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Strategy critics say a lot of the president's green energy money was a waste of your tax dollars correspondent Shannon Breen tells us tonight.
There seems to be a lot of that going around lately.
That's just a sign of poor leadership.
Republican senator doctor Tom Coburn of Oklahoma says he's annual -- -- Washington politicians haven't learned to cut back.
-- American families have become all too familiar with doing just that.
And the national debt sky rockets taxpayer dollars are being spent on projects like a 325000.
Dollar grant to build -- robo squirrel.
A robotic -- designed to test the interaction between a live rattlesnake -- a robot squirrel.
And -- NASA has no plans or budget for manned space flight to Mars.
The agency spent nearly a million dollars developing the Mars -- an effort to come up with a variety of foods that humans could eat if they were on Mars.
And then there's -- nearly 700000.
Dollar grant for development in the musical about global warming when it opened in Kansas city of reviewers said he learned nothing new about the topic.
That the songs sounded like quote Wikipedia entries set to music.
And that the performance included flying monkey -- we're proud.
That it's in Kansas City and really -- -- -- and says there is no way to justify the expenditures.
The money that your spending your -- -- in against your children's future.
You it's all outrageous.
And the fact is is it's not hard to solve it we have recalcitrant and career politicians who refuse to do their job.
Along with the questionable spending this year's report also outlines numerous instances of fraud and abuse.
In Florida an exotic dancer who took in more than 85000.
Dollars in tips.
Also collected nearly a thousand dollars a month in food stamps -- spending 9000 dollars on cosmetic enhancements.
And the cost to produce -- penny 2012 is more than two times its actual value of self taxpayers are left to cover a seventeen million dollar.
-- lost the reason we put the -- spoke out is so people.
Average every day Americans who -- -- -- make tough decisions.
Can see that they -- federal government didn't make any tough decisions.
Coburn who's earned the name doctor no for his votes against government spending points the finger at both parties and says congress is to blame for every item in this year's waste book -- --
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