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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Cut out the Middleman for purchasing

We continue to use Lockheed Martin as our main supplier for equipment (computers, etc) and we pay 2x as much as retail, not too mention a monthly service charge for support. This is just not necessary and the support should be based on a per call basis. If i never have issues with my computer, why should i be charged a monthly fee...since i never contact support?

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Department of Agriculture

Cut to the Constitution

Require all federal agencies to turn in to Congress a one page document explaining what article(s) of the Constitution authorizes their existence. Eliminate those agencies that do not have clear and specific authorization in the Constitution.

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Legislative Branch

Use assets to cover liabilities.

The federal government is bankrupt. The assets of the federal government should be used to cover its liabilities. All federal land from land management agencies within the Department of Agriculture and Department of Interior should be turned over to the states to fund the Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid liabilities. Have the states form a committee that will use the land and the income it creates to fund reorganized... more »

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Department of Defense

Reduce flying hours to save Millions!

With the average cost of an F-16 sortie over 1million dollars when you include all the supporting equipment, parts, fuel, man power and such the best way to save money would be to cut down on flying. If they cut flying down by even 1 day a month for every fighter/flying squadron Air Force wide and made it a maintenance catch up day or something like that not only would they save hundreds of Millions of dollars a month... more »

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Department of Defense

SAVE money on TDY; institute Webinars and "Live" media

The federal government spends an exorbitant amount of funds every year on travel and TDY. Most of the funds spent on TDY missions could be used to offset other costs for more pressing issues. There are reasons that many directors and leaders need to travel in order to satisfy mission requirements, but a majority of TDY missions for many others were/are unnecessary. Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal monies can... more »

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Senate

Untable Cut, Cap and Balance and Pass it NOW!

Why did the Senate table this bill? Cause you did not write it? Bring it up for a vote and pass it! It is the best bill that addresses our debt problem! CUT spending, don't raise taxes so you can dream up more ways to spend our money! You have OVERspent long enough! Enough is enough! It is time to pay the bills! All of us live on a budget and it works. Live within your means. Stop taxing the wealthy (those that... more »

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