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Obama Lets Key Cabinet Agencies Go Without Watchdogs

With government corruption and waste on the rise, the biggest agencies with the largest budgets ironically have gone years without adequate oversight from inspector generals that are charged with independently investigating them and rooting out fraud.   This is especially scary considering it includes key cabinet agencies and the Obama…

FDA Knew Army Sgt. Took Malaria Drug Known for Neurological Side Effects

Judicial Watch has obtained new information indicating that the U.S. government is likely covering up a scandal involving an Army sergeant who apparently took a controversial anti-malaria drug—in contradiction to guidelines—before going on a rampage in Afghanistan. The 39-year-old married father of two, Sergeant Robert Bales, was on his fourth…

DOD Makes $1.1 Bil in “Erroneous Payments” in One Year

Though it may seem inconceivable to the taxpayers that fund this atrocity, a major government agency with a monstrous annual budget loses such large sums of money to waste and fraud each year that it has no idea how much and nothing has been done to stop the hemorrhaging. What…

Yale Atty. Sells U.S. $334 Mil in Anthrax Drug Made By His Firm

An influential Pentagon official who also served as a presidential consultant and Navy Secretary persuaded the U.S. government to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a useless anthrax drug manufactured by his biotech firm. Can you say the fleecing of America? This would be unfathomable if it weren’t laid…

U.S. Finally Admits China Hacked Govt. Computers

After months of denial, the Obama administration is finally admitting that China’s military did in fact mount attacks on U.S. government computer systems, likely accessing sensitive and classified information. The mainstream media, specifically one of the nation’s largest newspapers, reported the China invasion months ago though the administration has

DOD Awards No-Bid Contract to Co. That “Overbilled” It $757 Mil

What happens to a company that fleeces American taxpayers out of $757 million? Rather than blacklist it, the U.S. government rewards it with a monstrous, not-bid contract extension worth more than $4 billion. This may seem inconceivable, but it’s not uncommon among many government agencies. In this case, the Department…

At Least $8 Bil in Iraq Rehab Funds Lost To Waste, Fraud

A decade after the U.S. started the war in Iraq American taxpayers are still funding an exorbitant  “reconstruction” effort in the Middle Eastern nation and a chunk of the money—billions—has been lost to fraud and corruption. This isn’t something that’s been widely covered because most media lost interest after the…

DOD Green Energy Project to Pay Off in 447 Years

In a mind-boggling example of government waste, it will take the U.S. Navy an astounding 447 years to benefit from a costly green-energy project that’s supposed to save money by lowering utility bills. Like many other failed renewable energy experiments, the Navy project was funded with money from President Obama’s…

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