The 2013 Wastebook is out on Capitol Hill today and, as usual, it is filled with jaw-dropping examples of highly questionable federal spending.

Here are some of the greatest hits from the annual report, which was released by Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-OK) office:


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- The State Department spent $630,000 to "buy fans" on Facebook and Twitter.

- The USDA shelled out $415,000 on fine wines in China.

- Though it hasn't paid out death benefits to the Fort Hood victims' families, DOD paid the shooter, Nidal Hasan, $278,000 in benefits before his guilty verdict.

- The Army National Guard paid $10 million for "Superman" movie tie-ins.

- A million bucks since 2010 from the National Endowment of the Humanities has been used to explore multimedia romances throughout history.

- The USDA cut housing assistance for the elderly while subsidizing more than 100 homes - at $500,000 each - within walking distance of the ocean in Hawaii.

- And last on our list, but certainly not least: $319 million was spent to build the problematic Healthcare.gov. It is expected that the government will spend at least twice that much on advertising and publicity for ObamaCare.


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Watch the full report above from Doug McKelway, plus tune in tonight at 7p ET as Sen. Coburn goes On the Record.

You can read the full report below:

 

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