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An Egregious Waste of Taxpayers’ Money

So, how much money do you reckon the United States government wastes every year? I don’t know either, but I think we can all agree on “a lot”. And where is it wasted? Well, we all know the high-profile procurement incidents that have taken on urban-legend status – the $900 hammers, the $500 toilet seats, and so on. Those, people notice and pay attention to, because the dollar figures are huge and easy to get upset about.

I’ve noticed a pretty absurd bit of government-wide wasteful spending that, while probably less interesting because it’s pure nickel-and-dime stuff, is quite easily remedied.

Yeah, a problem and a solution, in one blog post.
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', Geekiness, General | on October 28th, 2009 | 3 Comments »