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Quarterback Washington flush with cash.
Our collect cash and a lot of -- sixteen trillion dollars of -- so where does it all go well the answers to some of it may surprise you.
Doctor Tom Coburn wears a lot of hats -- -- senator from Oklahoma here to reveal the most egregious governments picnic and this year -- your important work you gotta go get -- don't look at us like that we didn't do you know it's our fault.
Let's open it up let.
Let's let's start with.
The federal government thought it would be a good idea to spend 300000.
Dollars to tell Americans it's time to start -- caviar.
There were subsidize and the consult the promotion.
To consider -- caviar.
A best case scenario they might someday sell one point five million dollars worth of its always been 300000 dollars for that.
What we took taxpayer money into the private sector to -- promote private.
Group to sell their products well this next one makes -- 27 million from Moroccan pottery classes.
We can't just leave Moroccan pottery to the -- That well that part of the problem with that is they used the wrong play it's not available in Morocco and number -- -- they didn't translate the class properly.
Well the big club Larry I play from.
What about one point two million to National Science Foundation award to study effects of world of war craft.
On memory of seniors I don't know what that is -- it -- -- video game.
Seeing that most seniors don't play okay.
Or or women in their forties well luckily they -- this -- two million but they only spent one point two.
How about -- about 25000 dollars a grant to New Mexico State University to develop a course called should we want to be think.
While kids in college are happier thing.
Probably not but to put -- to the point is this the you know the whole point of this exercise every years.
There's thousands you know -- -- we just took a hundred I can give you probably 5000.
Items -- the lack of judgment.
The lack of critical thinking.
The idea that you shouldn't have to prioritize how we spend our kids -- would've spent an American taxpayer money to the parliament from what I parliament.
And and so that the question should we chose were run trillion dollar deficits away you get -- trillion dollar deficits a -- and time.
They're seventeen billion dollars in what we put out in this hundred.
This top hundred I can show you another 200 billion worth ways if in fact we did those things we would actually starts.
On the problem but but how how does -- get to this point.
Congress has to vote on all of these expenditures -- no congress did it which is one of the problems the problem is congress.
Congress doesn't do the oversight of the agency's.
I mean congress there won't be in very many people in congress that even read the hundred the -- -- You know they'll never even look at so they don't have the oversight shall we continued to do these things here -- I think this is the fourth year we put out this book.
Year after year this continues happened because congress fails to do its job.
And when it writes a law that it in specific about what it expect that give him just to say -- attorney trans fat that's about to San Diego State to study house they -- to robotics -- another example but the big picture we're up against this.
This fiscal cliff.
Senator are you optimistic regardless of who wins we're gonna come up with some type a remedy for this both sides sure I -- why.
Because some career politicians do hard things when the pain of not doing the hard thing is greater than the pain of doing hard -- there's a lot of pain all across the country let's see what happens senator.
They can destroy you for -- and pleasure -- an event coming up on top.
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