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Well it's no surprise to you that government waste our tax -- dollars as much as billions of dollars every year.
But a new report out today by Oklahoma senator Tom Coburn shows just what one agency is spending our precious dollars on.
Coburn took a look at the National Science Foundation that's an independent government agency.
That manages research grants for American universities he found study's being conducted that I am sure you will agree don't appear to advance the cause of science.
Coburn concluded the NSF miss spent three billion dollars on projects we really didn't even know the answers -- Among them two million dollars was spent analyzing 38 million photos on the web site Flickr.
The results friends often post pictures of each other food through that.
Continuing with the social networking -- 3151000.
Dollar spent to find out if farm bill.
That's a game on FaceBook helps adults in their relationships.
-- I don't need 3151000.
Dollars to tell you.
It is spent too much time playing video games guests -- like.
You probably don't have many relationships.
Other atrocities let's call them 50000 dollars to produce songs about science you know popular hits like money for drugs.
And biogas is -- gas gas gas.
They're not on your iPod mediator.
Dollar spent on whether online dating sites are racist.
This one's for the -- the foundations that one and a half million dollars creating a robot.
That can fold laundry.
But all that money just produced -- machine that takes 25 minutes to -- -- -- how often not very efficient.
And then there's this half million dollars to see actually out run on a treadmill look at this picture -- amazing.
I have no idea what they were testing.
The foundation which has -- nearly seven billion dollar budget defended itself today stating the foundation advances the frontiers of science in engineering.
And improves americans' lives -- Now that you've seen the shrimp video do you feel like your life is better.
Aside from the questionable science -- report also documented numerous instances of some pretty strange behavior to romantically linked to workers when I'm 47 trips together at a cost of a 144000.
Taxpayer dollars them.
It was actually one instance where employees were cut jello wrestling at a South Pole research station while getting paid with taxpayer dollars.
And also other instances of misuse funds spent on port of course alcohol video games.
I just agency does have some really important research at their conducting.
Maybe some were these studies are being supported.
But this story is all too familiar as we debate over whether to cut entitlement simple cuts would be streamlining Washington.
Stop having the same agencies do the same work and stop having the waste taxpayer money.
On whether a march Magnus is rigged.
Then again that would might be worth it.
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