But couldn't some other areas of the federal budget been cut? Do you know what thousands and even millions of dollars are being spent on?
The Lonely Conservative (also winner of the Best Kept Secret Blogger award at CPAC) found some items that will make you shake your head at what your tax dollars are being spent on.
I’ve lived my entire life without giving a single thought to duck genitalia, until now. The reason duck genitals are in the news is that we the taxpayers are spending a whopping $384,949 studying them.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $384,949 grant to Yale University for a study on “Sexual Conflict, Social Behavior and the Evolution of Waterfowl Genitalia”, according to the recovery.gov website.The grant description says,“The project examines how reproductive morphology covaries with season, age, and social environment in a diverse sample of duck species that differ in ecology, territoriality and breeding system.”The grant was made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the stimulus package.The project has been receiving money from the NSF since 2009 and is slated for funding through July of this year. (Read More)
It's not just duck balls. Your tax dollars are also funding studies that look at why lesbians are fat and drink too much.
Meanwhile, the White House remains closed to everyone (except high price donors to Obama) so we can fund those idiotic studies...along with cowboy poetry festivals in Nevada.