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Dumping Dollars Left and Right

“DOD charged the American taxpayer $43 million for what is likely the world’s most expensive gas station.”

That’s what Special Inspector General John F. Sopko found when he looked at the construction of a natural gas station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan.

According to the report, at most that station should have cost about $500,000. But in this case, the Department of Defense’s Task Force for Stability and Business Operations awarded Central Asian Engineering a contract to build the station for a little under $3 million.

But somehow the spending got out of control […]

NPR

It is sickening the amount of money (yes, I know, we print it) that we are spending in Afghanistan, Iraq, and who knows where else.

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