Sunday, August 8, 2010

Federal Coked-up Monkey Study stimulates jobs

Republicans critique jobs stimulus program — monkey studies and all

Those stingy Republicans have issued another lame attack on what they call "wasteful spending" in President Barack Obama's $863 billion job stimulus program.

In their so-called "report," U.S. Sens. John McCain and Tom Coburn listed 100 instances of what they claim to be government "waste" and "abuse."

These include vital federal projects, like that $89,298 sidewalk in Boynton, Okla. Sure, it doesn't run past a home or business, and yes, it does end in a ditch. But it's extremely smooth.

And that nearly $800,000 program so a Georgia Tech University assistant music professor can hang out with world-renowned musicians and "jam" with them? Can't you dig it?

Kass: Federal Coked-up Monkey Study stimulates jobs -

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