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When it comes to cutting the purse strings nobody.
Nobody is worse than congress.
And I mean nobody case in point.
An obscure program called the Christopher Columbus fellowship foundation the program.
Offers cash awards for research in the fields of agricultural science and biology looking even -- the competition for middle schoolers who use science to solve local problems.
And they -- kids the winners to Walt Disney World for awake at sounds nice right.
Except for the fact there are other federal programs that do the exact same thing.
Like one run by the army that rewards innovative -- middle schoolers with a trip to Washington.
-- not only is the program redundant and wealth something probably better left to the private sector but it is the government spending nobody can kill.
Congressman on the left and congressman on the right had tried to get rid of the 450000.
Dollar program but nobody can make it happen.
Three Republicans of energy is legislation to end it.
The president has strike and that.
It his official budget proposal back in 2009 Obama said quote the foundation has not demonstrated clear outcomes you know what that means.
The programs not having much of an impact.
In all there have been seven different efforts acts the program just since Obama took office.
And yet it natives like -- mold on Saturday's dinner in your refrigerator it just goes on on and on.
-- congressional speak the program is in budget which is like somebody's in congress.
Once you're and you're assumed to stay.
And apparently the program is too small to worry about.
It's more important I think -- a bargaining tool in budget negotiations and to make the hard choices we really need to make.
It wasn't supposed to be this way when congressman Franken on CO.
A Democrat from Illinois propose a program he said it would be at no cost to taxpayers.
He had a plan to sell specific clean it especially that is minted coins to fund the program it fails.
Don't get me wrong I'm not saying this.
This is -- ridiculous programmer that middle school students should simply fend for themselves.
And apologies to the three employees who work there what I'm saying is that we have nearly sixteen point five trillion dollars in federal debt.
A debt load per American of more than 52000 dollars.
If congress can't find that backbone that's -- or that gumption to get rid of this little esoteric Christopher Columbus program.
How would ever come to terms with the bigger items.
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