| Thursday January 6, 2022 at 12:49 PM PST
If you follow wasteful spending stories involving the misplaced priorities of Washington D.C. politicians and bureaucrats, the holiday season brings a special treat. That’s when Senator Rand Paul issues his annual “Festivus Report” on the federal government’s most wasteful spending programs. The report has become a must-read for anyone needing a good laugh at...Read More »
| Wednesday January 15, 2020 at 5:21 PM PST
On October 11, 2019, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it would begin buying billions of Treasury bills every month to ensure the nation’s banking system would have “ample reserves” through the end of 2019 as part of its efforts to help prevent a liquidity crisis from wreaking havoc in U.S. money markets.
| Tuesday July 23, 2019 at 11:26 AM PDT
As in 2009 and 2010, it is unlikely that we will see greater prosperity in the future as a result of the 2019 budget deal.
| Monday May 6, 2019 at 11:20 AM PDT
Net interest on the national debt has become one of the fastest growing segments of federal spending.
| Wednesday April 24, 2019 at 1:25 PM PDT
When you think of all the ways that the U.S. government spends money, which of its functions do you think tops the list?
| Wednesday April 3, 2019 at 3:10 PM PDT
Federal spending hits highest level since bank bailout and Obama stimulus.
| Monday January 7, 2019 at 12:05 PM PST
An excuse to raise taxes on the American people.
| Saturday September 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM PDT
With the close of FY18 looming, federal spending is expected to skyrocket.
| Tuesday September 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
The proposed spending bill funds key programs at a hefty price tag.
| Thursday August 23, 2018 at 2:42 PM PDT
With billions left to spend, cronyism will abound.