$2 million for taxpayer-subsidized cupcakes? NRCC debuts #TheWasteList


Egregious government waste? But … but … Nancy Pelosi said we don’t have a spending problem. How could there possibly be waste?

Admittedly our easiest project this cycle: finding egregious waste by the federal government: TheWasteList.com #TheWasteList

— NRCC (@NRCC) March 28, 2013

WASTE: Video game controller design ow.ly/jxKtc #TheWasteList

— NRCC (@NRCC) March 28, 2013

Other examples of government waste curated by the National Republican Congressional Committee:

  • $2 million in taxpayer-funded loans to 10 cupcake stores
  • $35 million for the construction of an old-fashioned trolley system
  • $388,000 for luxurious bus shelters
  • $939,771 for a fruit fly sexual attractiveness study
  • $750,970 for a successful New Hampshire brewery to build a new brewery and restaurant

The dozens of examples provided at TheWasteList.com total $18,224,377,097.


Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/03/28/2-million-for-taxpayer-subsidized-cupcakes-congressional-republicans-debut-thewastelist/

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