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Government Wastes Your Tax Money

As expected, a preliminary federal audit has concluded that there is rampant abuse and a huge waste of taxpayer money in the lucrative no bid contracts that the government awards Alaska Native companies under a 1971 law that gives them special treatment. A draft of the report, being conducted by…

Congressman Steers Millions To Friends

Veteran West Virginia Congressman Allan Mollohan is being investigated by federal authorities for his suspicious personal finances – he got very wealthy in only four years – and steering nearly $200 million in public funds to nonprofit groups run by his buddies. Mollohan’s financial disclosures report in 2000 listed his…

Native Companies Bilk U.S. Government

The U.S. Army’s $500 million contract for security guards with criminal records is the latest example of the flaw in a law that gives Native American companies lucrative government contracts while skipping the otherwise mandatory bidding process. The 35-year-old Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act allows Native-owned companies to secure huge…

Task Force Targets Immigration Document Fraud

It has taken U.S. government officials nearly five years since the brutal terrorist attacks to finally create a task force to crack down on fraudulent immigration documents, which have caused widespread security lapses in the nation’s immigration system. Fraudulent documents have enabled illegal immigrants and even terrorists to remain in…

Trouble In Homeland Security Background Checks

Already in hot water for conducting inadequate employee background checks, the Department of Homeland Security had its second high-ranking official in only a few months arrested for illegal sexual conduct with a minor. The agency’s deputy press secretary, 55-year-old Brian Doyle, was arrested this week on charges of trying to…

Maritime Protection At Risk

A power struggle and miscommunication between two of the agencies responsible for protecting U.S. seaports from terrorist attacks could leave the ports vulnerable and lead to confused and disastrous responses in the event of an attack. A 117-page report released by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector…

Desperate Congresswoman Cries Racism

The so-called race defense has been used by law-breaking Hall of Fame football stars, various Hollywood celebrities and numerous politicians so why not a sitting congresswoman notorious for racial politics? Since violently assaulting a U.S. Capitol Police officer simply because he asked her (three times) to walk though the metal…

Americans Pay For Illegal Aliens’ Health Care

An accident in Arizona involving a horse trailer packed with illegal immigrants served as a reminder of the tremendous burden that undocumented aliens are having on America’s health care system. The horse trailer crashed into a light pole over the weekend in Tucson and most of the 42 illegal immigrants…

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