Archive for the ‘Your tax dollars hard at work.’ Category

Why can’t they just let the police do their jobs?

First, with data privacy laws, I have to wonder what type of information this phony bunch of do-gooders get.  Since it is still an active investigation, the only information that should be made public has already been disseminated.  Does this board think they will contribute anything to an ongoing investigation?     ################################################# Duluth Citizen Review […]

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 […]

Sadly, either way the taxpayers are on the hook for these morons….the cleanup, the LEO presence, and the aggravation.

Stenehjem: ‘Very likely’ North Dakota will sue feds for cleanup costs By John Hageman Today at 9:58 a.m. BISMARCK—North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said it’s “very likely” the state will sue the federal government to recoup cleanup costs associated with the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp on federal land. Stenehjem’s comments on Wednesday, Feb. […]

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 […]

Another sweet plea deal..in St. Louis County! Haven’t we all been told public officials should be held to a higher standard?

Former state trooper from Hibbing pleads guilty to sex charges By Tom Olsen on Feb 17, 2017 at 10:23 p.m. A former Minnesota state trooper on the Iron Range has pleaded guilty to charges that he inappropriately touched two women during a bonfire gathering in July 2015. Todd Allan Lindstrom, 46, of Hibbing, entered into […]

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 […]