'RoboSquirrel' exposed in 2012 'Wastebook'
Outrageous examples of wasteful spending
- Duration 4:22
- Date Oct 16, 2012
Outrageous examples of wasteful spending
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Why they did one album and broke up I'll never -- talking about Boston has nothing to do with the segment pay -- to albums thank you very much Eric set up to apologize and -- -- prince tomorrow.
By the -- -- to minister for the top of the hour to remember when then candidate president Senator Obama said this in 2008.
I will also go through the federal budget line by line.
Eliminating programs that no longer work and making the ones we do need work better and cost less.
Other president has yet to do that a Republican budget hawk adds -- -- senator Tom Colbert also a doctor just put out the 2012 congressional waste book and it's filled.
And I -- billions of dollars of ridiculous government spending.
You want some examples and attacks that was -- work he got 5161000.
Dollars for a video game that simulates prom night.
Not -- others -- study golfers in their imaginations rated 50000 dollars a million bucks to NASA for doing something with pizza on Mars.
And tens of million dollars in tax loopholes for the NFL NHL which are on strike and the PGA.
And something none of us to live without 325000.
Dollars to develop a robotics world.
To capture snakes that's a -- agree.
Thank you senator Coburn says that better priorities and oversight could save the taxpayers nineteen billion dollars does this bother you Eric because it's not a trillion -- -- have.
I'm so that you want him to pages this book I downloaded it all but Japan to technical department -- edit -- -- This is on page ten Ford -- billion dollars in waste fraud and abuse in the food stamp program now.
That's a tournament -- billion dollars and then you look at federal spending so -- in juxtapose -- to federal spending.
Which were up in the last ten years over a 130%.
In food stamp spending so where -- or were spending more and we're wasting a.
And then Angela.
Yes Ryan taught him how does.
Andrea is she's a gore and -- what what is the deal -- and -- we're with six wherever we put six trillion dollars into the into the deficit what's the big deal about nineteen billion.
Brian Kilmeade let me let me tell you why what it does matter what we spend our money on we've spent all this money and we've gotten a measly 2% growth 14%.
-- -- -- But I understand why they do it because politicians the game is to create the appearance that you're doing something blue ribbon panel studies on this and that.
And they're also spreading it around for political purposes.
But I think when you look at this you can say.
Tonight there's going to be two different visions this and I'm trying to -- back to tonight.
One Obama thinks the government can manage money better we know that it can't the -- -- is evidence of that and that Romney saying no because when it's your own money.
In the private sector you're gonna be a little more carefully and you agree Bob -- -- -- benefiting that the president called oppressed concept just got a hold of this waste -- this -- got to stop congress you'll look like the good guy.
-- begin their robotics growing and important but look what happened -- these things his first Wallace spoke Democrats Republicans you do this -- he disputed in -- and focusing.
What happens is the -- the appropriations bills brought up -- the house floor.
Is when the chairman appropriations committee's approach by people asking for these little nuggets we got that they never really hearings on -- never any -- they -- out of but they get put in the bill it gets voted off.
And this isn't even shame them.
From stopping doing it like and that he did mention that one of 25000 dollars to go to promote the Alabama water queen to her -- I'm watermelon queen I talk to get sponsorship for that also there's a war on fish.
I'm now America is spending 300000 dollars to promote -- -- consumption and production.
I do have some good news at the end of the -- Coburn I asked him listen by the way do you think that the Republicans -- Democrats regardless of who wins are gonna get together and stop.
And stop the insanity get together -- -- for -- is absolutely because people in congress.
Only do something when something is catastrophic if they don't we believe something will get -- we -- -- on a -- I think he's right -- -- They are gonna are they gonna cut the -- -- were approaching the fiscal cliff and a 25000 dollar study for a course -- -- should we wanna be happy.
It's come -- they can ask me that question I would -- yes.
Yes and that last name and I will -- -- -- -- cliff will not happen it's gonna get done.
He whether Romney wins or bombs -- get that in December all right and.