Chaffetz Criticizes Facial Recognition Tech, Suggests It Should Be Used For Illegals

Politics | Eric Lieberman
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Chaffetz listens during committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Just because we can doesn’t mean we necessarily should’

Trump Budget Trashes Obama's Green Energy Loan Program

Energy | Andrew Follett
Woman setting American one dollar bill on fire (Shutterstock/Alan Bailey)

Obama issued $16 billion in loan guarantees

Pentagon Considers Cost Overruns Of Ship Program Too Sensitive For The Public

US | Thomas Phippen
The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Little Rock (LCS 9) is launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisc. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo/Released)

‘Sensitive but unclassified information’

CPAC Panel: Ethanol Regs Aren't Helping Corn Belt Economies

Energy | Andrew Follett
Corn generated ethanol biofuel with test tubes on white background. Shutterstock.com/ThamKC

‘Per capita income fell more in Corn Belt counties than in others’

Fed Have No Idea How Much Waste There Is In Medicare, Medicaid

US | Kathryn Watson
Gene L. Dodaro comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, testifies during a hearing. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)

‘I don’t believe that’s even the true magnitude of the problem’

Why Did Obama Give Big Green Energy Loans To Huge Companies?

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels (Shutterstock/Lightboxx)

‘Google does not need loan guarantees from the Department of Energy’

Billions Of Taxpayer Dollars At Risk In Government Credit Card Program

US | Thomas Phippen
The federal government has no clue how much is wasted on government credit cards. Photo: Shutterstock

‘expose the government to significant risk’

Trump's Trip Costing Taxpayers Millions Has A Lot Of Precedent

US | Eric Lieberman
Left: US President Barack Obama takes a shot at 18th fairway as he plays golf at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, on January 1, 2014. The first family is in Hawaii for their annual winter vacation. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) Right: Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course on July 10, 2012 in Balmedie, Scotland. The controversial £100m course opens to the public on Sunday July 15. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Operating Air Force One is estimated to cost taxpayers $179,750 an hour

Social Security Withheld From 114,000 Seniors Because Of Student Loans

Education | Ethan Barton
Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

‘This number is expected to continue to grow.’

Gov't Budget Watchdog Says Irresponsible Fed Spending Puts America On Crash Course

Politics | Ethan Barton
Gene L. Dodaro comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, testifies during a hearing. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)

‘Government’s unsustainable long-term fiscal path’

NASA's $8.8 Billion Telescope May Already Be Broken

Energy | Andrew Follett
James Webb Space Telescope. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

Only $7.2 billion over budget…

The Navy's $29 Billion Ships Broke Down A LOT This Year

US | Thomas Phippen
The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Little Rock (LCS 9) is launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisc. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo/Released)

It’s been a rough year for the ship program

EXCLUSIVE: EPA Won't Come Close To Meeting Federal Ethanol Law

Energy | 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)

‘The EPA is setting targets then not meeting them’

Gov't Pays $860 Million To Huge Defense Contractors Just To Maintain Ability To Launch Rockets

Energy | 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

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Old floppy disks (Photo: Claudio Divizia/Shutterstock)

The government still uses floppy disks

Gov't Admits Ethanol Mandates Are Expensive And Failing

Energy | 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

Politics | 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

Politics | 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

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Deep in debt. (Photo: Yingzaa_ST/Shuttserstock)

$19.5 trillion and counting