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Planes, Trains and Tunnels

Waste doesn’t just happen at the federal level. It happens at every level of American government everyday. Waste is a monument to the disregard that both elected and unelected officials hold for the American taxpayer. Let’s look at the ongoing saga of the F-35, a plane that all of our services just had to have. Continue Reading

More Spending=More Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Seems simple but until now no one has really pinpointed the core reason for the vast amounts of waste, fraud and abuse that the United States is currently experiencing. All levels of the American government, federal, state and local, are just bleeding money in an unending torrent. The simple reason is that the more we Continue Reading

Stupid Government Funding

The United States Federal government is a huge and sprawling establishment with a budget of $3.7 trillion a year. Over the last several years, both the President and the Congress have been hammering on the need for the elimination of waste, fraud and abuse in government departments and agencies. Yet the stupid government research funding Continue Reading

The Hurricane Sandy Disaster Bill

In a word, the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Bill is a fraud. The proposed bill totals $60.4 billion in supposed aid for the stricken communities and individuals that were hit by the monster storm. But the Democrats have no shame. Of the $60.4 billion, only $11.5 billion will go to the FEMA Disaster Relief Fund. The Congressional Budget Office projects Continue Reading

More Waste Around Us: Wastebook 2012

Last week, we posted about Senator Tom Coburn’s annual report on federal waste, documenting over $18 billion in wasteful government spending, Wastebook 2012. In that post we highlighted eight different areas of waste. Here are several more examples of egregious wasteful spending. Sometimes the United States Government acts more like the United Way. We’ve written about Continue Reading

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