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Kennedy’s Alito Bashing Haunts Him

Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy put on quite a show when he ripped into Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito for his one-time ties to a group opposed to admitting more women and minorities to Princeton. It turns out that the veteran Democrat senator himself belongs to a social club, for Harvard…

Police Clueless About Their Missing Shotguns

An arsenal of shotguns and revolvers are missing from Los Angeles County’s second-largest police department and, not surprisingly, officials have no clue what happened. Depending on the media report, Long Beach (California) Police Department officials are either irresponsible liars or poor record-keepers. Bottom line is that more than a fourth…

Nancy Pelosi Demands Selective Ethics Investigation

Nancy Pelosi’s infamous letter demanding an investigation into a “Republican culture of corruption” in congress fails to mention the San Francisco congresswoman’s own troubles and that of Louisiana Democrat Congressman William Jefferson, who took bribes for promoting business opportunities in Africa. In a well-publicized and lengthy letter

George Ryan Trial, Part 9

Prosecutors are finally winding down their case. The entire week was spent covering cases of co-defendant Larry Warner paying George Ryan chunks of money. (For example, at one point, Warner paid $3,067 to a band who performed during the marriage of Ryan’s daughter.) Prosecutors also provided vignettes of different witnesses…

Hillary Clinton Joins Forces With Harry Belafonte

Washed-out singer turned leftwing activist Harry Belafonte made news last week for calling President George W. Bush “the greatest terrorist in the world” during a rally led by Venezuela’s socialist leader, Hugo Chavez. Today Belafonte, the self-professed leader of the American socialist revolution, will join forces with his longtime

60-Day Sentence For Child Rapist May Get Judge Impeached

A Vermont judge known for being soft on crime went too far by issuing a 60-day sentence to a man who confessed to raping a 6-year-old girl repeatedly over four years and state legislators are finally calling for his impeachment. One state senator, Wendy Wilton, said in a television appearance…

“It’s a Matter of Crooks Versus the Rest of Us!”

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton was interviewed for a segment that will be appearing tonight at 10 p.m. ET on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” The segment is a report on what Americans think about their congressman’s ethics. Here is an excerpt from a CNN.com article about the current ethical situation…

First Tier of Lawmakers Revealed in Abramoff Scandal

Yesterday during the Alito confirmation hearings, Senator Graham (R-SC), speaking after Senator Feingold’s tough questioning regarding the Vanguard case in which Alito initially didn’t recuse himself, made a joke about the Abramoff scandal: That was an interesting exchange. I guess there’s no rule against beating a dead horse, or

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