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That Time Hillary Clinton’s State Department Kept Haiti From Raising Minimum Wage

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Hillary Clinton thinks raising the national minimum wage is a great idea. But when she ran the State Department they kept Haiti from raising the minimum wage to a paltry 61 cents an hour. They said it would hurt the…

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

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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

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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,…