Andrew Breitbart, Congressman King vindicated! NYT confirms massive fraud at USDA in ‘Pigford’



Joel B. Pollak Big Government 26 Apr 2013

The New York Times reported Friday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has likely enabled massive fraud in the Pigford series of legal settlements, in which black, Hispanic, female and Native American farmers have claimed to be victims of past discrimination.

The […]

Holder, Vilsack Release Statements on Pigford II Court Settlement

Publius Big Government 10/28/2011

From the Department of Justice:

Attorney General Eric Holder and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the following statements on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia approval of the historic Pigford II settlement:

“This settlement allows the Department of Agriculture and African-American farmers to focus on the future, and […]

Probe Pigford Fraud

“[Pigford is] the largest scam against the federal taxpayers in the history of the United States.” ~USDA Employee John Stringfellow

IBD Editorials Investors Business Daily 7/21/2011

Oversight: As the hearing to give approval to the final settlement for the Pigford farmers approaches, it’s time to investigate this classic case of waste, fraud and […]

Editorial: USDA’s Pigford fraud

Obama initiative ignores corruption to redistribute wealth

The Washington Times 2/2/2011

Race hustlers are shaking down taxpayers for payoffs, and the U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA) is falling for the scam. The controversy involves a discrimination claim against the USDA for allegedly denying loans because of race. A federal judge approved payments of $50,000 or more […]

Breitbart updates the Pigford story

Ed Morrissey 1/31/2011

On Saturday while at the Americans for Prosperity conference in San Diego, I got a few minutes to talk to Andrew Breitbart about the story and the scandal of the Pigford settlements. It’s a very complicated story, as Andrew explains in this 20-minute interview just before an hour-long presentation to the […]

Black Caucus’s Clyburn Knocks Pigford II Fraud Safeguards on House Floor

Gary Hewson Big Government 1/21/2011

As the Pigford investigation continues, it is important to note that we have demonstrated in our Pigford Report that there is massive fraud in the Pigford I settlement, but you have yet to hear a pro-Pigford politician admit to that fact. To this day, President Obama’s Secretary of Agriculture Tom […]