Feds Spending $876,752 to Study Snail Reproduction While Closing Air Traffic Control Towers

If you really want to understand the wasteful spending of our federal government, start looking at all of the millions of dollars given away as grants.  Just last week I reported on $384,949 of taxpayer money that went to a grant to study duck penises. Now I hear about another federal grant of $876,752 to study the benefits of snail sex in New Zealand mud snails.  The focus on the study is to determine which is best for the snail – to reproduce sexually or asexually.  These snails can reproduce Read more […]

NASCAR’s Taxpayer-Supported Ads

This week, NASCAR and other professional sports have been making their cases for keeping public money rolling into their accounts. For years, the U.S. Military has been spending large sums, up to $100 million a year, to professional sports for advertising to aid in publicity and recruitment efforts. While the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball have benefitted from this money, NASCAR has apparently received the lion’s share. Georgia Republican Representative Jack Kingston, who is leading the charge, Read more […]