- Sep 21, 2012
- Reaction score
- Sin City
The report itself can be downloaded @ http://www.coburn.senate.gov/public...&File_id=d204730e-4a24-4711-b1db-99bb6c29d4b6Senator Coburn's annual Wastebook once again shows how your tax dollars are being flushed down the tube of porkbarrel spending and favoritism. Check it out @ Wastebook Highlights $30 Billion of 'Stupid Spending' - Politics - CBN News - Christian News 24-7 - CBN.com
He cites examples like the U.S. State Department spending $630,000 to attract followers to its Facebook and Twitter accounts.
And a study on angry wives allowed the government to spend $300 million to learn that women would find marriage more satisfying if they could calm down faster during arguments with their husbands.
In Nevada, $17 million in tax exemptions went to brothels. Deductions ranged from breast implants to promotional free passes to bring in new customers [This doesn't surprise me as Dingy Harry will do anything to keep his job!]
And he adds this that isn't really anything but a failure to close a lope hole in the law:
And in what might be the most outrageous example, Fort Hood shooter Nadal Hassan collected $278,000 in military benefits because the military Code of Justice doesn't allow a soldier to be suspended until they are found guilty.