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

 
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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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