Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Exposes Government Cover-up in Childhood Vaccines

19 June 2005 Outrageous! Absolutely outrageous! “A Salon/Rolling Stone joint investigation” written by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., has revealed new ugly evidence of a cover-up involving a mercury-based preservative, Thimersol, in childhood vaccines. Thimerosal has been linked to “speech delays, attention-deficit disorder, hyperactivity and autism.” There are no lengths to … Continue reading

Senate Finance Committee Passes Kerry Plan to Protect Pensions, Hold CEOs Accountable

The Senate Finance Committee agreed to an amendment by Senator John Kerry to hold CEOs and corporate executives accountable for ensuring pension plans are solvent. The Kerry amendment strengthens the link between the funding of deferred executive compensation – benefits for executives that are often valued at millions of dollars a year after their retirements – to the funding of workers’ pension plans. Continue reading

Permanent Repeal of Death Tax Benefits Bush Cabinet Millions in Tax Savings

Those with much to gain from the repeal include the President and his Cabinet. Based on
estimates of the net worth of President Bush, Vice President Cheney, and each of the Cabinet members,
the President, Vice President, and the Cabinet are estimated to receive a total tax benefit of between $91
million and $344 million if the estate tax repeal is made permanent. Continue reading

House Intelligence Chief Weighs Leak Legislation

Republican House Intelligence Chairman Peter Hoekstra, of Mich., told a conservative audience today at the Heritage Foundation that “deliberate leaks of classified information have “probably done more damage to the intelligence community” than espionage. He said he wants to create a culture where “zero tolerance” is the norm.” Continue reading

Kerry, Senators Urge Congressional Investigation Into Leak of CIA Agent Valerie Plame’s Name

Today, Senator John Kerry; Senator Carl Levin, Ranking Member of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations; and 24 other Senators formally requested that Congress investigate the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame’s identity — a leak a senior administration official described at the time as “meant purely and simply for revenge.” Continue reading