Every year, Sen. Tom Coburn (R.-Okla.) sets out to uncover how our tax dollars get wasted every year by the government. His Wastebook 2013 is now available; brace yourself. Here are some “highlights:”
- $400 million…to do nothing. During the government shutdown, non-essential government employees were paid $4000 daily for doing nothing.
- The Army National Guard spent $10 million on an advertising campaign tied into the Superman: Man of Steel movie.