10 Of The Weirdest Things The U.S. Government Spends Money On

It’s basically common knowledge that the United States is pretty frivolous with their money. For example, about one third of their yearly spending is invested in the military, when it could be invested in infrastructure, health care, or the decaying criminal justice system. However, it’s unclear what exactly the United States does with the other two-thirds of their capital. This list will provide a little bit of insight into those unanswered questions, as it lists ten different and absolutely bizarre things that the United States actually spends money on.

Poetry In Zoos

In 2011, the federal government spent about $1 million to post pieces of poetry around different zoos across the country.


Printing Expenses

It comes as no surprise that the government wastes money on paper, but the amount of money is astonishing. The government spends almost $1 billion on printing unnecessary documents each year.

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