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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tag: corruption

Nearly all the officers in charge of an Indiana Police Department...

Of the 34 supervisors in the Elkhart, Indiana, Police Department, 28 have been disciplined. Fifteen have been suspended. Seven have been involved in fatal shootings. Three have been convicted of criminal charges.

Former prison Major convicted of beating handcuffed inmate

“Corrections officers are given great authority and power in our system because public safety depends on them doing their jobs well.”

Former Texas congressman sentenced to 10 years in prison

“Congressman Stockman used his position to defraud charitable foundations to advance his political career and pay for personal expenses.”

Indiana police officer before punching handcuffed man: ‘If you spit again,...

On Friday, the Elkhart, Indiana, Police Department released a 30-second clip of two officers beating a man in custody. Now we have the full 30 minutes, ending with the man leaving the police station on a stretcher.

3 former city officials sentenced to prison on corruption charges

Several city officials used their official positions to enrich themselves by soliciting and accepting bribes from people seeking to do business in Crystal City, which is located 100 miles near San Antonio, TX.

VA official pleads guilty to bribery, fraud, and obstruction charges

From 2015 through 2017, James King used his position as a Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program counselor at the VA to demand bribes from the owners of at least three separate schools in exchange for funds using the veterans’ federal benefits.

‘That’s not who we are?’ Well, you are what you do,...

These attacks on sovereign nations are, without question, illegal, unjustifiable and a stain on America’s reputation. Is that who we are?

Three Miami police officers arrested on drug trafficking charges

“No one wants corrupt officers in our police departments or on our streets.”

Murder before the fall? The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi puts a...

While the position that the United States and its allies take will be important, especially if they impose sanctions, the case is perhaps more interesting for what it says about the region’s growing rivalries.

Former Equifax manager sentenced to home confinement for insider trading

“The integrity of the stock markets and the confidence of investors are impaired by those who use nonpublic information for personal gain.”

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Trump administration auctions off 150,000 acres of public land for fossil-fuel extraction

Despite the fact that the federal government's own report shows that oil and gas production on public land contributes significantly to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration continue to push on expanding its use.

If Democrats fracture, this will be the fault line

What we do have: a clear fault line within the ranks of those who seek to shape the party’s future.

McDonald’s announces new antibiotic use reduction policy in beef, a first-of-its-kind

"With Washington asleep at the wheel on this rising health threat, leadership in the marketplace is essential."

Biological annihilation

To mitigate the crisis, to save life itself, would require not merely the replacement of carbon-dirty fossil fuels with renewable forms of energy, but a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.

House Democrats remove controversial tax rule that progressive said would make bold policies impossible

The decision to scrap this rule is a victory for the far left of the Democratic party and for progressives. 

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