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U.S. Tackles Obesity: $1.2 Mil to Help Kids Create Video “Exergames”

The Obama administration’s obsession with childhood obesity appears to have reached a new level with a $1.2 million government grant to help middle school students create fitness video games known as “exergames.” The National Science Foundation recently gave researchers at a public university in Indiana the money to tackle two…

Sword Ban in Fed Buildings Violates Sikh Religious Rights

The U.S. government violated a Sikh woman’s religious rights when it prohibited her from entering a secure federal building with a sharp dagger or sword required to be carried by baptized adherents. At least that’s what a federal appellate court says in a ruling involving an Internal Revenue Service (IRS)…

County Votes 3-2 to Protect Criminal, Violent Illegal Aliens

A large U.S. county is taking illegal immigration sanctuary to an extreme, officially adopting a measure that protects even those with serious and violent criminal records from the feds. It’s a sanctuary county on steroids and, not surprisingly, it’s in California. Nevertheless, it’s preposterous even for a liberal local government…

Mayor with Ties to Fla. Gov. Guilty of Corruption

A south Florida mayor with close ties to Governor Rick Scott has pleaded guilty to public corruption for participating in a scheme involving the theft of federal grants earmarked for his tiny working class city. The plot involves a small-town mayor, Manuel Maroño, with big-time political ties to prominent Republicans.…

U.S. Charity Run Amok: $60 Mil in Malaria Drugs for Africa Stolen Yearly

Millions of dollars in malaria drugs provided to Africa by the U.S. government are stolen each year and sold on the black market and the agency at the center of the scandal is well known for pervasive fraud and corruption. It involves the U.S. government’s multi-billion-dollar investment in a program…

Dem Sen. Says U.S. Subsidizing Taliban, Al Qaeda

Months after a conservative online newspaper broke a story involving multi-million-dollar U.S. defense contracts with companies tied to Al Qaeda and the Taliban, the mainstream media is reporting it as if it were breaking news. Incredibly, the Pentagon acknowledges the controversial deals with dozens of companies tied to terrorists but…

U.S. Gives Illegal Aliens $29 Mil in Rx Meds

As if it weren’t bad enough that American taxpayers annually dole out huge sums to educate, incarcerate and medically treat illegal immigrants, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) spent tens of millions of dollars to give them free prescription drugs. In all, CMS, which is part of the…

Gitmo Terrorists Who Learn About Peaceful Form of Islam to Be Freed

The Obama administration is negotiating to release Guantanamo terrorists to a renowned Middle Eastern Al Qaeda training ground if the prisoners undergo “counseling, instruction in a peaceful form of Islam and job training.” This is no joke, though it sounds like a bad one. Better yet, the famously corrupt and…

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