3 results for tag: big government federal spending


The Federal Government Paid Deceased Recipients $11.6M

The government is wasting your tax dollars again, shocking right? Well, unless you’ve been living under a rock your whole life, this is nothing new. The Government insists that they can use the massive tax burden they place on you efficiently, and nine times out of ten, they can’t. The government wastes your taxpayer dollars faster than you could ever spend them, yet they are entrusted with your hard earned money. So this should come as no surprised, when we tell you, once again, the government is wasting your money. According to a report from the Inspector General: [The Social Security Administration] issued approximately $11.6 million in ...

It’s Time to Adopt the Penny Plan

Our national debt is now over $22 trillion, and with the deficit being so high, we have to shell out cash to pay the interest alone. So far, the net interest payments on the debt are estimated to be over $390 billion this fiscal year.  These numbers will keep going up unless Congress makes proactive decisions. One way Congress can fix our spending mess is by using the Penny Plan. Heritage Foundation economist Steve Moore argues why this bipartisan effort that could work: “For every dollar, we spend in Washington, next year that agency instead of spending that dollar, they spend 99 cents and cut one penny and the next year they spend one penny ...

Government Bureaucracy Financially Ruins Baltimore City

Abuse of power and government waste is no joke, especially when a failing city like Baltimore is claiming it’s a “fantastic” place. The truth is the city is mired in corruption and heavily depends on federal spending. It turns out, Baltimore is not such a nice place after all. Forbes reports: Our auditors at OpenTheBooks.com investigated just how much taxpayer money flows into the Baltimore bureaucracy at every level: federal, state, and local. We found the city drowning in taxpayer dollars. Our audit shows that $1.1 billion in grants and direct payments (subsidies and assistance) flowed into Baltimore city agencies and other city-based ...