Wednesday, December 21, 2011

It's the (Stupid) Spending, Stupid!! Part 565,281

And away we go!

  • $113,227 for video game preservation center in New York.
  • $550,000 for a documentary about how rock music contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union.
  • $48,700 for 2nd annual Hawaii Chocolate Festival, to promote Hawaii’s chocolate industry.
  • $350,000 to support an International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy.
  • $10 million for a remake of “Sesame Street” for Pakistan. 
And finally:

$764,825 to study how college students use mobile devices for social networking. 

That's just the short list from Coburn's much, much, much more extensive one.  If you want all 98 pages, go to the link below and dial up the PDF.  It's sure to ruin your Christmas.

HT:  RenMan

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