C-SPAN 2016 StudentCam competitor highlights national debt in eye-opening video.Read More
EPA talking trash, says walls made out of garbage can be a “comfort” to poor people
Federal Government to subsidize ‘negligible’ streetcar in Arizona that has taxpayers shelling out $94 million of a $177 million bill.Read More
The Feds are set to spend billions on programs that are expired.Read More
Are you wondering where the $3.8 trillion FY2016 budget goes? Find out here!Read More
It's even worse than you imagined.Read More
Almost $1 billion in advertising contracts were doled out in 2013.
Representative Steve Russell releases ‘Waste Watch No. 4’ detailing over $75 billion in government waste.Read More
USDA's 'Hip-Hop to Health Jr.' program is frying up taxpayer dollars.
No valentine this year? That's ok, taxpayers are funding a NSF study on speed dating to help you get a date next year.
Congress seeks to cut back on administrative leave for 53,000 federal employees who were on leave for more than a month.Read More
DoD government travel cards: A bad bet for taxpayers.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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."
"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."
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..."Read More
"Alaska's so-called bridge to nowhere, derided by critics as an example of congressional earmarks run amok, appears dead."Read More
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.Read More