Government Corruption

Trump Lays Out Plan to ‘Make America Wealthy Again’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump laid out a five point plan to revitalize the American economy as he proclaimed to a crowd gathered in Henderson, Nevada, “We are going to make America wealthy Again.”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Henderson Pavilion on October 5, 2016 in Henderson, Nevada. Trump is campaigning ahead of the second presidential debate coming up on October 9 with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

75 Percent of Americans Think U.S. Government Is ‘Corrupt’

This isn’t just the cynicism of technophile citizens in the developed world. The number of Americans who view the government as corrupt is almost twice the number of Germans who believe their government is dirty. Residents of most developed European countries, in fact, have much more favorable views about corruption in their governments.

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Mexican Energy Boomtown Residents Flee, Blame Government for Violence

When the Mexican government announced the deregulation of its energy sector, many in the industry anticipated a rush to exploit Mexico’s rich hydrocarbon and gas deposits. People living in the Mexican energy boomtown in the Juárez Valley southeast of Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, Texas, allege that land speculators preparing for the start of oil and gas production have spurred a land grab that has forced what some claim is an exodus of local residents.


Los Zetas Hang Narco Banners — Claim Top Cops on Gulf Cartel Payroll

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — A series of banners hung by Los Zetas in this city blame the Tamaulipas Undersecretary of Public Safety of taking juicy bribes from the Gulf Cartel in Reynosa. The move appears to be the latest chapter in an attempt to direct public attention from one cartel to the other.

Banner hung by Los Zetas that claims one of the top cops in Tamaulipas received money from the Gulf Cartel

Media Fail: Americans #1 Fear is Government Corruption

In a Chapman University poll of 1541 adult Americans about their fears and anxieties, number one by a country mile, with 58%, was the fear of corrupt government officials. This is yet another piece of the puzzle that explains why

Democratic Presidential Candidates Hold First Debate In Las Vegas

Dallas County Commissioner Gets Taxpayer Funded Defense Attorney in Corruption Trial

A federal judge has granted a request from Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price (D-District 3) for taxpayer dollars to fund the legal defense attorney in his corruption trial.

CBS DFW reported that on Friday morning, March 6, US Magistrate Renee Toliver granted the request to Price who was arrested and indicted last summer as part of a corruption investigation. He has since pleaded not guilty and has maintained his innocence.

John Wiley Price