By Tag "Government Waste"
The following open letter to Congress was sent on July 25, 2017 to members of the House Rules Committee, calling for the elimination of the National Defense Restoration Fund, which is simply a slush fun for the Pentagon. Campaign for Liberty [...]
U.S. taxpayers paid for rabbits to receive Swedish massages four times per day according to Senator Tom Coburn's annual report on government waste which he released today. Other wasteful spending includes putting mountain lions, moneys, rats, and [...]
Worried about a zombie apocalypse? Well never fear, the Pentagon is using your money to prepare for a such a threat. From NBC News: According to a report in Foreign Policy magazine, the Defense Department — with a 2014 budget of more than [...]
According to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General, the EPA gave out $481,819 in unauthorized bonuses between 2006 and 2013. From Fox News: An Inspector General (IG) investigation found that 11 EPA employees [...]
Remember this the next time Nancy Pelosi says there is nothing left to cut. From Reason: The United States (as in, you and me), paid $43 million to build a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan. SIGAR researched and [...]
Only the government could create a website devoted to increasing transparency and somehow "miss" posting $169 billion of federal funding. Maybe the e-mails with the details on the funding got lost. (h/t USA Today): WASHINGTON — A government [...]
An investigative report out of KMOV shows that Serco, which has a federal contract worth upwards of $1.2 Billion, is paying workers to do nothing. According to a current employee, "the main thing is that the Data Entry side does not have [...]