See some of the most outrageous ways your tax dollars are squandered.
Not stacking up: Almost $800,000 of federal taxpayer funds went to subsidize a pancake restaurant in the nation‘s capital. An International House of Pancakes (IHOP) franchise was built with financial assistance courtesy of the federal government. It was intended to help an “underserved community.”
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