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Lawmakers Decry Cutting Fraud-Infested Welfare Program

Led by a famous politician who pimps oil for a sworn enemy of the United States, a pair of congressman are denouncing cuts to a fraud-infested government program that gives low-income residents money to pay heating and cooling bills.Known as Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), the welfare project gets around…

Obama Security Adviser Comforts Muslims With Terrorist Ties

To reassure Muslims ahead of this week’s congressional hearings on radicalization, President Obama sent his Deputy National Security Adviser to schmooze an extremist group (Islamic Society of North America or ISNA) that raises money for Hamas.A few years ago a special Judicial Watch report on Muslim charities exposed ISNA’s terrorist connections and…

Judge Blames Depression For Hooker, Drug Scandal

Desperate to avoid prison, a veteran federal judge convicted in a drug and stripper scandal claims mental illness and brain damage from a bicycling accident are to blame for the self destructive behavior that brought his career to a shameful halt.After more than two decades of presiding over cases in…

U.S. To Give Arab-Based Renewable Energy Agency $5 Mil

As if wasting exorbitant amounts of money to support the corrupt United Nations wasn’t bad enough, President Obama has joined a new Arab-based “international organization” dedicated to promoting renewable energy worldwide.That means U.S. taxpayers will supply a big chunk of the group’s funding in addition to the billions of dollars that already…

Murdered Border Agent Forced To Use Nonlethal Beanbags

A policy requiring U.S. Border Patrol agents to use nonlethal bean bags as a first line of defense evidently led to the murder of an agent who was gunned down by a heavily armed group of illegal immigrants in Arizona.The deadly gun battle took place on December 14, but the Department…

Visa System Overhaul Vulnerable To Terrorism

The U.S. government is showcasing its proven talent for wasting money and compromising national security in a disastrous project to computerize immigration paperwork.It’s bad enough that the costly Homeland Security initiative is grossly over budget and years behind schedule, it also lacks crucial safeguards to prevent terrorists from slipping into the United

Union Workers Campaign For Mayor On Taxpayer Time

While the Wisconsin uprising hogs up most of the news relating to unions these days, public transit employees in Florida’s biggest county are conducting political campaign work for their union-backed mayor on taxpayer time.Facing a recall vote, the scandal-plagued mayor of Miami-Dade County (Carlos Alvarez) created a special “education” committee that allows

Overlap In Federal Programs Wastes Billions Annually

As the already-bloated federal government keeps expanding under President Obama, a new congressional report exposes astounding waste in hundreds of duplicate programs that cost U.S. taxpayers billions annually.Released this week by the bipartisan Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of the United States Congress, the report is sure to enrage

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