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U.S. Works to Ban Research on Chimps, Man’s “Closest Relatives”

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CBP Busy Confiscating Fake Perfume, Dangerous Hair Dryers

While loads of drugs and illegal immigrants slip into the U.S. through the southern border, the Homeland Security agency created after 9/11 to protect the nation from such threats boasts about intercepting counterfeit perfume and unsafe hair dryers. Incredible but true. The huge agency—Customs and Border Protection (CBP)—created after the…

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Diplomat At CPAC: Bin Laden’s Death 10 Years In Making

On the last day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton offered a refreshing change to the repetitious political rhetoric delivered by every high-profile speaker, most notably all the Republican presidential contenders. They all took turns bashing President Barack Obama and, like good

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Santorum, Romney, Gingrich Address CPAC

Riding the momentum of three primary victories—in Missouri, Colorado and Minnesota—Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was the rock star of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington D.C. Friday. Joined on stage by his wife and children, the former Pennsylvania senator earned various standing ovations from the pumped-up,

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Socialism, Class Warfare Addressed At CPAC

Florida Senator Marco Rubio kicked off the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington D.C. with a fiery speech that covered everything from Medicare to taxes and President Barack Obama’s engagement in class warfare. “Unlike any leader in modern American history, we are led today by a president that…

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Special Report From Gitmo: Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Hearing

Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba—The U.S. military tribunal hearing al-Qaeda operative Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s capital punishment trial convened for two days last week to rule on a series of pretrial motions. Al-Nashiri is charged with orchestrating the 2000 attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole and a Pentagon intelligence report…

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Govt. Agency Celebrates Rise In Public Assistance In 2011

In its annual report to Congress the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) brags of an increase in the amount of public assistance it distributes and that it’s leading a “cultural transformation to increase diversity, inclusion and accessibility.” The bloated agency also boasts of its work on “some of the world’s…

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Judge Slams Govt. Scientists’ “Bad Faith” Preservation Plan

A federal judge has blasted government scientists for lying to justify a drastic reduction in the amount of water that flows into California’s central valley for the sake of protecting “endangered” fish.The feds provided “equivocal or bad science,” in order to divert two years’ worth of water from the state’s…

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Public Housing Gets $9.9 Mil “Green Makeover”

As President Obama’s disastrous and costly green energy agenda becomes the focus of a congressional investigation, the administration celebrates the multimillion-dollar “green makeover” of a public housing facility in Washington State.The festivities come on the heels of a major scandal involving a California solar panel company that folded after receiving more

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Federal Buildings Unsafe Despite $35 Mil To Improve Security

Four years and tens of millions of dollars later, the inept Homeland Security agency charged with protecting the nation’s public buildings from a potential terrorist attack or other violent acts still can’t do its job adequately.It’s yet another unbelievable—but true—story of how the U.S. government pours huge sums of taxpayer…

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Rick Perry Calls His Gardasil Order A Mistake

Now that he’s running for president Texas Governor Rick Perry claims that he made a mistake when he ordered school-aged girls in the Lone Star State to get a deadly vaccine promoted as a miracle cure for cervical cancer.Should we expect Perry, a Republican who once served in the Texas…

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Another $12.2 Mil For Dubious Bioenergy Projects

In its ongoing effort to develop seemingly elusive renewable technology, the Obama Administration keeps pouring huge sums of taxpayer dollars into questionable “green energy” projects that, ironically, could infest the air with more pollutants.Already hundreds of millions of dollars have been steered to dubious adventures that claim to create

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DOD, DHS Among Agencies Dedicated To Environmental Justice

Though it is unrelated to their mission, the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, Commerce and Housing are among the federal agencies that will focus on helping minorities get green under an Obama Administration plan that aims to bring “environmental justice” to poor and underserved communities nationwide.The effort was launched by…

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SEC Rewards Investigator Who Botched Madoff Probe

In a remarkable development, the beleaguered Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) actually awarded the employee who botched the investigation of the largest Ponzi scheme in history with a cash bonus for a great job performance.It marks the latest of many scandals for the famously inept federal agency charged with policing…

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County Sues Feds To Get Status Of Arrested Illegal Immigrants

In a seldom-seen act, a suburban Virginia county is going up against the powerful forces of the federal government by suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for records involving thousands of illegal immigrants who were arrested locally and turned over for deportation.Officials in Prince William County suspect that many…

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Amtrak Blows $1 Bil In DHS Grants To Protect Against Terrorism

Despite getting more than $1 billion from the U.S. government to bolster security, the nation’s passenger train system—known as Amtrak—remains vulnerable to a terrorist attack because the money wasn’t spent efficiently to adequately protect the most vulnerable stations.It’s the last thing Americans need to hear in the tumult of an…

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CDC Becomes Breastfeeding Police

In a case of the nanny state gone wild, the government agency charged with protecting health and preventing disease has issued federal, state and local directives to force hospitals across the country to promote breastfeeding. This is a human health crisis, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), because…

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U.S. Admits “Dramatic Increase In Violence” Along Mexican Border

While the nation’s Homeland Security secretary repeatedly assures Americans that the southern border is more secure than ever, a separate U.S. government agency has quietly issued an alarming report warning of “recent violent attacks and persistent security concerns” in the area.It’s like the Abbot and Costello version of government, where…

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DOJ Follows ACLU’s Lead, Sues State Over Immigration Law

The latest move by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to legally challenge another state’s immigration control law indicates that, under Obama, the agency has become the lap dog of the leftwing civil rights group at the helm of the open borders movement.For the second time in a year the DOJ…

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Obama Dedicates Another $95 Mil To “Social Equity” Program

While Congress raises the nation’s debt limit by trillions to accommodate President Obama’s manic spending spree, the commander-in-chief keeps hurling big chunks of taxpayer dollars at new government programs that aim to bring “social equity” to underserved communities.Among them is an imaginative multi-agency project (Partnership for Sustainable Communities) that

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Criminal Checks Present Hiring Barrier For Minorities

At the request of a leftwing civil rights group, the government agency that enforces employment discrimination is considering outlawing criminal background checks as a tool to screen job applicants because it presents a hiring barrier for minorities.It marks the latest collusion between the Obama Administration and the American Civil Liberties…


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