“Government waste is the opinion that the government does not spend money in an acceptable manner” (“Government Waste”). Not all collected taxes are used to fund important for people programs, critical infrastructure like roads, schools, bridges etc. Sometimes the objects of government financing are not chosen wisely. Here is the list of the most outrageous spending projects:
$856,000 to train three mountain lions to run on a treadmill in order to measure the energy consumption of the cats’ hunting techniques. (Nitti)
$473,000 to house 100 chimpanzees in a room with 100 typewriters for the entire year Continue reading...