Tag Archives: Corruption

Nephew of Obama’s Chief of Staff Gets Off with Manslaughter

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 David Koschman in his high school graduation picture Major props to the Chicago Sun-Times for reporting this story. Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, the nephew of former Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley and current White House Chief … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Thuggery, Corruption, News, President Barack Obama, Richard M. Daley | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Why is Former Congressman Bob Barr Advising Baby Doc Duvalier

Sunday, January 23, 2011 Former U.S. congressman Bob Barr, is advising Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier how to unlock frozen funds in Swiss banks after Duvalier fled to France amid a 1986 rebellion. Baby Doc Duvalier “is very interested in trying … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Barr, Corruption, Department of Justice, Haiti, International News, News | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Christine O’Donnell: “I’m Not a Witch, I’m a Felon”

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Tea Party darling, Christine O’Donnell, is now the target of a Federal investigation to determine if the former Delaware senate candidate broke the law by using campaign money to pay personal expenses, including her rent and … Continue reading

Posted in Christine O'Donnell, Corruption, Lying Republicans, News, Republican Lunatics, Tea Party | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments

Dick Cheney: a Bargain at $250 Million?

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 It appears to be a very Merry Christmas for former vice president Dick Cheney. The government of Nigeria has negotiated a $250 million dollar settlement deal that would see charges dropped against Cheney in a bribery … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Dick Cheney, International News, News, Rich Republicans | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Dick Cheney Faces Bribery Indictment

Friday, December 3, 2010 Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency is set to charge former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney over a bribery scandal that involves a former subsidiary of energy firm Halliburton. The bribes concerned the construction of a liquefied natural gas … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Dick Cheney, Halliburton, News, Nigeria, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

WikiLeaks Bombshell: Obama and GOPers Worked Together to Kill Bush Torture Probe

Thursday, December 2, 2010 WikiLeaks Bombshell: cable shows that when Spain considered a criminal case against ex-Bush officials, the Obama White House and Republicans got really bipartisan. Mother Jones reports: In its first months in office, the Obama administration sought … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, George Bush, International News, News, Politics, President Barack Obama, WikiLeaks | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Good Time Charlie’s Got the Blues

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 Rep. Charles “Good Time” Rangel, the 4th highest ranked U.S. Congressman faces 13 charges of ethics violations and an investigation by his colleagues in Congress. The 80-year old Rangel who has served in the House for … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Crooks, DINO Democrats, New York, News, Politics, Rep. Charles Rangel, U.S. House | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Minerals Management Service Staff Enjoyed Hunting Trips, Sports Events, Internet Porn and Meth

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 As the Gulf region slowly succumbs to a slow death caused by the BP rig explosion and subsequent spill of millions of gallons of oil, a 2008 report by then-Inspector General Earl Devaney has surfaced which … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Government, Gulf Oil Spill, Interior Dept., International News, News | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

U.S. Exempted BP’s Gulf Drilling Operation from Environmental Impact Study

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 As the cable news media basks in the diversionary story of the Times Square Bomber, the Washington Post — to it’s credit, today reports shocking details of how the US Interior Department exempted BP’s Gulf of … Continue reading

Posted in British Petroleum, Congress, Corporate Greed, Environment, Gulf Oil Spill, News | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

Seymour Hersh: “Cheney left a stay behind”

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 If you think Dick Cheney is gone and forgotten, think again. Like an loose cancer cell that escaped from its original site, only to take hold elsewhere and wreck havoc on the patient’s body, Dick Cheney … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, News, President Barack Obama, Republican Lunatics | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

15 of 20 AIG Bonus Recipients Return Ca$h

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 There may not be a Santa Claus but there is New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. On a conference call with reporters Monday, Cuomo said that of the top 20 executives who received the biggest bonuses, … Continue reading

Posted in AIG, Bailout, News, U.S. Economy | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Quote of the Day

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 “Follow the Japanese model: resign or go commit suicide.” — Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), in the Washington Post on AIG executives who took bonuses despite a massive government bailout

Posted in Bailout, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Obama Administration Fails to Halt AIG’s $165 Million Bonus Scheme

Monday, March 16, 2009 President Barack Obama recently said paying bonuses to Wall Street was “shameful” while companies survive on Federal life support. But the president has discovered changing the culture of Wall Street is much more difficult than anticipated. … Continue reading

Posted in Bailout, News, Politics, President Barack Obama, U.S. Economy, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Could the RNC’s New Chairman’s Days be Numbered?

Saturday, February 7, 2009 Michael S. Steele, the newly elected chairman of the Republican National Committee, arranged for his 2006 Senate campaign to pay a defunct company run by his sister for services that were never performed, his finance chairman … Continue reading

Posted in News, Politics, Republican Douchebags, Republicans, RNC | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Burris Called Blagojevich Aide to Get Nephew a State Job

Friday, January 9, 2009 Is Limp Noodle Reid and DiFi paying attention to this revelation? Before Gov. Rod Blagojevich picked him to fill the Barack Obama’s empty U.S. Senate seat, Roland Burris called a top Blagojevich aide to recommend his … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Gov. Blagojevich, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

BREAKING: Bill Richardson Withdraws as Commerce Secretary

Sunday, January 4, 2009 New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to serve as Secretary of Commerce has withdrawn his name for the position, citing a pending investigation into a company that has done business with his … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Democrats, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

“Senate Candidate 5” Offered to Pay $1 Million for Obama’s Senate Seat

Thursday, December 11, 2008 According to the FBI affidavit in the case, emissaries for “Senate Candidate 5,” AKA, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., offered Blagojevich up to $1 million dollars  for the vacated U.S.Senate seat formerly held by President-elect Barack Obama. … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Douchebags, Politics | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

ABC News: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is “Senate Candidate 5”

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 ABC News reports from a law enforcement source that Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. is “Senate Candidate Five,” the one who was, according to Gov. Blagojevich, willing to supply campaign cash in exchange for President-elect Obama’s vacated … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, News, Politics | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments