Did You Know...

   

50 Shades of Waste: Gov’t spent nearly $1 million on romance novel studies

Share
By Doug Powers  •  December 17, 2013 05:37 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

Not this one:

null

From Sen. Tom Coburn via Twitchy:

Examples of wasteful spending highlighted in “Wastebook 2013” include:

Uncle Sam Looking for Romance on the Web – (NEH) $914,000

The Popular Romance Project has received nearly $1 million from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) since 2010 to “explore the fascinating, often contradictory origins and influences of popular romance as told in novels, films, comics, advice books, songs, and internet fan fiction, taking a global perspective—while looking back across time as far as the ancient Greeks.”

The million spent studying romance novels most certainly didn’t include an examination of this one:

null

The government has also spent well over a half million dollars to buy “likes” on Facebook, because the billions spent on Obamacare sure isn’t getting them enough “likes” elsewhere.

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

Posted in: Politics,Pork

Radical Spawn Chesa Boudin: America’s Most Toxic DA Candidate

October 29, 2019 11:21 PM by Michelle Malkin

Surrendering to SPLC’s Lazy Media Lemmings

October 9, 2019 07:44 AM by Michelle Malkin

ADL, Antifa and Koch: Toxic Anti-Trump League

October 2, 2019 08:27 AM by Michelle Malkin

7 Dem Debate Questions Jorge Ramos Won’t Ask

September 11, 2019 07:27 AM by Michelle Malkin

NYC’s Anti-Cop Anarchy: What Say You, Dante de Blasio?

July 24, 2019 06:44 AM by Michelle Malkin


Categories: Politics