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Case Worker: Illegal Aliens Got Food Stamps by the “Vanload”

For decades the U.S. government has knowingly given illegal immigrants food stamps, according to a former certification case worker who denounced the costly practice back in the 1980s but was essentially ordered to keep a lid on it. The retired assistant case manager, Craig McNees, was in charge of vetting…

Obama’s Minority Farmer Cash Giveaway a “Magnet for Fraud”

Surprise surprise; the Obama administration’s minority farmer cash giveaway has proven to be a “magnet for fraud” and a “runaway train driven by racial politics,” according to a mainstream newspaper that’s well known for its pro Obama coverage not to mention strict political correctness. Yet in a lengthy piece the…

Oops! Feds Underestimate Court Project by $2 Billion

A massive project to construct federal courts is mired in secrecy and will cost U.S. taxpayers billions more than originally estimated by the agency that continues to unscrupulously get checks from Congress for the deals. Just what Americans want to hear in the midst of a financial crisis and record…

U.S. Spends $1.75 Trillion to Enforce Federal Regulations

Here is an enraging example of reckless government spending; The United States blows more than the entire economy of most countries to enforce the many rules and regulations of its numerous federal agencies. Can you say government on steroids? It’s a crazy system in which a bloated government meddles in…

What Financial Crisis? U.S. Wastes Billions on Duplicative Programs

As the nation’s economy sinks into a deeper ditch, a federal audit reveals that the U.S. government blows tens of billions of dollars on duplicative programs that end up fleecing taxpayers year after year. Even more enraging is that the government has long been aware that this is occurring but…

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…

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…

U.S. Taxpayers to Bailout Rail Project with $42 Billion

After getting slammed with higher taxes, Americans throughout the U.S. will be on the hook for the multi-billion-dollar infusion necessary to complete a grossly mismanaged high-speed rail system in California.  Even those who have never been to the state and have no association with it will contribute because federal lawmakers…

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