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  • U.S. Ambassador to Greece: Who is George Tsunis?

    Tuesday, August 01, 2023
    The first time George Tsunis was nominated to be a U.S ambassador, it did not go well. But Tsunis had learned his lesson. He waited until another Democrat occupied the White House, and he tried again. Playing it safe, Tsunis, in addition to donating to Democratic candidates, chipped in to help Republicans as well, including Rand Paul, John Barrasso and Jim Risch, all of them members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.   read more
  • Mobsters Gave FBI Agent Retirement Bonus

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    For 15 years, some of the most feared gangsters in Boston said ex- FBI agent John Connolly took care of them. In fact, they said, he was part of the gang.   Agent Seen as Mob Insider (by Edmund H. Mahony, Hartford Courant)       read more
  • First Penny Redesign in 50 Years

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    "This is a momentous occasion in the history of our Nation’s coinage because these designs represent the first change in the Lincoln cent in half a century," said Director Moy.   First Penny Redesign in 50 Years     read more
  • $1 Billion Over Budget...So Far

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    The cost of the Homeland Security Department's program to equip ports of entry with radiation detection equipment will be $3.1 billion. That's $1 billion more than the agency told the White House and Congress it would cost last spring.   $1 Bill...   read more
  • Innocent Canadian Forced to Change Name to Avoid Terror Watch List

    Monday, September 22, 2008
    A Quebec businessman whose name is one of the many that have erroneously landed on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's flight passenger watch list has decided to change his name to avoid lengthy security hassles at the airport.   Quebec M...   read more
  • US Attorneys Don't Prosecute Half of Murder Cases in Indian Country

    Saturday, September 20, 2008
    U.S. attorneys failed to prosecute 62 percent of crimes committed in Indian Country during a three-year period, and on Thursday, members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee wanted to know why.   read more
  • National Endowment for the Arts: Gioia Moves On

    Friday, September 12, 2008
    Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts since March 2003, plans to announce today that in January he will leave the federal agency he is credited with helping revitalize. Gioia, a prize-winning poet and critic, said he will bec...   read more
  • Morales Expels U.S. Ambassador

    Thursday, September 11, 2008
    Amid Growing Unrest, Bolivia Orders U.S. Ambassador to Leave   read more
  • Dept. of Interior Officials Get in Bed with Oil and Gas Reps...Literally

    Wednesday, September 10, 2008
    The investigation also concluded that several of the officials “frequently consumed alcohol at industry functions, had used cocaine and marijuana, and had sexual relationships with oil and gas company representatives.”   read more
  • Government Auditors Collude with Contractors

    Friday, July 25, 2008
    McCaskill Takes On Military Industrial Complex   read more
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