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U.S. lawmakers probe Fed cyber breaches, cite ‘serious concerns’

A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve’s cyber security practices after a Reuters report revealed more than 50 cyber breaches at the U.S. central bank between 2011 and 2015. The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Friday sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to express

Senate report slams VA watchdog for ‘systemic’ failures in probe of Wisconsin hospital

A Senate committee’s report into overprescription of powerful painkilling drugs at a Wisconsin VA hospital slammed the agency’s inspector general’s office for discounting key evidence, narrowing its inquiry and failing to make its report on the matter public.  The report by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which will be released Tuesday and

Hillary Clinton’s Emails: Lying in Plain Sight

Debra J. Saunders,   Speaking in San Francisco Thursday, Hillary Clinton told supporters that Donald Trump is not fit to be president. “He roots for himself,” the former Secretary of State proclaimed, “and that’s the type of person who should not be president of the United States.” By that standard, Clinton herself has no business

Hillary’s Campaign Manager: ‘This Election Will Be About Trust’

Guy Benson, Even as he says those words, you know he hopes deep down they aren’t true — because if this election really does boil down to trustworthiness, his widely-distrusted serial liar of a boss is in some serious trouble: Note how Couric prefaces the question with a reference to a national poll showing Clinton underwater by 20

Dealing with the IRS Doesn’t Have to Be Hell

Kevin McCarthy, *Co-Authored by Representatives Jason Smith and Rick Allen I’m stumped too. After all, there’s a reason why when people hear the letters “IRS” they get angry, frustrated, scared, or a combination of all three. Our tax code is a modern-day embodiment of Dante’s circles of hell. The federal tax code and accompanying regulations

Hillary Clinton, the First Probationer in the White House: If She’s Elected

Kurt Nimmo | Infowars, Fat chance Hillary will be subjected to a urine test and home visits. If elected in November and taking office next January, Hillary Clinton may become the first person on probation to serve as president. Criminologists and government officials say if Clinton is indicted for ignoring a record retention law and

FBI Launches Criminal Investigation Into Obama’s VA Scandal

 Of all the scandals rocking the Obama administration. the VA scandal probably hurts them the worst.  People take the care of our nation’s veterans very seriously, and care for vets is something that is nonpartisan. So it is not surprising that there is genuine outrage on both sides of the aisle at the long wait

Senators urge Pentagon to end systematic faking of its accounts

 Four senators have called on the Defense Department to end a practice that involves deliberately inserting false numbers into the Pentagon’s accounting ledgers and financial reports. The senators sent a letter to Defense Department Comptroller Robert Hale urging the Pentagon to stop an accounting practice widely known as “plugging.” The letter, dated June 12, 2014,

Medicare’s $5 Billion Ambulance Tab Signals Area of Abuse

 The patient smoked cigarettes in the passenger seat of the ambulance every week, chatting with the driver while taxpayers foot the $1,000 bill to drive him four blocks for his dialysis treatment. The routine was part of a $1.5 million scheme to defraud Medicare by Penn Choice Ambulance Inc., according to an indictment against the

$6 bn worth of contracts misplaced by State Department

 The US State Department is unable to explain how it spent billions of dollars worth of contract funds in areas throughout the world, according to a newly unveiled report by the department’s internal watchdog. The Office of Inspector General explained in a March 20 “management alert” to department leaders that approximately $6 billion has gone