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The Manafort Indictment: one charge is bogus

The Department of Justice unveiled indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort today (Oct. 30).

The indictment contains 12 counts. conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading FARA statements, false statements, and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts. 398 more words

Health insurers working the system to pad their profits

https://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/08/17/17863/health-insurers-working-system-pad-their-profits

Commentary: taking advantage of Medicare Advantage

One of the reasons the health insurance industry worked behind the scenes in 2009 and 2010 to derail Obamacare was the fear that changes mandated by the law would cut their Medicare Advantage profits. 779 more words

Government Accountability

Whether a president is doing a good job, is not for the president or his cabinet to decide.  Unlike a corporation, which runs with a board of directors, and make decisions, it is the American people, through the election process, which keep the government accountable.   701 more words

Media

With Drug Costs In Crosshairs, Health Firms Gave Generously To Trump’s Inauguration

With Drug Costs In Crosshairs, Health Firms Gave Generously To Trump’s Inauguration

Facing acute risks to their businesses from Washington policymakers, health companies spent more than $2 million to buy access to the incoming Trump administration via candlelight dinners, black-tie balls and other inauguration events, new filings show. 397 more words

Too Bad Sen. Merkley. Ossoff Bungled It.

It was hard not to laugh.

I got an email from Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today breathlessly proclaiming:

“Wow. In Georgia’s 6th District, Jon Ossoff scored a stunning primary election victory last night with 48% of the vote.” 286 more words

The Center for Public Integrity. Investigative journalism.

The Center for Public Integrity was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis. It is one of the country’s oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. 225 more words