Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tag: corruption

Former East Chicago Councilman sentenced to 20yrs in federal prison

“I want you to look at my family and see all the pain.”

Former State Senator sentenced to 18 years in prison for bribery...

“Jonathan Woods violated the public’s trust and misused his authority for the purpose of lining his own pockets."

Who is largely responsible for the deterioration of the US Congress?...

The problem is that far too many Americans do not feel any such obligation and that’s why so many incompetents and corporate-controlled politicians keep getting elected again and again.

Former Pennsylvania Treasurer sentenced to prison for attempted extortion

“When an individual’s ambition trumps his or her good judgment and their otherwise good character, that’s when crimes happen… "

Anti-American, anti-truth White House

Of course, Trump’s many lawyers are spreading fake news as fast as possible.

Congressman and his wife plead not guilty to campaign spending charges

According to the recent indictment, Hunter and his wife illegally used campaign money to pay for personal expenses that they could not otherwise afford.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty & implicates Trump as Paul Manafort is...

“If those payments were a crime for Michael Cohen, then why wouldn’t they be a crime for Donald Trump?”

5 Virginia officials involved in regulating Dominion Energy are invested in...

According to financial disclosures, four of them directly own stock in the company, while the wife of a fifth official works for Dominion.

Will Trump survive?

We’ll be lucky if he loses in 2020.

How One West Virginia Supreme Court justice gave natural gas a...

Justice Beth Walker voted to reopen an already decided case around the time her husband owned stock in a variety of energy companies. And that’s not even why she’s been impeached.

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

The Donald in Wonderland

Down the financial rabbit hole with President Trump.

Below the surface of ICE: The corporations profiting from immigrant detention

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 17

U.S. Border Patrol supervisor confesses to executing four women, FEMA blames hurricane deaths on spousal abuse, Kavanaugh accused of assault, and more.

A vision of an America after its entry into a new, Age of Enlightenment

This is a new America, one that once was destined for greatness and found the ways to achieve it.

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