How to Blow $700 Billion

It’s easier than you think

By Matt Taibbi

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 24: Aerial view of the Pentagon building photographed on Sept. 24, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Aerial view of the Pentagon building photographed on Sept. 24, 2017.

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

According to a study led by Michigan State University professor Mark Skidmore, some $21 trillion in Pentagon accounting transactions, made over a 17-year period, lack supporting data. This doesn’t mean the money is gone — the Pentagon only received roughly $9.2 trillion in budget money during that time — but it does mean the system is so choked with bad numbers, we have little idea of what mischief might be taking place at the Department of Defense.

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McCurtain County Sheriff Defies Medical Marijuana Law, Seizes Commercial Operation

In the far southeastern county of Oklahoma. A county sheriff, Kevin Clardy; conspired with a local judge & district attorney(Mark Matloff) to shut down a licensed grower’s crops, some kitchen appliances(cannabis butter maker), personal medical devices, and even her cellphones. Sharla Smith – Licensed Farmer    Sharla S […]

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Forks over Knives Documentary on Plant Based Diets Reversing Disease

The DVD parallels the discovery of two doctors, independently of one another (both by the way raised on dairy and cattle ranches), that plant based diets promote healthier outcomes. Their journeys were both clinical and via broad geographic demographic studies of disease trends over time. Embedded in the story were several real life cases where dramatic turnarounds were experienced in diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension with plant based diet lifestyle changes. Several cases went from heavily medicated to no medications, significant weight loss and complete life style turnarounds.

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OCPA column: SB605 is bad policy, no matter where you try it

Senate Bill 605 is bad policy, no matter where you try it

By Kaitlyn Finley, policy research fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs.

Although Oklahomans have wisely rejected repeated attempts to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, new proposals ke…

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Local School Protection Bill Passes House

OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill authorizing local school boards to adopt policies allowing authorized personnel to carry guns on campus passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives on Wednesday evening.House Bill 2336 wo…

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1889 Institute argues against Medicaid expansion

INSTITUTE ARGUES AGAINST MEDICAID EXPANSION

Less affordable than it seems

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (March 18, 2019) – The 1889 Institute has published “Obamacare Medicaid Expansion: Still a Bad Idea,” which points out the drawbacks of Oklahoma expanding Medicai…

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