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Real or Fake: $3.2 Million Turtle Tunnels

Posted By Conn Carroll On August 13, 2010 @ 2:00 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Last week, Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and John McCain (R-AZ) released a report [1] detailing 100 wasteful economic stimulus projects including $144,541 in stimulus funds to study the effect of cocaine use on monkeys [2]. But that is just the tip of the iceberg.

The creative team at Bankrupting America [3] has highlighted some other big government spending doozies and turned them into this hilarious but troubling video.

You can track and share more leftist spending disaster’s at Bankrupting America [3]‘s Spending #FAIL Map [4]. And be sure to also check out Heritage’s 50 Examples of Government Waste [5].

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[1] report: http://coburn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=a7e82141-1a9e-4eec-b160-6a8e62427efb

[2] cocaine use on monkeys: http://www.foundry.org/2010/08/06/summertime-blues-for-the-taxpayer/

[3] Bankrupting America: http://www.bankruptingamerica.org/

[4] Spending #FAIL Map: http://www.bankruptingamerica.org/spending-fail-map/

[5] 50 Examples of Government Waste: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2009/10/50-Examples-of-Government-Waste

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