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Abramoff Guilty Plea Means Trouble For Congress

The anxiety level in Washington must be at an all-time high in the wake of lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s guilty pleas to federal charges of conspiracy, tax evasion and mail fraud. The plea was part of an agreement that the renowned Republican lobbyist made to cooperate with the government in its…

Don’t Drink The Water

The City of Los Angeles constantly brags about how great and safe its drinking water is, but apparently it’s not good enough for city officials who spend thousands of dollars in public money to purchase bottled water from private firms. The city has even spent $1 million to mail out…

Fraud In Government Loan Program For Terror Victims

The Small Business Administration’s inspector general has released a damaging report that says most of the businesses receiving money from a loan program created to help victims of the September 11 attacks were not financially hurt by the event. They include a South Dakota radio station, a Virgin Islands perfume…

Hillary Clinton Gets Bashing From Left

In the process of creating the impression that she has shifted to the center, Hillary Clinton is alienating her liberal supporters and even some of her buddies in the media, who criticized her for cosponsoring a bill to make flag burning a crime. One columnist called it one step too…

United States Keeps Corrupt Latin Americans Out

In an effort to pressure Latin America to battle corruption, the United States created a policy of denying tourist visas to the region’s corrupt government officials. In fact, the U.S. has recently revoked the visas of at least three former Central American presidents?Nicaragua’s Arnoldo Aleman, Guatemala’s Alfonso Portillo and

Much-Needed Security At U.S. Chemical Plants

It’s difficult to believe that U.S. government officials have taken more than four years after the September 11 attacks to even propose a plan that will secure chemical plants, which are extremely vulnerable to terrorist attacks. The chemical industry in this country self-regulates 15,000 plants nationwide on a voluntary basis…

More Danger At Los Alamos Nuclear Lab

If a series of security breeches and fraud are committed at a government-owned nuclear laboratory, what should happen to the group responsible for managing the facility? Most people might say to get rid of it, but United States Government officials have instead rewarded the group, the University of California, a…

Bridge to Nowhere Benefits Representative’s Son-in-Law

Anchorage Daily News reports that the infamous “Bridge to Nowhere” would benefit Representative Don Young’s son-in-law, Art Nelson, who is a partner in Point Bluff, LLC. Rep. Young is the politician who has been trying to build the bridge. The “Bridge to Nowhere” was given its name by people appalled…

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