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And we're would we be without senator Tom Coburn.
Without the Oklahoma Republican we -- have no idea how wasteful our government is with taxpayer dollars.
This Fella for example brought us this image remember that's the -- on a treadmill.
That we look unhappy.
The National Science Foundation studying the effects of disease on performance naturally decided to do that's.
And they spent five to 500000 taxpayer dollars.
Doing the study.
That lets you think it's all scientists that waste our money -- again -- senator is back with another study.
This time uncovering waste at a Department of Homeland Security.
And there was plenty of it.
First stop zombie apocalypse training I -- I -- crazy right.
As part of our crack homeland response to DHS brought in -- tactical training firm to simulated attack by zombies.
Like in the movie is because zombies are fictional.
They were portrayed by forty actors who were gunned down by a military unit the training occurred at a weeklong conference held -- paradise point resort and spot.
In San Diego which Hampshire is a lovely place the cost was a bargain at a thousand bucks.
And now we know how to protect ourselves terms on base.
Then there's this Columbus, Ohio got an underwater robots.
Price tag 98000 dollars.
The robot has a camera the provides a video display to a vehicle on shore.
But I gotta tell you I don't know why because Columbus, Ohio the capital of Ohio is landlocked.
The Great Lakes -- -- -- there's a river down here at the Ohio River but -- no water here.
Now officials on City Council they're -- the purchase an emergency because of grant deadlines in other words -- the money was not spent quickly it would have been returned to the treasury.
So clearly wasting the money is a better option.
Not to be outdone Seattle -- remote control helicopter for traffic accident for surveillance.
Not really an issue of national security area have -- at basically 41000 dollars for a toy helicopter.
And oh by the way one more thing take a look at the cover -- conference report they NC rather -- -- you think that costs.
I -- I don't think the -- put together.
We need a senator Coburn to cover senator Coburn spending that's what I think and before we end though can we tissue of the trend video again commend like -- so much.
-- -- -- Hey that's what taxpayer dollars can do but I could've done a lot more with half million dollars.
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