$19 Billion Wasted in Failed Afghanistan Nation-Building Efforts, Report Shows I explain the findingsโ€”and why they shouldn't be surprising. New from me for โคต๏ธ ๐ŸŒ
โ€œWhy are we even spending US taxpayer money to build stadiums and utilities in another country in the first place? And why is so much of it being so woefully wasted and abused?โ€
More government waste, aimed at nation building, comes at the cost of hundreds of thousands of lives, trillions of dollars, and rampant neglect and abuse. Your tax dollars "at work" once more. From . #Vote to end the corruption. #JoJo2020
Thereโ€™s an ethical reason to oppose our foreign policy, a common sense reason, and a selfish reason - imagine what our country would be like if we werenโ€™t wasting billions everywhere else. Read this ๐Ÿ”ฅ piece.
"In another abysmal instance, the State Department funded construction of an entire sports stadium, but the inspector general found that the stadium sits unused because it was built improperly." via #EndEndlessWars
โ€œWhy are we even spending US taxpayer money to build stadiums and utilities in another country in the first place? And why is so much of it being so woefully wasted and abused?โ€ โฆโฉ
"While taxpayers are right to be outraged by the endemic waste and fraud plaguing our ongoing interventions in Afghanistan, weโ€™d be foolish to think that other government programs are any more responsible with our money."
$19 Billion Wasted in Failed Afghanistan Nation-Building Efforts, Report Shows. Via:
The total figure lost to waste is likely more than double as much, were all the spending to be reviewed.
While taxpayers are right to be outraged by the endemic waste and fraud plaguing our ongoing interventions in Afghanistan, weโ€™d be foolish to think that other government programs are any more responsible with our money.
"Why are we even spending US taxpayer money to build stadiums and utilities in another country in the first place? And why is so much of it being so woefully wasted and abused?" CC #BringThemHome