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With over 30 years as the head of the Colombo crime family, Carmine Persico stands as one of most enduring Godfathers in mafia history--but his time at the top came from a ruthless drive for power, a drive that earned him the nickname, "The Snake." For over thirty years, Gregory Scarpa lived a charmed triple life: mafia hit man, loving father and ... (more)
A last stop on the fame train
Politicians who fall into disgrace as a result of scandal are a pretty sorry lot, but perhaps even more pathetic are those who tumble into oddball eccentricity and keep chasing the spotlight long after their days of political glory and relevance are over.
Panel discusses visitors from afar ... very afar
While President Barack Obama was promoting an immigration overhaul in Mexico, six former members of Congress gathered two blocks from the White House to consider what they see as the enforced government secrecy surrounding another kind of visitor: the kind who come from a lot farther away than Mexico.
Lawmakers debate extraterrestrials, asteroids and moon bases. Yay, moon bases
Remember the mock hearings being held at the National Press Club this week on whether the government is engaged in a massive coverup of extraterrestrial visitations? The one held by a group of conspiracy-believers, paying six ex-lawmakers $20,000 to listen to a week of testimony and decide these things? Yeah, that was a thing .
102.5 The Bear
Former Sen. Mike Gravel says White House suppressing evidence of aliens
Gravel says the media has aided what he sees as a government cover-up by not taking reports of ET encounters seriously Even as most Americans wonder what planet politicians are from, is it possible that the government is squelching evidence of extraterrestrials visiting Earth? One former presidential hopeful says yes and that the conspiracy goes ... (more)
Why Darrell Issa Should Hold Hearings on Space Aliens
The source of his ire is a stack of newspaper clippings about 20 feet away from where he's standing in the wood-paneled ballroom of National Press Club in downtown DC.
The Daily Caller
Former members of Congress hold hearings on extraterrestrials
Six former members of Congress began holding a hearing Monday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., about the government's supposed knowledge of extraterrestrial life.