corruption

A prime locale to talk bribery, suspect campaign funding, and all other instances of political corruption. The shadier, the better.

  • Michael Blair
    Published 3 years ago
    Close to the Edge

    Close to the Edge

    All the signs are pointing toward a major confrontation between two forces of evil, locked in mortal combat for supremacy over the whole world.
  • Rich Monetti
    Published 3 years ago
    In 1976, ‘Network’ Warned America about the Dangers of Fear Anger and Politics

    In 1976, ‘Network’ Warned America about the Dangers of Fear Anger and Politics

    Back when George Bush was enjoying a 22% approval rating and the world's disdain, I hijacked the living room TV to subject my mother to Keith Olbermann of MSNBC. Having to endure Fox News daily, I was only too happy to oblige. But out of what was once known as “equal time,” I came to a conclusion that many Americans have missed. Cable news isn’t selling news, they're selling anger. That said, long before I recognized the format's potential for appeal, it was exploited by the executives in 1976’s, “Network.”
  • Lynne Shumaker
    Published 3 years ago
    Infamous Bill Clinton Scandals

    Infamous Bill Clinton Scandals

    Bill Clinton is by all accounts something of a political Houdini; it seems the politician, philanthropist, and almost first First Gentleman has more or less managed to escape punishment over the decades, no matter what controversy befalls him. Sure, each scandal leaves him with some scarring—a tarnished reputation here, an investigation there—but no amount of salacious or questionable activity seems to be quite enough to ensure total destruction. Should you want to know how to spot one of these Clinton-Gates for yourself, the hallmarks of the many Bill Clinton scandals typically feature a questionable detail to start, which leads to an investigation, that ultimately concludes the detail is innocuous while also uncovering a tangential questionable detail in the process–And so the cycle continues...