Chicago Transit Authority Sued for ‘Systemic Fraud’

Cause of Action suing CTA for over-reporting 'vehicle revenue miles'
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A government watchdog group is suing the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), alleging that the CTA may have improperly received between $30 million and $150 million in taxpayer funds by over-reporting mileage for grant funding dating as far back as 1982.

Team of Goofballs

Incompetence of Obama advisers knows no bounds
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President Barack Obama has surrounded himself with a team of loyalists who are more committed to supporting him than running the federal bureaucracy. Meanwhile, long-time Washington officials who have shown shreds of competence in the past are being swept aside.

The ‘Valerie Jarrett Moment’

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Jim O’Sullivan of National Journal celebrates presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett’s despoliation of her adversaries: The trumpet blast of liberalism comes at a point in the White House personnel cycle where a cast of pragmatic, politically minded advisers has departed, many of them white males: Rahm Emanuel, Robert Gibbs, Jim Messina, William Daley, David Axelrod, David Plouffe. Jarrett, among …