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Secret Medicare Database Keeps Fraud From Public

In a blow to government transparency, a federal database that can expose fraud in the nation’s largest taxpayer-funded medical program is off limits to the public because an influential trade group wants the information to be kept secret. As a result, the American public is banned from accessing details of…

Napolitano’s New Adviser Supports Al Qaeda Hero

In the Obama Administration’s latest move to bond with Muslims, a strong supporter of a radical Islamist theologian and a renowned jihadist ideologue has been sworn in as a special adviser to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano proudly announced this month that she swore…

Iowa City Considers Sanctuary Law

While local governments across the U.S. work to contain the devastating impact of illegal immigration, lawmakers in one Midwest city are considering enacting legislation to attract undocumented aliens. Members of the City Council in Iowa City announced this week that they are contemplating passing a measure to make their municipality…

Govt. Funds Campaign To Reduce Food Stamp Stigma

Although the number of food stamp recipients has increased dramatically in the last few years, federal dollars are being spent on a campaign to increase participation by reducing the “stigma” associated with the government anti-poverty program. The effort to boost the food stamp rolls was announced this month in California,…

Treasury Dept. Hires Firm To Keep Records Secret

  While the U.S. government doles out trillions of taxpayer dollars for bank bailouts and economic stimulus, the administration that promised unprecedented transparency has hired a private company to keep information about the exorbitant handouts secret. The U.S. Treasury Department has enlisted a consulting firm to screen public records requested…

City Ordered To Pay Day Laborers’ Legal Fees

A federal appellate court has ruled that an advocacy group representing illegal immigrant day laborers can collect legal fees from the city it successfully sued over a law banning workers from seeking employment on the street. Issued by the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the ruling is slap…

Feds Protect Obama’s Mob Banker Senate Candidate

It appears that President Obama has pulled strings to help his shady banker friend win a tight U.S. Senate race by delaying an overdue federal report on his mob-connected bank’s failure until after the election. Federal regulators will conveniently postpone issuing a material loss report on Illinois Senate candidate Alexi…

Public School Teachers Sue To Reinstate La Raza Studies

Eliminating a radical La Raza studies program in a public school district is unconstitutional and restricts free speech, according to a group of Arizona teachers who are suing the state to reinstate the taxpayer-financed curriculum that one instructor says ignited racial hostility. The Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican American/Raza Studies…

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