Posts Tagged ‘taxpayers’

20 Years Of War In Afghanistan Has Cost US Taxpayers Over $2.2 Trillion

“From its start in 2001 through April 2021, the war in Afghanistan has cost U.S. taxpayers approximately $2.261 trillion, according to estimates earlier this year from the Costs of War Project at Brown University,” Fox News reviews of the disturbingly high figures. All that as the US public now sits back and witnesses US-trained Afghan […]

US Spending $1.2 Billion on Merck’s COVID-19 Treatment Is a ‘Waste of Taxpayers’ Money’: Doctor

A critical care doctor has said it’s a waste of taxpayers’ money for the U.S. government to purchase drug company Merck’s anti-viral treatment for COVID-19, if it’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Pierre Kory, president and chief medical officer of the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC), said there’s no […]

New York’s Vaccine Passport Program Could Cost Taxpayers Up to $17 Million

New York State’s vaccine passport program could cost taxpayers up to $17 million, far above initial estimations. This week, New York officials celebrated over 2 million Excelsior Passes issued in the state. The Excelsior Pass, an app developed in partnership with IBM which allows users to provide proof of vaccination, officially launched in March and has received […]

Report: Taxpayers Will Foot the Bill for Andrew Cuomo’s Mounting Legal Costs over Investigations

The taxpayer will pay for the $2.5 millions in contracts Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) office has with lawyers representing him during the ongoing federal investigation over his administration’s handling of the Chinese coronavirus data in nursing homes and his alleged abuse of power in sexually harassment allegations, according to a report. The Associated Press reported Cuomo said Wednesday […]

National Guard Presence in Capital to Cost American Taxpayers $483 Million

The Pentagon revealed Monday that the cost to American taxpayers of having thousands of National Guard members in the nation’s capital is an estimated $483 million. That figure covers the National Guard troop presence from January 6, 2020, when federal authorities first requested them, through mid-March, when 5,000 National Guard members are slated to be […]

Sen. Rick Scott: ‘We Should Not Have Florida Taxpayers Bailing Out New York’

Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) said Sunday on “Fox & Friends Weekend” that President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan that would provide state and local governments with $350 billion in emergency funding bailout was “wrong.” Senator Chuck Schumer said New York could get $2 billion in FEMA emergency money in Biden’s bill. Scott said, “This is just […]

Gavin Newsom: California Has So Much Cash It Could Return Some to Taxpayers

The State of California has so much cash, thanks to a revenue surplus, that it may be required to return some to taxpayers, according to a new budget proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom for 2021. On Friday, Newsom presented his budget, a staggering $227.2 billion plan that he said was a “fiscal blueprint that provides […]

Israel Lobby’s Latest Way to Extort Money from US Taxpayers

Cumulative US Foreign Assistance to Israel 1949-2020: $295 billion. This doesn’t include additional aid to Israel for intelligence support and other covert funding. Data from Congressional Research Service adjusted for inflation. (Source) New bill would give Israel a veto over US arms sales… Cumulative US aid to Israel is three times the amount the US […]

NZ’s debt clock relaunched by the Taxpayers Union

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American Taxpayers Are Forced to Pay for BLM Terrorism

Not only are American taxpayers being forced to pay for israeli terrorism abroad, they are also paying for BLM terrorism in their own country! According to The Washington Free Beacon: Nearly $170 million in government grants has passed through a liberal dark money behemoth that houses numerous left-wing groups, including the Black Lives Matter Global […]

Creativity blossoms in the shadow of the virus (with seed money from taxpayers who may not be aware of their generosity)

Point of Order We have acknowledged on previous occasions that the Point of Order Trough Monitor was not calibrated to pick up every example of dubiously spent public money. But when our monitor misses examples of eyebrow-raising grants, investments, loans and what-have-you, other monitors and watchdogs are on the job.  The Taxpayers’ Union for example. […]

Israel Funds America’s Israel Lobby, While U.S. Taxpayers Pay for Endless Fraud Against Themselves

By Philip Giraldi Imagine for a moment that there is a foreign government that receives billions of dollars a year in “aid” and other benefits from the United States taxpayer. Consider beyond that, the possibility that that government might take part of the money it receives and secretly recycle it to groups of American citizens […]

Big companies cost Israeli taxpayers NIS 13b in damage to health, environment

The 570 biggest factories in Israel cost the state NIS 13 billion ($3.9 billion) in damage to public health and the environment last year, according to the latest annual report on polluting and global warming gas emissions published by the Environmental Protection Ministry on Monday. Although this is the eighth annual report of its kind, […]

Big companies cost Israeli taxpayers NIS 13b in damage to health, environment

The 570 biggest factories in Israel cost the state NIS 13 billion ($3.9 billion) in damage to public health and the environment last year, according to the latest annual report on polluting and global warming gas emissions published by the Environmental Protection Ministry on Monday. Although this is the eighth annual report of its kind, […]

Cops beat handcuffed man so violently he lost his leg but it’s taxpayers who are held liable in lawsuit

     The citizens of the village of Green Island have been held liable for $375,000 to settle a federal lawsuit after police arrested a man so violently that he lost his leg. Kevin T. Kavanaugh filed a civil rights lawsuit after a violent arrest that started when state troopers smelled marijuana. After police smelled the […]

Taxpayers Held Liable After Cops Beat Handcuffed Man So Badly He Lost His Leg

(Support Free Thought) – Albany, NY — The citizens of the village of Green Island have been held liable for $375,000 to settle a federal lawsuit after police arrested a man so violently that he lost his leg. Kevin T. Kavanaugh filed a civil rights lawsuit after a violent arrest that started […]

Mueller Investigation Costing US Taxpayers $17 Million…And Counting

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has cost American taxpayers $17 million to date and is increasing fast. According to a Department of Justice report released on Thursday, the probe, which has returned no evidence of collusion, spent approximately $10 million between October 2017 and March this […]

Taxpayers Fund Prescription Drug Research Not Pharmaceuticals

A sweeping new study challenges our understanding of medical breakthroughs. Something odd happened when the Trump administration submitted the original version of its latest pro-corporate budget: Big Pharma didn’t like it. The problem wasn’t a tax hike or new regulations: the problem was that the budget included deep cuts to the budget of the National […]

Taxpayers Shell Out $175K for Brave Cop Fired by Dept. for Refusing to Kill a Man

By Matt Agorist Weirton, WV — As TFTP reported last year, former Weirton police officer Stephen Mader sued the city after he was fired for not killing a suicidal man who needed help. It was reported this week that Mader will be receiving $175,000 in a settlement as a result of his unnecessary […]

Paradigm Shift: City Now Forcing Bad Cops to Pay Victims Out of Their OWN POCKETS—Not Taxpayers

February 11, 2018 By John Vibes One of the most corrupt policies in place to protect police officers who commit violence in the line of duty is the legal protection that comes when a victim files a lawsuit against an aggressive cop. When a victim of a police assault wins a […]

Trump’s New $24 Million Fridge Will Cost Taxpayers Enough to Feed Every Homeless Person in DC for a YEAR

By Matt Agorist Washington, DC — When Donald Trump was seeking the office of President, he frequently criticized the taxpayer dollars wasted on Air Force One. Trump even called for the canceling of the Boeing contract to construct a new fleet. However, like most of his promises made on the campaign trail, his since […]

WHITE HELMETS: Taxpayers Funds Used to Finance Terrorism in Syria?

21st Century Wire says… Vanessa Beeley, associate editor of 21st Century Wire,  recently appeared on George and Gayatri Galloway’s talk show on Sputnik. The full interview can be watched here.  “An entire ‘fake-news’ industry emerged over the past five years in relation to Syria. Phantom armies of “moderate rebels”were moved around like pieces on an imaginary […]

Cooking Books: DOD, HUD Defrauded Taxpayers Of $21 Trillion From 1998 To 2015

Last year, a Reuters article brought renewed scrutiny to the budgeting practices of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), specifically the U.S. Army, after it was revealed that the department  had “lost” $6.5 trillion in 2015 due to “wrongful budget adjustments.” Nearly half of that massive sum, $2.8 trillion, was lost in just one quarter. […]

Duping Americans And Wasting Taxpayers’ Money

By Catherine J. Frompovich I don’t know about you, but the brouhaha going on about “national pride” prior to sporting events, e.g., football games in particular, seems to be something apparently programmed to bring about a specific agenda, which most folks probably don’t recognize for what it truly is—another propaganda-like campaign following in […]

How America’s Corrupt Government Wastes Its Taxpayers’ Money

How America’s Corrupt Government Wastes Its Taxpayers’ Money By Eric Zuesse.washingtonsblog.com Eric Zuesse First, just look at these billions of dollars of U.S.-taxpayer-purchased weapons being exploded simply wasted in Ukraine, instead of killing people there, as Americas aristocracy had intended when it got its President and Congress to donate, to Ukraine, these U.S.-manufactured weapons that […]

Police Misconduct Cases Cost Chicago Taxpayers $10.2 Million (Just This Week)

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Scottish Taxpayers Fund ‘Art Performance’ Calling Whites ‘Inbred Spawn Soon to Die Out’

Gold. Edged and decorated. A coat framed with gold surrounding white skin, wrapped around your body fat and muscles and bones like a magic cloak. The signs of power. The signs of wealth. Insignia. Details that seem small and inconsequential but they are proof of status. Your status. White. Powerful. Rich. This picture confirms, you […]

U.S. Taxpayers Fund Heroin Vaccine, Despite U.S. Government Being The Biggest Heroin Dealer

Next Story Many of us just pay our taxes on a yearly basis and have absolutely no idea where they’re going. Are they funding new medical research? War? The elite’s agenda? The reality is that your taxpayers’ dollars support all of these things and more, despite the fact that you may not knowingly support them yourself. […]

Congress Will Make Sure Taxpayers Keep Sending Money to Terrorists

Source: Alice Salles | Mises.org One of the few elected Democratic lawmakers with an extensive anti-war record, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), has combined forces with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to push legislation through both the House and the Senate that would bar federal agencies from using taxpayer-backed funds to provide weapons, training, intelligence, or […]

$995 in Welfare, $9.80 in Rent: How America’s Black Underclass Lives off the Taxpayers

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