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U.S. Spends Millions to Give Africa “Clean” Energy

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U.S. Spends Millions to Give Africa “Clean” Energy

As part of a broad mission to end extreme poverty worldwide the Obama administration is giving unproven startups millions of dollars to create solar power in Africa. It’s a multi-million-dollar U.S. initiative to inspire entrepreneurs and investors to help bring enough connections so households in sub-Saharan Africa have access to…

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Another $58 Mil for Failed “Green” Car Program

A scandal-plagued “green” auto program that’s fleeced American taxpayers out of huge sums just got another $58 million from the Obama administration to support the development of advanced technology vehicles that meet higher efficiency standards. The experimental program is known as Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) and it’s one of…

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JW Probe: U.S. Spends Big Bucks on Diversity Training for Fed Workers

A Judicial Watch investigation has discovered that large sums of taxpayer dollars keep pouring into a Chicago-based firm hired by the Obama administration to culturally transform government by teaching federal workers about diversity, race and gender, healthcare disparities and cultural competencies. The firm is called Souder, Betances & Associates and

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U.S. Nuclear Lab’s $50 Mil Security Flawed; $300 Mil to “Fully Address” Problem

The U.S. government has invested a mind-boggling $50 million on a seriously flawed “state-of-the-art” security system for a nuclear weapons lab and it will take hundreds of millions more to correct the problem. This is not a joke, just business as usual at Uncle Sam & Associates. The facility, Y-12…

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Vital Anti-Terrorism Program at “High Risk” for Years

For two and a half decades critical federal programs with serious flaws have been singled out as “high risk” in a biennial audit that’s largely discounted by Congress even though many are longtime offenders, including a crucial anti-terrorism initiative designed to protect the homeland. The investigative arm of Congress, the…

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U.S. Has Long Failed to Protect Nuclear Weapon Stockpile

Even for a bloated U.S. government well known for its perpetual inefficiency, this is somewhat shocking; decades of faulty bookkeeping, weak security and lousy oversight has put the country’s nuclear weapon stockpile at risk. This is incredibly serious and it appears the feds aren’t terribly concerned about making changes. The…

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U.S. Gives Russia Free Military Equipment Used By Army, Marines

Behind closed doors the U.S. government is giving Russia free military equipment—also used to train American troops—even after President Obama announced punitive sanctions against Moscow and, more importantly, a suspension in military engagement over the invasion and occupation of Ukraine. The secret operation was exposed this week by members of…

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U.S. Study Makes Case for Its Failed Weatherization Program

Surprise, surprise a new government study makes a powerful case for a fraud-infested welfare program that’s already fleeced American taxpayers out of millions to make low-income houses energy efficient.  This can only mean the Obama administration plans to continue funding and promoting the scandal-plagued weatherization program which has proven to…

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Foreign Nationals Get Free Rein at U.S. Nuclear Lab

A year after an 82-year-old nun made headlines for breaking into the government’s key bomb-grade uranium storage facility a federal audit says security was compromised at a nearby nuclear weapons lab when thousands of foreign nationals from communist and Middle Eastern countries were granted “unaccompanied access.” Both facilities—Y-2 National Security…

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Green Energy Co. Folds after Obama gives it $99.8 Mil

For the third time in just a few months, another one of President Obama’s alternative energy ventures has failed after getting tens of millions of dollars from American taxpayers. It’s a tired old story that nevertheless keeps repeating itself as the administration moves forward with an aggressive plan to make…

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Obama Revives Green Car Loans on Heels of Fisker Bankruptcy

A fly-by-night electric car company recently folded after getting nearly $200 million from the government yet the Obama administration plans to pour more money into the green auto loan program, according to a mainstream news report that acknowledges it’s “controversial.” That’s quite an understatement considering the shady experiment’s history. It’s…

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Argentine Scientist Sells Nuclear Secrets from U.S. Lab

Two employees at a government-owned nuclear laboratory with a long and sordid history of grave security breaches have pleaded guilty to federal charges for passing classified weapons data to a foreign government that’s hostile to the U.S. It marks the latest of many shameful scandals at the Los Alamos National…

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Second Obama Green Venture in Weeks Folds after Getting Millions

Stop the presses! Another one of President Obama’s brilliant clean-energy ventures has collapsed after taking tens of millions of dollars from American taxpayers, in this case to develop a special wheelchair-accessible “green” van. The news comes just weeks after a separate company that got nearly $200 million from the government…

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Another Obama Green Project Folds after Getting Millions from Taxpayers

In yet another of the Obama administration’s disastrous green-energy investments, a fly-by-night electric car company is on the verge of bankruptcy after getting nearly $200 million from the U.S. government to develop hybrid vehicles. When the administration was making its case to invest taxpayer dollars in the southern California startup…

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DOE Pushes Staff to Use Twitter, Facebook During Work

Federal employees at a major government agency are encouraged to use social media—such as Twitter and Facebook—during work hours and one staffer recently “tweeted” death threats to reporters who exposed an official’s exorbitant salary. This may sound like the sort of juvenile stuff that goes on among adolescents in high…

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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…

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EPA Under Investigation for Using Fake Emails to Hide Info

A key agency in the “most transparent administration in history” is being investigated for dodging potential public scrutiny and possibly congressional oversight by using bogus electronic mail accounts to conduct official business. It involves the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator, Lisa Jackson, the Obama appointee who has

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Feds Help Guards at Nuclear Weapons Lab Cheat On Security Test

Here’s a scary story: Guards responsible for securing the nation’s premier nuclear weapons laboratory cheat on security knowledge tests with the help of the U.S. government agency that operates the facility. Even scarier is how this widespread cheating was discovered at a facility— the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak…

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U.S. Lets “Global Warming Skeptic” Present Evidence

In a rarity, the U.S. government has given an esteemed scientist a forum to counter the mainstream assessment that global warming is dire and stands to threaten everything from national security to health and the world’s food supply. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientist (Richard Lindzen), coined “global warming…


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