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  • Inspector general: Bush-era Pentagon officials cleared of wrongdoing

    09/24/2011 7:45:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 24, 2011 | Rowan Scarborough
    A three-year government investigation has found no wrongdoing by Bush-era Pentagon officials when they gave war briefings to retired military analysts who served as TV and radio commentators. The probe by the Pentagon inspector general was a response to a 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning article in the New York Times that implied the former military officers, some of whom worked for or were defense contractors, received financial favors in return for their commentary and that they were tools in a propaganda campaign. Sources familiar with the IG’s final report said it will say officials broke no rules or laws when they...
  • Ex-prosecutor to investigate sex claims against bishop [Mary Jo White!]

    02/17/2004 5:53:48 PM PST · by Antoninus · 35 replies · 25+ views
    NY Newsday ^ | 2/17/04 | MICHAEL VIRTANEN
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- A former federal prosecutor has been hired to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Albany Bishop Howard Hubbard and publicly report her findings. Mary Jo White, U.S. attorney in Manhattan until 2002 and now a partner in a large New York law firm, said Tuesday she will do a "thorough, independent investigation" of the allegations starting immediately. She was retained by the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese Review Board.