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Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal: How $3.7 Trillion is Spent

Katherine 2011/12/18 14:29:27
Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal: How $3.7 Trillion is Spent

Explore every nook and cranny of President Obama's budget proposal.



HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
• Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services -- $1.11 trillion
• Administration for Children and Families -- $34.5 billion
• National Institutes of Health -- $31.83 billion
• Administration for Children and Families -- $16.18 billion
• Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services -- $7.32 billion
• Health Resources and Services Administration -- $6.82 billion
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- $5.89 billion
• Indian Health Services -- $4.62 billion
• Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration -- $3.39 billion
• Food and Drug Administration -- $2.74 billion
• Administration on Aging -- $2.24 billion
• Health Resources and Services Administration -- $2.15 billion
• Department Management -- $1.06 billion
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- $809 million
• Program Support Center -- $647 million
• Department Management -- $473 million
• Administration on Aging -- $210 million
• Food and Drug Administration -- $2 million

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION -- $808.04 billion
• Social Security Administration -- $10.24 billion

TREASURY
• Interest on Public Debt -- $474.15 billion
• Internal Revenue Service -- $82.05 billion
• Financial Management Service -- $24.5 billion
• Internal Revenue Service -- $13.29 billion
• Department Offices -- $9.49 billion
• Financial Management Service -- $3.84 billion
• Internal Revenue Service -- $3.29 billion
• Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau -- $510 million
• Financial Management Service -- $219 million
• Department Offices -- $166 million
• Bureau of the Public Debt -- $166 million
• Bureau of the Public Debt -- $127 million
• Financial Crimes Enforcement Network -- $114 million
• Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau -- $98 million

DEFENSE AND MILITARY PROGRAMS
• Operation and Maintenance -- $294.89 billion
• Military Personnel -- $154.06 billion
• Procurement -- $128.05 billion
• Research, Development, Test and Evaluation -- $75.72 billion
• Military Construction -- $13.07 billion
• Military Personnel -- $5.48 billion
• Revolving and Management Funds -- $3.14 billion
• Family Housing -- $1.7 billion
• Operation and Maintenance -- $836 million
• Trust Funds -- $47 million

AGRICULTURE
• Food and Nutrition Service -- $104.21 billion
• Farm Service Agency -- $9.8 billion
• Food and Nutrition -- $7.77 billion
• Forest Service -- $5.13 billion
• Natural Resources Conservation Service -- $4.59 billion
• Risk Management Agency -- $2.98 billion
• Foreign Agriculture Service -- $2.12 billion
• Farm Service Agency -- $1.78 billion
• Rural Housing Service -- $1.45 billion
• Agricultural Marketing Service -- $1.31 billion
• National Institute of Food and Agriculture -- $1.21 billion
• Food and Safety Inspection Service -- $1.01 billion
• Agricultural Research Service -- $914 million
• Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service -- $838 million
• Forest Service -- $695 million
• Rural Utilities Service -- $577 million
• Department Management -- $412 million
• Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service -- $264 million
• Rural Development -- $234 million
• Rural Business Cooperative Service -- $175 million
• National Agricultural Statistics Service -- $165 million
• National Institute of Food and Agriculture -- $134 million
• Agricultural Marketing Service -- $99 million
• Office of the Inspector General -- $91 million
• Economic Research Service -- $86 million
• Risk Management Agency -- $82 million
• Office of the Secretary -- $53 million
• Office of the General Counsel -- $46 million
• Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration -- $44 million
• Department Management -- $22 million
• Agricultural Research Service -- $18 million
• National Appeals Division -- $15 million
• Office of the Chief Economist -- $10 million
• Food Safety and Inspection Service -- $9 million
• Office of the Chief Economist -- $1 million

VETERANS AFFAIRS
• Benefits Programs -- $70.48 billion
• Veterans Health Administration -- $54.44 billion
• Department Administration -- $7.26 billion
• Benefits Programs -- $156 million
• Veterans Health Administration -- $29 million

TRANSPORTATION
• Federal Highway Administration -- $70.55 billion
• Federal Transit Administration -- $22.2 billion
• Federal Aviation Administration -- $12.88 billion
• Federal Railroad Administration -- $8.05 billion
• Federal Aviation Administration -- $5.77 billion
• National Infrastructure Bank -- $5 billion
• Office of the Secretary -- $2.05 billion
• National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -- $860 million
• Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration -- $606 million
• Maritime Administration -- $303 million
• Office of the Secretary -- $290 million
• Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration -- $192 million
• Federal Railroad Administration -- $183 million
• Maritime Administration -- $175 million
• Federal Transit Administration -- $150 million
• Office of Inspector General -- $89 million
• Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation -- $34 million
• Surface Transportation Board -- $30 million

EDUCATION
• Office of Federal Student Aid -- $31.43 billion
• Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Administration -- $20.16 billion
• Office of Federal Student Aid -- $12.81 billion
• Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services -- $12.65 billion
• Office of Innovation and Improvement -- $5 billion
• Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services -- $3.12 billion
• Office of Post Secondary Education -- $2.53 billion
• Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools -- $1.78 billion
• Office of Vocational and Adult Education -- $1.68 billion
• Institute of Education Sciences -- $760 million
• Office of English Language Acquisition -- $750 million
• Department Management -- $654 million
• Office of Post Secondary Education -- $426 million
• Office of Innovation and Improvement -- $40 million

OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (OPM) -- $83.24 billion

LABOR
• Employment and Training Administration -- $117.66 billion
• Employment and Training Administration -- $10 billion
• Office Workers’ Compensation Programs -- $2.08 billion
• Occupational Safety and Health Administration -- $583 million
• Bureau of Labor Statistics -- $578 million
• Department Management -- $567 million
• Mine Safety and Health Administration -- $384 million
• Wage and Hour Division -- $241 million
• Employee Benefits Security Administration -- $198 million
• Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs -- $123 million
• Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program -- $109 million
• Wage and Hour Division -- $51 million
• Office of Labor Management Standards -- $41 million

OTHER
• National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- $18.72 billion
• Allowances -- $10 billion
• Environmental Protection Agency -- $8.97 billion
• National Science Foundation -- $7.77 billion
• Postal Service -- $5.95 billion
• National Credit Union Administration -- $1.9 billion
• Corporation for National and Community Service -- $1.26 billion
• Tennessee Valley Authority -- $113 billion
• Smithsonian Institution -- $1.05 billion
• Small Business Administration -- $984 million
• Broadcasting Board of Governors -- $767 million
• Intelligence Community Management Account -- $592 million
• Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) -- $514 million
• Corporation for Public Broadcasting -- $451 million
• Legal Services Corporation -- $450 million
• Equal Employment Opportunity Commission -- $386 million
• Postal Service -- $347 million
• Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection -- $329 million
• National Labor Relations Board -- $288 million
• Securities Investor Protection Corporation -- $288 million
• Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District -- $258 million
• National Science Foundation -- $248 million
• Institute of Museum and Library Services -- $243 million
• Federal Housing Finance Agency -- $227 million
• Affordable Housing Program -- $216 million
• Neighborhood Reinvest Corporation -- $215 million
• Public Company Accounting Oversight Board -- $213 million
• Federal Trade Commission -- $197 million
• Federal Drug Control Programs -- $333 million
• Commodity Futures Trade Commission -- $191 million
• Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund -- $150 million
• National Endowment for the Arts -- $146 million
• National Endowment for the Humanities -- $146 million
• Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- $128 million
• Consumer Product Safety Commission -- $122 million
• National Transportation Safety Board -- $102 million
• Corporation for Travel Promotion -- $100 million
• Electric Reliability Organization -- $100 million
• Civilian Property Realignment Board -- $88 million
• International Trade Commission -- $87 million
• Appalachian Regional Commission -- $76 million
• Federal Election Commission -- $67 million
• United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims -- $56 million
• United States Holocaust Memorial Museum -- $53 million
• Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service -- $48 million
• United States Institute of Peace -- $43 million
• Merit Systems Protection Board -- $42 million
• Standard Setting Body
--$41 million
• United Mine Workers of America Benefit Funds -- $33 million
• Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board -- $29 million
• Federal Maritime Commission -- $26 million
• Federal Labor Relations Authority -- $26 million
• Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission -- $22 million
• National Railroad Passenger Corporation Office of Inspector General -- $22 million
• Corporation for National and Community Service -- $20 million
• Office of Special Counsel -- $19 million
• Denali Commission -- $16 million
• National Mediation Board -- $14 million
• Office of Government Ethics -- $14 million
• Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission -- $13 million
• Delta Regional Authority -- $13 million
• Presidio Trust -- $12 million
• Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board -- $11 million
• Election Assistance Commission -- $11 million
• Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation -- $10 million
• Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts -- $9 million
• Morris K. Udall and Steward L. Udall Foundation -- $1 million

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)
• Public and Indian Housing Programs -- $36.19 billion
• Community Planning and Development -- $8.21 billion
• Housing Programs -- $4.48 billion
• Management and Administration -- $1.79 billion
• Community Planning and Development -- $1 billion
• Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities -- $150 million
• Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes -- $140 million
• Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity -- $72 million
• Policy Development and Research -- $57 million

HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)
• Customs and Border Protection -- $10.49 billion
• United States Coast Guard -- $8.94 billion
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) -- $6.79 billion
• Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) -- $5.5 billion
• Transportation Security Administration (TSA) -- $5.11 billion
• Citizenship and Immigration Services -- $2.53 billion
• United States Secret Service (USSS) -- $1.7 billion
• United States Coast Guard -- $1.66 billion
• Customs and Border Protection -- $1.47 billion
• National Protection and Program Directorate -- $1.43 billion
• Departmental Management and Operations -- $1.3 billion
• Science and Technology -- $1.18 billion
• Citizenship and Immigration Services -- $365 million
• Domestic Nuclear Detection Office -- $331 million
• Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) -- $311 million
• Federal Law Enforcement Training Center -- $276 million
• Transportation Security Administration (TSA) -- $250 million
• United States Secret Service (USSS) -- $245 million
• Office of the Inspector General -- $144 million
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) -- $23 million

INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
• International Security Assistance -- $15.97 billion
• Military Sales Program -- $14.26 billion
• Agency for International Development -- $6.25 billion
• Multilateral Assistance -- $3.71 billion
• Millennium Challenge Corporation -- $1.13 billion
• Peace Corps -- $440 million
• Overseas Private Investment Corporation -- $70 million
• Trade and Development Agency -- $56 million
• African Development Foundation -- $24 million

JUSTICE
• Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) -- $8.08 billion
• Office of Justice Programs -- $7.81 billion
• Federal Prison System -- $6.79 billion
• Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals -- $3.91 billion
• Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals -- $2.32 billion
• General Administration -- $2.29 billion
• Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) -- $2.01 billion
• Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) -- $1.15 billion
• Interagency Law Enforcement -- $541 million
• Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) -- $282 million
• Radiation Exposure Compensation -- $120 million

OTHER DEFENSE CIVIL PROGRAMS
• Military Retirement -- $48.46 billion
• Retiree Health Care -- $9.92 billion
• Selective Service System -- $24 million

STATE
• Administration of Foreign Affairs -- $14.75 billion
• Other -- $13.08 billion
• International Organizations and Conferences -- $3.54 billion
• Administration of Foreign Affairs -- $1.26 billion
• International Commissions -- $122 million

ENERGY
• Energy Programs -- $11.84 billion
• National Nuclear Security Administration -- $11.71 billion
• Environmental and Other Defense Activities -- $6.27 billion
• Power Marketing Administration -- $604 million
• Department Administration -- $171 million
• Energy Programs -- $103 million
• Power Marketing Administration -- $86 million

INTERIOR
• National Park Service -- $2.89 billion
• Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education -- $2.5 billion
• Departmental Offices -- $2.12 billion
• United States Fish and Wildlife Services -- $1.7 billion
• Bureau of Reclamation -- $1.02 billion
• United States Fish and Wildlife Services -- $996 million
• Department-Wide Programs -- $911 million
• Bureau of Land Management -- $1.13 billion
• United States Geological Survey -- $1.12 billion
• Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement -- $583 million
• Department-Wide Programs -- $437 million
• Insular Affairs -- $405 million
• National Park Service -- $395 million
• Bureau of Reclamation -- $194 million
• Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians -- $152 million
• Office of Surface Mining Reclamation Enforcement -- $146 million
• Bureau of Land Management -- $133 million
• Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation & Enforcement -- $132 million
• Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education -- $106 million
• Insular Affairs -- $69 million
• Office of the Solicitor -- $68 million
• Central Utah Project -- $33 million
• Office of the Inspector General -- $49 million
• National Indian Gaming Commission -- $17 million
• Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation & Enforcement -- $8 million
• United States Geological Survey -- $1 million

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) -- $11.57 billion

COMMERCE
• National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- $5.51 billion
• National Telecommunications and Information Administration -- $1.4 billion
• Bureau of the Census -- $1.02 billion
• National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- $1 billion
• International Trade Administration -- $517 million
• Economic Development Administration -- $325 million
• Economic and Statistical Analysis -- $113 million
• Bureau of Industry and Security -- $111 million
• National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- $111 million
• National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- $100 million
• Department Management -- $95 million
• National Telecommunications and Information Administration -- $50 million
• Minority Business Development Administration -- $32 million
• Bureau of the Census -- $30 million
• Economic Development Administration -- $20 million

JUDICIAL BRANCH
• Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and other Judicial Services -- $6.58 billion
• Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and other Judicial Services -- $1.18 billion
• Judicial Retirement Funds -- $248 million
• Administrative Office of the United States -- $89 million
• Supreme Court of the United States -- $83 million
• United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit -- $33 million
• Federal Judicial Center -- $29 million
• United States Court of International Trade -- $21 million
• United States Sentencing Commission -- $18 million
• United States Court of International Trade -- $2 million

RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
• Railroad Retirement Board (m) -- $6.95 billion
• Railroad Retirement Board (d) -- $170 million

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
• House of Representatives -- $1.33 billion
• Senate -- $971 million
• Architect of the Capital -- $694 million
• Library of Congress -- $667 million
• Government Accountability Office -- $557 million
• Capitol Police -- $387 million
• Government Printing Office -- $148 million
• Legislative Branch Boards and Commissions -- $130 million
• House of Representatives -- $101 million
• United States Tax Court -- $60 million
• Congressional Budget Office -- $47 million
• United States Tax Court -- $1 million

CORPS OF ENGINEERS--CIVIL WORKERS -- $4.57 billion

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
• District of Columbia General and Special Payments -- $603 million
• District of Columbia Courts -- $284 million
• District of Columbia General and Special Payments -- $174 million
• District of Columbia Courts -- $9 million

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
• Orderly Liquidation -- $855 million
• FDIC Office of the Inspector General -- $45 million
• FSLIC Liquidation -- $15 million

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
• General Activities -- $332 million
• Real Property Activities -- $286 million
• Supply and Technology Activities -- $13 million
• Real Property Activities -- $10 million

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
• Office of Administration -- $116 million
• Unanticipated Needs -- $100 million
• Office of Management and Budget -- $92 million
• Unanticipated Needs -- $81 million
• The White House -- $59 million
• Office of the United States Trade Representative -- $51 million
• Office of the National Drug Control Policy -- $23 million
• Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Environmental Quality -- $3 million

NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION -- $407 million

RECOVERY ACT ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY BOARD -- $32 million

ALL
• Securities and Exchange Commission -- $0
(Change from 2010 N/A)


[PERSONAL NOTE: Hopefully I've included everything.
Click the link below for the chart. This come from the New York Times.]


http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/newsgraphics/2011/0119-b...


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  • templer003 2011/12/18 14:49:33
    templer003
    +4
    I noticed in the list that there seamed to be a repeat of offices or functions is that a typo or is the fed. paying themselves twice for the same job ???
    I'll bet that there are a lot of places that they are paying20 or more folks to do a job that 10 could do well..
    Thanks for the info none the less.

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  • Constitution Believer 2011/12/21 01:42:03
  • Katherine Constit... 2011/12/21 02:37:13
    Katherine
    Glad you noticed that. And I wish I made notes while typing this out, because you could easily cut a trillion without making many "sacrifices." Not really even tapping into waste. Too many politicians coming in without really bothering to tap into waste and dysfunction. Just same old same old, business as usual. It's not wonder we're broke.
  • Constit... Katherine 2011/12/22 05:54:23
  • Katherine Constit... 2011/12/22 06:29:14
    Katherine
    Politicians don't care, though they try to act like they care with their war on poverty, which really just creates more poverty than it uplift, but their interest is in being [re-]elected.

    Well now you do. And there's plenty of others out there to help fill those gaps. But the best thing one can do is not create a climate that rewards failure and punishes success, allow opportunities, teach personal strength, understand that most of us start on the bottom and it's not always easy, to be encouraging...
  • Constit... Katherine 2011/12/23 05:00:01
  • cynsity 2011/12/20 21:53:33
    cynsity
    +1
    thye publish this interactive evry year... what amazes me is taht no one looks at all the repeat stuff and says "hey cut that they do the same as..."
    What is so strange is when I presented this interactive to a classroom full of both students and teachers and asked where do we cut.... not one majority idea showed up.... Every time one said cut here someone had a counter for why not to cut it. Clearly the people are no better at making those choices then teh government
  • OPOA912 2011/12/20 14:53:24
    OPOA912
    +1
    I like Connie Mack's approach to reducing the deficit and after looking at this chart I can see why it would work
  • Seonag 2011/12/20 13:24:58
    Seonag
    +1
    Thanks! Interesting list. I notice the Secret Service gets more than Customs and Border Protection; foreign governments get way much more than our Native Americans.
  • Katherine Seonag 2011/12/20 13:43:04
    Katherine
    Customs & Border Protection -- $10.49 billion
    FBI -- $8.08 billion
    TSA -- $5.11 billion
    ICE -- $5.5 billion
    USSS -- $1.7 billion
    DEA -- $2.01 billion
    ATF -- $1.15 billion
  • Seonag Katherine 2011/12/20 14:35:02
    Seonag
    +1
    oops! Thanks for the correction --- missed the top one. If we spend that much,do we have too many over-paid desk jockeys and not enough 'boots on the ground?'
  • Katherine Seonag 2011/12/20 14:45:13
    Katherine
    +1
    A better question is how can we be spending more but seeing worse results.
  • Constit... Seonag 2011/12/21 02:43:40
  • Seonag Constit... 2011/12/21 13:49:59
    Seonag
    Do you think these guys are 'fighting' to keep their jobs by shooting down any real solutions?
  • Constit... Seonag 2011/12/22 05:55:53
  • Seonag Constit... 2011/12/22 13:17:55
    Seonag
    +1
    Kick the can down the street and let the next group worry about it.
  • Constit... Seonag 2011/12/23 05:03:41
  • Seonag Constit... 2011/12/23 14:02:28
    Seonag
    And now they don't even need laptops --- they can use their phones hidden on their laps so they appear to be listening for the C-Span cameras.
  • Constit... Seonag 2011/12/26 22:20:37
  • jmc07806-PWCM-JLA 2011/12/20 12:14:53
    jmc07806-PWCM-JLA
    +1
    I wonder how much of it actually goes to the overhead to run the Government not just the items listed. I think if we knew that there would be a big change pushed by the people not just some of the OWS types that were set up for politocal reasons.
  • Katherine jmc0780... 2011/12/20 13:50:48
    Katherine
    +2
    The Obama administration has given ACORN spinoffs $729,849 so far this year and may hand out billions more in federal cash to these and other Saul Alinsky-inspired organizations, according to award-winning investigative journalist Matthew Vadum.

    President Obama's new economic stimulus package contains as much as $15 billion in payoffs for radical left-wing groups such as ACORN, his former employer.
  • Sandy 2011/12/20 11:48:31
    Sandy
    +1
    Most of that going to illegals I'll bet. At least here in Utah that is the case.
  • keeper 2011/12/20 04:50:13
    keeper
    +1
    This is obscene... eliminate the entire "Other" category, plus several more wastes...
  • wtw 2011/12/20 03:46:04
    wtw
    +1
    Wow--great info. Sure looks to me like you can cut a trillion or more!
  • Katherine wtw 2011/12/20 03:58:46
    Katherine
    +1
    Easily!
  • les_gvt 2011/12/20 03:45:19
    les_gvt
    +3
    All this, and he still forgot to appropriate for Michelle's air travel
    forgot michelles air travel
  • Classical Liberal 2011/12/20 02:27:23
    Classical Liberal
    +1
    >$1T for medicare and medicaid? wtf?
  • Matt 2011/12/19 23:20:45
    Matt
    +1
    If you add up all of the military costs, plus foreign "aid", plus the CIA budget, plus most of NASA's budget, plus most of the interest on our national debt, the Pentagon costs us probably close to $2 trillion per year.
  • Wolfman 2011/12/18 18:44:55
    Wolfman
    +2
    EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
    • Unanticipated Needs -- $100 million....................RE...
    • Unanticipated Needs -- $81 million.........................

    Why two slush fund accounts? Why have any slush fund accounts?
    *****************************...
    GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    • General Activities -- $332 million................SLUSH FUND
    • Real Property Activities -- $286 million.........................

    • Real Property Activities -- $10 million.........................

    What are Real Property Activities? Why twice? Why isn't it a General Activity?
    *****************************...

    LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

    • House of Representatives -- $1.33 billion.........................

    • Architect of the Capital -- $694 million.........................

    • Government Accountability Office -- $557 million...........WTF?

    • Legislative Branch Boards and Commissions -- $130 million.....WTF?
    • House of Representatives -- $101 million.........................
    *****************************...
    RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
    • Railroad Retirement Board (m) -- $6.95 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Railroad Retirement Board (d) -- $170 million........REDUNDANT

    That's a lot of money for a crummy rail system. Twice?
    *****************************...

    JUDICIAL BRANCH
    • Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and ot...





























































































    EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
    • Unanticipated Needs -- $100 million....................RE...
    • Unanticipated Needs -- $81 million.........................

    Why two slush fund accounts? Why have any slush fund accounts?
    *****************************...
    GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    • General Activities -- $332 million................SLUSH FUND
    • Real Property Activities -- $286 million.........................

    • Real Property Activities -- $10 million.........................

    What are Real Property Activities? Why twice? Why isn't it a General Activity?
    *****************************...

    LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

    • House of Representatives -- $1.33 billion.........................

    • Architect of the Capital -- $694 million.........................

    • Government Accountability Office -- $557 million...........WTF?

    • Legislative Branch Boards and Commissions -- $130 million.....WTF?
    • House of Representatives -- $101 million.........................
    *****************************...
    RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
    • Railroad Retirement Board (m) -- $6.95 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Railroad Retirement Board (d) -- $170 million........REDUNDANT

    That's a lot of money for a crummy rail system. Twice?
    *****************************...

    JUDICIAL BRANCH
    • Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and other Judicial Services -- $6.58 billion....TWICE
    • Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and other Judicial Services -- $1.18 billion....TWICE

    Once wasn't enough?
    *****************************...

    COMMERCE

    • Bureau of the Census -- $1.02 billion.........................
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- $1 billion ........REDUNDANT

    • International Trade Administration -- $517 million.......FOR WHAT?

    • Economic Development Administration -- $325 million.......WHAT DO THEY DO?........REDUNDANT
    • Economic and Statistical Analysis -- $113 million.....WHAT DO THEY DO?
    • Bureau of Industry and Security -- $111 million.....WHAT DO THEY DO?
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- $111 million.....WHAT DO THEY DO?
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- $100 million..TWICE
    • Department Management -- $95 million.....WHAT DO THEY DO?

    • Bureau of the Census -- $30 million............REDUNDANT
    • Economic Development Administration -- $20 million............REDUNDANT
    *****************************...

    FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) -- $11.57 billion YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME
    *****************************...

    INTERIOR
    • National Park Service -- $289 billion..................REDU...
    • National Park Service -- $395 million.........................

    • Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education -- $2.5 billion
    • Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians -- $152 million
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education -- $106 million
    • National Indian Gaming Commission -- $17 million
    BUREAUCRACY...............CON...

    • Departmental Offices -- $2.12 billion....SLUSH FUND
    • Department-Wide Programs -- $437 million.........SLUSH FUND
    • Department-Wide Programs -- $911 million..........SLUSH FUND

    • Bureau of Reclamation -- $1.02 billion...........REDUNDANT
    • Bureau of Reclamation -- $194 million..............REDUNDANT

    • United States Fish and Wildlife Services -- $1.7 billion....REDUNDANT
    • United States Fish and Wildlife Services -- $996 million......REDUNDANT

    • Bureau of Land Management -- $133 million .REDUNDANT
    • Bureau of Land Management -- $1.13 billion..REDUNDANT

    • United States Geological Survey -- $1.12 billion
    • Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement -- $583 million........REDUNDANT
    • Office of Surface Mining Reclamation Enforcement -- $146 million......REDUNDANT

    • Insular Affairs -- $405 million.........................
    • Insular Affairs -- $69 million............WTF......R...



    • Office of the Solicitor -- $68 million..............REDUNDANT
    • Central Utah Project -- $33 million..............WTF?
    • Office of the Inspector General -- $49 million.REDUNDANT

    THIS WHOLE DEPARTMENT IS A BEAN-COUNTER'S PARADISE.
    *****************************...
    ENERGY - CUT THE ENTIRE DEPARTMENT. THEY CREATE NO ENERGY.

    *****************************...
    JUSTICE

    • Office of Justice Programs -- $7.81 billion............WTF?

    • Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals -- $3.91 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals -- $2.32 billion........REDUNDANT
    • General Administration -- $2.29 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) -- $2.01 billion........JUSTICE

    • Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals -- $3.91 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals -- $2.32 billion........REDUNDANT
    • General Administration -- $2.29 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) -- $2.01 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) -- $1.15 billion....CUT

    • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) -- $282 million.........REDUNDANT
    *****************************...



    STATE
    • Administration of Foreign Affairs -- $14.75 billion........REDUNDANT
    • Other -- $13.08 billion.........................
    • International Organizations and Conferences -- $3.54 billion..............CUT 1/2
    • Administration of Foreign Affairs -- $1.26 billion.............REDUNDANT
    • International Commissions -- $122 million
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    (more)
  • Katherine Wolfman 2011/12/18 19:23:41
  • Matt Wolfman 2011/12/19 23:23:52
    Matt
    +3
    Why have slush funds ? In case green fees go up at the golf course.
  • Wolfman Matt 2011/12/20 00:35:17
  • Wolfman 2011/12/18 17:40:05
    Wolfman
    +1
    JUSTICE
    • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) -- $1.15 billion

    TREASURY
    • Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau -- $510 million
    • Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau -- $98 million

    Ditch the ATF entirely.
  • Classic... Wolfman 2011/12/20 02:29:43
    Classical Liberal
    +1
    save almost $2billion... nice.
  • Wolfman Classic... 2011/12/20 06:30:39
    Wolfman
    +3
    We can do better than that. End the Departments of Education, Commerce, and Energy. They do nothing for us. Cut all government retirement packages in half. Make government the least desirable place to work. Mail delivery three-days a week; cut the work force by 3/4. Return the EPA function to the states along with Medicaid. End Obamacare.
  • Classic... Wolfman 2011/12/20 06:32:47
    Classical Liberal
    +1
    my dad's a letter carrier and I'm dependent on him right now, so I don't like the sound of cutting the postal service (nor do they normally receive tax money -- they were self-sustaining until Congress passed a law requiring them to put away $5bill/yr for retirement benefits of current employees).
  • Wolfman Classic... 2011/12/20 07:29:00
    Wolfman
    The Post Office says they are losing money. Nobody depends on the post office any more. We have email and pay bills on-line. The obvious solution is to get rid of it or at least cut the number of days for delivery. Turn the whole thing over to FedEx. They will make money out of it. Your dad can work for them.
  • Classic... Wolfman 2011/12/20 08:17:12
    Classical Liberal
    +1
    Yes, the Post Office is losing roughly $5 billion a year. That $5 billion that they need to put away. That policy should expire in a couple years.

    I do agree that it's largely antiquated. We have reliable private companies for mailing parcels, email for text, and wire transfers for money. There's even e-Cards.

    But it would be solvent if Congress hadn't told them they need to put away $5bill/yr, on top of their need to compete on other things forcing them to keep things at-cost.
  • Wolfman Classic... 2011/12/20 08:20:41
    Wolfman
    +1
    I think the idea was to make them pay for their own retirement plan.
  • Classic... Wolfman 2011/12/20 08:55:52
    Classical Liberal
    +1
    the post office is paying for it, yes. But that's why they're losing so much money -- every cent of what they're losing, plus some, is put into that retirement account.
  • Wolfman Classic... 2011/12/20 08:57:41
    Wolfman
    +1
    Somebody has to pay for it. Don't you think it should be the Post Office?

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