Jail for Rep. on JW’s 2008 Corrupt Pol List

A disgraced federal lawmaker who years ago appeared on Judicial Watch’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” list is finally going to jail for abusing his public office to enrich himself and his cronies. Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi was sentenced to three years in prison this week and must report to the Federal Bureau of […]

Philip Marshall Answers – Latest Media Release

New Media Release on Philip Marshall case here. Sgt. Chris Hewitt’s press release on the Philip Marshall case is now available to the public. The release is supposed to shed light on the evidence against Philip Marshall, who is accused by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department of a double-murder suicide. Allegedly, Marshall shot his two […]

States’ rights: Utah bills demand return of federal land

By Ashley Powers, Los Angeles Times Las Vegas — Utah lawmakers are staging their own kind of Sagebrush Rebellion. The Utah House passed four bills this week demanding that the federal government hand over more than 30 million acres of land to the state, legislation that its own attorneys warned would likely be tossed out […]

Medical bills can wreck credit, even when paid off

Mike and Laura Park thought their credit record was spotless. The Texas couple wanted to take advantage of low interest rates, so they put their house on the market and talked to a lender about a mortgage on a bigger home in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs. Their credit report contained a shocker: A $200 medical […]

Gay marriage bills head toward votes in New Jersey, Maryland

ShareThis Gay marriage bills head toward votes in New Jersey, Maryland 15 Feb 2012 Bills to permit gay marriage in New Jersey and Maryland face key legislative debates and votes on Thursday, highlighting a hot-button issue that is one of several social matters gaining prominence in the election year debate. In New Jersey, the Assembly […]

The Men With Black Hats

Clyde Lewis – It was February 1st, 2012 and I was out paying bills and running errands. I was out near my old neighborhood bar when I looked across the street and saw a well dressed man. He was wearing a black hat, a black overcoat, white shirt and black tie. He had no eyebrows […]

Virginia delegates pass two of most restrictive anti-abortion bills ever presented to a state legislature

ShareThis Virginia delegates pass two of the most restrictive anti-abortion bills ever presented to a state legislature –Bills would require ‘transvaginal ultrasounds,’ declare life begins at conception  [Next, they’ll be giving voting rights to sperm. –MDR] 15 Feb 2012 Life in Virginia begins at conception, not at birth. So declares a new “personhood” bill that […]

Users of Citibank Bill-Pay App Charged Twice

Citigroup’s effort to become “the world’s digital bank” has encountered a snag. A technical bug caused Citi, the nation’s fourth largest bank by deposits, to double the charge for customer payments in recent months. Some customers using their iPads to settle their cable bill or mortgage payment, for example, actually paid twice, according to customers […]

Iowa gun rights advocates press bills to expand weapon owners’ freedoms

Written by JASON CLAYWORTH, Desmoinesregister.com Take 10 paces back, Iowa: There’s a theoretical legislative shootout brewing. The issue centers on multiple efforts in place to enhance gun rights in the state. One would amend the state constitution in a way that critics say would throw out virtually all gun regulations in Iowa. But advocates of […]

Paul campaign: Newt must pay medical bills for broken foot

ShareThis Paul campaign: Newt must pay medical bills for broken foot 01 Feb 2012 The Ron Paul campaign is demanding that Newt Gingrich pay the medical bills for Eddie Dillard, a Paul supporter whose foot was broken Tuesday after Gingrich staffers intentionally stomped on it. Campaigning at a Florida polling place Tuesday, Gingrich was greeted […]