The National Institutes of Health is spending roughly $250,000 in an attempt to train kids to meditate so they do not engage in “emotional eating.”
After President Trump yanked funding for Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) Democratic delegation trip to Afghanistan, a trio of GOP senators are pushing a proposal that would bar any congressional travel if Congress can’t meet its budget deadlines.
Taxpayers helped finance research used by the American Psychological Association to label traditional masculinity harmful.
The State Department is planning to spend $18,000 on an LGBT film festival in Mumbai to “promote gender inclusiveness.”
A $54 million Ohio spending bill will include $15 million in taxpayer money earmarked to subsidize a soccer stadium near downtown Columbus for the city’s Major League Soccer team, the Columbus Crew. The stadium is a $230 million project and is also being subsidized by Franklin County and the City of Columbus to the tune of $50 million each.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending over $200,000 on “enhancing diversity” of veterinarians.
The National Science Foundation has spent over $62 million on “intersectionality” studies in the STEM fields, with the goal of transforming science labs into test tubes for identity politics.
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $600,000 to use GPS tracking on transgender women of color in New York City.
The Social Security Administration has spent $3 billion on programs designed to incentivize disability recipients to go back to work over the past 16 years. So far, less than 3 percent of beneficiaries have signed up, with “no consistent evidence” the program has helped participants find a job.
A new report from the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, released Tuesday, analyzes the economic case for socialism and finds it wanting.