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Can you decipher real government spending from fake?

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Shrimp on treadmill.

Extraordinarily well-paid lifeguards.

Cowboy poetry.

Could these actually be real expenditures of the government using your tax dollars?  Sigh...

Unfortunately, as we've seen, government spending is often wasted on such programs. This fiscal irresponsibility used to fly under the radar, but renewed calls for spending cuts in Washington have brought more public attention to what our tax dollars are really being used for.

Bankrupting America is back for another round of "Real or Fake," asking average Joes if they can tell real government spending from fake.  Watch the video and see how well you do:

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