WND Exclusive – GAO: Government Wastes Billions — Who Knew?

Earlier in the week, I wrote a column about how our federal government overlords have a penchant for giving our money away as if it were their own. And often times the money goes to the undeserving. In it, I concentrated on a $1 million payment the Justice Department is gifting to the state of Florida, city of Parkland and Broward County to help defer the costs of the massive response to the Parkland school shooting. My beef wasn’t just the million-dollar gift, but that the feds were in effect rewarding them for the incompetence of the cowards of Broward County – that it would not have cost so much if the deputies had done their jobs in the first place.

Fortuitously, a day later, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a 33-page report chronicling wasteful government spending. Who knew we had a governmental office that actually cares about what the feds spend our money on? read more

Our Government Can’t Tell Us We’re Broke

from IBD:

Question: What do you call it when a major organization’s financial statements are so deceptive and badly kept that even its auditor refuses to render an opinion? Answer: The federal government.

That’s right, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the federal government’s accountant, refused to hand down an opinion of the federal government’s financial statements for 2016 “due to deficiencies that have plagued prior financial statements — persistent financial management problems at the Department of Defense (DOD), the government’s inability to account for and reconcile certain transactions, an ineffective process for preparing the consolidated financial statements, and significant uncertainties.”

No question that, just like Enron, if this happened in the private sector, the executives in charge would either be fired or tried for fraud, and the shareholders would suffer major losses. But U.S. taxpayers pay little attention to the problem since they don’t know how bad it really is. And the sad thing is, no one does. read more

Government Waste Fraud and Abuse

by: the Common Constitutionalist

 

Yesterday I wrote an article regarding gun violence in Dodge City…er… Chicago. You may review it here.

In it I revealed that Obama cheerleader, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is receiving a $10 million federal grant to help “at risk” children.

You can bet the farm that at least half, if not most of that cash won’t make it whom it’s slated. It will go to line the pockets of the mayor’s cronies.

Naturally, there will be no “real” oversight of the monies final destination. And of course – no one will ask.

On the same day we hear that Secretary of State John “Lurch” Kerry announced our government is giving the terrorist gang Hamas $47 million in “Humanitarian” aid.

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