HART: EPA Top Dog's Astonishing Fraud: Beale Street Blues

Published: Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:34 PM.

Rosemary Beach, FL — It’s an all-too-familiar story of government incompetence, waste and fraud.

Virtually unreported until his sentencing, John Beale, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) top paid employee and its global warming expert, got 30 years last week.

He pled guilty to bilking taxpayers out of nearly $1 million by not showing up for work in a comical pattern of lies that went on for years.

For one stretch of 18 months, he did not set foot in the EPA building (named for Bill Clinton). Wow, Al Gore cannot get any respect — the environment was kinda his thing.

When he reports to prison next year, it will mark the first federal gig for which Beale has actually shown up.

To get out of work, this front man for the Obama administration's man-made global warming narrative pretended to be a secret CIA agent. His boss, Gina McCarthy, the woman with short hair and sensible shoes who is now running the EPA, bought Beale’s story for years.

Beale did not go to work, lied about being a CIA agent, billed hundreds of thousands of dollars of fraudulent expenses to the EPA, lied about having malaria to get a handicap parking spot for a job he did not go to, and said he had been in Vietnam. All lies. Who does he think he is - a U.S. Senator from Connecticut?  And what other elaborate frauds did he fabricate to advance his own interests



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