RACE-SCAMMING FOR FUN AND PROFIT

What would you say about a bunch of politicians who talked corporations into sponsoring a grant program for underprivileged minorities…but actually used the money to live it up, and didn’t give a damn thing to the underprivileged minorities who were supposed to get it? Does that upset you?  I hope so, because it sure as hell upsets me. Here are some of the particulars, excerpted from...

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HOUSE DEMOCRAT LEADERSHIP AND THE PHARMACEUTICAL GIANTS

You don’t often see a serious investigative report that casts an ethical pall over leading Democrats.  But, to its credit, ABC News has published an illuminating – and very distressing – article by Emmarie Huetteman, writing for the Kaiser Health Institute, which does just that. Here is how it begins: Three of the lawmakers who will lead the House next year as Congress focuses...

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ELIZABETH WARREN’S “HILLARY COOKIE” MOMENT

“I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession“ Do you remember that quote?  If not, let me remind you of the source:  it was Hillary Clinton’s demeaning put-down, voiced during her husband’s 1992 presidential campaign, comparing herself in superior terms to stay-at-home women. The “I am...

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