Monthly Archives: April 2012

House Ignores Veto Threat, Passes Bill to Stop Student Loan Rates from Doubling

House Ignores Veto Threat, Passes Bill to Stop Student Loan Rates from Doubling Posted by Don Seymour on April 27, 2012 Today the House “ignored a veto threat” and passed a measure to stop new student loan rates from doubling this summer.  The … Continue reading

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Pentagon defends millions to contractor despite unpaid taxes

Reprints & Permissions WASHINGTON – The tax problems of the military’s top propaganda contractor in Afghanistan would not have prevented the Pentagon from awarding it multimillion-dollar contracts, a top official said in a letter to U.S. senators. By Mark Wilson, Getty Images … Continue reading

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Who says federal employees don’t have a sense of humor?

  WASHINGTON, Apr 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — After acing their auditions and receiving their coveted golden tickets, a select group of federal employees in D.C. are sharpening their jokes, tweaking their routines and gearing up for the 2012 Funniest … Continue reading

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Romney’s claim about ‘multiplying’ regulators under Obama

Romney’s claim about ‘multiplying’ regulators under Obama Posted by Glenn Kessler (Whitney Curtis/Getty Images) “Today, our freedom is never safe – because unelected, unaccountable regulators are always on the prowl. And under President Obama, they are multiplying. The number of federal … Continue reading

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GSA scandal: Heavy fallout expected

Federal employees are bracing for heavy fallout from Congress over the recent scandal at the General Services Administration. The GSA inspector general’s office has asked the Justice Department to review wasteful spending by the agency for possible criminal charges, according … Continue reading

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Inside the Secret Service’s hooker hot spot: Agents assigned to protect Obama found their girls at the Pley Club in Cartagena, Colombia, sources say

EXCLUSIVE: It was in this one-story, windowless, brick building with a cheesy neon sign on top that they ended up embarrassing their country for a little fun and flesh NY Daily News — by Edgar Sandoval In Cartagena, Colombia , … Continue reading

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The champion of going over budget: Defense Department

Every spring, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) gives critics of the Defense Department (DoD) a present, courtesy of Congress, in the form of a report on the state of the Pentagon’s major weapons programs. GAO’s report for 2011, released in March, concludes that despite … Continue reading

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