Last month's indictments of four officers at Connect2Internet was just the tip of the E-Rate iceberg, according to the Center for Public Integrity. The Center's new report says the federal program, which uses "universal" fees from telephone and wireless bills to connect schools to the internet, is "in financial disarray … virtually out of control … honeycombed with fraud and financial shenanigans." CPI bases its report on the FCC inspector general's Halloween audit, about which one FCC auditor said, "It's not unfair to say we have found something wrong everywhere we have looked … It appears to be both intentional and unintentional." But don't despair: An official at the American Library Association promises "The full picture isn't going to look like this sampling," and an FCC commissioner says, "If there is fraud and abuse, root it out. But let's not ignore the benefits that this program has brought to our children, our communities and our nation." In other words, Keep paying your phone bill, jerky, it's for the children!
"She's a favorite of the Russians and they have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far."
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The 7th Circuit said the guard is protected by qualified immunity.
Reading logs rarely instill a love of reading in children. We ought to just drop the act.
Peter Navarro also said Americans wouldn't pay the costs of Trump's tariffs, a claim that seems to be equally fabricated.