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While Veterans Die Waiting for Treatment, the Progs Waste Money Studying Buttsecks

Posted by V the K at 11:06 pm - April 20, 2015.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

$20 Trillion in debt, and the progs say all of the spending is absolutely necessary, in fact, say the progs, we have to end the heinous ‘austerity’ that right-wing extremists have inflicted on Government that has crippled the capacity for Government to provide vital services.

In reality, Government is spending money so that perverts can talk to young black men about buttsecks.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent over $400,000 studying the satisfaction levels of the first sexual experiences of young gay men.

The four-year study, being conducted by Johns Hopkins University, is examining the “meaning and function” of first “penetrative same-sex sexual experiences.”

A rational and reasonable person (i.e. “a racist homophobic h8r” as the progs call us) might ask, “What possible value to society is this research?” Well, possibly down the road, it may lead to Government programs to help young gay men enjoy their “first penetrative experiences” more. The researcher claims that the study will … somehow, vaguely… help contribute to HIV prevention. Which is complete BS because the secret to HIV prevention has been known for thirty years.

But let’s instead ask, “Who came up with the idea for this study.” Most likely, someone with a research pedigree and a fetish for young, African-American men (assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Renata Arrington-Sanders), who figured out a way to get taxpayer-financing for her fantasy of having young African-American men describe their first buttsecks experience to her.

More Great Reasons to go $20 Trillion in Debt

Posted by V the K at 7:58 am - April 17, 2015.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

In San Francisco, not only are the public schools serving free breakfasts to all the kiddos, (Parental responsibilities? Who needs them? The State is Mother, The State is Father), but they are also serving them in the classroom, so the little snowflakes don’t have to deal with the “social drama” of the cafeteria.

Adapting to the lifestyles of many San Franciscans, school officials launched a breakfast in the classroom program this year aiming to give students a healthy start to their day.

The program has also removed the social drama of the cafeteria from the program by feeding students in their classrooms.

“Eating breakfast in the cafeteria can be very socially isolating,”

And yet progressives pretend that taxes only pay for roads, schools, and first responders.

Hat Tip: Sondra K. Who notes the Air Force is paying a consultant $2,222 an hour to lecture airmen on kissing and other forms of sexual harassment.

The Left and Mr. Godwin

An Obama administration official says that elected officials in Indiana — who passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Law virtually identical to laws on the books in 19 states AND a Federal law signed by BJ Clinton — are Nazis.  (Hat Tip: Sooper Mexican)

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Interesting implied threat at the end there, isn’t it?

This is the same whiny, six-figure bureaucrat who whined about her paycheck being delayed during the “Government Shutdown” of 2013.

EPA Looking to Get Into Your Shower and Barbecue

Posted by V the K at 9:17 am - March 19, 2015.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

The enviro-religious fanatics at the EPA want to clamp down on backyard barbecues and hotel shower length.

“We expect to limit the overall air pollution PM [particulate matter] emissions from barbecuing and to alleviate some of the acute health hazards that a barbecue pit master can experience from inhalation. The particulate matter present during cooking with and without the grease diverter and PM2.5 filters will be tested and compared to that of current data using a conventional propane barbecue using a fumehood chamber with detectors at CE-CERT. Personal exposure of PM2.5 will also be monitored throughout the experimentation period to determine the degree of acute exposure of particulates to the cook.”

And….

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants hotels to monitor how much time its guests spend in the shower.

The agency is spending $15,000 to create a wireless system that will track how much water a hotel guest uses to get them to “modify their behavior.”

Gee, and to think some people think the Tea Party is irrational for thinking Government is too big and too intrusive. Isn’t it worth having $18 Trillion in national debt to receive this kind of quality effective Government?

FedGov Spends Nearly Half-a-Mil to Study if Using Grindr Leads to Sex

Posted by V the K at 7:37 pm - January 22, 2015.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

First it was studying fat lesbians, then the Emperor’s Government decided to spend more taxpayer dollars to see if gay men used hook-up apps to, um, hook-up.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent nearly a half a million dollars studying gay hookup apps such as Grindr.

“Smartphone technologies have provided a new venue for sexual partnering among men who have sex with men (MSM),” the grant for the project states. “Indeed, there are a rapidly growing number of smartphone applications designed to facilitate sexual partnering among MSM.”

The Feds wanted to know if men would use apps to hook up with other men and then have unsafe sex; not that they would do anything to halt or discourage the practice, because the gay left would have a fit. So they spent a bunch of money to figure out what everybody already knew was going on, with no intention of doing anything to alter the activity they were researching.

Debt? What debt?

The State of the Union

My basic reaction to both the Oscars and the SOTU

My basic reaction to both the Oscars and the SOTU

Y’know, the State of the Union Address and the Oscars have a lot in common. They are annual ceremonies held by coastal elites without the first clue about how normal Americans live. They are full of politics, full of pomp, insanely hyped by the media, and they will each be completely forgotten within a week of the broadcast. And in both cases, the point is to celebrate their ability to get the public to buy into elaborate fantasy worlds painstakingly created by people who have no grounding in real life.

In Hollywood, people who can’t stand each other pretend to like each other. In Washington, people who like each other pretend they can’t stand each other. In both cases, the goal is to keep the public in the dark about what’s really going on.

 

Boston Mayor Fires Employee from Useless Job for Participating in Useless Protest

The Mayor of Boston fired a #BlackLivesMatter(UnlessTheyGetKilledByOtherBlacks-Or-GetAbortedByWhiteLiberalsByTheMillions) protester for ditching on her “job” and making a public nuisance of herself.

Ruotsalainen, a Finland native, could not be reached for comment yesterday. She pleaded not guilty in Quincy District Court to seven charges: trespassing, throwing glass on a public way, willfully obstructing an emergency vehicle, conspiracy, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and throwing an object on a public way.

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When a conservative says, “Government is too big, too expensive, and tries to do too much,” the typical idiot-leftist reply is, “Oh, so you want to fire all the cops and firemen that protect our communities.” No, dipsh-t, we want to fire all the Gender and Labor Migration Consultants.

When the State Polices Parenting Choices

Posted by V the K at 12:48 pm - January 16, 2015.
Filed under: Big Government Follies,Family

A mother and father in Montgomery County MD (cough… leftist Sithhole… cough) is in trouble with the police and Child Protective Services because they let their children walk one mile outdoors in a safe neighborhood in daylight hours.

On Dec. 20, Alexander agreed to let the children, Rafi and Dvora, walk from Woodside Park to their home, a mile south, in an area the family says the children know well.

The children made it about halfway.

(Related: Why are we criminalizing childhood independence?)

Police picked up the children near the Discovery building, the family said, after someone reported seeing them.

Police on Wednesday did not immediately have information on the case. But a spokeswoman said that when concerns are reported, “we have a responsibility as part of our duty to check on people’s welfare.”

The Meitivs say that on Dec. 20, a CPS worker required Alexander to sign a safety plan pledging he would not leave his children unsupervised until the following Monday, when CPS would follow up. At first he refused, saying he needed to talk to a lawyer, his wife said, but changed his mind when he was told his children would be removed if he did not comply.

Following the holidays, the family said, CPS called again, saying the agency needed to inquire further and visit the family’s home.

The parents made a choice the state does not approve of, therefore, they must be harassed, monitored, and punished.

Obviously, when a parent is really physically abusing or neglecting a child … beating to the point of injury, depriving them of food, or sexually abusing them… someone should protect the child. But what conservatives understand, and liberals don’t, is that bureaucrats will constantly push the boundaries to expand their mandate and substitute their own judgment for parents.

Do we want the State (bureaucrats) to be everybody’s parent? This is a serious question.

Obama-Era Logic

Posted by V the K at 1:07 pm - October 16, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

So, according the Obama Administration, we can’t impose travel restrictions to control the spread of a deadly infectious disease because the guy who’s job it is to stop the spread of deadly infectious disease says the travel restrictions would hurt the economies of the countries where the disease is running rampant. (150 people enter the USA every day from the Ebola Hot Zone).

However, the same administration is perfectly willing – indeed eager – to force massive new EPA regulations that will hurt the American economy while providing no quantifiable environmental benefit.

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More Stuff Obama’s CDC Was Spending Money on Instead of Ebola

Posted by V the K at 9:42 am - October 16, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

Contrary to the incredible lies spread by Democrat press operatives, the Centers for Disease Control has not had its budget cut by Republicans. While the military copes with reductions to Depression-Era levels of manpower and cuts to soldiers’ pay, benefits, and health care, the CDC like every other civilian Federal Bureaucracy has enjoyed substantial funding increases; with Republicans spending even more than Obama requested.

But instead of the Centers for Disease Controls focusing on a central mission of controlling infectious diseases, they have found plenty of other things to spend money on, including:

  • Mandatory motorcycle helmet laws. CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden appoints a 15-member “Community Preventive Services Task Force” to promote pet Nanny State projects. An obscure Obamacare rule–Section 4003(b)(1)–stealthily increased the task force’s authority to study “any policies, programs, processes or activities designed to affect or otherwise affecting health at the population level.” Last year, the meddling panel extended the agency’s reach into transportation safety with a call to impose a federal universal motorcycle helmet law on the country. Is riding a Harley a disease? Why is this the CDC’s business?
  • Video games and TV violence. At Obama’s behest, in the wake of high-profile school shootings, the CDC scored $10 million last year to study violent video games and media images, as well as to assess “existing strategies for preventing gun violence and identifying the most pressing research questions, with the greatest potential public health impact.” Whatever that means. Why is this the CDC’s business?
  • Playground equipment. The CDC’s “Injury Centers” (Did you know there are 13 of them?) have crafted a “national action plan” and funded countless studies to prevent boo-boos and accidents on the nation’s playgrounds. Apparently, there aren’t enough teachers, parents, local school districts, and county and state regulators to police the slides and seesaws. Why is this the CDC’s business?
  • Social norming” in the schools. The CDC has funded studies and campaigns “promoting positive community norms” and “safe, stable, nurturing relationships (SSNRs)” in homes and schools. It’s the mother of all government values clarifications programs. So bad attitudes are now a disease. Again, I ask: Why is this the CDC’s business?

And then, when it comes to actually doing what should be their one job — preventing the spread of infectious diseases – they completely fail at it.

Not only did [Ebolie-infected] nurse Vinson call the CDC multiple times before boarding the flight, she was already running a fever when she called the CDC before taking her flight and they still allowed her to board the flight, which means she was infectious while on the plane.

Something to remember the next time a leftist drone insists we need a gigantic bureaucratic state to protect us. [via Michelle Malkin]

Progressives Claim Ebola Is Caused by Insufficiently Gigantic Government

Posted by V the K at 3:07 pm - October 13, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

Democrats have launched attack ads blaming Republicans for Ebola; claiming that “budget cuts” (there were no budget cuts) are to blame for the fact that there is no cure for Ebola. One of their bureaucratic zones is supporting the charge.

Dr. Francis Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health, said that a decade of stagnant spending has “slowed down” research on all items, including vaccinations for infectious diseases. As a result, he said, the international community has been left playing catch-up on a potentially avoidable humanitarian catastrophe.

It is hard to believe the NIH couldn’t find the money to come up with an Ebola vaccine considering they spent millions of dollars trying to figure out why lesbians get fat.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.5 million to study biological and social factors for why “three-quarters” of lesbians are obese and why gay males are not, calling it an issue of “high public-health significance.”

With progressives, it’s always a false choice between massive, bloated, all-intrusive mega-Government or Somalian anarchy. The idea that a Government should be limited in scope to those activities for which there is no practical private sector alternative is completely unthinkable.

Obviously, This Is Much More Important than Stopping Ebola

Posted by V the K at 8:16 pm - October 6, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

The Federal Government “invested” half a million taxpayer dollars/debt to find out why fat girls have trouble getting dates.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $466,642 grant last week for the study, which will examine whether social skills have an impact on why obese girls have fewer dating experiences than their less obese counterparts.

Your Government: Welcoming Ebola and Enterovirus While Protecting You from Chocolate Easter Eggs

Posted by V the K at 2:25 pm - October 5, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

Mark Steyn looks at the insane priorities of our progressive-run Federal Government, who will let infected people from Third World countries into the USA… no problem… but will seize bagpipes, chocolate Easter Eggs and nail clippers as a threat to society.

To function, institutions have to be able to prioritize – even big, bloated, money-no-object SWAT-teams-for-every-penpusher institutions like the US Government. You can’t crack down on Kinder eggs, bagpipes and Ebola: At a certain point, you have to choose. My line with the Homeland Security guys is a simple one: every 20 minutes you spend on me, or my kids’ chocolate eggs, or Cameron Webster’s bagpipe is 20 minutes you’re not spending on the guy with Ebola, or Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The price of bagpipe scrutiny is a big hole blown in the lives of American families attending the Boston Marathon, or a bunch of schoolkids in Dallas having to be quarantined for a vicious, ravaging disease with a high fatality rate.

They will use SWAT Teams to raid Amish dairy farmers for selling milk, while spreading children infected with Enterovirus all over the country.

Update and Bump:  George Will comments:

You asked “can we trust the government to do its job?” What isn’t its job these days? I’ve just made a list. It’s fine-tuning the curriculum of our students k-12, monitoring sex on campuses, deciding how much ethanol we should put in our gas tanks, it’s designed our lightbulbs, and it’s worried sick over the name of the Washington football team. Now this is a government that doesn’t know when to stop.”

Japan: Has it really been in deflation?

Posted by Jeff (ILoveCapitalism) at 10:31 pm - October 3, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies,Depression 2.0,Economy

In the comments to my recent post On Deflation (and “too-low inflation”), a commenter expressed a frequently-heard belief, that a negative “example of deflation is Japan from 1990 to the present.”

I appreciate all comments and, without picking on the person, I wanted to examine the claim. Is it true? Here is a chart (from tradingeconomics.com) that shows Japan’s consumer prices since 1990:


Points that stand out:

  • Japan’s CPI today is over 10% higher than it was in 1990.
  • It’s true that from 1998 to 2013, Japan had a slight CPI decline; perhaps 5% total, over the 15 years.
  • Japan’s CPI is now shooting up again.

Clearly, Japan has not had a large deflation. But perhaps the commenter’s (restated) point might be that Japan has had basically-stable prices since 1990, and the stable prices have done nothing to help Japan’s moribund economy. Here’s how I would answer that.

Japan has long had a relatively government-planned economy. And, over the period shown above, Japan has pursued inflationary, “stimulus” policies of government spending, deficits, expanded national debt, and money-printing. How has it worked out for them?

It hasn’t worked out well. As we see above, Japan’s inflationary policies may have prevented a large-scale deflation (not that that is necessarily good; see my other post). The inflationary policies also seem to have done nothing to fix Japan’s multi-decades of a debt-burdened economy.

In the midst of a 20-year lame economy, stable consumer prices have been a saving grace for Japanese households. But now that Japanese CPI inflation is on the rise in 2014, real living standards in Japan are dropping and “Abenomics” is gaining well-deserved unpopularity among the Japanese.

Japan is not an example of the failure of pro-freedom and sound-money policies, because Japan didn’t try them. Japan is an example, rather, of the failure of what they did try: Big Government, pro-debt, inflationary policies.

UPDATE: David Stockman tells the story of Japan, with charts. RTWT. They inflated massive stock, debt and real estate bubbles in the late 1980s; the bubbles burst; and ever since, they’ve piled up more debt and money-printing in trying to re-inflate their bubbles. Like we’re doing – with no better results.

On deflation (and “too-low inflation”)

Posted by Jeff (ILoveCapitalism) at 1:16 pm - October 3, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies,Depression 2.0,Economy,Liberal Lies

If inflation is about rising consumer prices, deflation means falling prices. If you have watched CNBC or any financial TV these last few years, you have seen people often raising the bogeymen of either deflation or his new buddy, “too-low inflation”. (A printed example here.)

The people raising these bogeymen are there to help Big Government and Big Banking. They gain from pro-inflation policies – such as high government spending and deficits, zero percent interest rates, massive money-printing (to cover the government’s deficits and boost the financial markets).

Who loses from such policies? You, the person with a productive job. Each year, the dollars you get from your wages, salary, pension or savings hardly go up – and buy you less than the year before. You’re the sucker at the poker game, and they frighten you into going along.

In reality, falling prices – or the steady, stable prices of “too-low inflation” – are a help to consumers in good times and bad. What sane person doesn’t benefit from (and desire) everyday low prices?

Inflationists claim that if consumer prices decline (as in deflation) or fail to rise (as in too-low inflation), the economy will suffer, because people will postpone buying consumer goods. You should ask: Really? When has the prospect of next year’s stable-or-lower prices ever stopped people from buying what they need and desire now?

Prices have been stable-or-declining for years on computers, smartphones, flat screen TVs, eye LASIK operations, game consoles, and more. Have people stopped buying them? Quite the opposite. Or suppose that prices stayed the same, or even went down, for gasoline, food, rent, health care and education. Would that hurt you and your family, or help you?

Inflationists also claim that deflation (or too-low inflation) means economic depression. And we’ve had an occasional episode, such as the Great Depression, where deflation was *correlated* with depression.

But remember the saying, “correlation isn’t causation.” In the Great Depression, the deflation actually helped a lot of people. By making paychecks go farther, it kept the number of people who were turned out of homes, starved, etc. from being even larger than it was.

And we’ve all been carefully ‘educated’ to forget that deflation and/or low inflation are historically *more correlated with good times*. Via Zero Hedge and The Cobden Centre, here is a chart on that. It shows how deflation prevailed in America in the 19th century, which century overall was the greatest for economic growth in our history.


Cobden Centre gives the source, and further notes:

In their research article ‘Deflation and Depression: Is There an Empirical Link?’ of January 2004, Federal Reserve economists Andrew Atkeson and Patrick Kehoe found that “..the only episode in which we find evidence of a link between deflation and depression is the Great Depression (1929-1934). We find virtually no evidence of such a link in any other period.. What is striking is that nearly 90% of the episodes with deflation did not have depression. In a broad historical context, beyond the Great Depression, the notion that deflation and depression are linked virtually disappears.”

Which makes sense, because in the real world, economic progress means lower prices. As more things are produced with greater efficiency for lower costs, their prices drop – so that you can afford to buy them. It’s a good thing.

What frightens the inflationists is that if we stop the money-printing and other bad policies, they’re out of jobs. The government would have to balance its budget; so the government would probably have to cut spending (i.e., bureaucrats). Companies would have to cut unproductive consultants. Universities would have to cut economists, among others.

Interest rates would have to rise (to historically-normal levels). Real estate prices would come down (making homes more affordable). Stock and bond prices would come down (hurting Wall Street, but making retirement more affordable on Main Street). Bad investments would have to be liquidated (like some bad debts, or the craziest of the “green” or “dot-com 2.0″ companies).

And, to allow for real growth and recovery, government would have to restrain itself (removing its jackboot from the economy’s throat; which Europe and even Japan have still not done). But at the end of it, we’d have a healthy economy where the working person can make ends meet; their wages, salary, pension or savings will buy them a good life. Which we don’t have, today.

It’s no coincidence that pro-inflation policies are pro-debt, anti-freedom policies. What we have today is the debt-bloated, gasping economy that you get after decades of such policies. An economy where the TV commentators tell you with a straight face that fast-rising prices (which make YOUR life harder) are required and, if we don’t keep inflation up at 2% a year or more, the world will collapse.

They’re partly right; their world (built on decades of bad policies) might collapse. But yours wouldn’t. Always remember the difference between their interests, and yours. Or who gains from inflation – and who loses.

Welfare Sponge Blames Insufficiently Generous Taxpayers for her Morbid Obesity.

Posted by V the K at 1:03 pm - October 2, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

From Young Conservatroids.

A 350-pound mother of two claims the reason she is morbidly obese is because she needs more of taxpayers’ money to break her bad eating habits.

Christina Briggs, of Wigan, England, says she can only afford junk food and that she doesn’t exercise because she doesn’t have enough funds to join a gym, the Daily Mail reports.

“It’s not easy being overweight and on benefits,” the single mother told Closer Magazine. “If I was well off, I’d be able to buy fresh food and afford a gym membership.”

Granted, it does cost a little more to buy healthy food, but going from the picture, she seems to have plenty of money for hair dye, tattoos, and piercings. I also would not be surprised if she had a better phone than I do.

Money Well Spent

Posted by V the K at 1:06 pm - August 31, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

In the course of spending almost $3 Million to figure out why lesbians are fat, the Federal Government came upon this amazing, paradigm shifting discovery:

The researchers have been busier since last year, when the project had yielded only one paper. Those results concluded that gay and bisexual males had a “greater desire for toned muscles” than straight men.

Wow, that’s a real black swan right there. Thank Gaia Establishment Republicans abandoned the Sequester, totally caved to Obama, and gave him a blank check to spend as much money as he wants, however the Hell he wants to spend it.

How would society ever survive without taxpayer-funded studies like this?

NIH Spends $194K on Manwhores

Posted by V the K at 12:35 pm - August 7, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

Which is, I believe, slightly less than what David Geffen spends annually, but anyway

The federal government has awarded the University of California Los Angeles $193,989 in taxpayer funds to study skill-building as HIV prevention for male sex workers in Peru.

The grant was issued by the National Institute of Mental Health, a part of the National Institutes of Health, and proposes “a pilot study for a group that has been neglected in the Peruvian HIV epidemic, namely male sex workers (fletes).”

It’s not like medical science didn’t discover how to prevent the spread of AIDS back in 1984 or anything…

One anticipates that some will find the expenditure too trivial to be of concern. I think that’s actually part of the problem. This is but one of thousands of studies the Government has no business undertaking, but since each one is just a few hundred thousand or a few million, people dismiss the expenditure as too trivial to cut.

And then, they look at the truly massive mega-waste in Medicaid and other welfare programs and say, “We can’t cut those programs either, it would be political suicide.”

And so everything is either too small to cut, or too big to cut… and that’s why nothing ever gets cut, and Government grows out of control.

 

 

Bored Guvvies Surf for Pr0n on Taxpayer’s Dime

Posted by V the K at 8:54 pm - August 2, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

Government workers admit that they spend hours every week watching Pr0n on the internet; but they say it’s only because they’re bored and there isn’t enough work to do. (Warning, really frakking annoying autoplay at link)

For one Federal Communications Commission worker, his porn habit at work was easy to explain: Things were slow, he told investigators, so he perused it “out of boredom” — for up to eight hours each week.
Lack of work has emerged time and again in federal investigations, and it’s not just porn, nor is it confined to the FCC. Across government, employees caught wasting time at work say they simply didn’t have enough work to do, according to investigation records obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
“He stated he is aware it is against government rules and regulations, but he often does not have enough work to do and has free time,” investigators wrote of another federal employee, this one at the Treasury Department, who viewed more than 13,000 pornographic images in a six-week span.
Investigations at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Commerce Department and the General Services Administration have turned up similar cases, though memos show the employees rarely face criminal prosecution for time and attendance fraud.

And yet the Democrats whine constantly that “austerity” is crippling the Federal Government because bureaucrats don’t have enough money to do whatever it is their jobs are.

Frankly, I prefer them watching Pr0n to doing more tyrannical things like SWAT-teaming homes to confiscate cars that the EPA thinks might… might… violate their precious emission standards and make the polar bears cry. (They let illegal immigrants run amok, but God help any American citizen that has a car that might be more polluty than the EPA allows.)

Obama Regime to Spend $237,750 Studying the Health Care Needs of Transgendered Women of Color

Posted by V the K at 9:09 am - July 23, 2014.
Filed under: Big Government Follies

Because the economy is so good and the Government is so solvent, they can afford to spend money on stuff like this.

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $237,750 grant to George Washington University to study whether the use of telemedicine can help overcome barriers to care for transgender women of color.

I know what you’re thinking. “Oh, sure… the transgendered women of color are taken care of, but what about the undocumented transgendered women of color. Has this regime no compassion?”