The last Haditha Marine goes on trial

Remember SSgt Frank D. Wuterich

Michelle Malkin 1/2/2012

“Eight Marines were charged. Seven have been cleared as the facts have been revealed. Now one more trial remains.” — Defend Our Marines

Welcome to 2012. The headlines will be awash in presidential politics this week, but I want to make sure you take note of the […]

Feds sued for hiding details of Haditha attack

Bob Unruh WorldNetDaily 12/6/2011

The legal team that defended a Marine officer accused of crimes after members of his battalion were ambushed in Haditha, Iraq, and caught in a firefight for their lives now is suing the federal government for allegedly hiding information about the attack for political reasons.

The lawsuit has been filed by […]

Magliochetti singing to feds?

Ed Morrissey 9/17/2010

This breaking news yesterday afternoon didn’t get much attention when it first came out, but it may get a lot more attention soon. Paul Magliochetti has agreed to change his plea to guilty on 11 felony counts connected to corruption in Congress. Magliochetti, who turned his connections to the late John […]

Earmarks Forever

The House ignores Nancy Pelosi’s board of outside ethics watchdogs.

The Wall Street Journal 3/6/2010

…Last spring the House agreed to investigate seven members of the House subcommittee on defense spending, including its chairman the late John Murtha. The matter went over to the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), an independent body of ethics scrubbers—including […]

Congressman John Murtha has died

Associated Press February 8, 2010

Rep. John Murtha of Pa. dies at 77

WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman says Democratic Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a retired Marine Corps officer who became an outspoken critic of the Iraq war, has died. He was 77.

He had been suffering complications from gallbladder surgery.

In 1974, Murtha […]

John Murtha hospitalized, political future in doubt?

Chris Cillizza Washington Post February 2, 2010

The news that Rep. John Murtha is in intensive care following complications from gall bladder surgery last week is sure to stoke rumors that the longtime Pennsylvania Democrat may choose to retire rather than run for re-election to a 19th full term in November.

Murtha’s hospitalization, which was […]