Leave it to Colbert to explain why Congress’ decision to pay for the tank that even the Pentagon doesn’t want makes perfect sense.
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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.
“In tough times, when you’re making budget cuts and you’re looking to find waste, you don’t lay off the people who find the waste for you. You don’t in a fraud situation get rid of your auditors.”
-House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)
Unfortunately, that’s exactly what’s happening.