How The Gov't Paid $860 Million To Huge Defense Contractors Just To Exist

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Soldier: Holding Out Cash (Shutterstock.com/Sean Locke Photography)

They’re getting the cash because of stiff competition

Gov't Wastes Over $55 BILLION On 50-Year-Old Technology

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Old floppy disks (Photo: Claudio Divizia/Shutterstock)

The government still uses floppy disks

Gov't Admits Ethanol Mandates Are Expensive And Failing

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

‘Not nearly enough of this fuel to meet the program’s targets’

Democratic Lawmakers Call For Investigation Of 'Chaotic' Trump Transition

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts during a news conference at the construction site of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building in Washington, March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Has the disarray ‘affected his ability to effectively serve the American public’?

Government Doesn't Know How To Stop Wasting $137 Billion On Improper Payments

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Lots of money (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s just wasteful to give contracts to dead people

All The Money Obama Borrowed From Taxpayers, In One Chart

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Deep in debt. (Photo: Yingzaa_ST/Shuttserstock)

$19.5 trillion and counting

NASA's New $8.8 Billion Telescope Can't Be Fixed If Broken

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
NASA workers are lifted alongside the James Webb Space Telescope Mirror during it's media reveal at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center at Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S., November 2, 2016. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

The telescope could potentially kill astronauts attempting to fix it

Telescope Worth $1.4 Billion Shipped 8,000 Miles To Avoid Annoying Hawaiians

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Silhouette of People Protesting at Sunset (Shutterstock/Rawpixel.com)

Forcing scientists to reconsider 15 years of planning

Obama's Tech 'Startup' Has Some Major Financial Problems

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Barack Obama arrives to make a statement on the shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from the White House in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘To be frank, there are some of us that don’t give rip about the losses’

Earth-Like Planets With Lots Of Water Are Really Common Now

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Abstract scientific background - glowing planet Earth in space, solar eclipse, nebula and stars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA nasa.gov (Shutterstock/Igor Zh)

90 percent of these planets are at least 10 percent water by mass

NASA's $8.8 Billion Telescope Is Almost Done -- 7 Years Behind Schedule

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
NASA sign in Orlando, Florida/USA at the Kennedy space center museum entrance. April 10, 2013. Ingus Kruklitis / Shutterstock.com

The telescope is currently $7.2 billion over its initial budget

NASA Space Telescope Just Went To Testing -- 7 Years Behind Schedule

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
NASA sign in Orlando, Florida/USA at the Kennedy space center museum entrance. April 10, 2013. Ingus Kruklitis / Shutterstock.com

Long history of major cost overruns and delays

NASA Finds 24 New Earth-Like Planets Around Other Stars

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Abstract scientific background - glowing planet Earth in space, solar eclipse, nebula and stars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA nasa.gov (Shutterstock/Igor Zh)

‘We [identified] a population of planetary systems characterized by a unique system architecture’

Gov't Spends Billions In Taxpayer Money Selling And Advertising Gov't Programs

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

Gov’t public relations employees get $90K a year

New NASA Space Telescope Will Search For Thousands Of New Earths

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Space Telescope in Orbit (Shutterstock/Neo Edmund)

‘Potential for habitability’

Gov't Agencies Spend Around $1 Billion Of Your Tax Dollars Annually On PR

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Ten agencies were responsible for about 95 percent of obligations’

'Rules Exist For A Reason': Obama Political Appointee Gets Job Over Qualified Disabled Vet

Daily Caller News Foundation | Kathryn Watson
Barack Obama addresses the 71st session of United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York (Getty Images)

Dozens of political appointees have ‘burrowed’ into permanent civil service positions

Feds Urge Local Police To Scan License Plate Numbers Of People Attending Gun Shows

Daily Caller News Foundation | Eric Lieberman
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Homeland Security makes ‘every effort to utilize all investigative methods’

Growth Of School Choice Perturbs Government Lords

Opinion | Robert Holland
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Is federal money worth the loss of your academic freedom?

Pentagon Still Hasn't Looked At 'Long-Term Health Issues' Of Burn Pit

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
U.S. Army soldiers watch garbage burn in a burn-pit at Forward Operating Base Azzizulah in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Burn pits ‘may result in acute and chronic health effects’