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Legislative Branch

Save $20 billion by eliminating farm subsidies

Save up to $20 bilion in US taxpayer money per year by eliminating or reducing farm subsidies. Each year, taxpayers fund billions in handouts to farms, mostly corn farms, which leads to market distortions, higher food prices, and higher fuel costs.

Farm subsidies began in the Depression era to keep farmers from starving and losing their land. Now, 72% of subsidies go to large farm corporations, not to needy family... more »

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Department of Defense

Expedite Contract definitizations - control government spending – save billions of dollars!!!

Expedite Contract definitizations - control government costs – save billions of dollars!
According to the GAO 2005 report approx. $7billion of defense spending a year is being executed under Undefinitized Contract Actions (UCAs). Due to the lack of cost control under UCAs, the government is exposed to billions of dollars of wasted/uncontrolled spending with little to no accountability. I propose the government implementing... more »

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