Posted by: arnegrim | December 21, 2012

Paying for veterans to protect our schools

“The Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program spends $200 million a year to help U.S. agricultural trade associations and cooperatives advertise their products in foreign markets.

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $1.2 million grant to the United Nations for clean fuel promotion.

Federally subsidized Amtrak lost $84.5 million on its food and beverage services in 2011 and $833.8 million over the past 10 years.

Washington spends $25 billion annually maintaining unused or vacant federal properties

Washington will spend $2.6 million training Chinese prostitutes to drink more responsibly on the job

The Pentagon recently spent $998,798 shipping two 19-cent washers from South Carolina to Texas and $293,451 sending an 89-cent washer from South Carolina to Florida.

Over half of all farm subsidies go to commercial farms, which report average household incomes of $200,000.

Congress appropriated $20 million for “commemoration of success” celebrations related to Iraq and Afghanistan

Washington recently spent $1.8 million to help build a private golf course in Atlanta, Georgia”

Gee… I don’t know… where could they possibly get the $ from to pay for securing the safety of our children…



  1. How on earth do they get away with it?! I’m over here counting my pennies, paying my bills, being responsible for my own… And when ends don’t meet, I don’t go knocking on rich people’s doors asking for anything… no… I put my head down, come up with a plan, squeeze the budget a little tighter and work a little harder to make a little more…
    And if it came down to protecting the kids… you’d best believe it would be FIRST priority!

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