Cartoon

Outreach

SK Ashby
Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - Mike Luckovich)

In other news, Texas Governor Greg Abbott is ending the state's mask mandate and opening up businesses to 100 percent capacity even though the state's vaccination rate is currently in the single digits.

Meanwhile, FBI Director Christopher Wray told members of Congress today that domestic terrorism is a threat on par with other terrorist groups like ISIS. It's good to see this finally taken seriously.

Finally, we've wasted an epic amount of money on cars and buildings that were either destroyed or abandoned in Afghanistan.

The agency said it reviewed $7.8 billion spent since 2008 on buildings and vehicles. Only $343.2 million worth of buildings and vehicles “were maintained in good condition,” said the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, which oversees American taxpayer money spent on the protracted conflict.

The report said that just $1.2 billion of the $7.8 billion went to pay for buildings and vehicles that were used as intended.