Does X charity give more money to people, or their leadership? Does Y organization have anything to show for their efforts or are they just talk?
For instance, I can show you two dozen bill numbers for Defend the Guard legislation, video after video of committee hearings and veteran testimony, and unprecedented wins in Arizona and Montana—all in just the past six months, and all of it accomplished by my non-profit, Bring Our Troops Home.
I'm sure the Libertarian Institute is able to demonstrate similar success with the donations you contribute as a faithful reader.
Unfortunately, the United States government does not perform the same vetting you do before it begins handing out billions of dollars.
This is nothing new.