Millionaires, Drug Dealers And Senators Caught Using Food Stamps Illegally This Year

US | Thomas Phippen
Food Stamp Program

‘…used food stamps program as an ATM’

Trump Considers Democrat Sen. Heitkamp For Cabinet, But She May Not Accept

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Heitkamp speaks with reporters after the weekly party caucus luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘She’s not going anywhere’

EXCLUSIVE: EPA Won't Come Close To Meeting Federal Ethanol Law

Energy | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

‘The EPA is setting targets then not meeting them’

A Century After Prohibition, The Government Is FUNDING Moonshine

US | Thomas Phippen
Whiskey on the rocks (Photo: Filosofff/Shutterstock)

Almost $3 million in grants went to alcohol producers this year

Gov't Admits Ethanol Mandates Are Expensive And Failing

Energy | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

‘Not nearly enough of this fuel to meet the program’s targets’

Here's How Ethanol COSTS Farmers At Least $57 BILLION

Energy | Andrew Follett
Chicken are pictured at a poultry factory in Lapa city, Parana state, Brazil, May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer - RTX2FFRQ

Ethanol mandates destroyed at least 12 chicken companies

US Gov't Buying Enough Cheddar For 67 MILLION Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

US | Thomas Phippen
Grilled Cheese (Credit: Olga Miltsova/Shutterstock)

That’s a lot of government cheddar

Federal Agencies Waste Tons Of Money On Unused Gov't Property, GAO Report Shows

US | Eric Lieberman
[Shutterstock - Marco Barone - 255838813]

More than 7,000 ‘excess or underutilized’ pieces of property in 2015

Obama Admin. Opens The Internet To Food Stamp Purchases

Politics | Caroline May
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Online purchasing shows great promise to improve access to healthy food’

Americans Don't Benefit From "Safety Nets" For Farmers

Opinion | Caroline Kitchens

In practice, agricultural safety nets work like a rigged lottery system in which taxpayers always lose.

US Government Buys $20 Million Of Cheese

US | Thomas Phippen

Imagine 11 MILLION POUNDS of cheese

Gov't Study Finds Michelle Obama's School Lunches Are Making Kids Fat

Education | Andrew Follett
Michelle Obama eats Getty Images/Jewel Samad

‘The longer children were in the programs, the higher their risk of being overweight’

Average American Is 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago

US | Andrew Follett
Women suffer from obesity with big hamburger in hand. Junk food concept on a gray background (Shutterstock/staras)

‘Another notice of that sad fact’

USDA Spends $51,000 To 'Integrate Art Into Farmers Markets'

US | Thomas Phippen

‘Technical assistance to artists with enormous talent’

Nobel Prize Winning Scientist: Obama's Cancer Moonshot Is 'All Crap'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Doctor holding a business card with capital lettering cancer research in hand, (Shutterstock/Have a nice day Photo)

‘Same old ideas’

How This Couple Scammed $10K From The Food Stamp Program

US | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Fraud is hard to detect in the program

Rep Warns Food Stamp Abuse Threatens To Bring The Entire System Down

US | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 07: A sign in a market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) | DC Food Stamp Fraud Awareness Posters

‘It goes to the integrity of the program’

State Auditor Warns Lawmakers Of National Food Stamp Abuse

US | Connor D. Wolf

‘This is not limited to Ohio’

Father And Son Charged With Trading Drugs For Food Stamps

US | Connor D. Wolf
Weed Protest At White House (Connor D. Wolf)

A Missouri convenience store owner and his son were indicted for allowing customers to trade food stamps for synthetic drugs.