'Origami' condoms, Michelle Obama gardening games and poop-throwing chimps: NIH spent millions on wacky projects but now complains cuts killed off Ebola vaccine research

The NIH budget included $2.4 million for a new condom design whose inventor is now being investigated for fraud Another $939,000 taught scientists that male fruit flies prefer younger females $257,000 went to create a companion website for first lady Michelle Obama’s White House garden It cost $592,000 to determine that chimpanzees with the […]

Look who’s being paid by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to cover Common Core

Twitchy 7/13/2014

…Wow. Here’s a link to the Gates-subsidized NBCNews.com article. There is no indication that it’s an advertisement or advertorial. It appears to be a bona fide news story written by a bona fide reporter (Nona Willis Aronowitz). Here it is featured along with NBC News’ other articles on its education page…

…It’s no […]

Sharyl Attkisson charges Media Matters helps produce news reports for CBS

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 4/21/2014

Now that she has left CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson is revealing all sorts of interesting facts about the way news is shaped by ideologues. Appearing on CNN’s Reliable Sources (transcript)

Attkisson: “Media Matters, as my understanding, is a far left blog group that I think holds itself out to be […]

'1600 Versailles Avenue'

10 February 2014

 

said Michelle Antoinette, from inside 1600 Versailles Avenue RT @FLOTUS Bone appétit! pic.twitter.com/1Vrj7Y7eub

— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) February 11, 2014

 

 

Related: More on Twitter:

 

I’m old enough to remember when evil rich anne romney wore a $900 blouse. $12k obama dress? #BOWDOWN #incomeinequality @ShawnaNBCNews

— Barbara McMahon (@southsalem) […]

The ‘most important’ speech given last night

Glenn Beck 1/29/2014

…“Was anybody else frustrated by the GOP response,” Glenn asked on radio this morning. “Then you have Mike Lee, who gave the response for the Tea Party Express… between him and Rand Paul, those were the best… I watched the opening [few] minutes of each, and I will tell you that those […]

'We have a Constitution': Boehner warns Obama on exec orders

Fox News 1/28/2014

House Speaker John Boehner issued a stern warning to President Obama ahead of Tuesday night’s State of the Union address: “We have a Constitution. We abide by it. If he tries to ignore it, he’s going to run into a brick wall.”

The House speaker was addressing concerns that Obama is preparing […]