Schakowsky’s Favorite Earmark: Now Featuring $850K in Unreported Grants
This is about what happens when governments, both state and federal, pump money into a politically connected enterprise with little accountability on both ends. If you’re an Illinois taxpayer, be advised: Reading this may raise your blood pressure.
On June 9, 2010, the American Thinker reviewed how the now-defunct Chicago suburb-based Save A Life Foundation (SALF) was founded under false pretenses, promoted by Chicago and national news outlets, and supported by some big politicians — mostly from Illinois. AT also noted how SALF, with bipartisan political backing, tapped into several money rivers flowing from state and federal agencies.
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