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Restoring UNESCO Funding: Obama Promotes Funding for Organization Proclaiming Palestinian Statehood

Source: Adam Kredo Feb.16, 2012 http://freebeacon.com/obama-wants-to-restore-unesco-funding-despite-palestine-recognition/ A footnote tucked into the president’s recently unveiled budget proposal reveals the administration’s intent to resume funding for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, otherwise known as UNESCO. UNESCO caused an international … Continue reading

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Cell Phones for the Poor Costs Consumer $1.5 Billion Annually

  According to Fox News, a subsidized federal phone program for poor people cost consumers more than $1.5 billion last year. The Lifeline system provides low-income Americans with free basic cell phones or land-lines and covers up to 250 free minutes … Continue reading

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Regardless of $1 Billion U.S. Annual Aid, Egypt Set to Try 19 American Citizens

Source: http://news.yahoo.com/egypt-sends-43-ngo-workers-trial-over-funds-142908335.html Feb.5, 2012 CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian investigating judges on Sunday referred 43 NGO workers, including 19 Americans, to trial before a criminal court for allegedly being involved in banned activities and illegally receiving foreign funds, security officials said. … Continue reading

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Senator Coburn Spotlights Federal Waste: Hundreds of Thousands spent to Study the Effect of Cocaine on the Sex Drive of Quail

The University of Kentucky received a grant of $181,406 in 2010 from the National Institute of Health to study how cocaine enhances the sex drive of Japanese quail. An almost equal amount was granted in 2011. Senator Coburn lists 100 … Continue reading

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National Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils, White House Rural Council: United Nations Agenda 21 at Work?

source: http://www.rcdnet.org/2010-accomplishments/Accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2010 The White House Rural Council is an Executive Branch entity that consists of only high level Administration officials (such as Energy Secretary, Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Agriculture, etc.). At this time, no … Continue reading

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Federal Government borrows Trillions to spend on items like $10 million for a remake of “Sesame Street” for Pakistan.

Examples of wasteful spending highlighted in Senator Coburn’s “Wastebook 2011” include: • $75,000 to promote awareness about the role Michigan plays in producing Christmas trees & poinsettias. • $15.3 million for one of the infamous Bridges to Nowhere in Alaska. • … Continue reading

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Forbes: Brazil Overtakes Britain as Sixth Largest World Economy

According to Forbes.com, December 26, 2011: The U.K. is no longer the world’s sixth-largest economy thanks to booming Brazil. That’s according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) latest World Economic League Table which notes that Brazil’s economy … Continue reading

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