District Of Corruption

Blackwater Guards Charged With Manslaughter

Dispatch from Baghdad THE LOS ANGELES TIMES (God Bless You Guys) Iraqis applaud charges against Blackwater guards The shooting that killed at least 17 in a Baghdad traffic circle last year resonates strongly among Iraqis, who believe it was unjustified and are eager for justice. By Tina Susman and Usama Redha December 10, 2008 Reporting […]


The FCC is a Cesspool of Distrust, Suspicion and Turmoil

“a blueprint of what not to do” Investigation finds pattern of mismanagement at FCC The Associated Press Tuesday, December 9, 2008 WASHINGTON: In a scathing report released Tuesday, congressional investigators outlined a pattern of mismanagement, dysfunction and abuse of power at the Federal Communications Commission under the agency’s Republican chairman, Kevin Martin. The report – […]


“A Senate Seat is a Fucking Valuable Thing, You Don’t Just Give It Away For Nothing”

-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich- What role did Blagojevich play in Tribune’s bankruptcy? THE DEAL A day after Sam Zell’s Tribune Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and Chief of Staff John Harris on charges of corruption, alleging that, among other transgressions, they meddled with […]