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Judgeships For Sale In New York?

The Brooklyn New York District Attorney is investigating whether several judges paid their way to the bench (New York Daily News). The man who apparently has evidence, Clarence Norman, is the former head of the Brooklyn Democratic Party and he refuses to cooperate. A notorious Brooklyn political powerhouse and former…

Investigation Website Regarding Henry Cisneros Quietly Surfaces

Amidst the media frenzy surrounding Special Counsel Fitzgerald and the indictment of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, another investigation’s website has quietly opened: the website for Independent Counsel Barrett, the man in charge of investigating former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros. In 1994 the Department of Justice

The Power of Drug Money

Pharmaceutical firms nationwide have secretly dished out hundreds of thousands of dollars to political leaders and civil rights groups that have endorsed the industry’s controversial initiative in the November 8 California election (LA Times article). The measure, called Proposition 78, would establish a discount prescription drug program for certain

A Re-Hash of Hillary’s Role in Whitewater

The following is an excerpt of Jeffrey Rubin’s review of Peter Schweizer’s recent book, Do As I Say (Not As I Do): But nothing the Clintons could have done illegally in Whitewater could be half as appalling as what they did legally. Whitewater, as you may recall, was a real…

Clinton Pays Eight Senate Staffers to Work on Campaign

Senator Clinton’s dual use of her full-time Senate staffers is somewhat unprecedented. At the moment she is paying eight of the staffers as much as a $2,600 monthly stipend in order to work on her upcoming re-election campaign. Despite what one might think, this practice is perfectly legal. But despite…

More Trouble For Marion Barry—What’s New?

It’s not surprising that the politician best known for appearing in an FBI surveillance video smoking crack, is once again in legal trouble. Marion Barry, a four-term District of Columbia mayor, appeared in that tape 15 years ago and later got convicted on drug charges and served jail time. Now…

Socialist Drug-addict Athlete Leads Anti-American Protest

Folks at the White House must be shaking in their boots that a washed out soccer player well known for his drug addiction and tight friendship with Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro, is the guy leading an anti-American protest at a South American summit that George Bush will attend this week.…

Massachusetts Fraud/Extortion

A top aide to former Springfield Mayor Michael Albano was indicted on tax fraud charges and within 24 hours the mayor of nearby Chicopee was arrested and charged with extortion. Anthony Ardolino was former mayor Albano’s chief of staff from 1996 to 2001 and for years federal investigators have been…

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