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  • Administrator of the Rural Utilities Service: Who Is Ken Johnson?

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    Johnson took over as general manager and CEO of Co-Mo Electric Cooperative in Tipton, Missouri, in 2005. While there, he initiated a project to bring high-speed internet to the rural area. More than 15,000 subscribers in the area now have some of the fastest internet speeds in the country, provided by Co-Mo Connect, a subsidiary of the co-op.   read more
  • Palin and the Wolves

    Saturday, September 27, 2008
    Sarah Plain has aggressively encouraged hunters to be allowed to use airplanes to kill wolves and bears and has offered hunters $150 for each foreleg of a freshly killed wolf they turn in.   Factcheck: Call of the Wild (by Viveka Novak, Northlan...   read more
  • Voice of America Blocked in Russia…by the US Government

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    Incredible as it seems, the taxpayer-funded Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is terminating the Voice of America’s Russian language programming.  Instead, the BBG is shifting its Russian language programming to Radio Liberty, which is also fu...   read more
  • War is Wonderful…If You’re a Kuwaiti Contractor

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    While most Americans and others around the world will breathe a sigh of relief when U.S. troops finally pull out of Iraq, there are those who will be sorry to see them go.  A perfect example is the Sultan Al-Essa family of Kuwait.  The Sultans con...   read more
  • Museums Free September 27

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    Museums Free September 27   read more
  • Mobsters Gave FBI Agent Retirement Bonus

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    For 15 years, some of the most feared gangsters in Boston said ex- FBI agent John Connolly took care of them. In fact, they said, he was part of the gang.   Agent Seen as Mob Insider (by Edmund H. Mahony, Hartford Courant)       read more
  • First Penny Redesign in 50 Years

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    "This is a momentous occasion in the history of our Nation’s coinage because these designs represent the first change in the Lincoln cent in half a century," said Director Moy.   First Penny Redesign in 50 Years     read more
  • $1 Billion Over Budget...So Far

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    The cost of the Homeland Security Department's program to equip ports of entry with radiation detection equipment will be $3.1 billion. That's $1 billion more than the agency told the White House and Congress it would cost last spring.   $1 Bill...   read more
  • Innocent Canadian Forced to Change Name to Avoid Terror Watch List

    Monday, September 22, 2008
    A Quebec businessman whose name is one of the many that have erroneously landed on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's flight passenger watch list has decided to change his name to avoid lengthy security hassles at the airport.   Quebec M...   read more
  • US Attorneys Don't Prosecute Half of Murder Cases in Indian Country

    Saturday, September 20, 2008
    U.S. attorneys failed to prosecute 62 percent of crimes committed in Indian Country during a three-year period, and on Thursday, members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee wanted to know why.   read more
  • National Endowment for the Arts: Gioia Moves On

    Friday, September 12, 2008
    Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts since March 2003, plans to announce today that in January he will leave the federal agency he is credited with helping revitalize. Gioia, a prize-winning poet and critic, said he will bec...   read more
  • Morales Expels U.S. Ambassador

    Thursday, September 11, 2008
    Amid Growing Unrest, Bolivia Orders U.S. Ambassador to Leave   read more
  • Dept. of Interior Officials Get in Bed with Oil and Gas Reps...Literally

    Wednesday, September 10, 2008
    The investigation also concluded that several of the officials “frequently consumed alcohol at industry functions, had used cocaine and marijuana, and had sexual relationships with oil and gas company representatives.”   read more
  • Government Auditors Collude with Contractors

    Friday, July 25, 2008
    McCaskill Takes On Military Industrial Complex   read more
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