By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
If you assumed the $50-billion taxpayer bailout of General Motors means the next GM car you buy is made in the USA, you may be in for a surprise.
GM has established 14 production facilities in China and is selling GM cars to the Chinese after investing $8 billion into that nation [...]
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE — One year ago, a series of embarrassing scandals involving sex, lies and videotape made the New Mexico border town of Sunland Park the target of plenty of jokes, but there isn’t much for state taxpayers to laugh about as the bill for monitoring the border town’s finances pile up.Read More →
WASHINGTON — Federal Fusion Centers — massive data-retention facilities funded in part by the Department of Homeland Security — have spread out across 77 cities, collaborating with local law-enforcement agencies to identify and defuse terrorist threats.Read More →
By Rob Nikolewski | New Mexico Watchdog
Angry at disclosures that the Internal Revenue Service has admitted targeting tea party groups and conservative organizations, an estimated 130 residents protested at the IRS office in Albuquerque during lunch hour Tuesday.
Many of the protesters were members of the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho tea parties and a line covered the block along [...]
By Patrick B. McGuigan | CapitolBeatOK
OKLAHOMA CITY — After the storm, both firefighters and residents rode, then ran, to the homes and the schools, launching a search for survivors and a recovery of remains. Accustomed to nature’s fury in spring tornadoes, Oklahomans do their best to ride out the storm, then show up after.
This tornado, designated an [...]