Halliburton Tries to Get Half Off Its Bribe for Cheney’s Freedom

By: Tuesday December 14, 2010 4:30 pm

It seems like the value of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s freedom, like all other goods, declines the closer you get to Christmas. Cheney better hope that Nigeria ratifies this deal soon though, because you never know what happens to goods left on the shelf after the holidays.

 

$500 Million to Keep Cheney Out of Jail?

By: Thursday December 9, 2010 5:00 pm

It’s $500 million or three years in Nigerian prison if former veep Dick Cheney is convicted on bribery charges in Nigeria. I wonder how much Cheney or his former employers woul’d pay to avoid imprisonment on torture charges?

FBI Investigating Massey Energy for Bribery

By: Friday April 30, 2010 4:50 pm

It’s criminal investigation week! Not only is the DOJ investigating Goldman Sachs, but the FBI has launched a bribery investigation into Massey Energy, the owner of the Upper Big Branch Mine and a company that regularly condones what amounts to serial murder by negligence.

Let the Punishment Fit the Crime? Duke Cunningham v Dollar Bill Jefferson

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 6:17 am

Bribery is bribery, and there’s no excusing it in our public officials. But in the “punishment fits the crime” department, there’s something wrong with the proposed sentence of Dollar Bill Jefferson when you compare it that handed down to Randy “Duke” Cunningham.

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