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By Guest Author On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Opinion: Why the False Claims Act is a Double-Edged Blade

Have you ever been rewarded for calling out cheaters in class? Well, that’s pretty much the core essence of the current False Claims Act. The FCA is a federal law that has long been the government’s defense More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
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Ray, North Dakota sewage boondoggle exposed in Rand Paul’s ‘Waste Report’

In the latest edition of “Waste Report”, Kentucky Senator and 2016 Republican Presidential candidate, Dr Rand Paul exposes egregious waste of our hard earned tax dollars. photo: TaxRebate.org.uk The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Rand Paul’s ‘Waste Report’: NSF spends $176,000 to predict feeling after a decision

U.S. Senator Rand Paul today released the latest edition to ‘The Waste Report,’ which is an ongoing project highlighting egregious examples of waste within the U.S. government. The latest edition exposes $175,950 More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Baltimore proves that more money is not the solution

While the leaders in Washington cry out for more spending on education, infrastructure and crime prevention, a quick look back at the Stimulus Bill reveals almost $2 billion went to Baltimore, which is now a quagmire. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Elizabeth Warren named ‘Porker of the Year’ over Post Office banking scheme

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been named the 2014 Porker of the Year by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a watchdog group that monitors lawmakers, offices and agencies on government spending. The Massachusetts More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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White House rolls out government shutdown propaganda with new post

October 1st is day one of the government shutdown resulting from a stalled budget debate over Obamacare. House GOP members put forth a bill which would fund the government with the exclusion of Obamacare. photo More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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All Hail the Debt Fairy! All Hail the Inflation Fairy!

In September 2008, if it had not been obvious before, it had become abundantly clear since that the borrow-and-spend party has been over for nearly five years, yet Paul Krugman is becoming even more shrill about More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Kick that Keynesian Habit

One think I do like about Paul Krugman’s columns extolling Keynesian theory is that they are predictable and easy to follow. I cannot say they really constitute economics, given that Krugman seems to believe More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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House passes $51 billion Sandy Relief bill, includes pork for Amtrak, NOAA and the FBI

A measure providing $51 billion for relief and recovery from Hurricane Sandy was approved in the House on Tuesday evening, three weeks after Northeast Republicans excoriated the chamber’s GOP leaders for failing More...


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