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Tell me, is there a federally-funded research project to determine why dogs eat their own droppings? This is a burning issue among dog owners the world over.
Think you should run a contest on this and each of the silly things that the Federal Government spends. I once wrote a serious proposal on 'How can FHWA prevent developers from ruining their plans for clustering developments along potential federal highways"? My serious response was that they were asking the wrong question – should have been "How can FHWA anticipate the impetus for development with a new federal highway?" Needless I didn't make it to the short list!
My answer to the chimp question is either because they are bored or they are trying to expand their territory.
Have too many stupid questions to recollect. Perhaps the chimps were trying to impede traffic flow!
The late William Proxmire did that with his Golden Fleece Awards. Slimebag. He showcased nickel and dime projects like this but never a peep on the bloated budgets from LBJ's Great Society. You know, the reason we don't have slums or crime any more.
Looks to me if the chimp researchers were trying to determine if there is any connection from them throwing poop, versus our elected officials throwing the bull poop and our hard earned tax money around.
Conclusion: The chimps are smarter.
Every bureaucrat who approved these pathetically stupid research programs should be called before a Congressional committee and made to explain the reasoning they used for approving these funds.
Maybe after a couple dozen bureaucrats are humiliated the word will get out and the rest will actually put some brain cells to work before spending the taxpayers hard earned cash!
Can we take the chimps to Congress, see if they can hit any members of Congress with the poop they throw ? At least I woudl feel like the study was a little more useful.
Strange, the Iraq war is not on the list.
EVERY ONE of these examples can be explained by one word… LOBBYIST.
If you want this waste to end, support legislation that limits the availability and influence of lobbying groups along with unlimited and annonymous corporate donations to Super PACs, etc.
R's and D's are all the same… when it comes to the all mighty dollar being placed in their pockets.
Btw, those listed above are "pennies" compared to the TENS OF BILLIONS given annually to the Oil/Gas industry that already post HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS in profits annually.
I'll just leave this here…
*Doot doot doo….*
Meanwhile, we reward North Korea with 240,000 tons of food and Russia with 7 strategic, oil rich, Alaskan islands
Americans when is the last time you heard of a poor man hiring someone. China has more Millionaires then all the others countries on Earth why is that. 50 years ago China had the least amount of Millionaires and the USA had the most.
All Taxes need to be lowered cut in half or there will be a lot more Poor and needy and not in just other countries. This 2012 year the World will see hunger like never before. More then 100 million will be sick from malnutrition going with out food and safe water to drink. Many will die. Taxing the poor and taking there Land away from them is Wicked. Very soon the wicked Rich leaders will become the Poor.
If your Legislature will not lower Taxes vote them out of office and VOTE in someone that will Lower your Taxes. If your Son or Daughter was raised in a Christian Home we need them in our Government as Leaders. America is not the Roman Empire or the Persian Empire oh i am sorry the OPEC Empire. Why are we sending are Money and our young men and women over there to die. Have they not bled America long enough. So why are we still sending are hard Working Americans Taxes, to people who do not believe in Our Lord GOD and Savior Jesus Christ, that We Trust In. Not The wicked. For years they have kill many just for having a Bible.
United We Will Always Stand
In GOD We Trust
and May HE Guide you all.
The Lord’s Little Helper
Paul Felix Schott
Many a Nation have fallen from taxing their people to Death. You want Prosperity and for things to Flourish and grow lower all taxes. You want thriving, success, or good fortune for only a few wicked, keep over taxing all.
Solar, Wind and Renewable Energy Freedom from OIL. The Humanitarian thing to do. Solar Energy.
Why let the Wicked in office in our Nation if they do not believe in GOD and the Bible vote them out of office.
United We Will Always Stand in GOD We Trust
George Washington and Johann Paul Schott 12/24/1776. 3:45AM
In GOD We Trust
The United States of America’s Motto July 30, 1956.
King David’s Motto 3,000 years ago.
Soon all the World will Pray to Our Lord GOD and Savior Jesus Christ.
United We Will Always Stand in Our Lord GOD and Savior Jesus Christ We Trust
You my friend are right… im not a religious man but you've nailed 99% of my belief!
Why do we keep putting these chowder heads back in office? Come on America…wake up! It's time for people to get off their lazy butts and start caring about who they elect. I swear, people are more worried about who wins "Dancing with the stars" than who is running for office. Stop voting the same people into office! Time to start voting against people who have been in office for years. They have no original ideas. They use the same failed ideas that have not worked in years. If you vote strictly along a party line….you are part of the problem. That ensures these hogs stay at the feeding pen. If you never vote outside your party next election use some brain power and think for yourself for once. the Statement "I don't Vote" is an excuse for being lazy. Get out and vote. Go look at a military cemetery….that is the price of your right to vote. How about honoring those fallen heros and do something. Ok…my rant is over.
Nobody thinks it is a good idea to spend money foolishly. But it is an unfortunate trend that politicians will highlight a small insignificant part of a study that when taken out of context seems crazy. So before I go believing all this, I find it is a good idea to get a bigger picture of the study. Listen, both sides of the isle cut and paste information to suit them….As tax payers, we should all make sure we aren't sold baloney from our guys or theirs.
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