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Millions in Fraud on Government Credit Cards

© Stelios Varias / Reuters Congress has long struggled to prevent the fraudulent use of government credit cards, and now Senate lawmakers think it’s time for another crackdown on the millions of dollars of waste seen each year. Late Wednesday night the chamber approved by unanimous consent Democratic legislation directing the General Services Administration (GSA) Continue Reading

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

ObamaCare is a Prescription for Fraud

While Senators Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and their allies are waging what appears to be a hopeless fight in their attempt to defund ObamaCare, many of their Republican colleagues are stabbing them in the back in the anonymity of leaks and character assassination in the cloakrooms of the Senate. All of these attempts to allow 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

Will There Be Fraud With Obamacare’s Lack Of Income Verification?

As Obamacare’s startup date for the individual mandate approaches, the focus has become the lack of income verification for subsidies. Under new rules published by HHS federally operated exchanges still will verify such information beginning in 2014, but states operating their own exchanges can wait until 2015 to do so Under the Affordable Care Act, individuals Continue Reading

Waste and Fraud at Planned Parenthood

If you’re wondering why we’re in such a financial hole, you’ll need to know that the Federal government subsidizes hundreds if not thousands of organizations and programs. Most are perfectly innocent and helpful to Americans in their everyday lives. Some, however, strike a dissonant chord with segments of the American people. One such organization is Continue Reading

Tax Return Fraud

Have you ever noticed how government scandals and controversies take a long time to percolate to the top of the public’s consciousness? Tax return fraud has been going on for some time. We wrote about this issue ten months ago. Now with all of the other revelations about the IRS, tax return fraud has reared 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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