Late Night: The Strategic Corruption Reserve

By: Friday April 8, 2011 8:00 pm

Anyone see a disturbing pattern here?


Which Other Judges Are Blankenship and the Chamber of Commerce Buying?

By: Friday April 16, 2010 4:28 pm

Don Blankenship, owner of what almost amounts to a company that regularly commits serial murder, Massey Energy, is also on the board of the Chamber of Commerce. In that position, he gets to determine how the Chamber spends its money. One of the things the Chamber spends it on is buying judges. So how compromised are the other judges who signed the amicus brief with Robert Young, a brief that directly benefited Blankenship’s company, Massey Energy?

Don Blankenship and the Chamber: Buying the Courts to Keep the Money Flowing

By: Monday April 12, 2010 2:35 pm

Don Blankenship is the head of Massey Energy, the company that runs the Upper Big Branch Mine which just had a horrific “accident” that left 29 dead. Massey’s conduct under Blankenship has been negligent enough to approach criminality, calling into question how much of an “accident” this was — especially since Blankenship and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Chamber and Don Blankenship spent millions to elect judges and get favorable rulings and briefs. This combined effort affects 2010 judicial elections, including the state supreme court in Michigan.

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