Why spend $1.5 million to understand why Lesbians are overweight
I would venture a guess they were fat and and homely to begin with, thus no man wanted them so they turned to other fat and homely women for solace. I wouldn't be surprised if we have a few on this board making dopey comments from time to time.
...BTW, that money would be better spent keeping the Whitehouse tours going, wouldn't you say!
Feds Spend $1.5 Million to Study Obese Lesbians
The National Institutes of Health awarded a Boston hospital more than $1.5 million to figure out why nearly three-quarters of lesbians are overweight -- calling the disparities a significant public health issue.
“It is now well-established that women of minority sexual orientation are disproportionately affected by the obesity epidemic, with nearly three-quarters of adult lesbians overweight or obese, compared to half of heterosexual women,” according to a description of the grant.
The taxpayer money was awarded to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to study the relationship between sexual orientation and obesity.
"Spending is the problem here in Washington," he likes to say. But behind the scenes he joined a bipartisan group of Senators and Congressman to insert $181 million in funding the Army does not want for an upgrade program at the Abrams Tank manufacturing plant in Lima, Ohio, just a few dozen miles from Boehner's own Ohio Congressional district. The Army has already announced that it plans to phase out the cold-war era tank, and had sought to wind down production in Lima. Last May, the Obama Administration, citing a "fiscally constrained environment," formally objected to the new funding.
And the tank goes on. Meanwhile, Boehner is happy to let the sequester go on and on. Because in the end, he knows that he can take care of the folks back home. "