Tax Breaks Cost More Than Discretionary Spending In 2015

Daily Caller News Foundation | Kathryn Watson
Americans spent as much on tax incentives as discretionary spending in 2015. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Credits, deductions, deferrals, special rates and exemptions help individuals, but add to federal debt

Report: Terrorists Could Use Fake Businesses To Buy Radioactive 'Dirty Bomb' Materials

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston Marathon as an explosion erupts near the finish line of the race in this photo exclusively licensed to Reuters by photographer Dan Lampariello after he took the photo in Boston, Massachusetts, April 15, 2013. Two simultaneous explosions ripped through the crowd at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring dozens on a day when tens of thousands of people pack the streets to watch the world famous race. (REUTERS/Dan Lampariello)

‘Significantly dangerous’

Feds Stumped By 158 Tax Expenditures Worth $1.2 TRILLION

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Either don’t know or can’t ID the expenditures

DOE-Backed 'Clean Energy' Projects Hampered By Fears China Will Steal Tech

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
chinese hackers

China has stolen billions of dollars worth of IP from US companies

Federal Agency To Spend $1.7 Million On Cell Phones It Won't Use

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Man throws out iphone Photo: Shutterstock

1,500 unused cell phones

How Long Can We Sustain Our Unsustainable Fiscal Policy?

Opinion | Bill Bergman
Senate Dems Ready To Go To War Over Obama's Budget Proposal (Getty Images)

How long can we sustain the unsustainable? Not much longer, is my prediction.

Study: Green Energy Makes US Power Grid More Vulnerable To Cyberattacks

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Hacker with a hood and binary code in front of world map. (Shutterstock/scyther5)

Cyberattacks could cost America $250 billion to $1 trillion

'Culture Of Complacency': Federal Audit Slams EPA Failures To Protect Taxpayers From Fraud

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy (Credit: Albert H. Teich /

‘Improvements are still needed’

99% Of Gov't Employees Are Great At Their Jobs, According To Internal Gov't Rating System

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Nearly all federal employees are considered above satisfactory. Photo /SHUTTERSTOCK

‘More than simply checking off boxes’

USDA STILL Can't Figure Out How To Prevent Food Stamp Fraud

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps during a rally in support of higher pay for low-wage earners outside the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (

Agency has been ‘taking steps’ to address the issues

Feds Have No Clue How Much Money Sequestration Saved

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
$100 dollar bills (Credit: Svetlana Lukienko/Shutterstock)

‘The actual amount reduced is unclear.’

Rand Paul Slams Gov't For Wasting Billions On Duplicative Global Warming Research

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Paul speaks at a campaign rally in the Olmsted Center at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa

‘Paying thirteen different agencies to do the same thing is pretty darn wasteful’

Gov't Watchdog Report Shows Veterans STILL Wait A Long Time For Health Care

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
New York's Veterans Day Parade Honors Military Personnel

‘This report shines a light on the VA’s failure to deliver timely care to veterans’

IRS Demands Your Money But Won't Answer Phone Calls For Tax Filing Help

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

Federal tax officials only answered calls half the time

Obama Appointees Must Repay Salaries After Enabling Fraud

Daily Caller News Foundation | Luke Rosiak
U.S. President Barack Obama announces that San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro (R) will be his choice as the new Secretary of HUD, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

HUD officials must return paychecks after they kept a subordinate from blowing the whistle

EPA Funded Attack Ads Against Farmers, And Congress Is Furious

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
FILE: June 2, 2014: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at a news conference in Washington, D.C. (REUTERS )

‘EPA has much to answer for in maligning those that grow the food’

The IRS Isn't Doing Enough To Protect Your Sensitive Information

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw, in this file photograph dated June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/files

‘Computer systems are vulnerable to individuals and groups with malicious intentions’

A Zika Vaccine Is Definitely Years Away

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
A girl cries before receiving a vaccination. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

The government doesn’t even believe NIH’s optimism

Congress Rips Apart This DOE Official For Hiding Green Loan Documents

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A sign at the entrance to the headquarters of bankrupt Solyndra LLC is shown in Fremont

‘It’s more than unbecoming, it’s depressing’

Feds Have No Idea How Much Is Lost To Medicare And Medicaid Fraud

| Ethan Barton
Surgeons begin a kidney removal. REUTERS/California Pacific Medical Center/Handout via Reuters

‘It would be really nice to know how much fraud there is in Medicare and in other healthcare programs.’