State Department “Loses” $6 Billion, and No One Cares

This happens all the time in government, because they’re not dealing with their own money. They’re dealing with money that’s been confiscated from Americans through taxation. There’s no incentive for them to be careful with that money. This would never happen to this extent in a privately run business. They have accountants keeping track of every penny, and since they’re dealing with money they’ve earned, they have every incentive in the world to be careful with it. The State Department’s Inspector Read more […]

TSA Spends $900 Million On “Behavior Detection”; Catches 0 Terrorists

They’d probably say something like, “We’d spend $900 trillion if it meant catching just one terrorist.” They used the same rhetoric when trying to get everyone on board with more federal gun control. “If it saves just one life…” Like any good government program, a bunch of money is spent (and will continue to be spent) for a stated purpose, and the program ends up being a complete failure. A waste of money. Well, I suppose it depends on how you look at it. Perhaps their real goals Read more […]