The federal government will spend $2 billion to extend a subway line under Los Angeles' storied Wilshire Boulevard, an effort to ease congestion in one of the country's most transited corridors and to eventually link downtown to the beach with a "Sub
Pentagon Official: Auditing Goals a 'Challenge'
New Revelations in IRS Scandal with Judicial Watch's Tom Fitton
The Department of Defense awarded a contract on Wednesday to a Connecticut company that will build a fleet of helicopters to replace the Marine One fleet that ferries U.S. presidents short distances.
New report says militarized approach to fighting drug trade 'has failed on its own terms' and that new paradigms must be tried
How much "stuff" is the United States military leaving behind as it withdraws from Afghanistan after 12 years of war? Try some $6 billion worth. And much of it may yet end up in a junk pile.
Empires over-expand, over-reach and fail.
The State Department has no idea what happened to $6 billion used to pay its contractors.
Norman Finkelstein, political scientist, talks about wasting money on nuclear weapons, the West worry about Iran, while West develop new nuke weapons for itself to "replace the old ones."
Bills Still Need to Be Reconciled Before Going to Obama
“There are two things – whether or not we should be involved, with the intrigue of picking the next leader in a particular country, or whether or not we should take money from Americans and give it to somebody else. I don’t think we should be in the
The problem isn’t that the IRS has become corrupt. The problem is its very existence. Given that the agency is acquiring the power to inflict literal life-and-death decisions on Americans, it’s clear that if we don’t end the IRS, the IRS will soon be
Superintendent faces parents after news of his $663,365 salary becomes public. It’s ugly. (Video)
The mint is considering an end to minting pennies and changing the metal content of nickels.
NOW PLAYING: For the first time in history, Congress is dominated by a majority of millionaires who are, on average, 14 times wealthier than the average American. As such, these so-called representatives neither represent the American people nor serv
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents will work around the clock to X-ray every delivery truck and any other vehicle authorized to enter the MetLife Stadium complex for anything suspicious.
The Polish authorities refuse to comment on reports saying that Warsaw received 15 million dollars to host CIA secret prisons used to interrogate al-Qaeda suspects, allegedly operating in the country from 2002-2003, the Washington Post reports.
Economist Stephen Moore discusses government spending programs that subsidize the rich with John Stossel.
The theme of this year's Davos meeting where the world's wealthiest and most powerful people meet to enjoy each other's company, a fawning media, and of course the best food and entertainment that money can buy,..
Pricey System to Replace Aging Voyevoda
Dozens of current or former Russian diplomats and their spouses enjoyed luxury vacations and spent tens of thousands of dollars on concert tickets, fine clothing and helicopter rides as they lied about their incomes to get the U.S. government to pay
It's no secret that the White House called in a bunch of Internet gurus from big U.S. tech companies to help them fix the floundering HealthCare.gov website.
‘A mom who thought she was properly parenting by sending her two young kids to school with a homemade, whole-food lunch was shocked to find.....
Excerpt from Reuters: Because of its persistent inability to tally its accounts, the Pentagon is the only federal agency that has not complied with a law that requires annual audits of all government departments.
When Pensacola City Council passed a Panhandling Ordinance essentially outlawing homelessness, one would think that would be bad enough. Where are people supposed to go when it gets colder?
Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder to ask the Department of Justice to fund GPS tracking devices for autistic children--even though there are private companies that already offer this service.
Governments always present themselves to people as saviors, but everything they do is paid for with money. And the ultimate source of all that money is the people who are supposedly being saved.
Education Department has spent over $100K in handguns and shotguns
Greetings from the country that holds 1/4 of the worlds prisoners.
The average cost of each U.S. troop in Afghanistan will nearly double in the last year of the war to $2.1 million, according to a new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget.