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UNCOVERED: Federal Government Worker "American Idle"? GSA
Spoof video adds to GSA woes
It doesn’t take a mind reader to see that problems aren’t going away for the General Services Administration, thanks to a spoof music video that features an employee singing in jest about excess government spending at a conference where the agency spent close to a million dollars.
The video, circulated by the office of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Thursday afternoon, features a GSA employee playing the ukulele and singing to the tune of pop song “I Wanna Be a Billionaire,” belting out lyrics about the agency’s lavish spending.
Dubbed “Federal Worker ‘American Idle,’” the video was featured as a part of a talent contest at the GSA’s four-day Las Vegas conference in the fall of 2010. The agency spent $835,000 on that conference, a revelation that triggered the agency’s administrator, Martha Johnson, to submit her resignation. Expenses for the event, which was attended by 300 employees, included $3,200 for a mind reader and $6,300 for a commemorative coin set.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories...#ixzz1rHG2jcoS
Your tax dollars at work, buying GSA staff shrimp for $4 each
Say goodbye to Martha Johnson. This week she was forced to resign as chief of the General Services Administration, the federal agency that manages real estate for the government.
Somehow Martha managed to spend an incredible $820,000 for a conference outside of Las Vegas. Among the expenditures she okayed: $31,000 for a "networking reception," $146,000 for catered food and drinks, as well as $130,000 in expenses to "scout" the conference's hotel location. Apparently, Martha's advance team had to travel to Vegas six times to get a handle on where was best to discuss GSA business. Somebody had to do it
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/...#ixzz1rHGQD0SR
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