Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch to carry out operations which are clearly contrary to the wishes and values of the American people. The ability to exercise this power with impunity is
According to estimates, the Department of Defense and the Department of Housing and Urban Development cannot account for over $3 trillion allotted to them by Congress, amounting to thousands of dollars of missing money for every man, woman and child
Senators who raised millions of dollars in campaign donations from pharmaceutical interests secured industry-friendly changes to a landmark drug-safety bill, according to public records and interviews.
21-year police veteran & former head of the city's SWAT team, Brian Keith Muhammad Abdul-Ali, was convicted Tuesday of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Police arrested Abdul-Ali in December. Abdul-Ali applied for his retirement days later and is
Michael Kielsky has stumbled across a very deep infiltration of the Church of Scientology into the criminal justice system that is very disturbing,... like his client has been trying to tell him. (More to come)
The Iraqi government is refusing to accept most of the U.S.-funded reconstruction projects completed so far, a government investigator told Congress. Iraqi officials had formally taken ownership of only 18% of finished projects when the inspector gen
[Washington Party] Attorney General Alberto Gonzales confidently deflected House Democrats' demands Thursday for details in the firings of U.S. attorneys, appearing ever more likely to survive accusations that the dismissals were politically moti
After documenting more than $140 million in Medicare fraud in south Florida, federal officials said the will take a more thorough look at other providers of medical equipment. An investigation in the Miami area has led to 38 arrests
(Why am I not so shocked) In a meeting with the West Los Angeles Democratic Club on Saturday, May 5, Presidential candidate and Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich revealed that the Democrats in Congress had made some secret concessioins
World Bank pimp Paul Wolfowitz's hold on his job appeared ever more tenuous Tuesday after an internal probe found he had violated bank rules in arranging a sweet pay deal for his girl friend.
Two top officers of an oil services company pleaded guilty today to bribing Alaska lawmakers with cash and the promise of jobs, contracts and favors for their backing on bills supported by the multinational firm.
The N.J. AG has launched an investigation into police retaliation against a pair of radio talk show hosts who exposed an upcoming traffic ticket blitz after David Jones, an active duty policeman, broadcast the home address and license plate number of
(Blah Blah freaking Blah, just leave. Powell Gammill, senior editor of FreedomsPhoenix, has it right,... it is sooo past time to "Pin the War on the Donkey"
A top advisor to World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz is leaving the institution, citing the continuing controversy surrounding Wolfowitz handling of a pay package for his girlfriend. "Given the current environment surrounding the leadership
I defy you to watch this 48 minute documentary and not be outraged about the depth of corruption and deceit within the highest ranks of our government. First min 47 seconds in dutch the rest in English. The Bush family, the Saudi Royal family, Osama
This is worthwhile reading, but there's harsh language and situations involving sexual activities. Readers beaware.
After one year, the set of fifteen red light cameras installed in Providence, Rhode Island have failed to produce any measurable safety benefits -- contrary to the promises made when the devices were installed. Instead, the cameras have created a fin
One current and two former Alaska legislators pleaded not guilty Friday to charges they accepted bribes _ including cash and a job offer in Barbados for one man _ to support legislation for an oil services company.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should resign, Rep. Adam Putnam, the third most powerful Republican in the House said.
The New Jersey state Attorney General on Tuesday charged Clayton Police Chief Frank Winterswith, former head of the state's Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) chapter, with two counts of conspiracy and theft by deception.
How the recent indictment of a congressional staffer connects Congressman Don (Bridge to Nowhere) Young(R-Alaska) to Washington's most famous crooked lobbyist.
The inspector general of the Dept of Commerce, the watchdog charged with rooting out wrongdoing at the agency, is himself the subject of three separate government investigations into allegations that he misspent his budget and retailiated against emp
Stuart Bowen, the US special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction whose office has uncovered abuse of both Iraqi and US funds, is under investigation himself, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday. (I'm so shocked)
Anyone who knows much about real power in Congress knows that almost every member of the House and Senate lusts after a seat on the Appropriations Committee and hopes one day to achieve the status of Cardinal. The Cardinals, of course, are the folks
The Democratic head of the U.S. House of Representatives education committee said on Tuesday investigators probing the Bush administration's management of federal student loan programs had found "serious oversight failures by senior official
Rep. Rick Renzi paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes to settle charges that his businesses improperly financed his first campaign for office. He already faces a federal corruption probe over allegations that he tried to use legislation
Following a subpoena to Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice and a letter to former CIA Director George Tenet last week, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee may cast an even wider net in its probe into why the adminstration
Investigations into government corruption in Iraq are being stopped in their tracks due to an antiquated law that has been reinstated by the prime minister, according to a report to be released today by the special inspector general
When the Army Corps of Engineers solicited bids for drainage pumps for New Orleans, it copied the specifications _ typos and all _ from the catalog of the manufacturer that ultimately won the $32 million contract, a review of documents by The Associa
World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz told an investigatory panel he was the victim of a "smear campaign" aimed at forcing him to resign. He would not quit in the face of a "bogus charge," as he defended himself against a generous b