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Obama White House A Lobbyist Haven

President Barack Obama has repeatedly violated his innovative campaign promise to ban lobbyists from his administration by hiring at least a dozen to high-profile positions, including several to his cabinet.  Obama’s famously coined lobbyists “won’t find a job in my White House” rhetoric has turned out to be a bad…

Aloha Govt. Waste Report

A first of its kind exposé focusing on abuse and mismanagement of taxpayer dollars in Hawaii has been released this week in the midst of the state’s significant budget shortfall. Appropriately titled “2009 Hawaii Pork Report,” the publication offers many examples of outrageous waste in city and county governments throughout…

Mayor Charged With Defrauding Govt.

The mayor of a Mississippi city destroyed by a 2005 hurricane has been charged with more than a dozen counts of fraud for lying to get federal disaster money to repair his damaged beachfront house. An 11-page federal indictment charges Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr and his wife with stealing federal…

State Ignores Own Illegal Immigration Law

Nearly two years after Georgia passed a sweeping law to curb its fast-growing illegal immigration crisis, the measure has yet to be enforced because the legislature never provided the funds or resources to do it.  Intended to prevent illegal aliens from earning wages provided by taxpayer dollars, the 2006 Immigration…

Porn Part Of Job At U.S. Agency

Employees at the multi billion-dollar federal agency that promotes science and national health spend substantial amounts of work hours viewing pornography on government computers yet a chunk of economic stimulus money is coming its way.   With an annual budget of $6.6 billion, the National Science Foundation (NSF) was created…

Mayor Bribed With Home Renovation

The mayor of Connecticut’s capital city has been charged with accepting a costly home renovation as a bribe from a city contractor who claims he would have been “black balled” from future public projects if he failed to perform the work.  Hartford Democrat Mayor Eddie Perez surrendered to state police…

Health Comm. Used Staff As Personal Assistants

New York’s high-profile health commissioner, a former U.S. Surgeon General, faces criminal prosecution for using her staff throughout seven years at the state’s Health Department as personal chauffeurs, shopping assistants and movers. A New York Inspector General’s report says that Dr. Antonia Novello billed the state’s taxpayers nearly $50,000 in…

Billions In Recovery Bill For Fraud-Infested ACORN

A radical leftist “community group” known for its fraudulent voter registration drives will get billions of taxpayer dollars under the Democrats’ massive spending bill, approved last week by the House Appropriations Committee. Scheduled for a full U.S. House of Representatives vote this week, President Barack Obama’s controversial trillion-dollar economic

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