Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $250,000 for National Cattle Congress

If American taxpayers are wondering why their hard-earned dollars are going to the cows, they should ask Sen....

splaffey June 6, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $200,000 for Wilmington Music School

Private institutions shouldn't receive federal money

splaffey May 31, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $234,000 for Wild Turkey Foundation

Congress goes to the birds

splaffey May 23, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $950,000 for Parking Lot in in Nebraska

'Expanded parking will benefit the public'

splaffey May 16, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $1.87 Million for W.Va. Mountaineers

Democrats Byrd, Mollohan love their pork

splaffey May 9, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $4.2M for Shrimp Aquaculture Research

The latest taxpayer rip-off of the week smells more than a little fishy. Over the past twenty years Congress...

splaffey May 2, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $500,000 for Sparta Teapot Museum

Congress really outdid itself this time. The 2006 Transportation/Treasury/HUD Appropriations Bill (H.R. 3058)...

splaffey April 25, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $150,000 for Actors Theatre in Kentucky

The 2006 Interior Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2361) dispensed $669.5 million this year among 737 projects. One...

splaffey April 19, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $5.9 Million for 'Bridge to Nowhere' in Mo.

It seems little has changed over the past year. In Washington, it's dirty business as usual. The 2005...

splaffey April 11, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $350,000 for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

And $150,000 more for GRAMMY Foundation

splaffey April 4, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $150,000 for Coca-Cola Science Center

Soft drink Co. takes credit, spends taxpayers' funds

splaffey March 27, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $950,000 for Please Touch Museum

If taxpayer dollars could talk, they might say, "Please don't touch!" Unfortunately, Congress isn't...

splaffey March 21, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $250,000 for Country Music Hall of Fame

Country music certainly has reason to cheer

splaffey March 14, 2006

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $574,000 for Montana Sheep Institute

Not 'one-time special deal' but 'crisis of greed'

splaffey March 6, 2006