When you pay your taxes every year, you are left wondering what the government is spending your money on. To give you an answer to that question, we have listed 15 of the most common, but also some of the most ridiculous federal expenses. So, read on to find out where your money is going!
1. Department of Defense Bird-Watching
An unusual expense, but it is a fact that our government spends a whopping $283,500 on Department of Defense bird-watching. The federal government has created a special unit within the Department of Defense, who are monitoring the life of gnat catchers.