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Federal Judge Indicted For Sexual Abuse

A federal judge in Texas, under investigation for inappropriate drinking and socializing with attorneys that argue before him, became the nation’s first federal judge to be indicted for sexual abuse this week. The embattled jurist, U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent, has served on the federal bench in Galveston since George…

Reporter Exposing Democrats Gets Arrested

A news reporter was arrested in Denver for trying to get pictures from a public sidewalk of Democratic senators and major donors leaving a private meeting at a luxury hotel that has served as a central station for the party’s top politicians this week. The investigative reporter and his colleagues…

U.S. Military Officials Charged With Bribery

Two United States military servicemen and four Department of Defense contractors have been charged with bribery and conspiracy involving Afghanistan airfield contracts worth more than $1 million. A federal indictment made public this week accuses National Guard Major Christopher West and Air Force Sergeant Patrick Boyd of accepting nearly $100,000…

Criminals Freed Over Judge Shortage

Dozens of criminal cases, including serious felonies, have been dismissed by an overwhelmed court system in a large southeastern California county because there aren’t enough judges to fill the benches. The U.S. Constitution guarantees defendants speedy trials and, because cases cannot be heard in a timely manner, they must be…

Ethics Law Exploited At Democratic Convention

Thanks to a convenient loophole created by Congress in last year’s ethics reform law, an army of corporate lobbyists has descended on the Democratic convention in Denver to host millions of dollars worth of lavish “under the radar” parties designed to influence lawmakers. The new ethics law (Honest Leadership and…

Sen. Biden’s Trusted Advisor Guilty Of Extortion

Enthusiastically promoting its famous change rhetoric, Barack Obama’s campaign fails to mention that his new running mate’s top advisor and fundraiser pleaded guilty to participating in a kickback scheme with a major Obama donor recently convicted of 16 felonies. This rather convoluted story illustrates that, along with foreign policy experience,…

Corruption Charges Force Longtime Mayor To Quit

After nearly 50 years in office, the mayor of a tiny northwest Chicago suburb has resigned amid federal corruption charges for accepting bribes throughout nearly half of his lengthy tenure. Elected mayor of Niles Illinois in 1961, Nicholas Blase was arrested at his home in 2006 and accused of using…

Obama Censors Ad Linking Him To Terrorist

While Barack Obama’s wife supposedly moved the masses with an “emotionally powerful” speech at the Democratic convention, the presidential candidate worked behind the scenes to kill a television ad that highlights his decades-long relationship to a renowned terrorist. The Illinois senator has warned television stations across the nation not to…

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