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!
2. Writing about Russian Smokers
Yes, some of your hard-earned money goes to writing about Russian smokers. In April, the government announced it would grant a certain grad student a whopping $48,500 grant, just to write down the history of smoking within Russia over the past 130 years. What?!