UPDATE from The Hill:
President Obama‘s campaign has given to charity a $4,600 campaign donation from fugitive money man R. Allen Stanford, who is accused of $8 billion in fraud.
A former campaign aide said the president’s campaign donated the money to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), announced […]
Texans For Lawsuit Reform Speaks Out On Plaintiff Bar Scandals Chairman Says Recent Convictions Undermine Public Trust in Civil Justice System AUSTIN, Texas, Jul 14, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX) — Texans for Lawsuit Reform Chairman Richard W. Weekley spoke out on the wave of malfeasance among personal injury trial lawyers, saying recent […]
Oscar Wyatt Jr., 83, founder and former chairman of Coastal Corp. enters Manhattan federal court in the second week of his trial in this October file photo. LOUIS LANZANO: AP
Texas Oilman Handed Year Prison Term
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas oilman Oscar Wyatt Jr. was sentenced to a year in prison […]
Russia: Bloggers Expose a Pharmaceutical Scam
Over the past few weeks thousands of Russian bloggers have united to combat a pharmaceutical scam that tried to persuade Russian pensioners to spend around half of their annual pension on a course of Gravikol 21 – ‘anti-arthritis’ drugs that were actually little more than vitamin […]
WACO, Texas — Former Waco Humane Society animal shelter director was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail and five years’ probation for improperly using an agency credit card for personal expenses.
HOUSTON — Texas Southern University‘s former president betrayed the trust of students, officials and the […]
Official Washington loves the word “stealth.”
At least that’s how the nation’s trial lawyers view the Bush administration’s increasing use of federal health and safety regulations in defense of manufacturers trying to fend off multimillion-dollar liability claims from consumers in state courts.
The fine print of a 2006 Food and Drug Administration rule […]
The crimes are not related, maybe. Both surround personal issues. Sexuality and Divorce. Larry certainly believes he is above the law and not accountable for his actions. Shae Howell believes it is her right to break into her ex-husband’s house and trash it. Trash the law … is this a Republican thing? Vandalism […]
Documents Show Troops Disregarding Rules
by Ryan Lenz
New documents released Tuesday regarding crimes committed by U.S. soldiers against civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan detail a troubling pattern of troops failing to understand and follow the rules that govern interrogations and deadly actions.
“The simple fact of the matter is interrogation […]