Just in case you were not already sufficiently outraged by the intransigence of the President and Democrats to restrain federal spending however modestly, here are three more things to elevate your blood pressure.
"Taxpayers for Common Sense says the bill would increase total authorized spending by $1.2 billion." more
"As U.S. officials warned that the technology behind Obamacare might not be ready to launch on October 1, the administration was pouring tens of millions of dollars more than it had planned into the federal website meant to enroll Americans in the biggest new social program since the 1960s."
"A Reuters review of government documents shows that the contract to build the federal Healthcare.gov online insurance website - key to PresidentBarack Obama'ssignaturehealthcare reform- tripled in potential total value to nearly $292 million as new money was assigned to the work beginning in April this year."
"'Why this went from a ceiling of $93.7 million to $292 million is hard to fathom,' said Scott Amey, general counsel at the Project on Government Oversight, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group that analyzes government contracting." more
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