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...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 02:04
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April 15, 2007 Howard Hughes in the 1940s with his new Boeing Army Pursuit Plane in Inglewood, California. In the early years of the Nixon presidency, billionaire Howard Hughes bribed Nixon with $100,000 in cash. When Hughes's secret lobbyist Larry O'Brien became Democratic...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:59
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Dec. 1, 2003 Updated Jan. 25, 2006 Father John Geoghan Father John Geoghan sexually molested young boys for over three decades with the full knowledge of the Archdiocese of Boston. By the time Cardinal Bernard Law got around to having him defrocked in 1993, Geoghan had become...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:53
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Jan 25, 2003 Antoinette Frank The psychiatrist who interviewed Antoinette Frank for the New Orleans Police Department said she was too emotionally unstable to become a police officer. He was right, but she was hired anyway. She proved to be a lousy cop and then she turned...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:49
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Map of St. Robert Missouri area Rising from the hills of the Ozarks in south central Missouri, Saint Robert, a hamlet of 1,500 residents, had the appearance of a prototypical small town in rural America. But looks can be deceiving. With the Army's sprawling training center...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:33
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South Kansas 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, and won the Missouri Bar Association's annual "Excellence in Legal Journalism...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:22
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  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 different view of U.S. history than whites. Notice the carnival atmosphere...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:21
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For years, the Catholic brother in charge of a Kansas City home for developmentally disabled men had embezzled his way to a fortune. When the board of directors found out, its cover-up – with the help of The Kansas City Star – was as bold as the theft.  by J. Patrick O'...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:14
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Lt. Charles S. Becker The shocking story of a corrupt New York City police lieutenant who was sent to the electric chair by a politically ambitious prosecuting attorney.  The story of Lt. Charles S. Becker is a compelling story of corruption and betrayal, ambition and...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:12
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The deadly occupation of convenience store employee and how the convenience store industry is fighting to prevent the implementation of federal rules that would make those jobs safer. by Bonnie Bobit Other than the job of police officer, which job category would you say is...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 01:05
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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 14, 1799. John Pickering, judge of the U.S. District Court for New Hampshire;...

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