WOW! Rand Paul Exposes $52 Billion In Government Waste
The pandemic of government waste is as bad as ever, if not worse. In fact, as Rand Paul hinted at in a hilarious, Festivus-themed Twitter post, the problem of the government’s proclivity to spend wastefully is a terrible one:
Later, Paul released what he called the “Festivus Report,” a document that details the most egregious examples of government spending over the past year.
This year’s Festivus Report details over $52 billion in wasteful spending, $52,598,515,585 to be exact. Here are the areas of waste he lists:
• Foreign countries use our aircraft for free for 4 years (DOD)..……………….…$773,000,000
• US bought Afghanistan planes that were later thrown away (DOD)…………….$549,000,000
• US-constructed buildings in Afghanistan left sitting unused (DOD) …………$2,400,000,000
• COVID relief grant for NYC to display art projects across the city………………$25,000,000
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1 thought on “WOW! Rand Paul Exposes $52 Billion In Government Waste”
There’s so many other areas that wasted spending happens. We were never supposed to fund the arts forever or support a person forever but it keeps happening.