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You Heart Corruption

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“‘Corruption is government intrusion into market efficiencies in the form of regulations.’ That’s Milton Friedman. He got a goddamn Nobel Prize! We have laws against it precisely so we can get away with it! Corruption is our protection! Corruption keeps us safe and warm! Corruption is why you and I are prancing around in here [...]

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Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Arrested

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Chicago Tribune Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested today by FBI agents on federal corruption charges. Updated at 9:17 a.m.: Blagojevich also was alleged to be using a favors list, made up largely of individuals and firms that have state contracts or received taxpayer benefits, from which to conduct a [...]

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Siegelman: New Revelations "More Frightening Than Anything That Came Before"

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By Zachary Roth Former Alabama governor Don Siegelman says that new revelations about his prosecution amount to “outrageous criminal conduct in the US Attorney’s office and the Department of Justice,” and are “more frightening than anything that has come before.” And he believes that his case is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of politicized prosecutions by [...]

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