In 1982, Sen. William Proxmire (D-Wisc.) highlighted a federal program to teach teens to make shirts - that made not one shirt.
The Hudson River Tunnel (and renovation of the North Tunnel) received another $3.8 billion award, and it still won't be enough.
NYC must cut services to satisfy a $7 billion budget deficit – because it has a $11 billion bill to pay to care for 143,000 migrants.
In 1982 the Synthetic Fuels Corporation won the Golden Fleece Award for spending $>44K on a study to give its personnel raises.
The State Department plans to spend $6 million U.S. taxpayer dollars to build a United States pavilion for the 2025 Osaka World Expo.
The food stamp program loses $1 billion a month to fraud and waste, with some benefits going even to lottery winners.
The federal government gave a Teamsters pension fund $127 million to cover 3500 people. The problem: those 3500 are all dead.
Recycling costs far more than making new and is but one example of the myths of what must or even can be done to "save the...
The Biden administration plans a $12 billion subsidy program to pay automakers to retool to make hybrid and battery powered EVs.
In 1982, the U.S. Department of Agriculture actually studied the link between food preferences and personality and social identity.