DON’T READ THIS IF YOU GET EASILY PISSED: Stupefying List of RIDICULOUS Spending By Obama’s Admin

Published on December 19, 2013

A $300 million Army “megablimp,” space pizza and the ObamaCare website top this year’s “Wastebook” of the worst examples of wasteful spending by the government.

Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R-Okla.) list, out Tuesday, criticizes the government for spending $319 million on the botched site and $400 million to some furloughed workers who stayed home during the government shutdown.

The new book identifies 100 government spending decisions that wasted $30 billion in taxpayer money over the last year. Coburn, a well-known fiscal hawk, puts the book together every year.

The failed ObamaCare site, paying “non-essential” workers who make more than $100,000 per year for staying at home during the government shutdown and the megablimp are among the biggest ticket items in Coburn’s book.

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Coburn argues the waste shows that it should have been easy to find ways to replace the automatic spending cuts known as the sequester.

Other highlights:

NASA spent $124,955 to develop pizza that can be printed on a 3-D printer. It already pays Lockheed Martin $1 million a year to develop food for a Mars mission that isn’t happening for several decades.

The space agency also spent $390,000 to develop a “green ninja” cartoon character to promote climate change,  $360,000 on “pillownauts” that lay in bed for 70 days and $3 million on a mission to study the inner workings of Congress.

The FBI spent $1.5 million to help Hollywood accurately depict the agency.

The State Department spent $630,000 to buy “likes” on Facebook.

Wastebook 2013

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