You paid for a $40 million prison in Iraq that has no prisoners, and never will. It’s part of the more than $4 BILLION that’s been wasted on construction projects, thanks to misguided planning and short cuts, according to Stuart Bowen, the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

Regardless of what you think about the war, this should piss you off, because the contractors are still getting paid — by you — even for projects that were never finished. Details here.