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Another Bankrupt Solar Panel Co. Loses Million of Taxpayer Dollars

On the heels of the Solyndra scandal in California, a bankrupt Colorado solar panel company that got nearly $70 million from the Obama Administration is under investigation by local authorities as the feds stand idly by.   Apparently federal officials see nothing suspicious about the operation, even though a huge…

91-year-old Mayor Guilty Of Stealing Town Funds

Illustrating that public corruption has no age limit or boundary, the 91-year-old mayor of a tiny Alabama town has been convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from city coffers and a chunk of the cash went to her live-in boyfriend. The story comes from River Falls, a quaint…

$5.8 Mil “Text Against Terror” Fails To Provide Any Tips

The U.S. government has blown nearly $6 million on an experimental “anti-terrorism” program in New Jersey that encourages the public to send tips via text message from their cellular phones. Since it was launched in mid-2011, the federally-funded “Text Against Terror” project has produced no credible tips, according to a…

Senator Demands End to Food-Stamp Madness

The government’s food stamp program has gotten so out of control under President Obama that a United States senator is demanding an end to the madness, especially the administration’s aggressive promotion campaigns to recruit even more recipients. A record number of people—46 million and growing—already get food stamps from the…

TSA Hangs Loose In Hawaii as Unscreened Bags Board Planes

Federal officers responsible for airport security in Hawaii’s largest airport have given a new meaning to the popular island greeting “hang loose” by kicking back on the government’s dime while luggage got on planes unscreened. This went on for months at Honolulu International Airport, according to an audit released by…

Fla. Public Schools Set Academic Goals Based On Race, Ethnicity

On the heels of a similar move by a medium-sized city, Florida has set different achievement targets for public school students based on race and ethnicity with lower goals for blacks and Hispanics and higher ones for whites and Asians. Just a few weeks ago the District of Columbia announced…

$25 Mil to Keep Africa, the “Original Cradle of All Humanity,” Healthy

Proclaiming that Africa is the “original cradle of all humanity,” the U.S. government is dedicating tens of millions of dollars to improve the health of Africans by studying their genes and other environmental factors that contribute to common diseases. The announcement was made this week by the government agency responsible…

ICE Spares Illegal Alien with Fake Green Card, Social Security, Expired License

An illegal immigrant journalist who has admitted obtaining a fake Social Security, fake green card and fake U.S. passport has been released (and won’t be deported) by the Obama Administration after getting caught driving without a license in Minnesota. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not deport or take…

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