Challenger Investigation Got $175 Million. Columbia $152 Million. Lewinsky $30 Million. 9/11 $15 Million. Financial Crisis Gets Only $8 Million

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The government spent $175 million investigating the Challenger space shuttle disaster.

It spent $152 million on the the Columbia disaster investigation.

It spent $30 million investigating the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

The government only authorized $15 million for the 9/11 Commission.

And
how much has the government authorized for the Financial Crisis Inquiry
Commission? You know, the commission charged with getting to the bottom
of what caused the financial crisis?

Just $8 million.

You can tell
alot about the questions which the government is truly interested in
finding answers to by the amount of money it authorizes for the various
investigations.