government

Blackwell and Roman: In God We Trust. Government — Not So Much

Those who relish the unyielding power of the state over the individual have had a good year. Lockdowns by tyrannical governors and state and local bureaucrats, along with expansive authority seized out of thin air by the CDC and other arms of the federal government, have made America almost unrecognizable as a bastion of freedom.

The U.S Capitol Building is prepared for the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as American flags are placed in the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The approximately 191,500 U.S. flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American …

Elizabeth Warren Made Millions Helping Corporations Evade Their Pension and Healthcare Obligations

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has a well-documented history of working for the benefit of the big corporations she routinely rails against, largely building her multimillion-dollar fortune by assisting corporations in navigating the bankruptcy laws she helped pen, Breitbart News senior contributor, bestselling author, and Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President Peter Schweizer reveals in his investigative bombshell “Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite.”

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 01: Democratic presidental hopeful U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention at the Moscone Center on June 01, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Several democratic presidential hopefuls are speaking at the California Democratic Convention that runs through Sunday. (Photo …

35% of All Government Personnel Wrongdoing Complaints Filed By VA Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC), responsible for overseeing whistleblower disclosures and investigating whistleblower retaliation throughout the federal government, expects to receive over 1,400 “prohibited personnel practices complaints” from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees in 2015 alone.

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Shockwaves From Ashley Madison Hack Hit Government, Business, Celebrities

When the “Impact Team” hackers dumped their pilfered database of clients for the Ashley Madison adultery website on the Internet, tech experts were quick to point out that it would take some effort to positively identify most of the clients, as many of them employed false names and addresses. Yet it was only a matter of time before the ticking scandal bomb began to detonate. Even with a ten-gigabyte trove of data, cross-indexing doesn’t take very long in the Information Age.

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Obama on Daily Show: ‘Government Works Better Now Than It Probably Ever Has’

“Government works better now than it probably ever has, given what we ask it to do,” he said confidently, assuring that he was able to improve many functions of government during his time as president. He argued that government agencies were full of people who worked hard and cared about helping people, but admitted that it was slow and often time failed to function properly.

Barack Obama speaks with Jon Stewart, host of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,' during a taping of the show in New York, July 21, 2015. The appearance marks Obama's third time on the show as President, and seventh overall.