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When You See What The Government Spent a Quarter of a Million Dollars Studying, It’ll Make You Weep

Beyond ridiculous.

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It’s no secret that the government’s super power is finding creative new ways to waste our tax dollars, but sometimes, the way they use our hard earned money — which they gleefully deduct from our checks before we even see it — is so stupid, so immoral, and so egregiously ridiculous that it simply blows the mind.

A new report has revealed that the U.S. government has used up a quarter of a million dollars on a study to find out if people like having sex with condoms.

Yes, this is for real.

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According to a report from the National Institutes of Health, a grant for $347,176 dollars (and counting) went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a project that studies different types of contraception, their rates of use, and couples’ satisfaction with their preferred method of birth control over the course of a year. The study is supposed to provide results that will help manufacturers better market those contraceptives couples don’t mind using in order to promote childlessness.

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“High rates of contraceptive dissatisfaction, switching, and discontinuation in the U.S. demand new approaches to contraceptive acceptability and promotion,” the project’s grant says. “Behavioral models of contraceptive use have failed to address sexuality, even though contraception is designed for sexual activity.”

“The proposal catalyzes a patient-centered approach to contraception that has the potential to improve women’s experiences with their methods,” the grant continues, according to WFB. “Research from this program could ultimately be used to help match women with the method(s) they will find the most sexually acceptable—methods they will like and use—thereby helping women fully realize the social, economic, and health benefits of contraception.”

In other words, the University would ultimately like to make the argument that childlessness has plenty of “social, economic, and health benefits,” but researchers — and “reproductive health experts” — are concerned that people simply give up on birth control and have children not because they want to surround themselves with a loving family, but because it’s just not fun to have sex with a condom on.

This is the sort of thing that makes you want to yank your hair out, as it is simply beyond human comprehension why anyone in their right mind would sign off on the usage of tax dollars for something this stupid.

It’s obscene, absurd, and everything in between.

This is why, if we’re going to leave the whole income tax thing in the Constitution — we shouldn’t by the way, as it’s morally wrong to take someone’s hard earned money — we the people paying taxes, should have some sort of say in how they are spent. Apparently those we elect to office aren’t bright enough to do the job right, so it should be up to us to figure it out.

Source: The Daily Wire

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DC Mayor Now Bribing Children to Get Vaccine with Gift Cards, AirPods

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The Biden Administration is coming to a startling realization in recent weeks, as the number of folks who aren’t vaccinated approaches the number of folks who won’t be vaccinated. As it stands today, about half to the nation is inoculated, with the other half largely unwilling to go down that road.  In order to reach herd immunity, experts suggest that as many as 70% of us will need to have COVID antibodies – a fact that has prompted a number of municipalities to work up programs to entice Americans to get the jab. In DC, they are now targeting children with these incentives. Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Thursday the city will offer cash and goodies to children from August 7 as gifts for those who receive their first shot of the coronavirus vaccine. Bowser previewed the August reward program saying, “All DC youth can claim their free COVID-19 [Chinese coronavirus] vaccine” at three locations in D.C., adding the “youth can receive a $51 VISA gift card.” Additional prizes will see, “The first 400 youth to get vaccinated at each site will have the option to forgo their gift card and instead receive a pair of AirPods.” And the parents are being targeted as well. She revealed other enticements, saying “parents/guardians will also get one $51 VISA gift card,” adding the gift cards are “per child vaccinated,” which could be lucrative for families with multiple children. The announcement comes on the heels of a similar bribe by NYC officials who offered $100 to anyone willing to get the jab.  

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Delta Info Leaked: CDC Says It’s More Transmissible Than Smallpox

That can’t be good.

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We are now in month 17 of our “2-week lockdown”.  You remember?  The one that was meant to “flatten the curve” two St. Patrick’s Days ago. So, nearly a year-and-a-half later, we are now dealing with something called the “delta” variant, and a return to the masks and restrictions that marred society during the early days of the pandemic. The CDC’s guidance on the matter changed abruptly this week, drawing a great deal of criticism from Americans the nation over.  Now, a leaked document appears to show why the organization changed their tune. The Delta variant is much more contagious, more likely to break through protections afforded by the vaccines and may cause more severe disease than all other known versions of the virus, according to an internal presentation circulated within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the director of the agency, acknowledged on Tuesday that vaccinated people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant carry just as much virus in the nose and throat as unvaccinated people, and may spread it just as readily, if less often. And, when compared to other infamous outbreaks, “delta” holds its own. The Delta variant is moretransmissible than the viruses that cause MERS, SARS, Ebola, the common cold, the seasonal flu and smallpox, and it is as contagious as chickenpox, according to the document, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times. The immediate next step for the agency is to “acknowledge the war has changed,” the document said. Its contents were first reported by The Washington Post on Thursday evening. The news comes just a children the nation over are preparing to head back to the classroom, and with cooler, drier weather just around the corner to drive some of us back indoors.

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