Charges brought against three members of the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense under the Bush administration have been dropped by the Obama Justice Department, FOX News has learned.
Dr. Paul Offit of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) received at least $29 million from his share of royalties for Merck’s Rotateq vaccine after using his position with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure that childhood vaccination with the vaccine became compulsory.
With Obama’s Dept. of Justice pick to head the Environment and Natural Resources Division, there can be little doubt the man of “hope” and “change” shills for the worst corporations on the planet.
The Leftist Blog reports that Rep. Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) echoes, almost to the letter, what Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), the 2nd ranking democrat in the Senate said a month earlier.
Why did Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley steer millions to a company Larry Summers directed while he adminstered "stress tests" on them? Last month, a little-known company where Summers served on the board of directors
It does not take much to make cops in America “mad” these days, as numerous videos posted on the web reveal. Not displaying the required degree of deference to police can result in violence and even death.
States, "If they do that, I wouldn't give two cents for anybody in LE in the US...they're going to beat somebody and...people are going to come up to them in the middle of the night and shoot them in the head."
Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL) denied he was involved in a pay-to-play scheme with allies of Gov. Blagojevich to help win appointment to a Senate seat. The statement came a day after the release of an FBI recording in which Burris is heard
Rumsfeld was also the man who presided over a $200 million dollar contract to deliver equipment and services to build two light water reactor stations in North Korea in January 2000
Given the serious charges against Dr. Kuklo–including fraud, forgery, and conducting an unapproved experiment on soldiers–the University of Washington’s failure to take action
The agents initially brought their concerns forward to their superiors and the Office of Inspector General. Instead of investigating the complaints, the agents were told they were jeopardizing their careers. Nonetheless, the agents persisted...
It’s great that this ridiculous abuse of civil liberties is getting some exposure. Looks like the cops deleted the video the guys took of the first few minutes of the stop. If that’s true, the cops themselves ought to be arrested and charged with obs
The former head of the U.S. agency that insures corporate pensions refused to testify Wednesday at a Senate hearing examining allegations that he had improper contacts with Wall Street firms.
As discussed on Free Talk Live tonight (2009.05.15) we are now looking at options on how to proceed. We’re going to work to ensure that the people of Jones County, MS don’t have to put up with an out of control sheriff’s department.
The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private-equity firms, has agreed to pay $20 million and stop using politically connected operatives to [bribe] land business with government pension systems around the country
A gushing voicemail message from Hillary Clinton to admitted swindler Norman Hsu was played for jurors Tuesday at his campaign finance violations trial. "What am I going to do with you, Norman?" the then-US senator said.
Former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer says that the New York Fed is the most powerful financial institution you've probably never heard of.
Rep. Alan Grayson asks the Federal Reserve Inspector General about the trillions of dollars lent or spent by the Federal Reserve and where it went, and the trillions of off balance sheet obligations. Inspector General Elizabeth Coleman responds that
They may have never been charged with rape had it not been for the video surveillance camera. After all, who doesn’t believe a police officer?
The entire exercise is turning out to be one giant joke — and the laugh is on the taxpayers . . .
So far in the first 8 days of this month there have been 143 reported cases of police misconduct that involve 146 officers and 9 police chiefs or sheriffs and cost the lives of at least 16 people. If the trend holds, there would be 554 reported cases
After tazing a suspect into submission, Florida City police officer Auris Leza looked around as if to see who was watching, then plowed his knee at least two times into the suspect’s back
Porn movies. Horse manure. A chocolate Santa Claus. Expense claims by British lawmakers to pay for an array of items were exposed stoking public anger over lawmaker excess amid the global recession.
The wiretapping story “has been very, very damaging to her because it highlights what people most distrust about politicians in general: personal gain taking precedence over the voters they are supposed to be representing,” Amato told POLITICO in an
[Must have been the strain of carrying around all those embarrassing secrets.] The mayor of Mississippi's largest city, died 2 days after losing a primary re-election and days before he was set to stand trial on federal civil rights charges.
"You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes." Morpheus in The Matrix
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is working to buffer lawmakers from federal investigators. This is a bad idea. Special legal protections for politicians encourage unethical conduct. Laws apply to lawmakers, too.
Last year, Murtech received $4 million in Pentagon work, all of it without competition, for a variety of warehousing and engineering services. With its long corridor of sparsely occupied offices and an unmanned reception area, Murtech's most stri
Let's face it, the fact that the authorities are allowing banks to negotiate the findings is a very very bad sign. It says either they don't trust the results themselves, or they lack the guts to act like they are in charge.
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