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The History of Now

24 EpisodesProduced by Christina MooreWebsite

The History of Now – Social commentary on modern life told with a touch of humor.

24 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

DHS Has a Data Problem

June 9th, 2021


What is a writer to do when a story has three equal headlines? Each drawn this month from public documents and government reports from the Inspector General.

Headline Number One: Homeland Security has a Data Problem!

Pay me Twice, Please or Does FEMA really overpay by 20%?

May 19th, 2021


The U.S. government’s response to COVID involves contradictory, complicated, and confusing streams of funding. The government committed to spent at …

Land of Eleven - 11 steps to avoid mistakes with $2T

May 5th, 2021


The U.S. federal government is providing nearly 4 trillion dollars to assist with the management of coronavirus. $2 trillion through the CARES Act …

The History of Now (trailer)

May 4th, 2021


Fraudsters fraud; corrupt officials corrupt resulting in the maltreatment of public funds and public trust. While not shaming I will continue to …

Sarah Chayes Interview

September 16th, 2020


Little Lie Big Lie, Christina Moore, coronavirus, corruption, Storm Petrel, true crimes of public funding, true story, waste fraud and abuse, covid19, social commentary, pandemic, SCOTUS, McDonnell v United States, …

Fraud at FEMA?!

September 9th, 2020


Resources, links, show notes, transcript at

The Department of Homeland Secrecy

August 26th, 2020


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FEMA - Fiddle, Fumble, Flop

August 19th, 2020


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75% Failure Rate, Not Bad Huh?

July 29th, 2020


In a typical year, 75% of FEMA fund recipients, usually local governments and non-profits fail to follow the law. While the original analysis I did …

We've Been DUN in

July 15th, 2020


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No Corruption Here... Is there?

June 17th, 2020


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I am the Problem

June 3rd, 2020


I am the problem. I don’t want to be. Yet, here I sit.

All weekend I struggled to find my position. I live. I breathe. I have cash in the bank. I own a business with revenue and our people are paid their wages. 

To wear a …

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