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About: dr. coburn releases new report on wasteful government spending in 2011:

When you are out of touch, as BIG Government inevitably IS, all a pol sees is the opportunity to send other people's money back to his/her/it's state or district & justify re-election.
Wastebook 2011: ...

“Video games, robot dragons, Christmas trees, and magic museums. This is not a Christmas wish list, these are just some of the ways the federal government spent your tax dollars. Over the past 12 months, politicians argued, debated and lamented about how to reign in the federal government’s out of control spending. All the while, Washington was on a shopping binge, spending money we do not have on things we do not absolutely need. Instead of cutting wasteful spending, nearly $2.5 billion was added each day in 2011 to our national debt, which now exceeds $15 trillion,” Dr. Coburn said.



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Mark de LA says
Thomas Sowell: ...
Weighing benefits against costs is the way most people make decisions — and the way most businesses make decisions, if they want to stay in business. Only in government is any benefit, however small, considered to be worth any cost, however large. — Thomas Sowell

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