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“$1MM Per Minute In Salaries, $22BN Per Year In Vacation Pay” And Other Fun Facts About The Federal Workforce

The folks at Open The Books decided to take a deep dive into the salaries of 1.97 million federal employees, using data collected from the Office Of Personnel Management and the USPS via FOIA requests, and the endless examples of excessive pay and pure waste are sure to make you sick, if not downright suicidal.  […]

‘Draining The Swamp’ – Trump Admin Blows $11 Billion In The Last Week Of Fiscal Year

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If you need further evidence regarding how wasteful and irresponsible Washington D.C. is when it comes to our tax dollars, look no further than the behavior of agencies under Donald “drain the swamp” Trump. This year’s spending binge amounted to $11 billion in the last fiscal year […]

Veterans’ Access To Medical Marijuana Hinges On Monday Vote

Authored by Stars And Stripes' Nikki Wentling via Military.com, A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote on Monday could be the end of the line this year in another attempt to pass it. The House Rules Committee will soon decide […]

Human Guinea Pigs: Congress Slams Door On Pentagon Biochemical Weapons Testing Declassification

In the 1960’s and 1970’s the US government tested chemical and biological weapons on US troops in still little known secret programs called Projects 112 and SHAD (Shipboard Hazard and Defense). The Vietnam era tests involved some 6,000 military personnel being subject to experiments involving deadly nerve agents like sarin and VX, as well as […]

Government Incompetence Story Of The Day

The Burning Platform's Jim Quinn is enraged… And half the country wants government to run our healthcare.   Government is useless, incompetent, inefficient, corrupt, uncaring, and evil.   Other than that, they’re just great. and rightfully so… WWII Veteran From Philadelphia Denied Hearing Aids, How You Can Help By Andrew Kramer (Photo of Alexander Horanzy provided […]

Coming Soon To A City Near You: The US Military’s Plan To Take Over America

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Our current and past strategies can no longer hold. We are facing environments that the masters of war never foresaw. We are facing a threat that requires us to redefine doctrine and the force in radically new and different ways. The future army will confront a highly […]