Republican Senator Tom Coburn from Oklahoma comes out with a “Wastebook” every year, highlighting the most outrageous examples of government spending. The things that the federal government spends money on may shock you!
Here are the top five most ridiculous things the federal government spent money on this year:
#5: Studying the movements of sea monkeys – $50,000
#4: Putting mountain lions on a treadmill – $856,000
#3: Providing rabbits with a relaxing daily massage – $387,000
#2: Watching monkeys gamble – $171,000
#1: Watching grass grow – $10,000
Leave it to the government to fund this stuff! What will they fund next?