posted on Jul, 9 2014 @ 04:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax credits for families that don't qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment
benefits for people who are secretly working. Federal agencies reported making $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been
entitled to receive them.
Congressional investigators say the figure could be even higher.
On this episode of who wants to be a billionaire.
"The amounts here are absolutely staggering," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. "It's over $100 billion each of the last five years. That's a
staggering half a trillion dollars in improper payments."
Half a trillion dollars over the last 5 years.
But the propaganda says the 'deficits' are shrinking!
Must be nice to spend our money hand over fist like that.
I wonder if that includes all the 'improper payments' we are currently give terrorist regimes in the ME ?
I also wonder if that includes all the 'improper payments' we are currently giving to terrorist regimes in central and south america?
God bless America everyone!
The land where money apparently grows on trees, as those shills on capitol hill seem to think.
We have taken an aggressive approach to attacking waste, fraud and abuse within federal agencies, and we will continue to seek out new and
innovative tools to help us in this fight," Cobert told the subcommittee.
Swear on a bible to that Cobert ?
Wonder how much those 'innovative' tools are going to cost us.