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Weird Science

In John Hughes’ 1985 sophomoric romp, Weird Science, a pair of hormonal high-schoolers manufacture the girl of their dreams with the help of a Barbie doll, a home computer, and a well-timed bolt of lightning.  It was an absurd premise, but if recent...

CAGW Staff August 11, 2014

CAGW Releases August Wastewatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze (202) 467-5318 August 9, 2014

Curtis Kalin August 9, 2014
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Definitely Not a Free Lunch

In fiscal year (FY) 2012, 30.7 million out of 50 million, or 61 percent, of U.S. students enrolled in public and non-profit private schools participated in both the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP),...

CAGW Staff July 7, 2014

CAGW Names Sen. Lisa Murkowski March Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318 March 20,2013    

Curtis Kalin March 24, 2014
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Bah Humbug! You’re A Mean One, Uncle Sam

The Christmas season may be long departed, but the Grinch (in the form of Uncle Sam) is working hard to dampen the magic of the holiday season by stealing the gift of a free market system right out from under the noses of U.S. taxpayers.

CAGW Staff March 14, 2014

CAGW Releases February WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318 February 11, 2014 Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5300

Curtis Kalin February 11, 2014
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Farm Bill Grows Wealth of Narrow Agriculture Interests

On February 3, 2014, the Senate followed the House’s lead and voted 72-22 in favor of the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, more commonly known as the Farm Bill.  In passing the...

CAGW Staff February 11, 2014

CCAGW on Farm Bill: It’s a Dung Deal!

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318 January 28, 2014 Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5300

Curtis Kalin January 28, 2014
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Farm Bill Reform: Waiting on Rain During a Drought

The 112th Congress made progress toward enacting a new Farm Bill, but eventually settled on a one-year extension.  In the 113th Congress, the House and Senate passed their own versions of the Farm Bill, but unfortunately for taxpayers, the bills are...

CAGW Staff December 11, 2013
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Fraudsters Eating Your Lunch

In July, the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) released an investigative report entitled, “Fraudulent School Lunch Program Applications Filed by Public Employees.”  The OSC discovered that 83 public employees, 26 individuals that were...

Elizabeth Wright September 11, 2013
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Crony “Cropitalism”

Green Acres, a zany television sitcom that aired on CBS from 1965 to 1971, featured the antics of a former New York City attorney, Oliver Wendell Douglas (portrayed with stuffy effectiveness by Eddie Albert), and his ditzy, socialite wife, Lisa (...

William Christian July 17, 2013

CAGW Releases July WasteWatcher

CAGW Releases July WasteWatcher

Curtis Kalin July 15, 2013


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