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Investigating the Investigators

Judicial Watch, a Washington non-governmental, public-interest group that probes and exposes government and political corruption, recently reported that many of the inspector generals in Executive Branch need to be investigated themselves. “The [supposedly] ‘independent’ watchdogs that are supposed to root out waste, fraud and corruption inside U.S. government agencies often help cover it up,” noted officials 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

Lies Obama Told Us: Protecting Whistleblowers

There was a famous Broadway play entitles “Lies My Mother Told Me“. We now have a more modern adaptation from Barack Obama entitled “Lies Obama Told Us.” The current act in the so-far 4 1/2 year run concerns the once laudable goal of protecting whistleblowers that come forward in an attempt to shed light on Continue Reading

The Waste, Fraud and Abuse of Obamaphone Continues

The Lifeline phone program, often referred to as Obamaphone continues with an ever-increasing cost. In four short years it has soared from $819 million to $2.2 billion. The program was begun in 1984 to ensure that poor people aren’t cut off from jobs, families and emergency services due to inability to pay for phone service. It’s 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

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