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Harry Targ : Benghazi is the Perfect ‘Scandal’

Political cartoon by Daryl Cagle / Cagle Cartoons. Benghazi:The perfect ‘scandal’ The real ‘scandal’ is the cover-up of what the U.S. was doing in Libya. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 30, 2013 On the night of … finish reading Harry Targ : Benghazi is the Perfect ‘Scandal’

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Harry Targ : The REAL Scandal at the IRS

“Can’t make ’em see the light? Make ’em feel the heat” — Hugh Fike, coordinator of the Heritage Society for America’s “Sentinel” program. The IRS ‘scandal’ is notwhat opportunists claim it is If the Internal Revenue Service is to be … finish reading Harry Targ : The REAL Scandal at the IRS

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Steve Russell : Citizens United and ‘Scandalgate’

Richard Nixon: “I am not a crook!”Scandalgate The Citizens United case has put us in a situation where Watergate is such small potatoes that it’s almost quaint. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2012 Luke Russert, … finish reading Steve Russell : Citizens United and ‘Scandalgate’

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Danny Schechter : South Africa’s Political Wars

South African President Jacob Zuma was caught up in a personal corruption scandal that he “narrowly slithered out of.” Photo by Reuters.South Africa’s political warsbegin to resemble our own The African National Congress is riven by factions, ambitious politicians, and … finish reading Danny Schechter : South Africa’s Political Wars

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FILM / Robert Ovetz : Looking for an ‘Honest Man’

Looking for an ‘Honest Man’:The self-destruction of R. Budd Dwyer By Robert Ovetz / The Rag Blog / March 2, 2010 [Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer. Directed by James Dirschberger; Co-Produced by Matt Levie & James Dirschberger. … finish reading FILM / Robert Ovetz : Looking for an ‘Honest Man’

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Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?

Waterproof, LA. Photo from Fox 44 / Baton Rouge.Did racist coup in northern Louisiana townOverthrow Black mayor and police chief? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In Waterproof, a small northern Louisiana … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?

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Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

Above, the Fellowship’s house on C Street in Washington, D.C. Photo by Olivier Douliery / Abaca Press / MCT. Below, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak. Photo by Susan Walsh / AP.The Fellowship on C Street:Bart Stupak and the impact of the … finish reading Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

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DC Madam : Sexual Extortion During Republican Rule

DC Madam Deborah Jeane Palfrey, who later died in what was called a suicide, is shown with her lawyer at federal court in Washingon in 2007.The Sexual Extortion Scandal: Sex and Politics Under Republican Rule By Sherman DeBrosse / The … finish reading DC Madam : Sexual Extortion During Republican Rule

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Mark Sanford : GOP in Trouble, Pants-Down

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford takes the oath of office for a second term in 2007 with his wife, Jenny, and sons (from left) Marshall III, Landon, Bolton and Blake. Lessee, that’s two oaths down and counting. Photo by Mary … finish reading Mark Sanford : GOP in Trouble, Pants-Down

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Bush Scandals : The List. (Not a Pretty Picture)

British Artist Jonathan Yeo created this portrait of President Bush using a collage of images cut out from 100 porn magazines. This piece was unveiled in August 2007 at the Lazarides Gallery in London. Interestingly enough, Yeo was commissioned by … finish reading Bush Scandals : The List. (Not a Pretty Picture)

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Shades of Whitewater : Media Attempts to Tie Obama to ‘Blagogate’

Media Frenzy by Amer Sahoury of Clio High School in Michigan, from the 2008 Congressional Art Competition.  The similarities between the media’s current behavior and their shameful performance in the 1990s doesn’t stop with their bizarre suggestions that geography is … finish reading Shades of Whitewater : Media Attempts to Tie Obama to ‘Blagogate’

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Republican Election Tampering? No Way!

Republican consultant Michael L. Connell is refusing to testify or produce documents related to alleged 2004 election tampering.Republican IT consultant subpoenaed about 2004 election hanky pankyBy Larisa Alexandrovna and Muriel Kane / September 29, 2008 COLUMBUS — A high-level Republican … finish reading Republican Election Tampering? No Way!

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