Reading Patrick Fitzgerald's sixty-page indictment of publishing magnate Conrad Black and his associates, one gets the feeling that the next stop for this high-living power-broker will be a prison cell.
The controversy surrounding conservative lobbyist Jack Abramoff is
creating headaches for red-state and swing-state Republicans and
opportunities for Democrats to turn a national bribery and
influence-peddling scandal into political paydirt.
Had your fill of spin and flimflam about the
greatness of corporate America? Here's the real truth about money, high finance and low, commerce,
clever tricks, globalism and globaloney.
The hurricane-driven windfalls for GOP-connected
businesses continues, and so do the scandals of widespread corruption
among George Bush's cronies. And the rest of us are played for suckers.
Because of spotty enforcement, white-collar criminals are far more likely to get away with their crimes than poor folks.
Will Dick Cheney be indicted for past Halliburton abuses?
The war on Iraq has made us all painfully aware of the Pentagon's growing reliance on private companies.
Every December for the past nineteen years, marchers in Bhopal, India,
have paraded an effigy of Warren Anderson through town and burned it.
Anderson is despised because he was the CEO of Union
Bush has declared that tort reform will be a major part of his
At key moments, he's displayed guts and taken tough, sometimes lonely, positions.