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Old 04-03-2012, 09:38 AM
 
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clowns - check.

mindreader - check.

$75,000 for a 'team building excercise' putting together a bicycle - check.

$44 per person daily breakfast - check.

squandering taxpayers money like there's no tomorrow - check.



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said johnson: Ethics “is a big issue for me,” she said at the time, adding that “it’s right and it’s good business” to be a “responsible steward of taxpayer dollars” because “they’re trusting you with their pocketbooks.”


Federal agency GSA rocked by spending scandal
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:54 AM
 
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The President was "outraged"!!!

Only because its an election year. Nothing Barack Obama has put forth even remotely indicates that fraud, waste, and abuse is something that really matters to him.
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:55 AM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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She'll probably be heavily recruited by the private sector

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Old 04-03-2012, 10:02 AM
 
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Hmmm... another entry into the Obama's Millions thread.

These expenditures are purposeful in order to spend this country into back-breaking debt.

A clown and mind reader... really?

$5,600 for three semi-private catered in-room parties and $44 per person daily breakfasts; $75,000 for a “team-building” exercise — the goal was to build a bicycle; $146,000 on catered food and drinks; and $6,325 on commemorative coins in velvet boxes to reward all participants for their work on stimulus projects. The “networking” reception featured a $19-per-person artisanal cheese display and $7,000 in sushi. At the conference’s closing-night dinner, employees received “yearbooks” with their pictures, at a cost of $8,130.

Who in their right mind does this - knowing how much debt the country is in? It just doesn't make sense.

Purposeful.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:07 AM
 
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Hmmm... another entry into the Obama's Millions thread.

These expenditures are purposeful in order to spend this country into back-breaking debt.

A clown and mind reader... really?

$5,600 for three semi-private catered in-room parties and $44 per person daily breakfasts; $75,000 for a “team-building” exercise — the goal was to build a bicycle; $146,000 on catered food and drinks; and $6,325 on commemorative coins in velvet boxes to reward all participants for their work on stimulus projects. The “networking” reception featured a $19-per-person artisanal cheese display and $7,000 in sushi. At the conference’s closing-night dinner, employees received “yearbooks” with their pictures, at a cost of $8,130.

Who in their right mind does this - knowing how much debt the country is in? It just doesn't make sense.

Purposeful.
Already had one that planned this fiasco.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:18 AM
 
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clowns - check.

mindreader - check.

$75,000 for a 'team building excercise' putting together a bicycle - check.

$44 per person daily breakfast - check.

squandering taxpayers money like there's no tomorrow - check.






Federal agency GSA rocked by spending scandal
Isn't there a movie out there called "The Hunger Games" where the big fat cat Government People enjoy all the food and finery, while laughing at the citizen kids they send out to kill each other competing for basic food and providing entertainment for the Government Elite? This photo captures it.

Pelosi claims Obama being "The Food Stamp President" is a badge of honor.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:23 AM
 
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clowns - check.

mindreader - check.

$75,000 for a 'team building excercise' putting together a bicycle - check.

$44 per person daily breakfast - check.

squandering taxpayers money like there's no tomorrow - check.
Plenty of corporations do the exact smae thing but people don't care.

After all, it's not 'gummint' $$$

Guess who pays, every time you buy a product/service?
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:23 AM
 
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Isn't there a movie out there called "The Hunger Games" where the big fat cat Government People enjoy all the food and finery, while laughing at the citizen kids they send out to kill each other competing for basic food and providing entertainment for the Government Elite? This photo captures it.

Pelosi claims Obama being "The Food Stamp President" is a badge of honor.
just a couple years ago, obama said
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"Responsible families don't do their budgets the way the federal government does. Right? When times are tough, you tighten your belts. You don't go buying a boat when you can barely pay your mortgage. You don't blow a bunch of cash on Vegas when you're trying to save for college. You prioritize. You make tough choices. It's time your government did the same."
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:25 AM
 
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Plenty of corporations do the exact smae thing but people don't care.

After all, it's not 'gummint' $$$

Guess who pays, every time you buy a product/service?
do i, or do i not have the choice not to buy from those corporations?

you really don't have a problem with your tax money being wasted like this, do you?
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:30 AM
 
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Ok where is the line item for strippers and hookers?

Which expenditure account did they hide that under?

Oh wait that 75k wasnt for putting together a bicycle that was actually for riding the "Bicycle"

Now I got it.
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