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With Apologies To Our Cat-Loving Readers

 

 

Don’t try this at home , ladies and gentlemen . LOL

 

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10 Surprising Government Programs That Are Costing You $10.2 Billion

 

 

 

 

” Here’s one program you probably didn’t realize your tax dollars were funding: a pet-shampoo company.

  A new spending bill takes center stage this week in Congress, and according to a Heritage Foundation report, lawmakers could use it to save taxpayers $10.2 billion by axing subsidies including one bolstering a pet-shampoo company.

  Romina Boccia, a Heritage budget expert and author of the report, says finding savings for the American people would be wise for congressional appropriators, especially “after reaching an agreement to spend nearly $45 billion more in 2014 than allowed under the sequestration spending caps.”

  Her report outlines 10 federal programs full of spending the American public probably doesn’t even know existed.

  The following is a list of the 10 programs where Boccia believes Congress can save taxpayers money. Click here to read the full report.

  1. Cut Pet-Shampoo and Similar Projects, Save $3.1 billion: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds “wasteful parochial projects, which include funding a pet-shampoo company and issuing risky business loans.””

 

 

Read about more government waste here , but remember those sage words from M Pelosi … ” the cupboard is bare ” …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 Incredible Examples of Government Waste This Year

 

 

 

 

#1 Moroccan Pottery Classes: $27 Million

A “key part” of a four-year, $27 million plan by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve the economic competitiveness of Morocco involved training Moroccans to design and make pottery for sale both locally and in international markets, Cobrun’s report says. But the translator hired was not fluent in English and some of the materials used in the sessions were not regularly available in Morocco. The agency’s Inspector General concluded the training was “ineffective and poorly implemented.”