12 Military Wastes of Your Hard-Earned Tax Dollars
Entertainment| | By Jason Owen
Did you know that for every dollar you pay in taxes, about 27 cents goes to the military? Hey, safety and security don’t come free, people! And like any good American, you demand accountability for your hard-earned tax dollars, right?
Well, when it comes to the military, the government isn’t especially careful with your money – maybe even less so than in other parts of the budget. There’s been trillions of dollars essentially flushed down the toilet (generally speaking, a toilet somewhere in the Middle East) on ill-fated military projects, contracts, weapons, equipment, and aircraft – and we’re only talking about in the last decade or so.
Here’s just a short list of the unacceptable wastes of trillions of dollars that could have been much better spent at home. No wonder we’re in debt up to our necks.