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Obama’s Special Interest List Swells

While Barack Obama campaigns as an anomaly not corrupted by Washington politics or special interests, he has repeatedly contradicted this illusion by accepting big bucks from convicted entrepreneurs as well as oil company executives, steering millions of federal earmark dollars to his wife’s employer and a top donor and hiring…

Obama’s Clinton Advisors Target Of Protest

When Barack Obama speaks at the conference of mayors in Miami this weekend, the area’s powerful Cuban exile community will protest to denounce a pair of top campaign advisors who worked in the Clinton Administration and played key roles in sending Elian Gonzalez back to Dictator Fidel Castro. Time has…

Workers Who Use Fake Social Securities Can’t Be Fired

For the second time this week an appellate court has reversed a lower court decision to rule in favor of those who violate the nation’s immigration laws, this time making it illegal to fire undocumented workers who use fake Social Security numbers to get their job. On the heels of…

Corruption a Jefferson Family Affair

The first member of a politically prominent Louisiana family that has seen five—including a veteran lawmaker —charged with federal crimes has pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to skim hundreds of thousands of dollars from charities operated by her corrupt relatives. Brenda Jefferson, the youngest sister of nine-term Democrat…

U.S. Military Loses Nuclear Missile Components

The U.S military has lost an alarming amount of sensitive nuclear missile components in addition to the recently disclosed inadvertent shipment of missile nose cones to Taiwan that led to the firing of two top Air Force officials. A British international business newspaper disclosed this week that a Pentagon investigation…

Corruption Strikes Maryland At All Levels

Maryland may be one of the nation’s smallest states but lately it has been tainted with some big time corruption allegations that have touched the governor’s office, the state legislature and the state’s largest city. Let’s start with this week’s lengthy raid of Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon’s home. A headline…

Idaho Supreme Court: Illegal Immigrant Is Legal Resident

Although an Idaho law prohibits giving public benefits to those who are not legal residents, the state’s Supreme Court has ruled that taxpayers in one county must pay for the costly medical care of an illegal immigrant because the concept of residency does not distinguish between citizens and those who…

Indicted, Bribed Lawmaker Seeks Reelection

Vowing to vindicate his “good name,” the Louisiana congressman charged with accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and caught with some of the cash in his freezer will run for reelection in November. A years-long bribery scandal, 16-count federal indictment and FBI video of him accepting a hefty…

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