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66 Crazy Ways That The U.S. Government Is Wasting Your Money

Here’s a post from Michael Snyder at http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com with 66 crazy ways that the U.S. Government is wasting your money. If it wasn’t so wasteful some of them would be downright funny. Why did the U.S. government spend 2.6 million dollars to train Chinese prostitutes to drink responsibly? Why did the U.S. government spend $175,587 “to determine if cocaine Continue Reading

The Beltway Bandits

The term, “Beltway Bandits”, has come to epitomize everything that is wrong with modern Washington and our bloated government. They include all of the companies, consultants and lobbyists whose aim is to profit by doing business with the Federal government. This group has grown as the size of government has grown. With a budget of Continue Reading

Government Duplication and Waste Lives On

In this era of budget battles and sequestration the Federal government is like a drunk who just needs one more drink. One major reason why we have made very little progress on trimming the Federal budget is that government duplication and waste lives on and continues almost unimpeded. Longtime Republican staffer Steve Bell who now Continue Reading

Ronald Reagan Was Right: Government Is The Problem

In his first inaugural speech, Ronald Reagan said, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” It appears that once again government has become the problem. With the explosive growth of our government over the last four and a half years, we have finally reached the tipping point where Continue Reading

Cutting the Size of Government

With the deficit out of control with over a $1.3 trillion overage, it’s time to consider cutting the size of the Federal government down to a more manageable size. This will be a real fight with Barack Obama, an avowed statist, in the Oval office but the Republicans and like-minded Democrats need to begin considering Continue Reading

Housing For Everyone

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has 18 programs of housing assistance to go along with their other social welfare programs: food stamps and farming aid. The USDA started with rural housing assistance and ran from there. They began to loan to both borrowers and builders. They moved on to loan guarantees. Of course, the Treasury Continue Reading

The World’s Greatest Waste Machine

The United States Federal Government is the greatest waste machine ever created in the history of the world. As the government has grown, the waste, fraud and abuse has grown along with it. The Federal government is filled with what I like to call “institutional waste”. It’s all of the waste that is created by Continue Reading

Government Waste in the Ether

Government Waste in the Ether Proving that the Federal Government can waste money in the ether the White House began their all out assault against waste…by announcing a plan to cut .gov websites by closing or consolidating 25% of their 2,000 websites. They are also scrapping plans for any new ones. This shows the American Continue Reading

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