The State Department is spending over $1 million to create a cartoon superhero who teaches the importance of “living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle” and “women’s empowerment” for kids in Pakistan.
There are now more non-military government employees who carry guns than there are U.S. Marines, according to a new report.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending over $500,000 to start farmers’ markets for refugees on food stamps.
The National Institutes of Heath is spending more than $200,000 giving Fitbits to depressed alcoholic women.
Vulnerabilities in a federal cell phone subsidy program could be exposing taxpayers to hundreds of millions of dollars in fraud, a leading regulator revealed on Wednesday.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is billing taxpayers $265,000 for new advertisements that tell New Yorkers to use whichever bathroom they want, regardless of gender.
Taxpayers were billed more than $300,000 for costs associated with President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, Japan, to deliver a speech calling for a “world without nuclear weapons” at the site of the atomic bomb attack that ended the Second World War.
Billboards about “gender-stereotyping,” LGBT book clubs for kids, an opera about child bullying, and poetry about climate change are all being billed to the taxpayers as new projects from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The National Endowment for the Arts is spending $20,000 to produce a play about “rape culture.”
Meeting the federal government’s regulatory requirements for approving food stamps will now cost the economy $1 billion annually, according to a new report.