Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Russia Defaults Putin Dying?

Submitted by ub on Sat, 06/25/2022 - 20:42
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A Russian government default on its international debts would be the first time in 100 years after time runs out for Moscow.

This little dictator has responded angrily to the situation, claiming the default has been engineered by Washington. It has insisted it is willing and able to pay. So he better put up, or shut up.

Russia's Central Bank no longer has access to around $300 billion of the country's total reserves of about $640 billion. The Russian government used U.S.-held reserves to make coupon payments on dollar-denominated debt on a case-by-case basis.

Death Condo

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/31/2022 - 09:16
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Americans have all read, seen, or heard about the South Florida condo that collapsed and killed dozens of its residents.

The death toll in the Florida condo building collapse went up to 95. According to the AP, the Miami-area condominium building collapse had rescue crews working for the 20th day to find victims in the rubble.

The Associated Press article explicitly states "condominiums". Doesn't this cover other residential buildings of similar construction with regard to structural and safety inspections?

MAYDAY!

Submitted by ub on Sun, 05/01/2022 - 07:53
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MaydayMaydayMayday! It's the call that no ship's captain ever wants to make. Why? Because it could mean trouble. Big Problem!

The mother ship is taking in water. And according to NYC officials, Nautical Winds Condominium has issues serious enough to receive fresh building violations.

The Rise and Fall of the GOP

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/10/2022 - 10:02
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These strange bedfellows are now estranged while their political party is strained and being strangled by their own members.

Journalism Under Attack

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/25/2021 - 08:24
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Freedom of the press through various media, especially published materials is a global right that should be exercised freely.

The American news media referred to as The press in the first amendment was designed to serve the governed, not the governors.The freedom of the press is critical to a democracy in which the government is accountable to the people. A free news media functions as a watchdog that can investigate and report on government and civic wrongdoing.

US Lost The Afghanistan War

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/31/2021 - 04:23
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The costly 20-year war in Afghanistan finally ends as the final American military cargo plane flies out of the city of Kabul.

War what was it good for? Killing Americans and Afghans as well as wasting USA taxpayers' funds on foreign soil instead of investing in our depleted infrastructure. The next time the US is attached, the military should respond and move on. It is very clear the USA can afford President Biden’s recommended investments at home. Take a look at how much American tax dollars were spent on the war.

200 Delightful Days

Submitted by ub on Sat, 08/07/2021 - 08:09
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On this 200th day of Joe Biden's presidency, the forecast appears to be mostly sunny, with some clouds and scattered showers ahead. This, according to is a review of important data compiled from several major polls. President Biden said it best ‘ 200 days down – and America is moving forward once again.‘

By most measures, POTUS has gotten off to a strong start. President Biden’s overall job approval has had a solid majority while disapproval has stabilized significantly.

Nowhere To Hide

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/31/2021 - 03:34
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The US Justice Department has finally ordered the release of Trump taxes and the truth of his dirty lies are about to be uncovered.

The Federal Government says Donald Trump's tax returns have to be turned over to Congress, which first requested them over a couple of years ago. Here’s how the stories were reported.~

BS SPACE RACE

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/10/2021 - 04:14
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Why does a billionaire space race have Branson and Bezos competing on spending millions on being first in outer space?

And why call it historic? This is not the first time billionaires burned through gobs of money and resources to accomplish something a monkey did 72 years ago. Wake up and face reality, folks.

A Search For Blame

Submitted by ub on Sun, 06/27/2021 - 16:29
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‘it’s been more than one week after the condo disintegrated into a heap of slab and tangled metal, only 24 bodies have been recovered.