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Treasury Waste: Coins Cost More to Make Than Their Face Value


Treasury Waste: Coins Cost More to Make Than Their Face Value

Here is a typical example of how inefficient government can be; the United States Treasury has for years spent more money on the cost of producing pennies and nickels than their face value, which means hundreds of millions of coins have been sold well below cost. Incredibly, the government has…


U.S. Treasury Spends Over $100 Mil to Promote New Bills

In a grisly example of government waste, the United States Treasury paid an upscale public relations firm more than $100 million to actually promote money. Documents—including contracts—associated with the outrageous deal have conveniently disappeared. This much we know for sure: The Treasury Department’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) doled…


Former ACORN Director Gets $445 Mil From U.S. Treasury

The Obama Administration has given a former director at the scandal-plagued Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) nearly half a billion dollars to offer “struggling” Illinois homeowners mortgage assistance, a Judicial Watch investigation has found. It means the ACORN official (Joe McGavin) will go from operating a corrupt…

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