Daily Outrage

The Daily Outrage: Use federal funds to build roads, not save old bridges

WHO: Antrim (Pa.) Township WHAT: Plan to use a $700,000 grant from…

 

The Daily Outrage: You can't fix audio quality for $206 million?

Who: Department of the Interior What: According to the agency's inspector general,…

 

The Daily Outrage: Florida's 'Taj Mahal' of hurricane shelters cost $7 million

WHO: Sponsors of the Brandon Regent Center in Tampa Bay, Florida WHAT:…

 

The Daily Outrage: NIH unit gets 'energy healing' study for only $104k

WHO: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine WHAT: Used $104,000 from…

Outrageous: House GOP accused of attaching $841 million in pork to defense bill

What: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is charging House Republicans with pushing through…

Nuke rush: Ohio nuclear plant reopens despite probe into cracks

What: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the reopening of a nuclear…

Most in military are not confident of retirement pay

What: Just 34 percent of senior U.S. noncommissioned and commissioned officers making…

Security flaw in millions of printers can open door to hackers

WHAT: Columbia University researchers say they discovered a security flaw that is…

Counterfeit crimes: Feds shut 150 websites for selling knockoffs

WHAT: A Department of Justice task force celebrated the blockbuster Cyber Monday…

Bitter end: Colombian rebel group’s captives killed after more than 12 years

WHAT: Colombia’s main rebel group executed four of its longest-held captives during…

Trafficker: LA man kept 48 Thai workers in slave-labor conditions

WHAT: A Los Angeles federal jury found Yoo Taik Kim, 55, guilty…

Paying to work for free: Colleges charge big bucks for ‘internship credits’

WHAT: Sixty percent of college students are required to take an internship…

30 big Arizona wildfires linked to illegal border crossers

WHAT: Of the 2,500 Arizona border wildfires between 2006 and 2010, 422…

US red tape kept out $606B in tourist spending

WHAT: In the decade since 9/11, the U.S. economy lost out on…

Security breach: Classified information about presidential visit found in gutter

WHAT: The Australian government says it is investigating how a classified booklet…

Hedge hokum: Bogus hedge fund bilked online investors for $12 million

WHAT: The posts on LinkedIn offered “pre-IPO shares of Facebook, Groupon, Twitter,…

Forced dues: Home caregivers for their own ill family members must pay the union

WHAT: Michigan’s "forced unionization" law automatically deducts $30 from the state’s monthly…

Navy investigates accusations of test cheating aboard nuclear submarines

WHAT: The Navy’s inspector general for the Atlantic submarine force is investigating…

Proposal to give $4M in US aid to China provokes bipartisan ire

WHAT: Republicans and Democrats have joined in criticizing the U.S. Agency for…

Colleges charge big bucks for ‘internship credits’

WHAT: Sixty percent of college students are required to take an internship…