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What Financial Crisis? U.S. Wastes Billions on Duplicative Programs

As the nation’s economy sinks into a deeper ditch, a federal audit reveals that the U.S. government blows tens of billions of dollars on duplicative programs that end up fleecing taxpayers year after year. Even more enraging is that the government has long been aware that this is occurring but…

Govt. Takes 11 Years to Respond to Records Request

The U.S. government, under both Democratic and Republican administrations, is renowned for violating federal transparency laws and blowing off or unscrupulously delaying records requests, but this is a bit much. Judicial Watch recently got an official rejection letter involving a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that dates back to…

Obama DHS Lets ACLU Block Another Deportation

It appears that the leftwing American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) continues to call the shots at the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS), this month blocking the deportation of yet another illegal immigrant on the verge of being removed. We saw a similar situation a few years ago when the…

Military Radar Shows Mexican Border Is Not Secure

While the Obama administration insists the Mexican border is secure, a sophisticated airborne radar system created to track Islamic terrorists shows that less than half of the migrants and smugglers crossing into the United States get caught. This alarming security gap obviously means that the southern border is far from…

$700 Mil in Hurricane Recovery Funds Gone With the Wind

In yet another example of how the Obama administration blows the nation’s tax dollars, hundreds of millions earmarked for a failed housing program have vanished and the feds aren’t terribly worried about recovering the lost cash. The missing loot is part of a highly questionable Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

City Recruits Minority Lifeguards Even if They Can’t Swim

In a staggering case of affirmative action gone wild, officials in a major U.S. city are actually recruiting minorities to be lifeguards at public pools even if they’re not good swimmers. It’s all in the name of diversity.    You can’t make this stuff up. It’s a real-life story out…

Obamacare Sequel? Rush to Push Through Immigration Law

The frantic blitz to push through an immigration reform bill that could reward millions of illegal aliens with amnesty is disturbingly reminiscent of the way Obamacare was rushed in a haste with little scrutiny or adequate deliberation. As a result the president’s healthcare reform law, which created an entitlement that…

U.N. Says Sugary Drinks Killed 180,000 Worldwide

First the mayor of a major U.S. city tries to ban sugary drinks with preposterous legislation that gets struck down by a court and now a study reveals this earth-shattering news; nearly 200,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide have been linked to sugary drinks. This sounds more like a headline in the…

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