Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: corruption

Mayor resigns and pleads guilty to corruption charges

As the target of a multi-year undercover investigation headed by the FBI, Scranton Mayor William Courtright resigned from office on Monday and...

Democrats, this isn’t politics as usual

Imagine an opposition political party in a land being taken over by an oligarchy, headed by a would-be tyrant.

Former Equifax executive sentenced to prison for insider trading

“If company insiders don’t follow the rules that govern all investors, they will face the consequences for their actions."

Former state senator pleads guilty to bribery and tax fraud charges

Former Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to accepting multiple bribes and falsifying his tax returns in order to conceal his crimes. The former state senator is also expected to plead guilty of accepting bribes in a separate...

In New York, and beyond, our Plutocrats may need a new...

What happens at America’s state level can sometimes reverse the political momentum of the entire nation. We experienced just such a reversal...

Perhaps you’ve heard …

The Office of Special Counsel says Kellyanne Conway broke the law by disparaging Democratic candidates for president, both while appearing on T.V. in her official capacity as an adviser to the president and on her Twitter feed.

Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to bribing state senator

“Raveendran’s plea based on his egregious criminal conduct underscores our decision to charge him initially for Medicaid fraud following our extensive investigation involving millions of documents.”

Trump broadcasts free ad via Disney to thuggish regimes, requesting hacked...

As he did in 2016, he is pleading for foreign governments to give him hacked dirt on the Democrat.

Why don’t things work any more?

Look at all the things that don't work any more: Congress, which is failing to help the 9/11 fire fighters, the reverse mortgage industry, Lyft, which doesn't communicate with its customers, Medicare, which has insane charges and paybacks. Why is this?

Serving the Empire & NOT the People!!

Eric Holder, former Attorney General under President Obama, was being interviewed by that 'bulldog' of a reporter Chris Cuomo on his CNN ...

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”