Revelations that Dodd and Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., the Budget Committee chairman, got cut-rate mortgages through a VIP program for friends of Countrywide CEO Angelo Mozilo - Democrats' message... massive foreclosure rescue package
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd reportedly received 2 mortgages under a special [bankrupt] Countrywide Financial Corp. program that gave preferential interest rates to "friends" of the company's chairman.
The BBC's Panorama programme has used US and Iraqi government sources to research how much some private contractors have profited from the conflict and rebuilding. A US GAGGING ORDER IS PREVENTING DISCUSSION OF THE ALLEGATIONS.
Instead of being down 53 percent as the Pinal County Sheriff's Dept claimed, accidents increased 16 percent during the period speed cameras were used, as compared to the same period in 2006 without cameras.
According to the whistleblowers, 'shotgunning' occurs when agents on Roving Patrol stop vehicles absent reasonable suspicion and make up an excuse for the stop after the fact. This practice is illegal because agents are required to have reaso
We know that the Greed People are growing daily more desperate; it was not their original plans that are tripping them up but the cover ups that followed. Watch Santa Cruz and the unfolding story of Clive Boustred. It matters to all of us.
Over the past five years the name Mohammed Al-Qahtani - Detainee 063 at Guantanamo - has been indelibly associated with the Bush Administration's efforts to justify extreme measures in the 'war on terror.' This Saudi national was apprehen
The Zimbabwean, illegitimate ZANU PF government is at war with its citizens. This war intensified after 29 March 2008 polls, which ZANU lost to the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).
Robert Mugabe (84 old), is the leader of ZANU PF. It’s a seri
Bill Clinton registers for the draft on September 08, 1964, accepting all contractual conditions of registering for the draft.
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Bill Clinton classified 2-S on November 17, 1964.
Bill Clinton reclassified 1-A on
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration repeatedly ignored corruption at the highest levels within the Iraqi government and kept secret potentially embarrassing information so as not to undermine its relationship with Baghdad, according to two former St
18 American war veterans kill themselves every day. 1000 former soldiers receiving care from the Department of Veterans Affairs attempt suicide every month. More veterans are committing suicide than are dying in combat overseas.
Have no doubt, Social Services has been effectively privatized, that means corporatized. The government that runs it is a corporation that views children and disabled adults, and all of us, as unrealized profits. Their scam is ugly and it is time i
What do war, Congressmen, Senators, and the defense/offense industry have in common? The answer, if you haven’t already guessed is “profits.” Conflict makes money for the military industrial complex, and the cronies they place in Congress, the Se
"Cigarette Taxes Are Fueling Organized Crime," discusses the damage inflicted on society by high cigarette taxes, which often cause consumers to turn to the black market. The amount of criminal activity related to cigarette taxes is stagger
FBI agents investigating government watchdog Scott Bloch have subpoenaed any records that would reveal whether concerns about the 2004 elections prompted him to clear Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice of ethics violations.
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel Scott Bloch -- whose home and office were recently raided by the FBI --last year shut down a previously undisclosed investigation into the federal prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman
On YOUR Dime: Congressmen Lease Luxury Cars
Little-Known But Exploited Loophole Allows Politicians To Drive, Maintain Expensive Cars, SUVs On Taxpayer Money
Rep. Charles Rangel: 'My Constituents Appreciate It'
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Did a Rupert Murdoch company go too far and hire hackers to sabotage rivals and gain the top spot in the global pay-TV war? This is the question a jury will be facing in a spectacular five-year-old suit that has, oddly, received little notice from U.
The government said it has settled its long-running effort to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars from former Fannie Mae chairman & CEO Franklin D. Raines and 2 other former executives for their role in an accounting scandal.