The 2013 government 'Waste Book' released by Republican Senator Tom Coburn is here and like all of the books before it, details continuing and egregious uses of taxpayer money.
The latest report from the U.S. Office of Special Council has found some serious waste in the Department of Homeland Security. Shocking!
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services paid $23 million to providers, suppliers, Medicare Advantage organizations and prescription drug plan sponsors on behalf of beneficiaries who had died between 2009 and 2011.
As if we didn’t already know how useless and unnecessary the EPA is, following the government shutdown we saw just how little we really need them.
Over the past two years Congress has spent almost a half billion taxpayer dollars—and wants to spend another $436 million—upgrading Abrams tanks that experts and the Army itself say aren’t needed.
Remember the Spending Quiz from 2010, which asked people to guess whether absurd examples of government waste were true or false?
Taxpayers all across America send lots of money to Washington, DC, in part because we’re supposed to believe that redistribution is a legitimate and desirable function of the federal government.
In 1996 President Bill Clinton announced, “The era of Big Government is over.” He balanced a budget by eliminating waste and inefficiency.