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$50 Billion in Waste: Tunisian Democracy, Abandoned Mental Hospitals, and the Pakistani Film Industry

Dr. Rand Paul, Senator from Kentucky, is slightly famous for his routine “Waste Reports” he publishes.  The reports highlight gross misuse of federal tax dollars.  Generally, Senator Paul highlights the most absurd, random, and wasteful uses of your tax money.  His 2019 Summer Edition of The Waste Report just came out! Panamanian Frog Mating Calls …

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Family Separation Week – Trump Gives DHS Discretion “to the extent permitted by law”

Via an Executive Order titled, “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation,” Mr. Trump has instructed relevant Federal agencies lead by the Department of Homeland Security that they,  (a)  … , shall, to the extent permitted by law and subject to the availability of appropriations, maintain custody of alien families during the pendency of any …

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What’s Real and What Isn’t

Sometimes posting  the news can appear to be a real endorsement. Not true. We clear that up then work over the impending imposition by DHS of Real ID rules upon Granite Staters, a Federal mandate the Democrats in New Hampshire nullified back in 2007.

GAO to Investigate Ammunition Stockpiling By Federal Agencies

The Government accountability office (GAO) has begun looking into why the Obama administration is arming agencies with enough ammo to sustain the average war for 27 years?  Good question.  We’ve been wondering that ourselves.  Why would a guy who claimed that the country needed a civilian national security force be arming the department of education, …

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Feds Gobble Up Ammo: Marines and Police Scrimp And Save

First there were the stories about DHS buying 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition, for practice – perfectly innocent, they said. Steve explained that, even if the purchases were for practice, at normal rates of consumption, that would be sufficient for decades of practice, and besides, hollow point rounds are illegal in war, and an expensive …

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Obama’s Army….Only Following Executive Orders

Is Obama’s “Civilian National Security Force” being staged and supplied under our very noses? “We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” – BHO, Colorado, …

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From The Edge of Sequestration – About Those Job Cuts…

We’ve been warned of tainted food as the FDA furloughs workers, thinning ranks as border agents get let go, and fewer Federal prosecutors, and don’t forget about those FAA employees that have to be let go. So why, in the age of sequesteria, has the Federal Government posted job opening to fill 2,596 positions in just the past ten days? …

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