Our Dishonest Nation

Excerpt: A recent Government Accountability Office, or GAO, report has found that federal workers improperly used several billion dollars on the purchase of "Internet dating, tailor-made suits, lingerie [and] lavish dinners," among other things, the Associated Press reported. The GAO said that 41 percent of $14 billion in purchases from 2005-06 did not follow authorization procedures or follow proper signature guidelines. It appears that federal employees were having a field day with taxpayers' dollars by deliberately avoiding purchasing policies. One Agriculture Department employee was actually sending checks – $642,000 worth – to her live-in boyfriend.

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