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Food Stamp Hike a Must to Counter Inner-City Barriers to Nutritious Diet

Just when you thought the bloated food-stamp program couldn’t get any bigger a government-sanctioned audit makes a case for expanding it by, among other things, claiming that it doesn’t account for inner-city barriers to finding affordable, nutritious food. The probe, requested by the Obama Administration, also determined that food-stamp benefits…

IRS Gives Prisoners Millions in Tax Returns

While law-abiding citizens get slammed with higher taxes, incarcerated criminals who prepare fraudulent returns are getting tens of millions of dollars from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the agency is doing little to stop the hemorrhaging. It gets better; the number of fraudulent tax returns filed by prisoners—and the…

U.S. Spends $93k on Urban Compost Center in Tijuana

Great news! Tijuana just got its first urban composting center and it’s expected to produce 150 tons of compost that will be used to plant trees and nurseries throughout the Mexican border city. The downside is that U.S. taxpayers financed the project thanks to the generosity of the Environmental Protection…

Colorado Pushes Illegal Alien Discount Tuition Law

Colorado lawmakers are more determined than ever to pass legislation that will give illegal immigrants discounted tuition at all of the state’s public colleges and universities, essentially forcing taxpayers to subsidize their education. Several attempts have failed over the years but a state newspaper reports that Democrats, emboldened that they…

U.S. Pays $1.5 Mil to Preserve Politically Correct Graffiti

Because it’s considered defacement and vandalism, graffiti is a crime yet the U.S. government has spent $1.5 million to actually preserve some left during the hostile Indian occupation of California’s Alcatraz Island more than four decades go. Why is Indian graffiti worth preserving when local governments across the nation spend…

Did WH Cover up Dem Senator’s Illegal Alien Sex Offender Scandal?

Did the Obama Administration block the deportation of an illegal immigrant sex offender who worked for a Democrat senator to dodge a scandal that could cost the politician reelection in November? Americans deserve to know and Judicial Watch has launched an investigation into the ordeal which, ironically, was exposed by…

SCOTUS to Review Anti-Prostitution Law in AIDS Funding

Does the U.S. government have the right to set conditions—say, requiring recipients of public funds to denounce prostitution and sex trafficking—before it gives money to groups that combat sexually transmitted diseases like AIDS? The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide the issue later this year, but the question is…

Global Warming Alert: U.S. Warns Humans are Destroying Planet

Surprise, surprise; the Obama Administration’s latest report on the impacts of climate change makes a powerful argument for the president’s heavy-handed environmental regulations and continuous flow of public funds to wasteful “green” projects like the bankrupt solar panel firm that milked taxpayers out of $535 million. In the last few…

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