WELFARE FOR CHIMPS (TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CHUMPS)
Original post made by Monkey Money, Downtown, on Aug 4, 2009
Are you ready for this one? Trust me, you are not. Think you've heard it all regarding the screwball proposals that come out of Washington D.C. --- insane boondoggles that squander your hard-earned tax dollars and mine? Well, you haven't. So, sit down, read on --- and weep.
With a one-year, $250,000 Federal grant from the National Institutes Of Health (NIH), the National Research Council has issued a report titled: "Chimpanzees In Research: Strategies For Their Ethical Care, Management, And Use." And guess what this report has recommended? Go on, guess. Are you seated?