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Feds spend over $400,000 on underwear that senses cigarette smoke

http://www.examiner.com

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, has granted more than $400,000 to a research project that involves something unconventional. The University of Alabama has received two grants from NIH that total $402,721 to create a monitoring system involving underwear that can detect when a person smokes cigarettes. So far, the project has produced a “very early prototype” of the monitoring system. The current prototype fits like a vest.

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Agency In Charge of Cutting Costs Spends $835K On Convention

http://abcnews.go.com

No surprise here. It's noteworthy that it had to get this bad in the first place in order for it to even be reported.

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Angry American's rant about government spending. NSFW

http://www.ebaumsworld.com

Lynn Woodman, an angry American guy blows up with a short rant about the government and how they can't even balance a check book. Surprisingly, his message is very libertarian and capitalistic. Hilarious and very NSFW. (LOTS OF LANGUAGE! of course, he's angry!)

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SF To Shutter Courtrooms; Lay Off 200 Workers

http://www.ktvu.com

The San Francisco Superior Court announced Monday that it's laying off more than 40 percent of its staff and shuttering 25 courtrooms because of budget cuts.

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Ohio Libertarian Governor candidate proposes to eliminate state taxes

http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com

“The truth is a Governor cannot create private sector jobs. Big government does not add to the prosperity of a state- it consumes it. As Ohio’s next Governor, my primary mission will not be to “create jobs” or to promise tax cuts 10 years from now… it is simply to get the government out of the way.”

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Amid cuts, Ohio judge tells citizens to carry guns

http://www.thestarpress.com

Judge in Ohio tells people to carry a gun if they feel less safe as a result of budget cuts

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Federal Debt to be 90% of US' GDP by 2020

http://www.washingtontimes.com

President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget will generate nearly $10 trillion in cumulative budget deficits over the next 10 years, $1.2 trillion more than the administration projected, and raise the federal debt to 90 percent of the nation's economic output by 2020, the Congressional Budget Office reported Thursday.

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