Browsing All posts tagged under »GAO (Government Accountability Office)«

The Department of Mis-Education

February 24, 2019 by

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The Government Accountability Office identified some serious problems within the department. ~ Brian Mark Weber   ~   At the end of each school year, children often recite the traditional American proverb, “no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks.” But how about no more Department of Education? Could there be a more […]

Veterans Continue To Suffer Under Obama Administration’s Care

April 27, 2016 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ While the Veterans Administration scandal lingers over multiple years, the mainstream media continue to perpetuate the fiction of a “scandal-free” Obama administration. Reporters are loath to report anything that might reflect badly on President Obama’s reputation and legacy. Excluding the Christian Science Monitor and USA Today, there has been a virtual mainstream media […]

EPA Fails To Meet Federal Standards In Analyzing Impact Of Regulations

August 23, 2014 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Limited in their usefulness—that is the message one walks away with from the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) evaluation of the reports from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on recent environmental regulations. The EPA is required to produce the reports to help the public, policymakers, and the regulated community understand the economic […]

6,300 Reasons The Government Is Dead Wrong On Farm Subsidies

August 10, 2013 by

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By Diane Katz ~ Congress has been wrangling for months over how to trim the taxpayer burden of bountiful subsidies to farmers. Here’s a thought: Stop paying the dead ones. Between 2008 and 2012, we now know, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disbursed more than $36 million to some 6,300 farmers who had bought […]

Reid’s Lame-Duck Lands Bill Threatens Border Security

December 14, 2010 by

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The National Center for Public Policy Research – Press Release Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is fast-tracking over 100 federal land-acquisition bills for action during the lame-duck session, despite warnings from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers that Reid’s effort, if successful, […]

National Security Agencies Fail To Protect U.S.

June 20, 2010 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. The following is based on a report from the U.S. Congress obtained by the 14,000-member National Association of Chiefs of Police. Recent terrorist events such as the attempted bomb attacks in New York’s Times Square and aboard an airliner on Christmas Day 2009 are reminders that national security challenges have expanded […]