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Wasteful Spending in Midst of $22 Trillion National Debt—Mariachi Training, Soviet Wine Study

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Wasteful Spending in Midst of $22 Trillion National Debt—Mariachi Training, Soviet Wine Study

In the midst of a mind-boggling $22 trillion national debt the U.S. government wastes large sums of taxpayer money on questionable programs like a mariachi apprenticeship and a California professor’s study on Soviet wines. Multi-million-dollar projects to help military veterans have also failed miserably and the funds have mysteriously vanished.…

IN THE NEWS

Tom Fitton: ‘Air Pelosi’ – What you don’t know about the lucrative travel our leaders enjoy on your dime

When President Trump denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi use of a military aircraft for a CODEL (congressional delegation trip) to Afghanistan recently, he called the public’s attention to wasteful taxpayer-funded congressional travel. In his letter to Pelosi blocking the trip, President Trump mentioned the 800,000 federal workers going without pay. The real irony

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Weekly Update: BIG Court Victory on Clinton Emails and Benghazi

Court Orders Discovery to Begin on Clinton Email / Benghazi Scandals Documents Detail Nancy Pelosi’s CODEL Travel in 2015 U.S. Doles Out Millions to Costa Rica & Mozambique During Shutdown The Murder Epidemic in Indian Country Now We’re Providing Sex-Change Surgery to Convicted Child Sex Abusers   Court Orders Discovery…

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Judicial Watch: Documents Detail Nancy Pelosi’s $185,000 CODEL to Italy and Ukraine in 2015

Total Air Force Expenses $184,587.81 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained documents through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Air Force detailing $134,587.81 plus $50,000 for an advance of funds for an “escort officer” for a total of $184.587.81 for then-House Minority Leader…

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Africans Indicted for Stealing, Selling U.S.-Funded Malaria Drugs on the Black Market

Two Congolese men have been federally indicted for stealing loads of malaria drugs sent to Africa by American taxpayers and selling them on the black market. It marks the latest in a series of scandals to rock a multi-billion-dollar U.S. government program that provides Africa with heaps of malaria drugs…

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Weekly Update: Kavanaugh Deserves A Vote. Now.

Will We Have Rule by Law or Rule by Mob? Once Again The Deep State Digs In Its Heels The Secret Service Doesn’t Want You To Know What Presidential Travel Costs Bill and Hillary Are Still Using Influence to Spread the Cash An Immigration Cash Cow for the Establishment Will…

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U.S. Spends $90 Million to Help a few Dozen Afghan Women Get Jobs

The U.S. government has blown almost $90 million on a doomed project to help Afghan women enter the workforce with a big chunk of the money going to a Clinton-aligned “development” company that reaped big bucks from Uncle Sam while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. The cash flows through…

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U.S. Pays for Palestinian School Books that Glorify Terrorism, Promote Extremism

In a ghastly waste of taxpayer dollars, the U.S. government helps pay for Palestinian school books that glorify terrorism and promote extremism. The Palestinian Authority (PA) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) uses the radical material to educate about 300,000 students in grades 1 through 11 at…

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Weekly Update: JW Exposes Tax Dollars for Soros

Obama Administration Funded Soros’ Left-Wing Activities in Albania Mueller’s Russia Probe is Out of Control HUD Still Funds Dicey Obama Plan to Make Slums Middle Class   Obama Administration Funded Soros’ Left-Wing Activities in Albania Last week, I reported to you on our efforts to expose the Obama administration’s funding…

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Weekly Update: New Soros Lawsuits

Judicial Watch Sues for More George Soros Documents Supreme Court to Reject Maryland’s Gerrymandering Hillary Clinton, Not Sexism, Defeated Hillary Clinton   Judicial Watch Sues for More George Soros Documents Hungarian-American George Soros became a billionaire from hedge funds he started, and also from short-selling pounds sterling during England’s

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Nearly 200 Busted in $3.7-Million Food-Stamp Fraud Operation

More than a year after the Obama administration slammed American taxpayers with a record-high tab to provide an unprecedented number of people with food stamps, the fraud continues full-throttle in the bloated welfare program. Authorities in north Florida arrested nearly 200 people for operating a sophisticated ring in which millions…

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Weekly Update: Why is FBI Protecting Comey?

What is the FBI Hiding in its War to Protect Comey? Judicial Watch Sponsors and Speaks at CPAC VA Secretary’s Chief of Staff Embroiled in Another Cover-Up Scandal What is the FBI Hiding in its War to Protect Comey? The coup attempt against President Trump is rapidly collapsing, but the…

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Public Utility Avoids Fixing Damage by Paying Fancy Law Firm Triple the Money

To dodge its obligation, a state utility company paid a fancy law firm triple the amount of money required to fix damages caused by one of its trucks. It’s yet another example of government wasting taxpayer dollars, a senseless misuse of public funds that is all too common in government…

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U.S. Sends Al Qaeda’s Arabian Peninsula Headquarters $768 Mil in Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. government keeps sending an Islamic nation that serves as an Al Qaeda breeding ground hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid. The cash—$768 million since October 2016—flows through the famously corrupt U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID), which has a monstrous budget and little oversight. The money…

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Secret Govt. Settlement in Rep. Hastings’ Sexual Harassment Case Filed by Judicial Watch

It turns out the government secretly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to resolve a sexual harassment case initiated by Judicial Watch against a Florida congressman with a long history of unscrupulous behavior. The veteran Democrat, Alcee Hastings, is most famous for getting impeached by Congress as a federal judge…

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U.S. Blows $4.1 Million on Another Shoddy Project to Rebuild Afghanistan

In the latest of a slew of corrupt Afghanistan reconstruction projects, the U.S. government blew more than $4 million on a shoddy military training center in Kabul, according to a federal audit released this month. It’s part of a broader, fraud-infested initiative that nevertheless keeps receiving huge sums of American…

IN THE NEWS

Editorial: Tom Price travel abuse: This Price was wrong

The issue of government officials, elected and appointed, abusing travel privileges is an old one. In 2007, the Government Accountability Office reported that federal employees wasted at least $146 million over a one-year period on business and first-class airline tickets, in some cases simply because they felt entitled to the…

IN THE NEWS

Judicial Watch: Total Obama Travel Costs So Far, $106 Million

Based on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit gainst the Department of Homeland Security, the government watchdog group Judicial Watch was able to obtain further travel records from the Secret Service, showing trip costs of $3.7 million that, combined with earlier travel records, reveal that travel expenses for President Barack Obama and…

IN THE NEWS

Obama Travel Total Now Tops $105 Million

The taxpayer tab for former President Barack Obama’s travel during two terms in office keeps climbing, according to new records obtained by Judicial Watch. The conservative foundation announcedThursday that the total for security, airfare, hotels, and motorcades for the Obamas’ trips stands at $105,662,975.27. Judicial Watch received additional documentation

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“Hardest Hit Fund” to Help Struggling Homeowners Spent Millions on Parties, Bonuses, Cars

A multi-billion-dollar government program launched by Obama to help families hit by the housing crisis squandered millions on parties, employee bonuses, cars, and superfluous data storage. The program is known as Hardest Hit Fund and operates under the Treasury Department, which does little to oversee it and sits by as…


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