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Friday Talking Points -- GOP Begins to Freak Out Over Trump

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.04.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

Trump can say pretty much anything at this point -- which he's proven time and time again. They that have sown the wind are now reaping the Trump whirlwind. We've said it before, and we'll no doubt say it again -- this couldn't have happened to a nicer political party!

Friday Talking Points -- Games the Whole Family Can Play

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.03.2014 | Home
Chris Weigant

The head of the Secret Service abruptly resigned, after she got grilled by Congress over several disconcerting lapses which happened on her watch. She fell on her sword immediately, to her credit, rather than drawing the story out day after day.

Interview With the Man Behind "Museum of Political Corruption" Project

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.23.2013 | Home
Chris Weigant

Wouldn't it be great to have a place where children and adults alike could learn about the sordid history of how American politics really works? If Bruce Rotor has his way, visitors to New York's state capital will indeed have this opportunity, at the "Albany Museum of Political Corruption."

Kindness Not Only Kills...

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home
Tarun Sakhrani

Lo and behold! Incredible India continued to surprise me. A country with more than a billion people, with a slow moving bureaucracy, rampant corruption and an inefficient government never ceases to throw out a curve-ball or two and it was no different in this case either.

Early Education In Bribery

100REPORTERS | Linas Jegelevicius | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home

Vilnius, Lithuania – Edita Bagdoniene furrows her brow as her 3-year-old son, Mykolas, splashes mischievously in puddles outside. Mykolas is absorbe...

Jill Bribes Abby With A Massage On 'Dance Moms'

Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

With Jill still on what might be considered probationary status with the other "Dance Moms" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Lifetime), she certainly ruffled some...

My $10,000 Mideast Travel Extraveganza

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

I splurged on myself this month. I spent $10,000 to make my life easier. This money was not spent on buying a new car or a more comfortable bed. In fa...

Explaining Taxes

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

The concept of taxes, of course, is pretty easy to explain. Except when you look at it too closely.

America's Latest $3 Billion Bribe to Israel

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

The Americans' insistence on rewarding the Israeli party that puts obstacles in the way of peace only encourages that party to come up with even more obstacles as the talks enter more difficult stages.

Friday Talking Points [126] -- We'd Like Our Gulf Back

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

The mainstream media, led by the intrepid White House press corps, closely followed by the inside-the-Beltway punditocracy, has declared what must hap...

Coke Bribes Family Physicians Association for Cheap

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Hemi Weingarten

What exact role do sugar laden beverages such as Coca Cola, Vitamin Water, and others play in a healthy lifestyle? None. You don't need an educational program to figure that one out.

Exclusive Audio Of John Ensign Asking His Parents For $96,000

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Filipowicz

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs:American Economic Leadership Recognized Facts: US President Barack Obama made his first address to American ...

A Speech For Obama To Give... In Alaska

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama made a campaign promise to visit the state of Alaska before the election. And what better time than right now to follow through on this promise?

Obama Should Go North To Alaska

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Alaska is going to be very close this year. This stems from Republican office-holders apparently trying to take the "first in political corruption" award away from Louisiana.