Transparency we can believe in?


Locutus
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Honest mistakes to be sure: Gov’t ‘transparency’ website missing at least $619 billion
A government website intended to make federal spending more transparent was missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal programs, a government audit has found.

And the data that does exist is wildly inaccurate, according to the Government Accountability Office, which looked at 2012 spending data. Only 2% to 7% of spending data on USASpending.gov is “fully consistent with agencies’ records,” according to the report.

[...]
For more than 22% of federal awards, the spending website literally doesn’t know where the money went. The “place of performance” of federal contracts was most likely to be wrong.
The Department of Health & Human Services “failed to report nearly $544 billion” to the “transparency” website in 2012, which of course justified giving Kathleen Sebelius a hero’s sendoff (external - login to view) in April of this year.

Here’s how many people have been fired for all the incompetence:




According to Newsbusters, only CBS thought this story was important enough to mention:
Instead of covering the missing $619 billion in taxpayer money, Good Morning America showed video of a farmer in Kansas serenading his cows by playing the song “Royals” on his trombone. NBC’s Today spent nearly three minutes discussing the supposed controversy surrounding a new Kim Kardashian mobile app.
Priorities!

On top of it all, earlier this year the State Department said they “lost” $6 billion (external - login to view). How much more “smart power” can the country handle?


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IdRatherBeSkiing
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Kim Kardasian has a mobile app? That is big news.

Perhaps the conterversy is that there was more than 1 person who downloaded it.
 
Sons of Liberty
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I borrowed it, I'll put it back, sheesh.
 
SLM
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by LocutusView Post

Honest mistakes to be sure: Gov’t ‘transparency’ website missing at least $619 billionA government website intended to make federal spending more transparent was missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal programs, a government audit has found.
And the data that does exist is wildly inaccurate, according to the Government Accountability Office, which looked at 2012 spending data. Only 2% to 7% of spending data on USASpending.gov is “fully consistent with agencies’ records,” according to the report.
[...]
For more than 22% of federal awards, the spending website literally doesn’t know where the money went. The “place of performance” of federal contracts was most likely to be wrong.
The Department of Health & Human Services “failed to report nearly $544 billion” to the “transparency” website in 2012, which of course justified giving Kathleen Sebelius a hero’s sendoff in April of this year.
Here’s how many people have been fired for all the incompetence:

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Nothing else on the internet is either accurate or believable, why should information on a government website be any different?
 
B00Mer
Republican
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Quote: Originally Posted by LocutusView Post

Honest mistakes to be sure: Gov’t ‘transparency’ website missing at least $619 billionA government website intended to make federal spending more transparent was missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal programs, a government audit has found.
And the data that does exist is wildly inaccurate, according to the Government Accountability Office, which looked at 2012 spending data. Only 2% to 7% of spending data on USASpending.gov is “fully consistent with agencies’ records,” according to the report.
[...]
For more than 22% of federal awards, the spending website literally doesn’t know where the money went. The “place of performance” of federal contracts was most likely to be wrong.
The Department of Health & Human Services “failed to report nearly $544 billion” to the “transparency” website in 2012, which of course justified giving Kathleen Sebelius a hero’s sendoff in April of this year.
Here’s how many people have been fired for all the incompetence:

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What's 619 Billion when you're 60 Trillion in debt and it's crushing your economy..

Total US debt soars to nearly $60 trn, foreshadows new recession (external - login to view)

Glad Canada has a PM Harper, making deals with the EU to secure our economy..

Canada-EU free trade deal clears major hurdle with agreement on final text - Politics - CBC News

The US deserves a good recession or depression after voting for Obama, it's as stupid as the Palestinians voting in a terrorist organization as a government body, then crying when they get bombed. BooHoo, cry me a river.

Crash of 2014: Like 1929, you’ll never hear it coming (external - login to view)
 
Corduroy
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Obama's got $600 billion of dijon mustard hidden under the floorboards of his Nairobi madrasa complex.
 

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