A lawsuit filed Wednesday by five students in the New York City school system against the NYPD paints a picture of school officers who routinely abuse students and arrest them for non-criminal activities.
"Andy Thomas has a reckless streak to him," says Clint Bolick, director of constitutional studies for the Goldwater Institute, Arizona's largest right-leaning think tank. "He's willing to use law enforcement tools in ways that are pretty blatant abus
Just before going in, he sat before a television camera and spoke about his forthcoming incarceration. He was convicted of driving without a driver's license, however, he was prevented from putting on his own defense as to why the charge was brought
In a surprise move, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) took a step to save the freeway speed camera program imposed by her predecessor, Janet Napolitano (D), the current US Secretary of Homeland Security. On Friday, Brewer proposed a Fiscal Year 2011 bu
The Federal Reserve Bank truly is a den of thieves and con artists who have stolen the wealth and prosperity of an entire nation.
What he has made little mention of is that the Chertoff Group, his security consulting agency, includes a client that manufactures the machines. The relationship drew attention after Chertoff disclosed it on a CNN program Wednesday, in response to a
Already this week the TSA was caught in a lie about what it likes to call whole body imaging (virtual strip search) machines, when the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) obtained documents showing that, despite TSA claims that “this state-o
Barack Obama has exploited his youthful stint as a Chicago community organizer at every stage of his political career. As someone who had worked for grassroots “change,” he said, he was a different kind of politician, one who could translate people’s
Congress' subpoena served on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, seeking "all documents" relating to payments that American International Group Inc., made to other financial institutions from federal bailout funds.
PHOENIX -- A suburban Phoenix concert promoter has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme that bilked approximately 140 investors out of $25 million, federal authorities said Thursday.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan will decide whether the Fed must release records of the unprecedented $2 trillion U.S. loan program launched after the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.
The former head of American International Group Inc is urging a closer look at the actions of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, claiming the investment bank contributed to the insurer's near-collapse, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
cornelia reeps buddy lori jackson was an atty for this guy bob. representing him in a family law, child custody/visitation case.the mother, "M" was not married to bob.bob received visitation.almost immediately as that case ended, ms jackson had to
The Chicago Board of Trade’s Role in Corrupting Courts Part II Breaking News January 7, 2010 http://www.stewwebb.com By Stew Webb Federal Whistleblower firstname.lastname@example.org The first installment in this investigative series sparke
Motion for Criminal Referral to the U.S. Attorney Kansas City, Kansas 10th District January 7, 2010 ref Civil Case No: 09-2603-cv-02603-FJG Motion for Criminal Referral to the U.S. Attorney Kansas City, Missouri 8th District January 7, 2010 ref Ci
Starting in November 2008, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York under Timothy Geithner began urging American International Group, the huge insurer that the government had bailed out, to limit disclosure on payments made to banks at the height
The unusual circumstances that led the U.S. market to rally powerfully in 2009 might be explained by secret government moves to buy stocks, according to Charles Biderman, the founder and chief executive of TrimTabs, a research firm that tracks liquid
Sacramento Democratic Rep. Doris Matsui has paid her back property taxes for her home in Maryland and is current on her obligations, her chief of staff said Tuesday. Tax officials in Montgomery County, Maryland, sent Matsui a bill for $12,758.96.
A former Mississippi prosecutor and judge whose legal conquests became the subject of books and a movie, reported to federal prison Monday for lying to the FBI in a judicial bribery investigation.
No fear. The mantra of Mexican drug smugglers bringing marijuana into the US. No fear of arrest or prosecution. The worst-kept secret on the border for years was US authorities wouldn't prosecute cases involving less than 500 pounds of marijuana.
The failed attempt to blow up an Amsterdam-Detroit flight last week could prove a bonanza for airport security firms, especially full-body scanners makers . "It might put some pressure to buy more full-body scanners....Congress will probably do somet
Some banks were only too happy to take big bets from Goldman against the housing market. Merrill Lynch, the biggest player in the offshore market, remained bullish on the subprime mortgage market until late 2007 and plunged $369 million into a de
The use of credit-default swaps, or private, insurance-like contracts, exploded in recent years into a murky, $60 trillion worldwide market with little government scrutiny. Under such contracts, the buyers agree to pay premiums, as often as month
Goldman Sachs' chief spokesman, Lucas van Praag, issued the following statement in response to the latest installment in Greg Gordon's investigative series on the Wall Street firm, "Investors only could lose in Goldman's Caymans deals," published on
Last month, a federal judge ruled Ciavarella and Conahan can only be held liable for actions they took outside the courtroom to further their alleged kids-for-cash conspiracy. Ciavarella is immune, the federal judge said, from liability for any decis
When financial titan Goldman Sachs joined some of its Wall Street rivals in late 2005 in secretly packaging a new breed of offshore securities, it gave prospective investors little hint that many of the deals were so risky that they could end up losi
To close out 2009, I decided to do something I bet no member of Congress has done -- actually read from cover to cover one of the pieces of sweeping legislation bouncing around Capitol Hill. Hunkering down by the fire, I snuggled up with H.R. 4173, t
Actually called the "Washington's Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians of 2009". It's a prime example of your tax dollars at work.
U.S. taking majority ownership of GMAC Quote from an email from the Wash Post News Alert04:30 PM EST Wednesday, December 30, 2009 U.S. taking majority ownership of GMAC The federal government said Wednesday it will take majority control of th
With the assistance of his taxpayer-paid staff, Rep. DeWeese led a life of privilege while a Democratic leader in state House. A former House speaker and majority and minority leader, he used his legislative staff to run his personal life,