Tag: political corruption

The corruption behind corruption

The corruption behind corruption

| August 5, 2016

By DeAngelo Starnes, Urban News Service PHILADELPHIA—The recent conviction of U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah for RICO, conspiracy, bribery and fraud added fuel to the “get money out of politics” sentiment driving many voters to the polls this election year. But, the Philadelphia Democrat’s conviction on all 22 graft charges—and a stream of similar allegations against […]

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South Africans return Madiba’s party to lead nation

South Africans return Madiba’s party to lead nation

(GIN)—In a closely watched election, South Africans turned out a decisive “vote for the party,” giving the African National Congress – the party of Mandela – another five years at the nation’s helm. Despite a recent scandal over costly improvements charged to the taxpayer for the private residence of President Jacob Zuma, the former liberation […]

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County treasurer facing 47 felony counts

County treasurer facing 47 felony counts

| April 15, 2014

Nope, we’re not rushing to judgement, but it seems Indiana has its share of political scandal. We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again—at the end of the day, politics is about the money, one way or another. Usually, members of the oligarchy find “legal” ways to pick everyone’s pockets under the guise of […]

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