Ex-Head of IBEW Credit Union in Western Pennsylvania Pleads Guilty to $2M+ Theft

How Stacey Shaw managed to avoid detection isn’t certain. But it is fair to say that the union whose interests she allegedly represented isn’t happy. On April 16, Shaw, former president of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 712 Federal Credit Union, pleaded guilty in Pittsburgh federal court to one charge each of embezzlement and […]

Ohio UAW Local Official Sentenced for Embezzlement

On November 5, Douglas Dye, former unit chairman of United Auto Workers Local 12, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to one year of probation for embezzling funds from the Toledo union and another year of probation for falsifying union records to conceal the thefts. He also was ordered […]

Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin Revisit Cummings IRS Complaint

Yesterday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) threatened to subpoena the White House as part of House Democrats’ impeachment investigation, prompting Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin to revisit our IRS Complaint against Cummings and his wife. Levin interviewed NLPC Chairman Peter Flaherty about the Complaint, filed in May and amended in June. Flaherty […]

Illinois SMART Secretary-Treasurer Sentenced for Records Fraud

On April 11, Edward Cranston, former secretary-treasurer for Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) Local 1421, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to three years of probation for filing a false financial report for the year 2014 to conceal his thefts from the Beecher (Will County), Ill.-based […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Yells at Trump But Not His Communist Partners

Later this month, Apple CEO Tim Cook will co-chair something called the China Development Forum, sponsored by Communist Chinese government. It was only in December that Cook keynoted the World Internet Conference, another Chinese government event held to promote a more censored Internet. Apple’s relationship with Beijing now looks more like a partnership. On February […]

Rep. Crowley Gets $10M for Group That Pays His Brother

Michael Gartland of the New York Post is applying more scrutiny to Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the leader of the corrupt Queens, New York political machine. This time, Crowley is enriching his brother (and himself?) by successfully seeking $10 million in federal funding for a co-op for Bronx merchants. From the story: The federal infrastructure […]

Special Counsel Mueller Must Investigate Clintons’ Russia Ties

(This piece was first published by The Hill, where I am an Opinion Contributor.) As the Justice Department puts it, former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been tasked to “oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters.” No effort should be spared in getting to […]

Boehm Rips ‘Loose Commentary’ on Trump – Comey Contacts

NLPC Chairman Ken Boehm told LifeZette that people who claim that President Trump’s contacts with James Comey may constitute obstruction of justice or an impeachable offense don’t know what they are talking about. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) told CNN just that on Wednesday night. From LifeZette: Ken Boehm, who was a state prosecutor in Pennsylvania in […]

Democratic House Leader Pays Campaign Office Rent to His Brother

Michael Gartland reports in the New York Post today that Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) pays his brother rent from his campaign fund. From the article: Crowley has paid at least $69,700 since 2007 to ­Killean Enterprises LLC, which is controlled by his brother, lobbyist John “Sean” Crowley. As chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Joseph […]