Saturday, December 24, 2011

Congratulations: Your government spent $592,000 in your tax dollars to study why monkeys throw their feces

The following gems were complied by VOODOO WARRIOR from the Coburn 2011 Wastebook.

- $740,000 given to Montana State University tostudy how wild sheep can be used to control weeds.

- $132,000 granted to redesign a show website for PBS, Jonathan Bird's Blue World.

- $499,000 given to the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Society for no reason anyone can identify.

- $80,000 to upgrade a street median in Washington DC.

- $339,000 awarded by the National Science Foundation to study weaving in Iceland.

- $5,180,000 to fund the construction of a Steamboat Overlook Interpretive Center in Louisiana.

- $923,000 awarded by the National Science Foudnation to study how robots can be used to help pre-schholers learn to read.

- $592,000 from the National Institute of Health to study why monkeys throw their sh*t.

There are more here if you can stand it.


Anonymous said...

Our elected leaders must be insane.

willy said...

Monkeys throw thier shit because they can,the same reason why dogs lick their balls.

Neither is accepted in civil society,but on a weekend at my place,libertarians rules rule.