Government Waste

Wastebook: $1.5 Billion for Free Cell Phone Service, $70 Million to Produce About $35m in Pennies

Senator Tom Coburn's latest list of government waste

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What do robotic squirrels, menus for Martian meals and a musical about climate change have in common?

They've all been made possible with taxpayer assistance, according to the latest survey of government waste put out by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.