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Michelle Obama plans pricey trip to China on the taxpayer’s dime

Michelle Obama, her daughters and her mother plan a week-long solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and university students - and that will likely cost U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars.

President Obama and his family have come under heavy scrutiny for the unprecedented high travel costs during his time in office - and a week-long trip to China for four members of the First Family, members of the Secret Service and other members of the White House staff will likely cost several millions of dollars...

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Taxpayer Funded NPR Misreports Facts In The South To Push Race Narrative

One of the ways in which the media abrogates its duty to inform the public is in neglecting to report key facts that would change the conclusions an audience would make about a set of events.

It’s even worse when that media source is supported by the taxpayer just to be be propagandized into a political agenda. Here’s the latest egregious example from NPR...

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Sen. Rubio Pushes Repeal of Obamacare Provision Permitting Insurance Industry ‘Bailout’

Obamacare includes a provision that allows the federal government to funnel taxpayer dollars to insurers that face the prospect of losing too much money under the new health care law, and conservative critics want to repeal it. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said the provision could amount to a bailout of the insurance industry, which stands to lose if the troubled Obamacare exchanges fail to enroll enough people to make the system financially viable. Obamacare enrollment has already been stymied by...

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13 Illinois Democrats Including Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Daughter, Charged With Embezzling $16 Million From Taxpayer-Funded Grants

THE WATCHDOGS: The U.S. attorney’s office in Springfield has been busy the past few years investigating a variety of fraud schemes involving state grants with 13 people charged so far, six who have pleaded guilty. Two of them have ties to President Barack Obama. Here’s a brief look at each of the criminal cases...

 

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