Administration efforts to cut red tape have actually added $23 billion in costs to the economy this year, according to a new report released by the American Action Forum (AAF).
After a series of lackluster reviews, the traveling global warming musical that was financed by the U.S. taxpayers is ending its run early.
The Great Immensity, a musical described as “painfully long” and “awkward,” was made possible by a $697,177 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The State Department under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wasted $6.5 million to build communication towers in Afghanistan “that were never used as intended,” according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
Over 90 percent of funding for a diesel reduction program paid for by the stimulus law was misspent, according to a report by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG).
The federal government is financing puppet shows with fruit and vegetable characters in order to train preschoolers to eat more healthily.
The Alaskan city of Fairbanks has spent $7,000 to fight a $37.50 fine against its mayor, according to the Associated Press.
The federal government is still seeking answers as to why the majority of lesbians are obese and U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill, which now totals $2.87 million.
More than five years after the stimulus was signed into law, a new audit reveals the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spent nearly $5 billion in questionable costs and funded programs that were “inherently not shovel ready.”
Congress is investigating misuse of taxpayer dollars at the Labor Department, including propaganda elevator posters that cost $2,627 a week to produce.
The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and hate speech on Twitter.