Ethics

Jason Murphey:  When Politicians Attempt to Increase Their Pay

Throughout the past two weeks I have written of my criteria for determining if my elected officials have become co-opted members of the political class.In the previous two articles, I described the politician who attempts to raise taxes and increase…

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R3publicans/WSJ drops truth bomb! FBI collusion as agency “interfered in an American presidential election”

More troubling evidence of election meddling at the bureau…

by Alex ChristoforouAlex Christoforou December 15, 2017

Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation is unravelling at record speed, with mass corruption, partisanship, and vitriol hate for Trump discovered among Mueller’s top agents and investigators.

This has prompted the The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board to post an article entitled, “The FBI’s Trump ‘Insurance’”, which outlines how the real election collusion had nothing to do with Russia and everything to do with the FBI.

read more at http://theduran.com/wsj-drops-truth-bomb-fbi-collusion-as-agency-interfered-in-an-american-presidential-election/

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Dan Fisher: Tearing Down Monuments

“Tearing down historic monuments because of supposed principles has led to unnecessary and destructive civil unrest. Interestingly, news accounts show that the two groups leading this purge of American history are hate-filled, Hitleresque white supremacists (who if they had their way would begin oppressing people groups they don’t like) and the Stalinist “Antifa” (who agitate to promote their communist beliefs). Even liberal lawyer Alan Dershowitz is against this attack on …

(originally published August 28, 2017)
R3publicans: Sen. Menendez Mistrial Has Serious Implications for Future Corruption Cases

Legal experts and federal prosecutors warned that a win for Menendez could essentially legalize public corruption and “pay-to-play politics” at a time when American faith in the political system is at a notable low.

by Whitney Webb

November 20th, 2017

After a court battle lasting nearly two years, the bribery case against Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has been declared a mistrial, when the jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision after nine weeks of testimony and a week of deliberation. Ten of the 12 jury members had reportedly voted to acquit the senator while two other members refused to back away from their view that the senator should be convicted.

read more at http://www.mintpressnews.com/robert-menendez-mistrial-precedent-future-corruption-cases/234651/

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