Showing 3 ideas for tag "misapplication of funds"

Department of Homeland Security

Acronym Changes (OI-HSI and DRO-ERO)

Mr. President,

The thought that you, as Chief Ececutive, would allow Homeland Security to spend upwards of $40MM (so I'm told) to change component acronyms (OI-HSI and DRO-ERO) in the present economy for what appears to be the sake of "branding" is inexcusable. All of the badges, logos, uniforms, stationary and business cards, signs, powerpoint presentations and materials used to teach, organizational charts, flags,... more »

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Department of Defense

US Government Overspending

The US Governemnt pays top dollar on everything that they purchase. WHY!? We buy most things in bulk and you would think that we would get it for a cheaper price but we don't. Stop the useless overspending. I am an aircraft mechanic for the DoD and US Air Force Reserves. when we pay $250,000.00 for a winch it's getting a little ridiculous or $70,000.00 for a windshield, or even $5.00 bot a 10 cent bolt. Needless to say... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Eliminate (perceived) penalty to return unused budget dollars

Fear that not using our full allocated budget dollars will mean a decrease in funds the next fiscal year; there is a push for unnecessary or non critical spending days before deadline. On the contrary, there should be incentives to return unused portions.

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