Taxpayers fund $2.2 million for walking app, studies about UV exposure

By   /  October 8, 2015  /  Accountability, Colorado, Federal Government, News  /  No Comments

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National Institutes of Health are providing millions in taxpayer money for studies some believe waste taxpayer cash.

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SunEdison: A cloudy picture for another renewable energy company

By   /  October 8, 2015  /  California, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Maryland, Missouri, National, News  /  No Comments

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Renewable energy company SunEdison is expected to lay off 15 percent of its workforce after its stock price tumbled.

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Watchdog Podcast: Using RICO laws against climate change skeptics a terrible idea

By   /  October 2, 2015  /  Commentary, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, First Amendment, Issues, Nanny State of the Week, Pensions, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Budgets, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


Some climate scientists have earned headlines for their suggestion that the federal government should use RICO laws to go after climate change skeptics. That’s a bad idea.

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How much will EPA’s new ozone rule cost you?

By   /  October 2, 2015  /  Colorado, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Jobs + Growth, National, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

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The cost of the EPA’s new rule for reducing ground-level ozone is a matter of dispute.

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If you think it’s wrong to charge $750 for AIDS drug, blame health care regulations

By   /  October 1, 2015  /  Federal Government, Health Care, Issues, National, News, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

MARTIN SHKRELI: The guy your friend was ranting about on Facebook the other day.

A hedge fund manager purchased a drug commonly used to treat AIDS and raised the price from $13.60 per pill to $750 per pill. FDA regulations let him do it.

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RICO letter to Obama gets curiouser and curiouser

By   /  October 1, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Georgia, National, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Huh? A controversial letter that 20 climate scientists signed calling for a RICO investigation has been posted, taken down and re-posted as “inadvertent.”

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