Posts Tagged ‘federal waste’


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Boomers Beware SS BS


Tuesday December 27th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:36am PST   •   0 Comments

Shortly before the holiday season, the Social Security Administration sent out an official letter titled “Important Information.” If you are now at the full retirement age of 66 or older, the letter says, “you may keep all of your benefits no matter how much you earn.” That kind of generosity is hard to top,…
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Dysfunctional HUD Is a Bust under Any Boss


Wednesday December 7th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 4:18am PST   •   0 Comments

Representative Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, charges that Ben Carson is “woefully unqualified” to lead the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, and even some of Carson’s supporters cite his lack of experience. For his part, Carson believes he can make a “significant contribution particularly by strengthening communities in need” and “ensuring that our…
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Federal Government Employees Receiving $150,000 Has Soared Tenfold in Five Years


Thursday November 11th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 5:42pm PST   •   0 Comments

In an article in USA Today, “More federal workers’ pay tops $150,000,” Dennis Cauchon reports that: The number of federal workers earning $150,000 or more a year has soared tenfold in the past five years and doubled since President Obama took office, a USA TODAY analysis finds. The fast-growing pay of federal employees has…
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The Obama Spending Future


Sunday October 31st, 2010   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 7:20pm PDT   •   5 Comments

We’ve been digging through the White House’s budget projections for Fiscal Year 2009, which was produced under President Bush’s tenure, and Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011, which were both produced under President Obama’s direction, to compare how much of the U.S. taxpayers’ money each would have planned to spend in the years from 2010…
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