Congress Needs To Take AIG’s $85 Billion Back

In September when it was announced that AIG was in big trouble, Paulson set the wheels in motion for the $700 billion dollars bailout. AIG received an $85 billion commitment from the government and the taxpayer would pay for their screw up. Apparently the event was so stressful for AIG CEO’s, felt they […]

Could Tim Russert Be A Victim Of Big Pharma/FDA Scam

Medicare: Thousands of Medicare Providers Abuse the Federal Tax System F.D.A. Issues Strictest Warning on Diabetes Drugs

As America ages, the GREED factor related to Health Care grows exponentially. Services provided are watered down and cost is inflated to squeeze every penny out of the US Taxpayer. Health Care is no longer […]

Diminishing Oil Causes Tough Choices For A Hungry World

It used to be oil for food. Now, its oil substitute OR food. Super Powers are focusing on a dying concept. Cheap energy the old fashioned way is no longer viable. […]

The Nature Of Our Beast Is Greed – Oversight Crisis

Limitations Faced By Federal Inspectors General

Inspectors general appointed to uncover waste, fraud and misconduct in federal agencies often lead underfunded and poorly staffed units and are not as independent as the public has been led to believe, according to a study released yesterday by the Project on Government Oversight (POGO).

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Bush Blames You — Not Iraq — for Our Tanking Economy (Condi for President?)

Five years into Iraq, Bush denies any link between Americans’ economic pain and war spending.

… oil prices once again crested above $100 a barrel and more Americans than at any time since the Great Depression owed more on their homes than the homes were worth; in the year that the […]

When Engineers And Profiteers Collide NASA Shakes

Engineering problems with moon rocket causes major setback for adventure. […]

$736 million Baghdad Embassy A Fire Risk

The firefighting system in the massive $736 million embassy complex in Baghdad has potential safety problems that top U.S. officials dismissed in their rush to declare construction largely completed by the end of last year, according to internal State Department documents, e-mails and interviews.

Some officials assert that in the push to […]

Federal Election Commission Has Shut Down

With the primary season underway for the most important presidential race the Federal Election Commission has shut its doors. I kid you not. On January 1, 2008 the FEC went dark. This is truly amazing, infuriating and stunning that the MSM would miss such a crucial story during an election year. With the […]

2.5 Million Immigration Applications vs. Unhappy Processors

 

 

Immigration Contractor Trims Wages

Workers who help process millions of visa and citizenship applications for a federal immigration agency are getting pay reductions just as the agency is facing an enormous surge in those applications.

The workers whose wage rate will be cut […]

FEMA = Failure, Excess, Mismanagement, Arrogance

 

GAO Hands FEMA Another Katrina Blow

FEMA officials must be wondering if Hurricane Katrina will ever blow over. Now, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that FEMA lost another $30 million taxpayer dollars through “ineffective oversight” of contracts to maintain and deactivate those mobile homes and travel trailers […]