“Pentagon math like this, where reductions in increases are counted as savings while actual budget levels rise, doesn’t actually save taxpayers a dime. This gimmick isn’t too dissimilar from claiming a raise you didn’t receive as lost income on your tax returns (do not attempt).”
Ben Freeman on the Pentagon’s fuzzy math. Find out what numbers he’s talking about on POGO’s blog.
Tell Your Representative to Join the Congressional Watchdog Caucus
This is a no-brainer. There is a new bipartisan caucus that is going to help whistleblowers and work to reduce waste in the government.
Everyone’s Representative should be in this caucus. So tell them to join.