No Secret Prisons Allowed: If any European country is operating some of the US's secret prison and torture camps, the EU may revoke their voting rights because clandestine prisons are not in keeping with the EU's principles of liberty, democracy, respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms and the rule of law. Hey our country stands for those things too, but that hasn't stopped anyone.
Randy Duke Cunningham resigned today from congress after pleading guilty to taking $2.4 million in bribes in exchange for help in securing Defense Department contracts. Bad congressman, bad, bad.
Today a chunk of the facade of the Supreme Court building in DC fell and shattered into pieces because the US still allows safe and legal abortions. Only if Alito is confirmed will the building cease to crumble into ruins.
Prosecutors in the department's public integrity and fraud divisions -- separate units that report to the assistant attorney general for the criminal division -- are looking into Mr. Abramoff's interactions with former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas, Rep. Bob Ney (R., Ohio), Rep. John Doolittle (R., Calif.) and Sen. Conrad Burns (R., Mont.), according to several people close to the investigation. heh.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) today filed an Internal Revenue Services (IRS) complaint against James Dobson's Focus on the Family. The complaint asks for the IRS to investigate activities by the group which may violate IRS regulations and require a revocation of its tax-exempt status. Dobson has endorsed candidates for political office.
Who Served and Who Sends Others: Missouri Mule would like you to check out who in both parties served in the military. Verrrry Interesting indeed.