Browsing All posts tagged under »Wasteful Government Spending«

Biden’s Tax-And-Spend ‘Infrastructure’ Plan Would Slow Economy, Deepen Swamp

April 1, 2021 by

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By David Ditch ~ The Biden administration on Wednesday released details of the first part of its latest enormous spending plan. Although President Joe Biden is promoting the plan as a way to create jobs through infrastructure projects, its combination of tax hikes and central planning would leave the nation poorer and more dysfunctional. Amazingly, […]

The Most Outrageous Government Scam Of 2014

December 28, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ For outrageous government scam of the year, it’s hard to compete with the news of the supersized public-employee pensions in California. If you haven’t already heard: In 2013, an assistant fire chief in Southern California collected a $983,319 pension last year. A police captain in Los Angeles received nearly $753,861. Talk […]

12 Days Of Waste-Mas

December 26, 2014 by

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By Romina Boccia ~ The Christmas season is on and shoppers are out in full force. This means nothing for Washington. Here, Santa Claus seems to hand out gifts all year long. Here are 12 examples of government waste we’ve selected in the spirit of the 12 days of Christmas: 1. NASA spent $237,205 to […]

Let’s Get Government Out Of The Charity Business

December 19, 2014 by

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By Star Parker ~ The story is told that when Tennessee frontiersman Davy Crockett served in the US Congress (between 1827 and 1835) he voted for a bill appropriating $20,000 for relief for victims of a fire that broke out in Georgetown. When he returned home, a constituent farmer chastised him for supporting the bill […]

Members Of Congress Won’t Read This Bill

January 11, 2014 by

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By Amy Payne ~ Passing bills to find out what’s in them… that was so 2010, right? Sadly, no. Any day now, Congress is likely to release the trillion-dollar Trojan horse that is the spending bill for 2014. It’s going to be big, and it’s going to be rushed. And few members of Congress (if […]

Former Australian Labor Government Kept Quiet About Another $1.4 Billion NBN Blowout

November 3, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The former Australian Labor Government knew its NBN plans were blowing out – again – by up to $1.4 billion but kept the news secret: A CABINET briefing document obtained by The Weekend Australian confirms the Rudd government was aware of significant risks to the National Broadband Network rollout and that […]

What’s Another $45 Million At The Energy Department?

September 7, 2013 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Department of Energy (DOE) announced it is spending $45 million of taxpayer money for 38 different projects for advanced transportation technologies. But private companies should be making these investments on their own to provide the best products available for consumers. The 38 projects funded by DOE are going to universities, […]

The Government Gu$her

August 29, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ At a time when the biggest issues are the economy, the reform of entitlement programs, the national debt and deficit, many Americans are blissfully unaware of the machine that keeps their taxpayer dollars flowing from every federal government department and agency. Even with a $16 trillion dollar debt, the money gushes […]

If I Were Dictator (Part 29)

July 27, 2011 by

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By Marlin6 On 02/05/2008, I authored a post “Benevolent Dictators Make Good Government”. Examples are King David – Israel – (1010 BC –970 B.C.) in ancient times and General Douglas McArthur – Japan – (1945 –1947) in modern times. I started musing about what I would do if I were absolute dictator of the United […]

Spending Insanely While the Economy Collapses

June 26, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba America is a sovereign nation, a constitutional Republic that will celebrate the 235th anniversary of its declaration of independence in 1776 and the 223rd anniversary of its Constitution which became effective when the State of New Hampshire became the ninth State to ratify it in 1788. By most indications it is a […]

Chinese Professor

October 29, 2010 by

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Chinese Professor By CAGWmedia Donate to help end wasteful deficit spending at http://www.cagw.org. This new ad is part of an ongoing communications program in CAGW’s decades-long fight against wasteful government spending, increased taxes, out-of-control deficit spending, and a crippling national debt that threatens the future and survival of our country.