For some time now, the Government of the United States has been effectively checking through their couch for loose change. Anything helps, even if the debt owed is a staggering $17 trillion.
Not only is the US Government continuing to spend quite frivolously, sometimes they don’t know where the money is going. A thorough review of Uncle Sam’s accounting presents some scathing findings.
A few billion missing here, and a couple of trillion gone there. It all evens out, right?
Missing Money: Uncle Sam’s Accounting is Suspect
Infographic source: Masters in Accounting