During the Bill Clinton Administration, Republican lawmakers created a program to provide incentive for banks to finance projects that would create new markets in financially struggling communities. But the program is being used on frivolous projects in areas where the taxpayer-funded economic boost isn’t even needed.
More than half of the Federal government’s 78 inspectors general complained to Congress last week that the Administration of President Barack Obama habitually obstructs their lawful mission to conduct investigations into government waste and corruption.
Congressman Mike Honda, a California Democrat, has proposed legislation that would prohibit Americans who aren’t affiliated with government law enforcement or military organizations from owning body armor.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has a program that allows its patent examiners to work from home. An investigation of the practice has now revealed that a lot of those employees have routinely lied about the number of hours they’ve worked, and they have even received bonuses for work that was never done.
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Back during his 2012 Presidential campaign, President Obama was positively giddy to repeat the refrain that he’d ended the war in Iraq. But now, as Iraq falls to pieces and its people brutalized by terrorists whose sights are set on the U.S., he can’t understand why anybody thinks the post-withdrawal fallout has anything to do […]
President Barack Obama’s strategy of using airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists attempting to take control of Iraq isn’t likely to weaken the overall capabilities of the sophisticated terror group, a top Pentagon official said Monday. U.S. airstrikes on ISIS positions have been ongoing since last Friday. Army Lt. Gen. William Mayville told reporters […]
Filmmaker James O’Keefe of project Veritas recently made a point about the lack of security along the U.S. border with Mexico by donning an Osama bin Laden costume and crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. unmolested. “I’m at the Rio Grande river. I’m about to cross into the United States just likes thousands of […]
A day after President Barack Obama indicated that the Iraqi advance of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, had proceeded more rapidly than U.S. intelligence had predicted, an intelligence official told The Wall Street Journal that’s nonsense. “This wasn’t a U.S. intelligence failure,” said the unnamed official. “It was an Iraqi military failure. The […]
The U.S. government’s decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake and will only escalate an already tense situation, ultimately harming the U.S. economy itself. While the effect of sanctions on the dollar may not be appreciated in the short term, in the long run these sanctions are just another step toward […]