Tag Archive for State Department

Your Tax Dollars At Work: $100K For Jazz In India


My latest post at Watchdog Arena is out: American taxpayers might come down with a case of the blues when they hear about how the State Department is spending their tax dollars. According toForeignAssistance.gov, India has requested $88,439,000 in U.S.…

Iran To Receive $50 Million Signing Bonus?

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When I first heard that the Obama administration was considering giving Iran a $50 million signing bonus I thought it had to be a joke. Ah, but this is the Obama administration, so of course they’re giving the idea serious consideration.…

State Dept Spox Can’t Name Any Successes In Iraq


State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki was asked whether the gains made by the Islamic State despite the airstrikes is distressing to the Obama administration. She tried to come up with some good news to report, and then she tried some more,…

State Dept On ISIS Strategy: Stay Tuned


The Obama administration is still struggling to come up with a strategy to deal with the Islamic State. According to The Hill, when asked about a strategy a State Department spokesman answered “Stay tuned.” A senior State Department official urged…