Archive for the ‘Government waste and fraud’ Category

Its fraud and incompetence, plain and simple.

Feds Paid $1 Billion in Social Security Benefits to Individuals Without a SSN Errors occurred because the agency did not keep paper applications supporting an individual’s case to receive benefits BY: Elizabeth Harrington February 22, 2017 5:00 am The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social […]

Will he be held to a “higher standard” if convicted?

U professor arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, stalking FEBRUARY 20, 2017 — 9:15PM A longtime University of Minnesota law professor was arrested last week after being accused by a former girlfriend of sexual misconduct and stalking, according to records. U officials confirmed that the 54-year-old professor, who hasn’t been charged, was hired by […]

Better late then never, I guess. I’m sure he thought his name would save his corrupt ass. The arrogance of self identified important people never ceases to amaze me. Will they be prosecuted? You or I sure would be…

After ethics breaches, two top execs resign from U.S. Bank Stadium panel His resignation comes amid legislative pressure. By Rochelle Olson Star Tribune FEBRUARY 16, 2017 — 3:02PM GLEN STUBBE, STAR TRIBUNE Ted Mondale and Michele Kelm-Helgen responded after Minnesota Legislative Auditor James Nobles delivered a scathing report to the House and Senate State Government […]

Cover up, lies, deception…seems to be one of the things government does best.

Complications Arise In Bundy Ranch Standoff Trial As BLM Agent Is Accused Of Ethical Misconduct “I’m sure it is him.” by Charles Campbell February 14, 2017 at 9:50am Federal trials related to the 2014 showdown between armed supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and Bureau of Land Management officers could potentially become derailed as one […]

Insanity. I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if this happens in the liberal utopias known as Duluth and Minneapolis.

Taxpayer Funded Heroin Safe Injection Sites Planned To Launch For Seattle and King County BY COWGIRL ON FEBRUARY 11, 2017 Seattle is going to open taxpayer-funded safe injection sites for heroin and other hard drugs. Safe Injection Sites Planned For Seattle Area Seattle, WA – The City of Seattle and King County are moving forward […]

Another unintended consequence of Government overreach and control.

$8.5 Billion U.S. Counter Narcotics Effort in Afghanistan Boosts Opium Production FEBRUARY 09, 2017 The U.S. government’s multi-billion-dollar effort to counter narcotics in Afghanistan is a humiliating failure that’s resulted in a huge increase in poppy cultivation and opium production. Despite the free-flow of American tax dollars to combat the crisis, opium production rose 43% […]

Why am I not surprised? Your tax dollars hard at work to suck any independent thought from your children in public schools. Why, as taxpayers, do we tolerate this indoctrination?

Student loses job for failure to promote social justice agenda David Blondin The Minnesota Republic @MinnRepublic Today at 9:46 AM EDT A student residential community advisor at the University of Minnesota was not re-hired after her performance review noted that she failed to adequately promote social justice principles. Although Justine Schwartz received high marks on […]

Once again, our impaired county attorney drops the ball. As a prosecutor, how do you overlook filing a brief on an appeal? Nonfeasance? Misfeasance? Too much Takka perhaps?

Murder conviction tossed in Carlton County fentanyl overdose By Tom Olsen Today at 8:56 p.m. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed a Cloquet man’s murder conviction for allegedly providing a fatal dose of a prescription painkiller to his daughter’s friend. In overturning Robert Todd Ferguson’s third-degree murder conviction, the three-judge panel noted that prosecutors […]

I would sure like to think our Attorney General has better things to do that use her office to push her partisan liberal agenda. What a hack.

Minnesota AG Swanson joins suit against Trump’s immigration order Politics Cody Nelson · Feb 1, 2017 Updated: 9:04 p.m. | Posted: 8:40 p.m. Lori Swanson, Minnesota’s attorney general, has joined a lawsuit alleging that President Trump’s recent immigration order is unconstitutional and should not be enforced, her office announced Wednesday night. Washington state attorney general […]

Minnesota deception, not nice. Who will be fired?

Minnesota Health Officials Conceal Case of Active TB in High School for Six Weeks by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY 14 Jan 2017889 A student or staff member at St. Louis Park High School in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, was diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) in late November, but Hennepin County Department of Health officials and St. Louis […]