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Congress must return to Constitutional order to eliminate waste

Despite all of the publicity about waste, fraud and abuse in the Federal government that individuals like Sen. Tom Coburn and organizations like Citizens Against Government Waste have shone a spotlight on, like the poor it is still with us. We have had Congressional hearings, media stories, blog posts and still no head way has Continue Reading

More Spending=More Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Seems simple but until now no one has really pinpointed the core reason for the vast amounts of waste, fraud and abuse that the United States is currently experiencing. All levels of the American government, federal, state and local, are just bleeding money in an unending torrent. The simple reason is that the more we Continue Reading

Wasting The Stimulus

A recent WUSA-9/Washington Guardian investigation has found that there is much more waste, fraud and abuse in the Stimulus spending than the Obama administration has revealed during the campaign. The administration has identified about $11.1 million in fraud but their own fiscal watchdogs have so far come up with $5.8 billion in waste…and still counting. Continue Reading

The Pigford II Abuse

The Pigford II Abuse The original Pigford settlement arose out of a 1997 class-action lawsuit by Timothy Pigford and 400 southern black farmers who had apparently legitimate claims of discrimination against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in its allocation of farm loans between 1983 and 1987. At last count, more than 94,000 black farmers Continue Reading

Medicare and Medicaid Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Medicare and Medicaid Waste, Fraud and Abuse As the need for Medicare and Medicaid grows with the greying of America, we are seeing an increasing financial impact with waste, fraud and abuse in the systems. Here are some facts and figures. According to the most recent estimates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Continue Reading

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