Post Tagged with: "Pigford II"

December 6, 2010 09:38

The Pigford Shakedown: How the Black Farmers’ Cause Was Hijacked by Politicians, Trial Lawyers & Community Organizers — Leaving Us With a Billion Dollar Tab

“[Pigford is] the largest scam against the federal taxpayers in the history of the United States.” —USDA Employee John Stringfellow

November 30, 2010 09:12

Massive fraud in Pigford discrimination settlement

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) joined Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) at a 9/29/10 press conference to discuss allegations of serious fraud within the Pigford v. Vilsack settlement program. The Pigford v. Vilsack settlements for alleged discrimination by the USDA against Black farmers expose taxpayers to over $2.3 billion in claims. Some estimates suggest over 75% of Pigford claims are fraudulent.

September 29, 2010 04:04

The Pigford Pig-Out and the Election

According to sworn testimony by John Boyd, President of the National Black Farmers Association, there are 18,000 black farmers. They could not all have been victims of discrimination. To date, there have been over 94,000 claims made. These numbers speak to massive fraud.

September 24, 2010 07:52

Bias Settlement Now Reparations Slush Fund

A settled lawsuit intended to pay thousands of dollars to black farmers discriminated against by the federal government is instead being used as a billion-dollar slush fund doling out reparations for slavery.