Posted by CAP reports
that "conservatives," led by Grover Norquist, are asking congress to to "cut back a critical provision [of federal law]: the authority to pay hefty rewards to whistle-blowers who provide inside information about improper activities by medical groups, drug companies and other healthcare providers."
Now, why would he want to do that? It can't be a fiscal issue because the government gets back considerably more money than they pay out-- they are only giving a cut
to the whistle-blower of money they otherwise would lose. It can only be about protecting corrupt
corporations, by removing one of the incentives for whistle-blowing.
The naked truth...
Posted by CDigby
says of the administration: They are continuing to fight their war for US hegemony on the world stage, Republican hegemony in American politics and Executive hegemony within the government.
That's a nice distillation of what they are really all about. Let's distill it further, shall we? They stand for: world dominance, a one-party state, and the fuhrer principle.