Thanks to the sequester (long forgotten by most), alleged "cuts" in spending were scheduled to happen automatically.
One of the most disastrous effects of America's post-World War II embrace of a permanent warfare-state apparatus has been the extreme dependency on domestic military bases that dot towns and cities across America.
I am seriously starting to wonder if Senator John McCain has lost his mind.
The United States is spending millions of dollars to destroy U.S. equipment in Iraq and Syria — gear the U.S. gave the Iraqi military that was later captured by ISIS forces.
After an intruder was able to jump over the fence and enter the White House, the Secret Service, an agency in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is talking about augmenting security procedures and widening the White House security perimeter t
With little oversight, federal agency awarded billions to local police for spending on drones, drugs, vehicles and 'animals and plants', among eligible purchases
From World War II to the "war on terror," the tremendous cost of fighting is nothing short of catastrophic
For 43 years, Amtrak has operated at a loss. It stays in business thanks to a healthy annual government subsidy of around $1b a year. It also benefits from the busy Northeast Corridor, which accounts for a large chunk of its overall revenue.
Officials mum on need for and use of such info
The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) is the U.S. Government's central database on known or suspected international terrorists, and contains highly classified information provided by members of the Intelligence Community such as CIA, D
The Pentagon plans to destroy more than $1 billion worth of ammunition although some of those bullets and missiles could still be used by troops, according to the Pentagon and congressional sources.
Just days after a report published by researchers at Facebook revealed that users of the social media site had been manipulated for science, The Guardian reports that DARPA -
A South American backpacker man who was backpacking across the U.S was taken into federal custody in Washington state after he overstayed his visa by 30 minutes.
Not exactly gun but . . . TTAG reader RS writes:
Is the deteriorating state of American infrastructure endangering the public, for the sake of political gain? Bridges across the United States are in dire need of repair or replacement, and water and electrical systems, dams and roads are also fa
The United States has poured billions into efforts to rebuild war-torn Afghanistan – but the Afghan government has violated an understanding between the two countries.
This month's congressional hearing on outlandish bonuses at the Veterans Administration is the latest proof that the nation needs to overhaul how federal workers in every department are paid and promoted.
Planes were lovingly collected by scrapyard worker Walter Soplata in his back garden in Newbury, Ohio, in 1940s But since his death the planes lie at the abandoned graveyard amongst overgrown foliage and scrap metal The haunting images of the aviat
"We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive." --C.S. Lewis
These officers were such a liability that the town couldn't afford to pay for its insurance anymore.
Legislators and activists just don't trust adults to navigate issues of consent without them
Telephones and pagers not cutting it anymore
It turns out that Dick Cheney isn't the only Bush administration muckety-muck still fighting the last war.
'IT'S INHERENTLY A TERRIBLE AIRPLANE'
AZ Federal Employee Salaries
Billions Spent on Never-Used Gear
The federal government has given grant money to Fla. police departments to test beach goer's beverages for alcohol, reported WFLA.
Joe Biden announced the combined $61m aid package in Kiev, on the sidelines of new Ukrainian president's inauguration
New Subsidies Are Part of 'Qualitative Military Edge' Move
Feds Set To Bailout Insurance Corporations With Taxpayer Money