WASHINGTON - Taxpayers against Wasteful Government Spending has identified 8500 projects at a cost of $17.7 billion in President Obama's 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act of $410 billion.
Here are just a few:
~ $1.7 million for The GOB Foundation in Spit, TX
~ $2.6 million for the study of Toe Jam, Boogers and Earwax Research Center in Crappo, MD
~ $1.2 million for The Underarm and Pubic Hair Museum in Hygiene, CO
~ $2.3 million for the study of What a Drag it is Getting Old in Stones, AL
~ $1.8 million for research into used condoms in Protection, KS
~ $1.6 million for Jewish and Muslim Politicians' Alliance Coalition on voting for pork amendments, Crooks, SD
~ $1.5 million for Women's Foundation on Stress when your Panties get in a Bunch, Tingley, IA
~ $1.8 million to The La La Land Institute on the pronunciation of Cal-ee-fornia vs. Cal-a-fornia, Beverly Hills, 90210
~ $99.99 to The Men's Fashion Institute for the study of hanging left vs. the right side of the male appendage, Blue Ball, PA
~ $1.9 million to Cable news Toxic Waste Dump in research of Olbermann, Limbaugh, Matthews and Hannity, Mud Lick, KY
~ $2.6 million to study the impact of hemorrhoids on global warming Gore, TN
~ $4.9 million to have Rock Paper Scissors as a competitive sport at the next Summer Olympics, Doofus, VT
When asked to comment Senator Charles Schumer NY, said, Americans "really don't care" about "those little, tiny, yes, porky amendments." Miss Piggy, Canadian bacon and Porky Pig demanded an immediate apology from the Senator.