Accuracy in Media

$36 Million Spent by FDA to Combat Chewing Tobacco

Um, okay then: The Food and Drug Administration is spending $36 million on an anti-chewing tobacco advertising campaign targeted at white male teenagers in the midwest. The federal agency announced Tuesday it is expanding its “Real Cost” anti-tobacco campaign to “educate rural, white male teenagers” and convince them to stop dipping. Photo by Ryan Ojibway

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Obama has Proposed Tax Hikes of $2.1 Trillion

The Washington Examiner reported: President Obama’s proposed tax changes amount to a $2.1 trillion increase in federal taxes over the next 10 years, according to an official estimate released Thursday. The Joint Committee on Taxation, the congressional body tasked with providing nonpartisan estimates of tax legislation, released an analysis Thursday finding that Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget […]

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IRS Costs for Conferences Exceeded Estimates

From the Free Beacon: The Internal Revenue Service hosted events that exceeded cost estimates and often failed to meet requirements for their approval, according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The report reviewed documentation for 650 events held by the IRS in fiscal years 2013 and 2014 and found that […]

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May 2016

5/10/2016 - Obama’s 2-Day Saudi Arabian Visit Cost Taxpayers Over $3 Million

April 2016

4/23/2016 - Obama’s Climate Change Agreement Will Cost Billions, Do Little to Impact Sea Levels

4/23/2016 - IRS Can Track Your Cell Phone, but Won’t Track Down Missing Tax Funds

4/20/2016 - $36 Million Spent by FDA to Combat Chewing Tobacco

4/15/2016 - IRS Commissioner Agrees that a Flat Tax would be Simpler, Saves Money

4/13/2016 - Congress is Concerned about Hackers Attacking the IRS

4/7/2016 - Postal Service has Lost $50 Billion since 2007

March 2016

3/25/2016 - Obama has Proposed Tax Hikes of $2.1 Trillion

3/24/2016 - U.S. Paid Iran $2 Billion and Shipped Artifacts to Iran due to the Iran Deal

3/23/2016 - IRS Costs for Conferences Exceeded Estimates

3/22/2016 - Interior Dept Spent $50 Million on Crime Database that Doesn’t Work

3/18/2016 - Obama Administration Blocking Congress’s Inquiries into ‘Ransom’ Payment to Iran

December 2015

12/22/2015 - IRS: $46 Million in Wrongly-Issued Tax Refunds Given Out

November 2015

11/16/2015 - Federal Gov’t Wasted $43 Million on a $500,000 Gas Station in Afghanistan that’s Rarely Used

11/10/2015 - EPA Gave Child Sex and Drug Offenders Paid Leave

11/3/2015 - Since 2005, $11 Billion in Overpayments for Social Security

11/3/2015 - 10 of 23 ObamaCare Co-Ops have Failed, Costing at least $1.1 Billion

October 2015

10/20/2015 - Obama’s Golfing Travel Cost Taxpayers $2 Million in Airfare Alone

10/19/2015 - Bernie Sanders Admits He’ll have to Raise Taxes to Pay for His Plan

10/12/2015 - Watchdog Group: EPA is Running a $160 Million PR Machine

10/3/2015 - IRS Improperly Withheld Info from Taxpayers 12.3% of the Time

September 2015

9/24/2015 - EPA Official Spent $69,000 of Taxpayer Dollars to Fly Home on Weekends

9/12/2015 - U.S. Gov’t Collected $2.88 Trillion in Taxes, But Has $529 Billion Deficit