DOE IG: 100+ stimulus-related criminal probes

Darius Dixon Politico 11/2/2011

The Energy Department’s inspector general has launched more than 100 criminal investigations related to 2009 economic stimulus spending.

In written testimony prepared for delivery to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today, Inspector General Gregory Friedman said the investigations have involved “various schemes, including the submission of false information, claims […]

Second Obama fundraiser linked to federal loan for failed solar company

Matea Gold and Stuart Pfeifer Boston Herald 9/17/2011

The White House faced mounting political complications as a second top fundraiser for President Barack Obama was linked to a federal loan guarantee program that backed a now-bankrupt Silicon Valley solar energy company, and as two California lawmakers called for investigations of a state tax break granted […]

Obama’s Watergate

Doug Hagmann Canada Free Press 7/11/2011

Just after 10:00 a.m. on March 23rd, 1973, John Dean, White House counsel to former President Richard M. Nixon advised Nixon of “a cancer within-close to the presidency, that’s growing. It’s growing daily.” Within the same breath, he advised Nixon that “people are going to start perjuring themselves very […]

Biden to AFL-CIO: You Keep ‘Barbarians from the Gate’

Biden to Union Socialists: You Keep “Barbarians from the Gate”

Trevor Loudon New Zeal 3/21/2011

If you have any doubt at all that the Obama Administration is siding with the labor unions, listen to Vice President Joe Biden on an AFL-CIO phone call March 16, 2011.

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Environmentalism The Chicago Way™

New Soros investment fund, profiting off Obama’s ‘green energy’ push, hires top Obama energy aide

Timothy P. Carney Washington Examiner 2/24/2011

George Soros — whom we’re always told is not serving his own economic interests at all by promoting liberal politicians and big-government policies — is launching a new investment fund that plans to profit […]

Red Tape Delayed Stimulus Projects

Louise Radnofsky and Melanie Trottman Wall Street Journal 2/19/2010

Red tape delayed a variety of federal stimulus projects including transportation-security upgrades, home weatherization and housing-project surveillance cameras, according to a government report.

Agencies responsible for administering stimulus dollars told the Government Accountability Office that complying with aspects regulating the use of the funds—such as requiring […]

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