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Video: Up To Our Necks

Video: Up To Our Necks

C-SPAN 2016 StudentCam competitor highlights national debt in eye-opening video.

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Free Beacon: EPA Spends $15,000 to Give ‘TrashWalls’ to the Poor

Free Beacon: EPA Spends $15,000 to Give ‘TrashWalls’ to the Poor

EPA talking trash, says walls made out of garbage can be a “comfort” to poor people

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AZ Central: Robb: Tempe Streetcar Example of Spending Gone Nuts

AZ Central: Robb: Tempe Streetcar Example of Spending Gone Nuts

Federal Government to subsidize ‘negligible’ streetcar in Arizona that has taxpayers shelling out $94 million of a $177 million bill.

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The Fiscal Times: Why is the Government Spending $310 Billion on ‘Unauthorized’ Programs?

The Fiscal Times: Why is the Government Spending $310 Billion on ‘Unauthorized’ Programs?

The Feds are set to spend billions on programs that are expired.

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The Motley Fool: The 2016 Federal Budget: Where the Money Really Goes

The Motley Fool: The 2016 Federal Budget: Where the Money Really Goes

Are you wondering where the $3.8 trillion FY2016 budget goes? Find out here!

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PR Week: Senator Wants Federal Government to Open its Books on PR Spending

PR Week: Senator Wants Federal Government to Open its Books on PR Spending

Almost $1 billion in advertising contracts were doled out in 2013.

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Billions of Government Waste Documented in New ‘Waste Watch’ Report

Billions of Government Waste Documented in New ‘Waste Watch’ Report

Representative Steve Russell releases ‘Waste Watch No. 4’ detailing over $75 billion in government waste.

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Washington Free Beacon: Feds Spent $3.5 Million on Anti-Obesity Hip-Hop Songs

Washington Free Beacon: Feds Spent $3.5 Million on Anti-Obesity Hip-Hop Songs

USDA's 'Hip-Hop to Health Jr.' program is frying up taxpayer dollars.

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Washington Times: National Science Foundation Grants Helped to Fund a Study on Speed Dating

Washington Times: National Science Foundation Grants Helped to Fund a Study on Speed Dating

No valentine this year? That's ok, taxpayers are funding a NSF study on speed dating to help you get a date next year.

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Washington Post: Senate Panel Backs Limits on Paid Time Off for Federal Employees Facing Discipline

Washington Post: Senate Panel Backs Limits on Paid Time Off for Federal Employees Facing Discipline

Congress seeks to cut back on administrative leave for 53,000 federal employees who were on leave for more than a month.

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Government Employees Spent Almost $1 Million in Taxpayer Money at Casinos

Government Employees Spent Almost $1 Million in Taxpayer Money at Casinos

DoD government travel cards: A bad bet for taxpayers.

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Audit Finds USAID Workers Improperly Flying First Class

Audit Finds USAID Workers Improperly Flying First Class

Washington Times: A new audit report says USAID employees are misusing taxpayer funds, traveling the world in first class with no regard for tax dollars.

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U.S National Debt Hits $19 Trillion, And These Statistics Show Exactly What That Means For Us

U.S National Debt Hits $19 Trillion, And These Statistics Show Exactly What That Means For Us

Millions of trips to space. Billions of trips to Europe. The national debt just hit $19 trillion. Generation Opportunity shows us exactly what can be done with that amount of money.

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Postal Service Leasing Millions of Dollars of Space From Dead People

Postal Service Leasing Millions of Dollars of Space From Dead People

Sinclair Broadcast Group: This is a tale certain to bring a whole new meaning to the term "dead mail."
The U.S. Postal Service has been paying about $5.3 million a year to lease facilities from Americans who are dead, and not just recently. The average deceased recipient of rental money had been dead 9.7 years, according to an investigation by the agency's internal watchdog.

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NSF Pays for Shrimp on Treadmill... Again!

NSF Pays for Shrimp on Treadmill... Again!

From the Daily Caller: "Shrimp will once again run on a treadmill at taxpayers’ expense. A National Science Foundation funded-experiment that tested how sickness impaired shrimp mobility by putting the crustaceans on a treadmill made an uproar in the media and in Congress nearly five years ago. Yet the NSF has once again given tax dollars to the same researchers to put the would-be seafood on a cardiovascular workout regime."

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Statement Regarding New Reports on Government Waste

Statement Regarding New Reports on Government Waste

"I have long said that all 535 members of Congress should be doing Wastebook reports so we can have an informed debate about spending priorities. I'm thrilled to see the latest waste reports from Senators Flake and Lankford."

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New Senate waste-watchers fill up ‘Federal Fumbles’

From the Washington Times: "The dating habits of America's seniors might be of interest to online matchmakers and certain pharmaceutical companies, but Sen. James Lankford wants to know why the federal government felt it needed to get involved — to the tune of nearly $375,000 — to conduct its own study. That is one of 100 items on Mr. Lankford's "Federal Fumbles..."

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Alaska's infamous 'bridge to nowhere' finally declared dead

Alaska's infamous 'bridge to nowhere' finally declared dead

"Alaska's so-called bridge to nowhere, derided by critics as an example of congressional earmarks run amok, appears dead."

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Tracking Government Waste... There's an App for That.

Tracking Government Waste... There's an App for That.

With the rise of supposed outsider candidates, pundits are calling the coming presidential election a referendum on the establishment. They’re missing a more profound story, which is the rise of new elites. These are the citizen activists using technology to reshape the status quo in ways neither the traditional establishment nor today’s antiestablishment pretenders understand.

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