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Feds Spend $172K to Fight Distracted Pedestrians Via Phone Alerts

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $170,000 studying how to crack down on distracted pedestrians looking at their phones when crossing the street by sending people warning messages on their phones to look at while they cross the street. The post Feds Spend $172K to Fight Distracted Pedestrians Via Phone Alerts appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

September 12, 2018

Feds Spend $2.9 Million Studying EDM Clubs

The National Institutes of Health is spending $3 million investigating the goings on at electronic dance music clubs. The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, a nonprofit group based in Maryland, is leading the study, which aims to curb clubgoers from getting drunk, doing drugs, and other "unsafe" behaviors. The post Feds Spend $2.9 Million Studying EDM Clubs appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 11, 2018

Taxpayer-Funded Childcare Fraud Scheme Appears to Fund Terrorists

Millions of taxpayer dollars appear to be going to support terrorists in the Middle East and Africa by using childcare centers as fronts, according to an investigation in Minnesota. The post Taxpayer-Funded Childcare Fraud Scheme Appears to Fund Terrorists appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 16, 2018

FBI Delays Release of Communications With Firm That Examined DNC Servers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has pushed back the estimated completion date of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents pertaining to its communications with the security firm that examined the Democratic National Committee's hacked servers to October. The post FBI Delays Release of Communications With Firm That Examined DNC Servers appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

April 28, 2018

Gutiérrez Ordered to Repay Federal Govt. Over Misuse of Funds

The House Committee on Ethics released a series of reports on Friday and ordered Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D., Ill.) to repay the government after allegations he misused federal funds. The post Gutiérrez Ordered to Repay Federal Govt. Over Misuse of Funds appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

March 23, 2018

The Oxford Study Saying Trump Supporters Share More Fake News Is Fake News

An Oxford University study being spread by mainstream news outlets that claims Trump supporters share the most fake news is itself fake news. Researchers at the Computational Propaganda Project, who are the recipients of over $200,000 in taxpayer funding, spent "several years" developing its "junk news" list, which is actually full of the most popular conservative websites on the internet. The post The Oxford Study Saying Trump Supporters Share More Fake News Is Fake News appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

February 9, 2018

NEH Gives $50,400 to Guy Who Thinks Fox News Can Brainwash Liberals

The National Endowment for the Humanities is giving over $50,000 for a study on propaganda to a philosopher who thinks watching Fox News can brainwash liberals. The post NEH Gives $50,400 to Guy Who Thinks Fox News Can Brainwash Liberals appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

December 23, 2017

Emergency FEMA Funding Went to Old Casino

Federal Emergency Management Agency grants meant for disaster relief ended up going to unauthorized casino repairs and a $300,000 "bonus" to a contractor, according to a new audit by the inspector general. The post Emergency FEMA Funding Went to Old Casino appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

December 7, 2017