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What The Heck Do Hobbits Drink? Courtesy of Y-not. And no, she isn't a hobbit Our Jails Are A Scandal Kevin D. Williamson crushes the NYC prison system....and unions! State Science Institute Issues Report on Rearden Metal, err, Fracking...

PG&E email hints at improper contacts with PUC's Mike Florio

An ongoing scandal continues to unfold over what critics contend is an overly chummy relationship between electricity and natural gas companies and state utility regulators.

More allegations of improper utility contacts at the PUC

A controversial new email message has emerged in an unfolding scandal involving allegedly improper contacts between Public Utilities Commissioner Mike Florio and the state's biggest power utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

New Report: VA Misled Congress on 'Waiting List' Scandal

A new report by the Veteran Administration's Office of Inspector General finds that the VA misled both Congress and the people of the United States about the scandal that saw numerous veterans dying after being put on lists that delayed their medical treatment. Show More Summary

TaxProf Blog Weekend Roundup

Saturday: Four Charts That Explain Why America Has Too Many Law Schools Life and Death in the Federal Income Tax Class NY Times: Life Insurers Use State Laws to Avoid $100 Billion in U.S. Taxes The IRS Scandal, Day 583 Sunday: College For Grown-Ups Top 5 Tax Paper Downloads Witte:...

Emails Of The Day

A reader writes: From early 2006 to late 2009, I was a part of the post-9/11 corporate-security state serving as an intelligence analyst. This is not a fact in which I take much pride. When the Abu Ghraib scandal became augmented with the information that CACI contractors were involved – CACI being known where I’m […]

Canceled this year over scandals, Pro Tem Cup is reinstated for 2015

State Senate Democrats have decided to resume the annual Pro Tem Cup golf fundraiser in 2015, a year after the event was canceled in the wake of criminal charges filed against three Democratic Senators.

You have been Charged Thousands of Dollars for a Fiber Optic, Broadband Utility that You Never Got -- Over the Last 20+ Years.

For a full accounting see: "The Book of Broken Promises: $400 Billion Broadband Scandal & Free the Net" Find Your City or State. While municipalities across the US are hankering to upgrade their communities, few, if any, know that they've...Show More Summary

No proof Christie knew of bridge scandal, New Jersey panel says

State lawmakers in New Jersey investigating last year's scheme to snarl traffic leading to the George Washington Bridge say they've yet to turn up evidence that Gov. Chris Christie knew anything about it.

McDonald's Same-restaurant Sales Fall More Than Expected

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported a steeper-than-expected fall at global established restaurants in November, hurt by increased competition in the United States and the after-effect of a supplier scandal in China. Shares of the world's largest restaurant chain by revenue fell 2.4 percent in premarket trading. Show More Summary

Chris Christie Lawyer Celebrates 'Not a Shred of Evidence' In State Bridgegate Report

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s lead attorney for the internal investigation into the "bridgegate" scandal is celebrating word from a state legislative committee that it found no evidence connecting the governor to the incident....Show More Summary

U.S. Navy Abandons Bill Cosby As He Takes On More Scandal

The United States Navy is publicly jumping ship — like so many others — in the midst of rape allegations thrown toward Bill Cosby by dozens of women. According to the Associated Press, the Navy has announced Cosby will no longer hold the honorary chief petty officer title he received in 2011. Show More Summary

Gruber Scandal May Affect State Legislature's Selection of Next Governor in Vermont

Jonathan Gruber's testimony on December 9 before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on health law deception could help determine who becomes the next governor of Vermont. Since incumbent Governor Peter Shumlin (D-VT)...Show More Summary

Cosby and Ferguson: Why Addressing Gender Violence and Racial Violence Is Not Either/Or Option

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

I 've never understood the "one or the other" mentality. Being a mother, I am in an ever present state of multi-tasking. So when a male acquaintance that the Cosby scandal was a a distraction from the grand jury decision regarding Ferguson,...Show More Summary

Bill Clinton Caught Leering At Woman’s Cleavage In Viral Selfie: See The Pic

Bill Clinton, the former President of the United States known for, among other things, the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, may have just proven that old habits die hard (or not at all). A Reddit user posted a new picture of Clinton on Wednesday...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE Warning Labels: Right-Wing Edition Hey, if cigarette makers have to do it... Warning: Benghazi scandal implosion area. Watch for falling conspiracy theories. Warning: The Republican governor in this state...Show More Summary

As Usual Taxpayers Will Have To Bailout Supposedly “Independent” University Foundation

The Dickinson Press today continues their excellent in-depth coverage of the Dickinson State University Foundation scandal, including this starting revelation of just how large an impact the foundation’s problems may have on Dickinson...Show More Summary

Penn State saga, college football's ugliest scandal, retold in 'Happy Valley'

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

As we head into the most glorious time for college football, rivalry game weekend, there is an asterisk.

Florida State Fans Spare Coach Jimbo Fisher the Tough Questions

On his radio call-in show, Jimbo Fisher, the Florida State football coach, hears plenty of praise, but no questions about the team’s off-field scandals.

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