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The 13 most corrupt members of Congress
Wed Sep 20, 2006 21:54
 

 
The 13 most corrupt members of Congress
http://www.netscape.com/viewstory/2006/09/17/the-13-most-corrupt-members-of-congress/?url=http://www.beyonddelay.org/summaries/execsumm.php&frame=true
Over the past year, the issue of Congressional ethics has taken on new resonance. Where questionable conduct was once shrugged off as "business as usual," now both the public and the press are demanding greater accountability from Members of Congress. At a time when a recent Gallup Poll reports only that 36% of those polled express approval of Congress, people are taking a harder look at the actions of their representatives.


Ten anti-Castro "journalists" in South Florida on US government payroll
http://onlinejournal.com/artman/publish/article_1207.shtml
Actually, Cuban government officials have been arguing for decades that Montaner is far from a liberal paladin of human rights and democracy. They say that he's very close to known international terrorists such as Luis Posada Carriles and Orlando Bosch, responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people. He's an agent of the CIA, the Cubans insist. He has ties to the NGO, Reporters without Borders, which, last year, admitted it is financed by the CIA.


Spy Agencies Outsourcing to Fill Key Jobs
http://www.rawstory.com/showoutarticle.php?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.latimes.com%2Fnews%2Fnationworld%2Fnation%2Fla-na-contractors17sep17%2C0%2C3822267%2Cfull.story%3Fcoll%3Dla-home-headlines
At the National Counterterrorism Center — the agency created two years ago to prevent another attack like Sept. 11 — more than half of the employees are not U.S. government analysts or terrorism experts. Instead, they are outside contractors.

The proliferation of contractors has outstripped the intelligence community's ability to keep track of them.
 

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