Category Archives: Corruption

Maybe I’m a hardass, but it doesn’t mean much to me that a criminal will be "tormented for the rest of his life" by his crimes (or at least by the fact that he got caught). He can just endure … Continue reading

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Is It Fitzmas Yet?

Apparently, this is just breaking. Karl Rove has been indicted on charges of perjury and lying to investigators. Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald spent more than half a day Friday at the offices of Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Karl … Continue reading

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The Blessed and the Unblessed

Becky, over at Preemptive Karma, makes an interesting observation about Ken Lay’s courthouse steps declaration that "God has blessed me and my family enormously." Funny how many crooks invoke God when their honesty is being questioned. And funny how they … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Shootin’ Going On?

I haven’t said much yet about the whole Cheney shooting incident. After all, there are plenty of people working ovetime to flog that one for all it’s worth. (And well they should.) I have my own questions. Was Cheney drinking? … Continue reading

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The Faithful in Flight?

Update: Delay has given up his leadership position. I somehow missed the Post’s style column on Jack Abramoff until the hubby pointed it out to me yesterday. (When you follow a few hundred blog and news feeds every day, stuff … Continue reading

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Bodies Everywhere

I haven’t been following this whole Abramoff thing to closely, but I remember someone saying that if the truth every really came out Capitol Hill would “look like a bomb went off.” Bodies everywhere. Well, boom. Jack Abramoff, the Republican … Continue reading

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Indictment Watch

Nothing yet, but the Washington Post reports that White House aides are bracing themselves. Also, not to rain on anyone’s parade, but TalkLeft has posted an interesting scenario in which Rove could slip the noose. I’m beginning to think it … Continue reading

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The Night Before Fitzmas

Washington Note says the other shoes are dropping. An uber-insider source has just reported the following to TWN (since confirmed by another independent source): 1. 1-5 indictments are being issued. The source feels that it will be towards the higher … Continue reading

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The Angry Bush

I’d have posted about this last night, but after hearing of the death of Rosa Parks, decided to shut down for the night and leave the post about her death at the top of the blog for the night. Of … Continue reading

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DeLay Mugshot?

Today might be the day. When it happens, I’m sure it’ll be all over the internet. In the meantime, we have the arrest warrant! Pretty, ain’t it? Technorati Tags: corruption, current events, politics, crime

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DeLay Warrant Issued

OK. I know it’s wrong to take pleasure in others’ misfortunes, but news of the arrest warrant issued for DeLay just makes me feel all warm and toasty inside. Today a Texas court issued a warrant for former House Majority … Continue reading

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Trifecta?

Chris makes an interesting point, after noting recent headlines. When’s the last time that the Majority Leaders of both chambers of Congress were under indictment? Ever? Add in the VP, and I’m certain this would be a first. With DeLay … Continue reading

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Rove Testifies

With rumors still swirling about pending indictments coming down in the Plame case this week, it looks like there may be something to it if the latest development is any indication. Karl Rove has agreed to testify again, but with … Continue reading

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Indictment Watch Continues

And it ain’t just Tom DeLay. I heard about this today, and wasn’t going to say anything about it, but it’s already out there. Interrupting our regular focus on Pre$$titution, we want to let readers know that rumors are flying … Continue reading

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Indictment, Part Deux

Wow. The times we’re living in get more and more interesting every day. DeLay’s second indictment came down today. A Texas grand jury on Monday indicted U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay on a charge of money laundering, less than a week … Continue reading

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