Tag Archives: Government Corruption

Ted McLaughlin : Congressional Insider Trading is a Crime! Or Should Be…

Image from Dallas News.There oughta be a law:Stop Congressional ‘insider trading’ By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog/ November 26, 2001 Last week it was revealed that members of Congress regularly do something that, if done by other Americans, would … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Congressional Insider Trading is a Crime! Or Should Be…

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Alyssa Burgin : Cronyism, Corruption, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Don’t mess with Texas. Photo by Jon McLaughlin / National Resources Defense Council.‘Regulatory capture’:Cronyism and corruption in the Keystone XL Pipeline approval process By Alyssa Burgin / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2011 AUSTIN — On November 6, 2011, … finish reading Alyssa Burgin : Cronyism, Corruption, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

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Dahr Jamail : Strong Evidence BP Is Spraying Toxic Dispersants

Dispersant remnant, June 26, 2010. Photo by Shirley Tillman / Truthout.Evidence mounts:BP spraying toxic dispersants The Tillmans and thousands of other fishermen and residents along the Gulf of Mexico are deeply concerned about local, state, and federal government complicity in … finish reading Dahr Jamail : Strong Evidence BP Is Spraying Toxic Dispersants

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Whores in Washington; Blowout in the Gulf

“Whore of Babylon.” Pen and watercolour over pencil. By William Blake (1809) / British Museum.Blow jobs in DC; Blowout in the Gulf By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / May 10, 2010 You think that subject line above … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Whores in Washington; Blowout in the Gulf

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Spying on Americans : Reagan and the PROMIS Conspiracy

It’s a national tradition:Spying on Americans Part II: Reagan administration acquires PROMIS software By James Retherford and Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / February 2, 2010 [This is the second installment in a series about the U.S. government’s extensive … finish reading Spying on Americans : Reagan and the PROMIS Conspiracy

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Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

Top: Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) headquarters in Colombia. Photo from El Tiempo. Below, forces of the paramilitary Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) on patrol. Photo from latinamericanstudies.org.Colombia’s DAS:Vicious security octopus acts with impunity By Marion Delgado / The Rag … finish reading Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

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Licensed Murder in Colombia : The Macabre Ruse of ‘False Positives’

Carmenza Gómez Romero of Soacha, Colombia, shows a picture of her son Victor, one of two sons she has lost in “false positive” operations in the Ocaña area. Photo from El Espectador.Grotesque staged civilian murders:Colombia’s ‘false positive’ operations By Marion … finish reading Licensed Murder in Colombia : The Macabre Ruse of ‘False Positives’

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