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  • At Senator Menendez’s Trial, Stakes Are High for Democrats

    08/17/2017 11:02:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 17, 2017
    When Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey goes on trial on federal corruption charges in three weeks, far more than his own fate hinges on the outcome. If Mr. Menendez, a Democrat, is convicted and then expelled from the United States Senate by early January, his replacement would be picked by Gov. Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey and an ally of President Trump. That scenario — where Mr. Menendez’s interim replacement would more than likely be a Republican — would have immediate and far-reaching implications: The Republicans would be gifted a crucial extra vote just as the...
  • UAW President Says Bribery Scandal Hurt Unionization Bid at Nissan

    08/14/2017 5:49:11 PM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    http://freebeacon.com/ ^ | 8/14/17 | Bill McMorris
    United Auto Workers (UAW) president Dennis Williams called the bribery allegations brought against the widow of a former union executive "appalling," adding that they may have led Nissan workers to reject unionization, but denied that they reflect the larger organization.In July, the Department of Justice indicted Monica Morgan, the wife of the late UAW vice president General Holiefield, and former Fiat Chrysler vice president Alphons Iacobelli for funneling $1.2 million from a worker training center to pay off Morgan's mortgage, buy luxury cars, and pay for personal travel. The indictment came just one week before the UAW held a historic...
  • This Is The Last Straw – Mueller Drop Russia Probe Now – Comey Tried To Bribe Russian Hacker!

    08/06/2017 8:25:45 AM PDT · by davikkm · 57 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    This should enrage the American people to the point of revolution! Each day, that Mueller continues the façade of a Russian Interference Probe is another blow to the intelligence of the American people. Not only that he is destroying the dignity of the office of of the Presidency and making a sham out of our voting system. James Comey is the man who should be scrutinized by an investigation of the FBI’s part in the whole made-up Russian interference nightmare. We know he supported the Democrats using a firm they hired to dig up dirt on Trump to create a...
  • Wasserman Schultz Seemingly Planned To Pay Suspect Even While He Lived In Pakistan

    07/29/2017 5:29:49 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 73 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/29/2017 | LUKE ROSIAK
    Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz seemingly planned to pay cyber-probe suspect and IT aide Imran Awan even while he was living in Pakistan, if the FBI hadn’t stopped him from leaving the U.S. Monday. Public statements and congressional payroll records suggest she also appears to have known that his wife, a fellow IT staffer, left the country for good months ago — while she was also a criminal suspect. In all, six months of actions reveal a decision to continue paying a man who seemingly could not have been providing services to her, and who a mountain of evidence suggests...
  • Russian charged w/ breaching U.S. firms says FBI attempted to coerce confession over Clinton hack

    05/11/2017 8:40:57 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 65 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 11, 2017 | Andrew Blake
    A Russian man wanted by the Justice Department on charges connected to hacking U.S. companies now claims the FBI offered him immunity in exchange for accepting responsibility for cyberattacks targeting former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Yevgeny Nikulin, the alleged hacker, laid the claim to Russian media Thursday in a letter sent from a Czech Republic prison cell amid an international extradition battle currently underway between Washington and Moscow. FBI agents promised Mr. Nikulin money, American citizenship and a free apartment for taking the fall over hacking Mrs. Clinton’s campaign, he alleged in a letter published Thursday by Nastoyashchoe Vremya, a...
  • The Wall and Supreme Court Justices are the most important political issues of our time. Ever.

    04/27/2017 10:33:28 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 8 replies
    Inside new and history | 27 April 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The proposed border wall, hereafter referred to as the "Wall", is THE political issue of the century, and here's why. The Wall prevents the influx of two major items that benefit the members of government who despise and want to enslave the people. Those two things are illegal immigrants, whose offspring vote for the party who allows them in to the "promised land", and drugs, from which a lot of very wealthy business people AND government officials are getting a cut. The Democrats, many of which are nothing more than official criminals and their criminal friends are more than eager...
  • Soros Sued by Fellow Billionaire in $10 Billion Mine Brawl

    04/15/2017 9:04:35 AM PDT · by libstripper · 13 replies
    Bloomberg, L.P ^ | April 14, 2017 | Franz Wild
    Companies controlled by Israeli mining magnate Beny Steinmetz sued fellow billionaire George Soros, claiming he cost them at least $10 billion through a defamation campaign that stripped them of rights to an iron ore deposit in Guinea and other business opportunities around the world. Soros funded law firms, transparency groups, investigators and government officials in Guinea in a coordinated effort to ensure BSG Resources Ltd. lost the rights to the Simandou deposit in April 2014, BSGR said in a complaint filed Friday in Manhattan federal court.
  • State Dept. employee charged with misleading FBI in China intel case [ Hillary staffer Arrested ! ]

    04/13/2017 9:30:52 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 58 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | March 29,2017 | CBS
    Candace Marie Claiborne, a 60-year-old employee of the U.S. Department of State, was charged Wednesday with obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements to the FBI -- both felony offenses -- for allegedly concealing numerous contacts that she had over a period of years with Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department said Wednesday. The veteran State Department employee, who appeared before a judge Wednesday, is also accused of failing to report gifts she received from Chinese contacts. Claiborne allegedly failed to report repeated contacts with two intelligence agents of the People’s Republic of China, and the agents provided tens...
  • State employee charged in FBI probe

    03/29/2017 1:25:17 PM PDT · by billorites · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 29, 2017 | Olivia Beavers
    A State Department employee pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday after being charged in an FBI investigation, the Department of Justice announced. Candace Claiborne, who worked in the Caucasus Affairs office of the State Department, is being charged for two felony offenses. Claiborne is being charged with “obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements to the FBI, both felony offenses, for allegedly concealing numerous contacts that she had over a period of years with foreign intelligence agents,” a Department of Justice release said. Claiborne, who has a Top Secret security clearance, failed to disclose her foreign contacts abroad...
  • College President Wary of Big Government

    04/05/2017 8:06:25 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 2 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 5, 2017 | Malcolm A. Kline
    That alone is a newsflash. Usually, college presidents approach big government with their hands out. At the Cato Institute on March 30, 2017, Mark Zupan, president of Alfred University, noted that trust in government is at an all-time low. It currently runs at 19 percent, down from 66 in the 1960s. Dr. Zupan is the author of Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest, published this year by Cambridge University Press. "In the developed world, government now includes 50 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 28 percent of the workforce," Dr. Zupan said at Cato. He notes...
  • South Korea Arrests First Female President Over Bribery Allegations, Political Favors

    04/01/2017 11:40:12 AM PDT · by davikkm · 9 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    South Korea’s first female president, Park Geun-hye was arrested Friday morning in Seoul over bribery allegations which led to her impeachment and removal from office earlier this year. The Daily Caller reports: According to Reuters, Park was arrested after the Seoul Central District Court sided with prosecutors, claiming the 65-year-old former president posed a flight risk and could potentially tamper with evidence involved in the ongoing investigation. Park is accused of colluding with friend and advisor Choi Soon-sil of soliciting donations from Korean businesses, most notably Samsung, to foundations friendly to Park’s legislative agenda in exchange for political favors. The...
  • Top Navy officials charged in 'staggering' bribery scheme involving classified information

    03/15/2017 9:03:55 AM PDT · by Baynative · 114 replies
    KNSS RADIO ^ | 3-14-17 | David Rind
    (WASHINGTON) -- Nine high-ranking U.S. Navy officers, including one former admiral, have been charged with trading classified information in exchange for travel, dinner and prostitution services from a foreign defense contractor -- the latest charges in the widening probe, according to the Justice Department. According to the Justice Department, the Navy officials allegedly took in expensive travel and entertainment expenses as well as prostitution services while steering contracts toward the company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), and blocking its competitors. They allegedly used fake names and foreign email address to keep their actions secret.
  • Arizona-Based Redflex Photo Radar Firm to Pay $20 Million to Chicago for Bribery Scheme

    02/06/2017 9:14:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Phoenix New Times ^ | February 6, 2017
    Photo-enforcement firm Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. announced on Monday that it will pay $20 million to the city of Chicago to settle its high-profile bribery scandal. The Glendale, Arizona-based firm released details of its settlement agreement on the same day that its former CEO, Karen Finley of Cave Creek, is scheduled to report to prison. Finley was sentenced in November to 30 months in federal prison and pay $2 million in restitution for conspiracy to commit bribery in Illinois and Ohio. She was supposed to report to the U.S. Marshal's Office in Phoenix on January 3, but that was since...
  • Hillary’s Two Official Favors To Morocco Resulted In $28 Million For Clinton Foundation

    10/31/2016 6:11:08 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 31, 2016 | Richard Pollock
    Hillary Clinton did two huge favors for Morocco during her tenure as secretary of state while the Clinton Foundation accepted up to $28 million in donations from the country’s ruler, King Mohammed VI, according to new information obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group. Clinton and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Lisa Jackson tried to shut down the Florida-based Mosaic Company in 2011, operator of America’s largest phosphate mining facility. Jackson’s close ties and loyalty to the Clintons were revealed when she joined the Clinton Foundation’s board of directors in 2013, just months after she left the EPA....
  • The Star Witness On Sessions’ ‘Racism’ Has Deeply Troubled History

    01/10/2017 10:03:01 AM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1-10-2017 | KEVIN DALEY
    Thomas Figures, an assistant U.S. attorney whose accusations of racial bias torpedoed Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to the federal bench in 1986, had a history of erratic and disturbed behavior, colleagues and estranged family say. New sworn statements obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation given by former colleagues allege Figures, who died in 2015, was a paranoid figure who, among other things, believed "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather was communicating with him through his television. An office loner with a flair for confrontation, Figures was later indicted by federal authorities for attempting to bribe a witness. 30 years...
  • Baltimore mayor's ex-aide faces election law charges

    01/09/2017 3:10:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 9, 2017 5:57 PM EST | Brian Witte
    A former aide to Baltimore’s mayor has been charged with making illegal contributions to the mayor’s campaign, prompting officials on Monday to cancel his planned swearing-in ceremony for a vacant seat in the Maryland House of Delegates. Gary Brown Jr., a Democrat who was a legislative aide to new Mayor Catherine Pugh when she was still a state senator, has been charged with six counts of election law violations, State Prosecutor Emmet Davitt announced. Brown had recently been nominated to the House vacancy. Prosecutors allege that Brown, who worked on Pugh’s campaign, deposited $18,000 in cash between Jan. 13, 2016...
  • Mexican woman pleads guilty to bribing US border inspector

    01/05/2017 9:11:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 5, 2017 7:51 PM EST
    A Mexican woman has pleaded guilty to bribing a U.S. border inspector in San Diego with cash and sexual favors for allowing people to enter the country illegally. Miriam Juarez’s plea agreement, disclosed Thursday in federal court, says she helped smuggle at least 10 people in cars from November 2015 to September 2016 at San Diego’s San Ysidro border crossing, charging them $15,000 each. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Jose Luis Cota has pleaded not guilty to charges of smuggling and receiving bribes. …
  • Report: Homeland Security Officials Took Millions in Bribes to 'Look the Other Way' on Drug Cartels

    12/31/2016 2:37:59 PM PST · by jazusamo · 70 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2016 | Courtney O'Brien
    A stunning case of corruption inside the Department of Homeland Security was overshadowed by headlines about Russia and Israel this past week. Yet, federal employees accepting millions of dollars in bribes to avoid doing their job, is certainly worth a look. Hundreds of DHS employees have "looked the other way" as drugs crossed the border because cartels have made them offers they can't refuse. Other employees have sold green cards and other documents illegally. More from The New York Times: It was not an isolated case. A review by The New York Times of thousands of court records and...
  • Lawmaker accuses Gov. Cuomo of attempted bribery

    12/29/2016 9:02:24 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 5 replies
    © Copyright 2016 - WHEC-TV, LLC ^ | December 28, 2016 01:09 PM | A Hubbard
    A Democratic lawmaker is accusing Governor Andrew Cuomo of attempted bribery. Assemblyman Gary Pretlow (D-Westchester) is accusing Cuomo of trying to bribe the Legislature. Pretlow claims that Cuomo offered a legislative pay raise if Uber was approved and if ethics reform was addressed. “He caused a debacle here by trying to bribe the Legislature into doing something that he wanted,” said Assemblyman Pretlow.
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center and Morris Dees

    12/05/2015 9:00:40 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/5/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    There are any number of liberal organizations that have fractured the rules of civility in order to advance the socialist agenda. Of these Obama aligned, leftist groups, none is more perverse in its grotesque slanders and misleading claims than the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC was founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, Julian Bond and Joseph Levin. According to his law partner Millard Fuller, Dees’ only interest was to make money, a lot of it, and he didn’t care how. As cases in point, in 1958 Dees served as the state campaign manager for McDonald Gallion, a segregationist...