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Twitter account mocking ‘questionable’ left-wing papers is shrouded in Secrecy

On any given day, the Twitter account of New Real Peer Review features the latest in wacky, abstract liberal research, from feminist glaciology to the racism of Pilates and pumpkin spice lattes. The account, which has some 23,000 followers, is shrouded in secrecy — its moderators unknown to those reading the satirical tweets mocking what

Trump is right: Silicon Valley is using H-1B visas to pay low wages to immigrants

This drafted executive order could actually mean higher wages for both foreign workers and Americans working in Silicon Valley. On the heels on its controversial immigration ban targeting seven Muslim-majority countries, the Trump administration has drafted a new executive order that could actually mean higher wages for both foreign workers and Americans working in Silicon

Government Waste: Frittering Away the Funds

Ed Feulner, I have good news for lawmakers looking to purge wasteful spending from the federal budget: It’s a target-rich environment out there. That’s not to say you won’t encounter pushback from special-interest groups bent on preserving their slice of the pie. But a quick tour of the latest “Wastebook” from Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)

Okla Sen. Lankford releases new ‘Federal Fumbles’ report on gov’t waste

A $2 million study on how children don’t like to eat food that’s been sneezed on is one of the highlights of this year’s “Federal Fumbles” – a report on government waste released Monday by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla. The report, called “Federal Fumbles: 100 ways the government dropped the ball,” lists $247 billion in

Gov’t ‘waste’ report: Researchers paid to sting genitals, study wet animals and more

What makes goldfish feel sexy? How many shakes does it take for a wet dog to dry off? And really — how much does a bee sting on a penis hurt? Government-funded studies have spent millions of taxpayer dollars to answer bizarre questions like these, according to a new survey of questionable spending released Tuesday