Taxpayer money finances $60K IRS “Star Trek” parody

Yes the Sequester has caused the National Park system, airports, border control, vaccination cutbacks!  But stop this Star Trek video parody from being produced and shown at one event for Sixty-thousand dollars?  Heck no, these are essential to government employee development at the Internal Revenue Service.

CBS has done some great investigative reporting lately, specifically Sharyl Attkisson.

“Space: the final frontier
startrekirsThese are the voyagers of the Starship Enterprise Y
Its never-ending mission is to seek out new tax forms
To explore strange new regulations
To boldly go where no government employee has gone before.”

Thus begins a six-minute “Star Trek” parody starring IRS employees and paid for with your tax dollars. It’s not likely to go over well with some Americans and members of Congress, especially since federal agencies have been complaining that it’s difficult to find trims under forced sequestration.

CBS News filed a Freedom of Information request asking for the video after the IRS earlier refused to turn over a copy to the congressional committee that oversees tax issues: House Ways and Means. According to committee Chairman Charles Boustany, Jr. (R-LA), the video was produced in the IRS’s own television studio in New Carrollton, MD. The studio may have cost taxpayers more than $4 million dollars last year alone.

via Taxpayer money finances IRS “Star Trek” parody – CBS News.

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