Watch This: Why Does the Government Waste So Much Money?

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The government does a lot of good things. It maintains a military that protects us and a Social Security program that helps people live a dignified retirement.

And yet most Americans would agree that the government is simply wasteful with money. Why is that?

Watch this video from Nerdwriter1 and find out why it’s practically inevitable that the government will be a bad steward of your cash — and what can be done to make Uncle Sam and company more responsible.

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