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Federal follies hurt taxpayers
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Now that Tax Day 2014 has passed, painful as a gallstone for the middle-class, do you know where your federal tax dollars are going?Incredibly, some of your hard-earned money is paying for federal workers who cling to their cushy jobs despite manifest misconduct that would get most of us fired. According to recent investigative media reports and congressional hearings, bad behavior among high-level federal bureaucrats is a serious problem. For example, “A program analyst (J’Vaughn Hawkins) at the Department of Housing and Urban Development spent up to three hours a day for five years working on private business deals – including once arranging to supply lap dancers for a private party – while he was supposed to be doing government work.”