we need to find $100,000,000.00 in the federal budget to study this situation and find out why and how this was allowed to happen Quoting: Anonymous Coward 728672
so that it can be studied and reviewed over and over and those doing the reviewing can take weekend trips together to the 5 star hotels and get massages and all the perks that they will need to take away the stress from this tedious time consuming study and its ramifications to the worldwide corporations
all joking aside, don't be surprised if someone in the House or Senate reads this article and thinks it is the real deal, and wants to step up to the plate and find a solution .......they are they stupid !!
..... it's all ~very~
1. Museum Where Neon Signs Go to Die – $1.8 Million
Did you ever wonder where the flashy and colorful signs in Las Vegas go when they die? The city of Las Vegas has received a $5.2 million federal grant to build the Neon Boneyard Park and Museum, including $1.8 million in 2010.
2. “Free” Grateful Dead Archive – $615,000
Grateful Dead chose a public institution to archive the band‘s memorabilia ―because the whole idea of it being public and free was important to them,‖ yet taxpayers are paying $615,000 to make the band‘s archives ― free and ―public. Where? In Santa Cruz, California, of course.
3. Poems in Zoos – $997,766
Our nation currently faces many challenges; a shortage of poetry in our nation‘s zoos, however, is rarely cited as one of them. A federal grant program has directed a million dollars from the public coffers to infuse zoos around the United States with snippets of poetry.
4. “Critter Crossing” – $150,000
The Monkton, Vermont Conservation Commission received $150,000 in federal grant money to build a critter crossing, to save the lives of thousands of migrating salamanders and other amphibians that would otherwise be slaughtered by vehicle traffic on a major roadway.
5. Internet Dating Study – $239,100
The National Science Foundation directed nearly a quarter million dollars to a Stanford University professor‘s study of how Americans use the Internet to find love.
6. Census Super Bowl Commercial Too Ironic to be Understood – $2.5 Million
U.S. taxpayers watched their money vanish quicker at the Super Bowl than those who bet on Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts to win the game. The U.S. Census Bureau lost a $2.5 million bet when its ―Snapshot of Americ ad tanked when it ran during a commercial break in the third quarter. Media critics agreed the multi-million dollar advertisement ranked as one of the worst during the Super Bowl.
7. Studying Male Prostitutes in Vietnam – $442,340
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) spent nearly $442,340 million to study the number of male 124 prostitutes in Vietnam and their social setting.
8. Zoo Receives Federal Funding to Develop Online Video Game, “Wolfquest‟ – $609,160
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded over $600,000 to the Minnesota Zoo to create a wolf avata video game called WolfQuest
9. Teaching South African Men How to Wash Their Genitalia – $823,200
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) secured a grant for $800,000 in stimulus funds to study the effects of a genital-washing program in Orange Farm, South Africa. Investigators will attempt to teach uncircumcised African men how to wash their genitals after having sex and hope doing so will prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
10. Gold-Plated Potties in the Woods – $1.49 Million
The Denali National Park in Alaska recently built new restrooms at the Teklanika campground to replace chemical toilets with a sweet smelling toilet facility at a cost of nearly $1.5 million to taxpayers. The park will be spending more than $41,000 to replace each of the 36 toilets.
.....many more examples at link
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