$495K To Study Medieval Smells – Senator Releases 100 Examples Of Extreme Government Waste
Posted by Tyler Durden on November 29, 2016 11:20 pm
Tags: Economy, Economy of the United States, Federal assistance in the United States, Government, Healthcare reform in the United States, Medicaid, Medicare, Oklahoma, Politics, Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, Social Issues, United States federal budget
Categories: Economy Economy of the United States Federal assistance in the United States Government Healthcare reform in the United States Medicaid Medicare Oklahoma Politics Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson Social Issues United States federal budget
A junior republican U.S. Senator from the state of Oklahoma, James Lankford, has released a publication detailing 100 examples of government waste entitled “Federal Fumbles – 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball.” The publication is filled with truly infuriating examples of government waste that are sure to get your blood boiling.
Here are a couple of our favorites:
And, to answer your question, yes we are well aware that nearly three-quarters of the federal budget goes to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and Defense and that cutting out these small programs will have a negligible impact on the overall deficit. That said, we hardly find that a compelling reason to waste $400k on a research paper “arguing that glaciers are best studied using feminist theories.”