Trillion Dollar Fraudsters – NYTimes.com.
Stalemate in Congress puts spending plans on hold. More cuts loom for US science
This year, the U.S. Forest Service has spent hundreds of millions of dollars fighting wildfires, cutting into funds originally set aside to prevent them. Fire historian Steve Pyne compares the way we manage fires today to how we manage health—focused on emergencies, and not prevention. Wildfires Consume Funds Flagged for Prevention : NPR
Government Slashes Funding for Marine Mammal Rescue – Wired Science
Top-secret document also reveals the numbers of people at spy agencies who speak foreign languages. âBlack budgetâ leaked by Edward Snowden describes NSA team that hacks foreign targets