Judge Strikes Down Costly Provision Of Dodd-Frank

Editorial Investors.com 4/17/2014

Regulation: In a victory for common sense, a federal judge has voided a race-based mandate of the Dodd-Frank Act that would have cost manufacturers and retailers billions in compliance expenses.

Marking the first time a court has ruled that a provision of Dodd-Frank violates the Constitution, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Former Obama Adviser Takes the Fifth

Former trade adviser and Democratic donor allegedly involved in an illicit gold deal

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 8/14/2012

A former Obama administration trade adviser accused of plotting to purchase $10 million in gold from a Congolese warlord refused to detail his role in the illegal plot, invoking the Fifth Amendment more than 100 […]

WikiLeaks: Makers of KONY2012 Spied For Ugandan Regime

Michael Kelley Business Insider 4/10/2012

Invisible Children, makers of KONY 2012 and Beyond KONY, provided intelligence to Uganda’s security apparatus that led to the arrests of several opponents of the regime, according to leaked U.S. embassy cables and reported by Milton Allimadi at Black Star News.

Since 2008 the San Diego-based nonprofit organization has acted […]

UN peacekeepers failed to stop 500 Dr Congo rapes

UN peacekeepers “failed” when they did not stop the mass rape of more than 500 men, women and children in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the last six weeks, a senior official has admitted.

Mike Pflanz in Nairobi Telegraph [UK] 08 Sep 2010

Zaina Niangoma who was raped along with her […]

UN-backed Congo military offensive a ‘humanitarian disaster’

More than 1,000 civilians killed, 7,000 raped, and 900,000 displaced in operation to disarm Hutu rebel group, says report

Xan Rice in Nairobi Guardian [UK] 13 October 2009

A UN-backed offensive to destroy a Hutu rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has had disastrous humanitarian consequences, with more than 1,000 civilians killed, 7,000 […]