Corruption

 
January 10 2011, 0 Comments
Daniel Ellsberg (left) The WikiLeaks disclosures of top-secret government documents recall the time in 1971 when the intrepid Daniel Ellsberg released the “Pentagon Papers” to The New York Times...
 
October 9 2009, 0 Comments
US President Andrew Johnson The U.S. Senate has sat as a court of impeachment in the following cases: William Blount, senator from Tennessee; charges dismissed for want of jurisdiction, January...
 
September 11 2009, 0 Comments
Aug 21, 2009 J. Edgar Hoover J. Edgar’s Hoover’s homosexuality compromised him and made him vulnerable to blackmail by the Mafia.  Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s crackdown on the Mob...
 
August 6 2012, 0 Comments
Charles Ponzi Charles Ponzi, a poor immigrant from Lugo, Italy, pulled off an amazing investment scam in 1920 that defrauded U.S. investors of $20 million ($240 million in today’s money). ...
 
October 9 2009, 0 Comments
  These photos of whites torturing and lynching black men present a side of U.S. history that most history books ignore. They provide one of the many reasons why blacks (and Indians) hold a...
 
October 9 2009, 0 Comments
South Kanasa City Blast Site Five innocent people were convicted in February 1997 in the deaths of six Kansas City firefighters in 1988.  These two stories run a total length of 20,000 words...

How Loudly the Whistles Must Blow: The National Security Agency, Government Spying, and the Person Trying to Change it All

July 17 2013, 0 Comments
Updated August 3, 2013Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden’s status as hero or traitor is of far less import than the awareness his whistle blowing has brought to just how pervasive and extensive the U.S....

Henry Kissinger: President Johnson’s Benedict Arnold

July 8 2013, 0 Comments
Henry Kissinger wormed his way into Richard Nixon’s 1968 presidential campaign by volunteering to act as the Republican’s mole at the Paris peace negotiations to end the Vietnam War. Kissinger’s...

The Great Pretender

March 28 2013, 0 Comments
Dr. Donald C. Arthur Dr. Donald C. Arthur parlayed a number of bogus academic degrees into an extremely successful career in the U.S. Navy, rising all the way to surgeon general of the Navy...