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Some fresh pickings from the political grip on your tax dollars are going to some of the people who are killing American military personnel in Afghanistan.
A new report by the inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.
Says since 2008.
The US government has awarded 150 million dollars in reconstruction contracts.
-- known supporters of the tell mom and al-Qaeda.
The IG says quote I am deeply troubled that the US military can pursue attack and even kill terrorists and their supporters.
But that some of the US government believe we cannot prevent these same people from receiving a government contract.
The army says -- reviewed the inspector general's previous recommendations but did not have enough evidence to terminate the contracts.
There is now a bipartisan bill before congress to prevent such contracts from being awarded.
A half billion dollars of your money has gone to train people for jobs.
That do not exist.
In 2009 the stimulus provided 501 million dollars for green jobs training.
A new Government Accountability Office GAO report finds that only 55%.
Of the people in that program.
Got new jobs and many of those jobs were not really greens.
The problem it seems is that the green industry is not as big or growing as fast as some might hope if this sounds familiar it should.
And 2011 we did an hour long special.
Help wanted green jobs I interviewed a man you see here who admitted to accepting a contract for green jobs training.
For jobs he knew did not exist.
And finally what a difference a year makes comedians are now leaning to the left.
To find the butt of their jokes a study by George Mason university's Center for Media and Public Affairs.
Look at monologues by late night host Jay Leno David Letterman.
Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Kimmel and Craig Ferguson.
In the first half of 2013.
President Obama was the subject of 288.
Jokes by far the most of any person.
Democrats provided fodder for 713.
Jokes compared to 417.
GOP punch -- it's.
That is a stark contrast to 2012 when Mitt Romney was the subject of more than twice as many jokes as the incumbent.
President Obama by the way will be a guest on the Tonight Show.
With Jay Leno tomorrow night.
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