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Posted on: February 11, 2010

At this time of night I am too tired to cry so will just shake my weary head and pass this on to my  steadfast Readers.  BB

Pork Report, February 11, 2009: Reboot Congress Edition

by The Pork Report   from Big Government Blog Americans think most of their tax dollars sent to Washington are “wasted,” according to a Washington Post poll

Most voters think the country would be better off if most members of Congress were not re-elected, according to a new poll

Company accused of defrauding the government by filing bogus receipts, double billing for the same services and charging government agencies for strippers and prostitutes; A prostitute in Afghanistan was put on the payroll under the “Morale Welfare Recreation” category and the company billed the prostitute’s plane tickets and salary to the government, according to the accusation

The government paid more than $284 million on recruitment, retention and relocation bonuses to federal employees in 2008

California county to spend federal stimulus funds to pay students to make mini- documentaries about professionals whose work the youths find inspiring

A $500,000 federal stimulus grant will pay a consultant to design a promotional campaign to encourage more recycling in Dayton, Ohio

Montana town spends federal stimulus funds to renovate a pavilion used for receptions, craft fairs, dances and class reunions

Federal funds pay to research impact of “fair trade” on flowers from Ecuador and tea produced in South Africa

The Postal Service lost $297 million in the first quarter of the year, marking the Postal Service’s eighth consecutive unprofitable quarter

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