Tag Archive: Health and Human Services

Dec 18 2013

Tax Dollars Pay for Elvis; Study of Duck Penises, 3D Pizza

What do duck penises, Elvis, and 3D pizza all have in common? All three were recipients of federal funds in 2013. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) has examined the federal budget and drafted a new list of some of the most absurd, wasteful spending of the year. In his work, Wastebook, he details 100 frivolous budget …

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Oct 29 2013

Obama Cares?

Remember when, while being questioned about the Affordable Care Act, Nancy Pelosi remarked, “We need to pass the bill to find out what’s in it?” Well, over two million Americans are finding out exactly what is in it, and they are far from thrilled. An IRS report on the ACA from July 2010 outright states …

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