Here's What Your Postage Fees Are Buying in Chicago . . .
I know this will shock you, but an inspector general’s report out today finds that the U.S. Postal Service’s Chicago Network Distribution Center is wasting a lot of man-hours:
[The Inspector General] found the Chicago NDC’s parcel sorter …
Administrator for HUD Grant Program Traded Apartment for Sex
Your tax dollars at work: The Department of Housing and Urban Development provides grants to programs like Project Reconnect “to help the formerly incarcerated find housing, counseling and jobs once they’re released.” At least, that’s the way it’s designed.
Spared by the Sequester: Catfish Inspections, $500K Hotel Stays, New U.S. Drone Complexes
Jazz Shaw notices more spending “Spared by the Sequester”: $14 million per year for catfish inspections.
Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department spent $500,000 on lodging, hotel conference rooms. and other services in San Jose, Costa Rica; the cost is associated with …
Cut the Lego Purchases First, Mr. President.
Here, let me help you with the sequestration, Mr. President.
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is lamenting that his department will need to make drastic cuts that will immediately impact air traffic controllers and airport security lines. A quick perusal …