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Great Moments in Government Waste

InsideStraight Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 7:19 AM
The problem is that we did not buy enough Kindles to get a bulk rate. I think that if we had bought twice as many, Amazon would probably knocked another $19.95 off the per unit price. Think of the savings...
feawen Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 12:21 PM
I blame Amazon as much as our inept politicians for bilking and padding a bill that is paid by taxpayers who can ill afford it. It seriously makes me question whether I will ever buy another thing from them. This is fraud, no matter how you look at it.
Matt in N.C. Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 7:21 AM
I wonder how much Jeff Bezos, et al., have contributed to Obama's reelection campaign.

Every time some class-warfare Democrat or Charlie Brown Republican says we need higher taxes, I think of all the ways the government wastes money and I get angry because the political elite is ripping off the American people.

Should we send more money to Washington when the federal government is: