‘Mapping The Swamp’ Report Shows It’s Even Bigger, Costlier Than You Think

James P. Cochrane is paid $250,335 annually as chief marketing and sales officer for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), making him the highest paid public relations employee of the federal government. The USPS lost $5.1 billion in 2016. Right behind Cochrane is Stephen Katsanos, who pulls down $229,333 as a public affairs official for the Federal… Please follow and like us:

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Spread the swamp? Trump administration wants to move government offices out of Washington

WASHINGTON — Amid the talk of draining swamps, restoring political might to blue-collar America and turning off the spigot of taxpayer cash that showers Washington, a familiar battle cry is ricocheting through this city: Move the bureaucrats out. It has the ring of a Trumpian fantasy. Dislodge arms of the federal government from Washington and reattach… Please follow and like us:

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National debt tops $20 trillion for first time

The federal government racked up $318 billion in new debt Friday, putting it over the $20 trillion mark for the first time in U.S. history, according to new Treasury Department numbers. The total outstanding federal public debt now stands at $20.162 trillion. The spike came after Congress on Friday approved a new debt holiday, allowing the… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Budget Director Calls President’s Budget “Compassionate

President Donald Trump’s budget director says the proposed government spending plan is the vision on which the president ran and that he actually is following through on his promises to the American people. Mick Mulvaney told NBC television’s Meet the Press Sunday that means “more money for defense, more money to secure the border, more money… Please follow and like us:

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Most Lobbying Not Disclosed to Shareholders: Report

This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. Major publicly traded corporations may be owned by their shareholders, but that does not mean they let those shareholders know how much of their money is being used by executives to influence public officials. A new report finds that the vast majority of companies listed in the… Please follow and like us:

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The urgent need to restrain an out of control judiciary

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., February 26, 2016 – Alexander Hamilton got it wrong: The federal judiciary has become the most powerful branch of the federal government. We’ve seen it in just the last few weeks. On February 3, U.S. District Judge James Robart ruled in favor of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who sued to invalidate key… Please follow and like us:

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New threat to U.S. economy identified

A new threat to the troubled U.S. economy has been identified, and it’s called “fiscal space,” says a new report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. It’s the “amount of room available for additional government borrowing,” and while it isn’t likely to create a catastrophe in the immediate future, it could start impacting mid- and long-term planning,… Please follow and like us:

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Can DC skullduggery, partisan press derail the Trump Rally?

WASHINGTON,  – These columns, unfortunately, have been steadily becoming more political over the past several years. That’s because the now out-of-control, Soros-funded American left has increasingly insisted on transforming every facet of life in these dis-United States into something political. Bordering now on outright sedition, recent politicization has ranged from bathroom choices to… Please follow and like us:

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