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Measuring “Grumpiness” May Avert Another WikiLeaks

In the aftermath of the WikiLeaks scandal, the Obama Administration plans to implement strict security rules requiring government agencies to use psychiatrists and sociologists to measure “relative happiness as a means to gauge trustworthiness” in federal employees and “despondence and grumpiness as a means to gauge waning trustworthiness.”Furthermore, agencies

Obamacare Waivers Go To Allies

In the latest of many scandals to rock the administration that promised change and a new level of transparency, a disproportionately high number of Obamacare waivers are being granted to the president’s allies in a secretive process.Essentially, the administration is exempting its financial supporters from some of the more burdensome…

Record High Mexican Violence As U.S. Dollars Flow South

Although the U.S. government has showered Mexico with more than $1 billion in the last few years to combat drug violence, serious crime associated with illicit narcotics operations hit record levels in scale and brutality in 2010.More than 13,000 people were murdered across Mexico in disturbing and cruel ways not commonly seen in previous years, according…

Govt. Spends $1 Mil So Illegal Border Crossers Don’t Drown

In a reprehensible waste of taxpayer funds, a government agency is spending more than $1 million to install floating devices along a canal where hundreds of illegal immigrants have drowned trying to sneak into the United States.The costly project was inspired by pressure from the mainstream media, which portrayed government officials…

Taxpayers Finance Pelosi’s Lavish Hawaiian Farewell

Reminiscent of the scandal in which she used military aircraft as her personal taxi, Nancy Pelosi stuck it to U.S. taxpayers on her way out as House Speaker with a lavish Hawaiian vacation featuring secret service and local police motorcades financed by Americans.The famously corrupt California congresswoman spent her last days as Speaker at an…

Yemen Rents Out U.S. Military Aid For Profit

While millions in U.S. military aid continue pouring into Yemen, the Middle Eastern haven for Islamic militants profits from Uncle Sam’s generosity by renting out servicemen and patrol boats to lucrative operations that provide security for commercial ships.As part of a regional counter terrorism effort, the Obama Administration has deluged Yemen with hundreds of

Feds Blow Off Recovering $643 Mil In Fraudulent Payments

As if it weren’t enraging enough that the U.S. government made $125 billion in faulty payments last year, a new report says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has for years neglected its legal responsibility to recover $643 million paid fraudulently after natural disasters.As the Homeland Security agency that assists local governments…

New House Watchdog Lets Obama Slide On “Criminal Event”

During a public relations campaign touting upcoming probes of the Obama Administration, the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committeesaid the president won’t be investigated for a bribery scandal because his party is guilty of the same crime.This astounding example of bipartisan corruption was actually delivered on national…

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