create a successful anti-smuggling program, have been arrested for smuggling migrants for a Mexican trafficking organization in exchange for bribes. Federal authorities say the agents, Mario Alvarez and Samuel McClaren, raked in more than $300,000 in cash to release apprehended immigrants. They…

More Fraud In Connecticut Gov’s Office

The Connecticut Governor’s office can’t seem to steer clear of political scandal. Less than two years after one governor resigned to serve a sentence in federal prison, the woman who replaced him is in hot water for violating election laws. Sixteen top administrators in Governor Jodi Rell‘s administration were fined…

Renowned Terrorist In The Ivy League

While Yale University has come under fire for admitting the Taliban’s foreign secretary as a student, little has been mentioned about the government agency – the State Department – that granted the renowned terrorist the visa to attend the Connecticut campus. Although Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi was a top ambassador for…

Illegal Immigrants Destroying National Wildlife

A nonprofit group dedicated to protecting all native wild animals and plants has published a detailed report documenting how illegal immigrants crossing through the 350-mile Arizona-Mexico border have destroyed hundreds of acres of national forests and their habitat. Titled On The Line: The Impacts of Immigration Policy on Wildlife and…

Huge Bribery Scheme In Tiny Virginia County

When a flood devastated a rural coalmining town in southwest Virginia, public officials accepted bribes from the wealthy contractors that swarmed the area to secure multi-million dollar cleanup deals. Spanning 504 miles and with a population of only 26,000, Buchanan County is not the kind of place that big time…

Homeland Security Not So Secure

The Department of Homeland Security claims to have a high-level strategic plan that will lead the unified national effort to secure America and deter terrorist attacks, but ironically it can’t seem to secure its own Washington headquarters. The private guards in charge of protecting the agency’s complex, located in a…

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