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Mitt Romney Contributes To Former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Defense Fund

Mitt Romney Contributes To Former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Defense Fund

According to a Romney aide, he gave 10 grand, which is not much money for the Mittster, but does make a statement. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted in January on federal charges of bribery and fraud involving their relationship with a prominent Virginia businessman and campaign donor. The McDonnells are scheduled to face trial in […]

April 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Bernie Madoff Interviewed In Prison

Politico’s M.J. Lee did a prison interview with Bernie Madoff. Here are the highlights: Madoff described in detail the “never ending” fund raising solicitations from politicians, and was harshly critical of President Barack Obama, even though he said he voted for him in 2008. The politician he said he admires the most is Sen. Ron […]

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Pharmacists Paid AIDS Patients Not To Take Medicine, Then Charged Medicaid

The Bronx pharmacists then charged Medicaid for the full amount and pocketed the money. When arrested, pharmacist Mohamed Hasan Ahmed buried his face in officers’ clothes. Pharmacy owner Ahmed Hamed was calm as he was led away in handcuffs. A third owner of the 184th Street Pharmacy in the Bronx’s University Heights, Tarek Elsayed, was […]

March 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Evidence Shows Tea Party Buys ‘Likes’

With “click farms” as the new sweatshops, groups desperate to show how popular they are are buying clicks. For the workers, though, it is miserable work, sitting at screens in dingy rooms facing a blank wall, with windows covered by bars, and sometimes working through the night. For that, they could have to generate 1,000 […]

February 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Trick Republican Website Dupe Democrats

They try to make you think it’s a request for money from a Democrat, but they are tricking you to give money to Republicans. The National Republican Congressional Committee has set up a number of websites that look like they could be a Democratic candidate’s campaign page, unless you read the fine print. They may […]

February 3, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Conservatives Rush To Defend Dinesh D’Souza

The conservative icon was indicted for illegally funneling money and lying about it.  This can mean only one thing to conservatives: The Obama administration is out to get him. Ranging from questions about selective enforcement of laws to outright accusations of manipulation, many bloggers, writers and pundits on the right raised flags about the arrest […]

January 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

George Zimmerman Sent Cease-And-Desist Over Painting

Like his last “painting,” George Zimmerman’s latest effort appears to be lifted from another source. This one targets Angela Corey, the prosecutor at his trial for second degree murder.  It’s based on a photo by Associated Press photographer Rick Wilson. Paul Colford, the AP’s director of media relations, says they sent the artist a cease-and-desist. […]

January 24, 2014 / More... ( comments)

‘God’s Match’ On Christian Dating Site Cons Woman Out Of $500,000

God would not likely have approved of a half-a-million-dollar swindle executed by a Nigerian scam artist who used the name “David Holmes” on Christianmingle.com According to Deputy District Attorney Cherie Bourland, “Holmes” claimed to be an Irish citizen working on a Scottish oil platform. “There had been phone calls,” she said. “He did not seem […]

January 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

UPDATED: Social Security Fraud Crackdown Nets Over 100 Including New York Cops, Firefighters

This can’t reflect well on the legacy of former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly, especially given that this is one of the largest Social Security fraud roundups in history. An earlier version of the article cited eighty arrests, and the total is now well over a hundred (with a strong possibility that the arrests are far […]

January 8, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Retired New York Cops, Firefighters Accused In 9/11 Fraud Case

Scores of retired New York cops, firefighters and corrections officers were arrested in a crackdown on disability fraud. The Manhattan district attorney’s office accuses the retired workers, along with their lawyers and doctors, of faking work-related stress, including feigned psychiatric disorders related to 9/11. Among those busted today was John Minerva, the disability consultant for […]

January 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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