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Media Accused of Teaming Up With Conservatives to Trash Muslims

Probably alluding to groups like Judicial Watch, a professor at a taxpayer-funded university has published a study that chastises organizations for using “fear and anger” to spread negative messages about Muslims. This has caused tremendous damage, according to the study, because the mainstream media has given these “fringe organizations” a…

State Dept. Skimps On Libya Security, Blows $5.6 Mil on Cultural Preservation Abroad

A U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were murdered by Islamic terrorists in Libya because the State Department skimped on security yet the agency has enough cash to blow millions in one year on “pressing cultural preservation needs” in foreign countries. News of the controversial allocation could not come at…

Senate Audit Exposes $18 Billion in Egregious Govt. Spending

As the nation suffers through a mind-boggling $16 trillion (and growing) debt crisis, a federal audit exposes some of the egregious ways the U.S. government has blown your tax dollars, including millions on Moroccan pottery classes and hundreds of thousands on a musical about climate change. It would almost be…

U.S. Loses $475 Mil in Oil for Afghan Army

On the heels of a scathing report documenting exorbitant waste and fraud in the U.S. government’s Iraq reconstruction program, a new federal audit reveals that nearly half a billion dollars in oil destined for the Afghan National Army has vanished. How do you lose $475 million worth of oil? That…

Big Labor’s Federal Funding Skyrockets Under Obama

The Obama Administration has rewarded its big labor allies with lucrative federal grants, including millions of dollars to help them strengthen unions in Iraq, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch.  The information comes straight from government records gathered in the course of a lengthy JW investigation into the administration’s…

State Dept. Launches Diplomatic Culinary Partnership

In an example of diplomacy gone amok, the Obama Administration has launched a first-of-its-kind Diplomatic Culinary Partnership at the U.S. State Department, the executive agency responsible for the nation’s international relations. The new State Department initiative “will elevate the role of culinary engagement in America’s formal and public diplomacy

U.N. Human Rights Council to Add Genocidal Warlord

Funded primarily with U.S. tax dollars, the famously corrupt United Nations has hit a new low, awarding a genocidal warlord indicted by an international court for crimes against humanity a seat on its laughable human rights council. The worst part is that this madness is funded by Americans to the…

N.Y. Senator Hauled Away In Cuffs, Charged With 20 Counts

A New York lawmaker known as an advocate of education equality for poor minorities, has been indicted for stealing thousands of taxpayer dollars she steered to a fake charity that claimed to help poor parents navigate the city’s school system. Photos of the 74-year-old state senator, Shirley Huntley, being hauled…

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