Ask anyone what their tax dollars go toward, and they might point at the street or look at you uncomfortably or make up some completely off-the-wall expenditure that there's no way any reasonable person would spend money on it. Except that they might be right.

As it turns out, The Man is pretty fond of taking your hard-earned money and spending it on the dumbest shit possible. We teamed up with resident rebel AuntieMeme to show you all the ways the government likes to screw around with your cash.

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In 2010, the Census Bureau wanted people to get excited about taking the census. So they spent $2.5 million on a Super Bowl ad. The dreary commercial

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The Pentagon has So far invested over $4 million on the NAV (That's short for Nano Air Vehicle.) the NAV Not the NAV It's a robot hummingbird. It's 6

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During the Vietnam War, the U.S. decided to relocate South Vietnamese villagers. It was called the Strategic Hamlet Program, and the idea was to move

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Between 1942 and 1964, the U.S. Military built an artificial island in the Pacific. Johnson Atoll, 860 mi southwest of Hawaii It was abandoned in 2004

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The U.S. Military has recently perfected the long distance stinkbomb. By extensively researching what smells bad to different races. The idea behind a

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In 2010, the GSA spent $800, 000 on a conference in Vegas. be 4806T051 Jo eep ried wimkie The General Services Administration is the ER agency that is

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