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Waste According to the GAO

March 1, 2011

The GAO (Government Accountability Office) just released a scathing report (pdf) about the ridiculous amounts of federal government waste, essentially throwing Dems under the bus if they decide to cling to the idea that little to nothing in the government can be cut.  Now I know it’s a shocker that the government would dare waste [...]

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More Wasteful Census Spending

March 9, 2010

I’m too stunned even to write a proper introduction to this: Dear Resident, About one week from now, you will receive a 2010 Census form in the mail.  When you receive your form, please fill it out and mail it in promptly. Your response is important.  Results from the 2010 Census will be used to [...]

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Porkulus Bill: $595,600 per Pound

July 19, 2009

We now know what the unit price is for government pork., which is the site that supposedly was built to make the expenditures of the Porkulus bill transparent, has posted an entry for a contract worth $1,191,200.  What was the contract for?  According to the site, that sum was awarded to Clougherty Packaging, LLC [...]

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Wasting Money Telling People About Cleaning up After the Wasted

July 1, 2008

One thing that bothers me even more than wasteful government programs is the way government often wastes money advertising wasteful government programs. Actually, what really bothers me is being caught off guard by a photo of an oversized vomiting sea cow. Thankfully this masterpiece advertising the fact that government will clean up your puddle of [...]

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