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I like very white but this is big this is huge welcome everybody happy Friday a -- -- -- went in the scheme of things.
Bucks to study -- sex.
The National Science Foundation just wants to know how it is New Zealand -- snails that can reproduce sexually -- sexually.
All -- end up choosing sexually.
Not just hasn't your guests here may be more fun but again what -- -- now.
What I do know is worth spending and -- of -- lot of money trying to find weird stuff out like 384000.
Bucks on the evolution of waterfowl genitalia and whether size matters.
I'm betting probably.
Or one million thoughts on what attracts fruit flies to one another apparently not personality.
-- aren't talking urinal cakes.
Now a lot of these are silly and in the scheme of things they're small.
But at a time though where to Diebold doesn't spending 320000.
Bucks look who robots squirrels sound nutty.
Well it's funny about the nearly eighteen million bucks in ways that nonsense like this did not do well that.
That isn't fun candidate on the tape for.
Even assuming there is some payback so let me cut to the chase cut to a Barry White record and just cut this stuff out now.
To Steve Moore in Washington.
As to whether we'll ever be able to do that.
I have my doubts -- let's say yeah.
-- -- well first Bob actually kind of fascinated with how snails do it.
Yeah I mean can you imagine what the foreplay must be like -- it takes 45 minutes for them to get there each other.
All but you know we really don't want to go -- signs point was that happens yeah.
After another busy here -- you don't -- A million dollars as everyday -- -- so -- -- And -- wellness and examine what makes them tried to sexual -- and I just sort of have a company for want.
But but I I digress what do you make of the fact that we do this.
Now these are relatively paltry numbers in the scheme of things what they add up then and we keep seeing a year to year.
In -- actually.
These studies on sexual behavior of of animals we we've done studies on everything from -- chimpanzees that honey -- there's this fascination Washington.
With those sexual behavior but that these studies add up in Costa -- you just put the number what was eighteen billion dollars or -- And the -- real money even for Washington.
And it goes out -- -- and these are the kinds of things that.
-- people across America saying maybe you should cut these things before you try it cut the hour traffic controllers -- before you you know let people out of present.
And and -- -- by the way it's it's endemic -- out all of the agencies of government.
National solid science foundation spends billions of dollars of -- on these kinds of the sort studies.
By the way this that that would be twenty days of White House tours of the keys to keeping track someone else now -- But you know it -- -- has some wondering stated Bermuda with the with the -- -- science foundation and others.
Odd that these are the type of things they do they do these elaborate study some of course did you know -- are are pretty interesting and maybe you get it.
A sense of let's say when they do lab rats and they put their exposure to disease -- and -- but.
But then it gets really way -- the -- the map and I'm wondering in an environment where were running these huge deficits.
If if if no matter the interest in the study or what it might -- for you you just stop you just didn't do it this is not the environment the time the moment do we even.
So -- conducted.
While they asked that question.
Neal self evident I mean we it would be one thing if we're running trillion dollar surpluses then we have plenty of money to pass around for this kind of stopped.
But we have -- -- but a budget right now we're we're borrowing somewhere between thirty and forty cents.
For every dollar we -- so the fact is you know these might be real interesting studies they've they've -- In a don't lead to conclusions that have some real world results but the fact is we just can't afford it right now they're not a high priority.
And that's the problem -- government by the way idealist that everything is a priority so we never cut anything that's why I've actually think that this sequester that we're going through.
These fifty billion cuts it's actually -- healthy exercise for these agencies that say you know what maybe we could live without the snail research this year may be able will -- their sexual behaviors next year.
Yes we do that it is an inordinate interest in in in in what fruit flies -- knowing in what amounts now is it going again.
And who knew this whole -- genitalia controversy what they're up to but.
Or Suzanne is still very interested in the stale stuff how do they do the right I thought.
Yeah yeah you just gotta wonder right well in the me.
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