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Taxpayers Fund Swedish Massages for Rabbits

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 cows on treadmills. From The Washington Times More than a dozen lucky rabbits were given Swedish massages four […]


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This week in Irony: Federal Transparency website missing $169 billion

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 website intended to make federal spending more transparent was missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal […]


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The Zombie Apocalypse Is Nigh, and the Pentagon is ON IT!

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 $500 billion — maintains a disaster preparation document called “CONOP 8888,” which in […]


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Obamacare contractor pays workers to do nothing

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 hardly any work to do. They’re told to sit at their computers and hit […]


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EPA pays out nearly $500K in unauthorized bonuses

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 received $481,819 in unauthorized retention bonuses between 2006 and 2013. The bonuses are meant to incentivize employees who receive […]


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