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Wasteful Government Programs?

IS THERE ANYTHING  LISTED

THAT YOU CAN’T LIVE  WITHOUT?

Corporation for Public Broadcasting  Subsidy. $445 million annual  savings.

Save America’s Treasures Program. $25 million annual  savings.

International Fund for Ireland. $17 million annual  savings.

Legal Services Corporation. $420 million annual  savings.

National Endowment for the Arts. $167.5 million annual  savings.

National Endowment for the Humanities. $167.5 million annual  savings.

Hope VI Program.. $250 million annual  savings.

Amtrak Subsidies. $1.565 billion annual  savings.

Eliminate duplicative education programs.  H.R. 2274 (in last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a  savings of $1.3 billion  annually.

U.S.Trade Development  Agency. $55 million annual  savings.

Woodrow Wilson Center Subsidy. $20 million annual  savings.

Cut in half funding for congressional  printing and binding. $47 million annual  savings.

John C. Stennis Center Subsidy. $430,000 annual  savings.

Community Development Fund. $4.5 billion annual  savings.

Heritage Area Grants and Statutory Aid. $24 million annual  savings.

Cut Federal Travel Budget in Half. $7.5 billion annual  savings .

Trim Federal Vehicle Budget by 20%. $600 million annual  savings.

Essential Air Service. $150 million annual  savings.

Technology Innovation Program. $70 million annual  savings.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)  Program. $125 million annual  savings.

Department of Energy Grants to States for  Weatherization. $530 million annual  savings.

Beach Replenishment. $95 million annual  savings.

New Starts Transit. $2 billion annual  savings.

Exchange Programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Their  Historical Trading Partners in Massachusetts. $9 million annual  savings . What the hell is this  anyway…?

Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants. $2.5 billion annual  savings.

Title X Family Planning. $318 million annual  savings.

Appalachian Regional Commission. $76 million annual  savings.

Economic Development Administration. $293 million annual  savings.

Programs under the National and Community  Services Act. $1.15 billion annual  savings.

Applied Research at Department of Energy. $1.27 billion annual  savings.

Energy Star Program. $52 million annual  savings.

Economic Assistance to Egypt. $250 million  annually.

U.S.Agency for  International Development. $1.39 billion annual  savings.

General Assistance  to District of Columbia. $210 million annual  savings.

Subsidy for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. $150 million annual  savings.

Presidential Campaign Fund. $775 million savings  over ten years.

No funding for federal office space  acquisition. $864 million annual  savings.

End prohibitions on competitive sourcing  of government services. Repeal the Davis-Bacon Act. More than $1 billion  annually.

IRS Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to  deposit fees for services it offers (such as processing payment plans for  taxpayers) to the Treasury, instead of allowing payments to remain as part of  its budget. $1.8 billion savings  over ten years.

Require collection of unpaid taxes by  federal employees. $1 billion total  savings.     WHAT THE  HELL…!

Prohibit taxpayer funded union activities  by federal employees. $1.2 billion savings  over ten years.

Sell excess federal properties the  government does not make use of. $15 billion total  savings.

Eliminate Mohair Subsidies. $1 million annual  savings.

Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United  Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. $12.5 million annual  savings .  Another U.N. boondoggle!

Eliminate Market Access Program. $200 million annual  savings.

USDA Sugar Program. $14 million annual  savings.

Subsidy to Organization for Economic  Co-operation and Development (OECD). $93 million annual  savings.

Eliminate the National Organic  Certification Cost-Share Program. $56.2 million annual  savings.

Eliminate fund for Obamacare  administrative costs. $900 million  savings.

Ready to Learn TV Program. $27 million  savings…

TOTAL  SAVINGS :  $2.5 Trillion over Ten  Years

My question, what THE Devil is all this  doing in the budget in the first  place…?

 

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