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Taxpayer Dollars

The Inauguration and the Green Nickel Behind Grandma's Stove

Charlie Carillo | Posted 03.23.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

With the country drowning in debt, why go through such a costly and excessive ceremony for a guy who already has the job? If that sounds negative and anti-American to you, well, you're wrong. It isn't. It's anti-waste.

$266,000 In Taxpayer Dollars Unaccounted For By Shuttered Charter School

Posted 01.15.2012 | Education

More than $266,000 in public funds are unaccounted for in an audit of a now-defunct Cleveland, Ohio charter school. The findings for recovery have bee...

Tax Credits For The Poor Got To Luxury Hotels, Big Banks

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This post has been corrected. Taxpayer dollars that were intended to help poor communities are instead being used to finance luxury hotels, according...

Lawmakers Spending Taxpayer Dollars On Expensive Cars

Politico | Jake Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The economy is still limping along, but some members of Congress are nevertheless riding in style: At least 10 House members are spending more than $1...

Paulson Cuts Goldman Sachs a Sweetheart Deal

Marco Trbovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marco Trbovich

An analysis of the bailout deals Paulson has been cutting with taxpayer dollars reveals he's giving the culprits who created the nation's credit crisis what amount to sweetheart deals.