Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Ernst: Track down every last penny

Washington is borrowing money from China to pay for pointless projects in China.

You read that right!

Since 2017, more than $1.3 billion U.S. tax dollars have been sent to our adversaries, Russia and China. It’s a scary thought, but this sum likely doesn’t reflect the total amount because federal agencies do not follow the trail of tax dollars to their final destination.

What we do know is your tax dollars have left the country and gone straight into adversarial countries. Just a few of the pointless projects that we can track down include: $770,000 to fund researchers in Russia to put cats on...