A new executive order, signed by the president on Monday, paves the way for Trump and Congress to "eliminate unnecessary agencies" within the federal government.
California is now the capital of liberal America. Along with its neighbors Oregon and Washington, it will be a nation within the nation starting in January when the federal government goes dark.
The move comes after a ProPublica investigation documenting how the government made it difficult for disabled borrowers to have their student loans forgiven.
All school districts in the country are required to tell the federal government how many times kids have been restrained in their schools. But some districts aren’t following through.
While in these last months the NSA has cast a long, dark shadow over American privacy, don’t for a second imagine that it’s the only government agency systematically and often secretly intruding on our lives. A remarkable traffic jam of local, state, and federal government authorities turn out to be exploiting technology to wriggle into the most intimate crevices of our lives.
Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Novartis paid doctors to push three of its products by holding "educational events" on fishing trips and at Hooters restaurants that amounted to little more than parties, according to the federal government.
In the ultimate act of corporate greed, the insurance giant--which received a bailout from the government to the tune of $182 billion--is showing what a truly unscrupulous and morally bankrupt organization it is by mulling whether to join a lawsuit against Uncle Sam over unfair bailout terms.