You just paid your taxes, America; this is what you bought

By Andrew Collins | Watchdog.org

Uncle Sam thanks you.

An $876,752 study on snail sex

A University of Iowa study is trying to figure out if it’s better for snails to reproduce sexually or asexually.

A $16 million tropical vacation

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

That was the final price tag on President Obama’s most recent holiday vacations to Hawaii and Africa.

A $750,000 study on how kid cartoons contribute to obesity

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

The National Science Foundation awarded two grants totaling $750,000 to find out if cartoon characters are making children overweight.

A $2.4 million program to develop “origami condoms”

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

If you must know, it includes male and female versions, and the “first of its kind anal condom.”

A $30,410 “beauty salon” in a federal prison

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

At least it’s a women’s federal prison.

Millions in drugs for prisoners

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

Medicare sent millions in improper payments to incarcerated persons.

A $98,670 outhouse

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

The Federal Bureau of Land Management may have just built the most expensive outhouse ever at the Swede Park Trail Head in Alaska.

$700 million of Obamacare promotion

You Just Paid Your Taxes America... This Is What You Bought

The big doozy. Despite President Obama’s claim that the government did not “make a hard sell” for Obamacare, his administration spent nearly $700 million to promote the law.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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