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Healthcare fugitives: Amid wrangling over federal budget, fraud still costs taxpayers billions

Members of both parties in Congress seem to have one agenda—continue to increase federal revenue otherwise known as taxes and/or fees while failing to account for trillions in spending. Nothing illustrates the failure of big government bureaucracy more than the … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy in bloom as we learn Clintons, NYT benefited from tax code

Do you know anyone of sound mind who actually wants to pay more taxes than legally necessary? I don’t. Everyone I know, come tax time, is looking to take advantage of every deduction and credit available to lower his or … Continue reading

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Why is rampant fraud ignored by most presidential candidates?

Candidates on both sides of the aisle usually include social security reform in their platforms, and entitlement spending is a favorite target of some Republicans. Both worker and employer are federally mandated to pay into these programs—entitlements such as Social … Continue reading

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Trump trumped CNN’s Dana Bash on federal waste, fraud, and abuse

An exchange in the March 10 CNN debate between news presenter Dana Bash and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump deserves a hard look. Trump brought up “waste, fraud, and abuse” in the federal government. Bash cited a figure from one think … Continue reading

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Is there a candidate on either side who will reform our ‘Bloatacracy’?

Candidates on both sides of the aisle talk up China’s economy, “anchor babies,” ISIS, and what politicians mistakenly label “education.” Missing from the discussions is a critical issue. The federal bureaucracy is not only corrupt, bloated, and inefficient. Some agencies … Continue reading

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