Stunning examples of wasted tax money

Published On: Apr 15 2013 10:23:14 AM CDT

See some of the most outrageous ways your tax dollars are squandered.

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The bridges to nowhere in Alaska may be the most infamous symbols of government excess and waste. Both bridges are still going nowhere and may never go anywhere.  The proposed 2.7-mile bridge would connect a small Alaskan community with the Anchorage area, at a cost supporters say will run between $650 million and $700 million.

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