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Fat city : how Washington wastes your taxes / Donald Lambro.


South Bend, IN : Regnery/Gateway, [1980] .
ISBN 0895266806, 9780895266804

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Subjects Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.
Economic assistance, Domestic.
Government spending policy -- United States.
Government spending policy.
United States.
Waste in government spending -- United States.
Waste in government spending.
Description xix, 405 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Contents I. The wastemakers. Wasteland: losing $100 billion a year -- The hidden bureaucracy -- Tracking the Beltway bandits -- Paying the special interests -- The forgotten agencies -- Uncle Sam the travelin' man -- Henry Luce on the Potomac -- USDA: where are the farmers? -- The poverty business -- Selling the government -- Impact aid: making rich schools richer -- The $100 billion paperwork connection -- The double dippers -- A no-frills Pentagon -- OSHA: Washington's most hated agency -- HUD: the $76 billion disappointment -- Love and passion at the National Science Foundation -- Cutting the government: Jimmy Carter's broken promise
II. 100 nonessential federal programs. Regional Commissions -- U.S. Travel Service -- The Pentagon's "top brass" dining rooms -- U.S. Employment Service -- Women's Bureau -- Revenue sharing -- VISTA -- Government travel -- VIP lodges and retreats -- Federal Information Center -- Personal chefs for Cabinet secretaries -- President's Council on Physical Fitness -- Government film-making -- Beekeeper indemnity payments -- Council on Legal Educational Opportunity -- Automatic elevator operators -- Consumer Information Center -- 814 federal advisory boards, committees, and commissions and councils -- House gymnasium, Senate gymnasium -- Double dippers -- Economic research service -- Alaska railroad -- Economic Development Administration -- Congress' florist service -- National Science Foundation low priority research -- National Institute of Building Sciences -- Military recreational facilities -- Mexican-United States Defense Commission -- Inter-American Defense Board -- Highway Beautification Program -- Coast Guard selected reserve program -- Chauffeured limousines -- Federal Election Commission -- Government lobbyists -- HUD's Office of International Affairs -- Selective Service -- Impact aid to education, "B" category -- HUD's Office of Interstate Land Sales Registration, USDA costs of inspecting, classifying and grading cotton and tobacco -- Military commissaries and exchanges -- Office of Technology Assessment -- Minority Business Development Agency -- National Institute of Education -- Institute of Museum Services -- Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency -- Consultants -- Civil Aeronautics Board -- Japan-United States Friendship Commission -- Bilingual Educational Program -- Military servants -- Youth Conservation Corps -- Government advertising -- National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities -- Office of Consumer Affairs -- Interstate Commerce Commission -- Office of Small Pox Eradication -- Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations -- Ethnic Heritage Studies -- International Development Association -- Community Services Administration -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -- Occupational Safety and Health Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission -- National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice -- Small Business Administration -- U.S. Parole Commission -- Legal Services Corporation -- Defense Civil Preparedness Program -- Overseas Private Investment Corporation -- Foreign Claims Settlement Commission -- Educational and Cultural Exchange Grants -- American Battle Monuments Commission -- USDA Extension Service -- HUD Urban Development Action Grants -- Capitol Police -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission, Commission of Fine Arts, Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Environmental Quality -- Smithsonian Special Foreign Currency Program -- Consumer Product Safety Commission -- Department of Education -- Maritime Administration -- Federal Trade Commission -- Amtrak -- Council on Wage and Price Stability.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6040970
(OCoLC)ocm06040970
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WorldCat Identities Lambro, Donald.
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