Author Archives: Andrew Kreig

9/11 Commission’s Forum Shows How DC ‘Works’

9/11 Attack on World Trade Center. (Photo via Creative Commons portrays the attack on New York) Former members of 9/11 Commission last week leveraged the 10th anniversary of their report to announce a dozen recommendations that primarily fan fears of … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Smears

CNN and Newsweek recently launched dubious tirades against what they called “conspiracy theories.” Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal published U.N. Considers Reopening Probe into 1961 Crash that Killed Dag Hammarskjöld, a report that broached the possibility that the United States … Continue reading

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Alabama Judicial Scandal Could Taint Many Cases, Not Just Siegelman’s

U.S. District Judge Mark E. FullerAn Alabama newspaper has exposed a judicial sex scandal that deserves national prominence — which it’s not getting so far. The May 17 headline was “Federal judge’s lengthy affair with court worker is exposed.” This … Continue reading

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Let’s Listen To Reformers Buddy Roemer and, Yes, Jack Abramoff

Buddy RoemerPresidential candidate Buddy Roemer and former lobbyist Jack Abramoff argue that reform of influence-peddling must be radical to save the country. Roemer, for example, refuses to take contributions over $100. GOP leaders used his lack of big-dollar fund-raising as … Continue reading

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Judge Absolves NJ Christie Political Target

Federal prosecutors wrongly indicted a New Jersey mayoral candidate for a second time on corruption charges, according to a Newark federal judge who dismissed all charges in a political prosecution that helped former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie win his state’s … Continue reading

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