Originally Posted by Minnewaska
If you really want to get nervous, read Congressional Budget Office reports on the lack of accountability or monitoring of NSF grants. Once the money is out the door, they don't even check to see if the proposed research was actually completed.
Just like food stamps, or people getting on disability who aren't disabled, or welfare, or lowering interest rates and making home loans with no money down.
You can go to college and major in grant writing!
I think our government does like to study everything just to be sure of those unknown unknowns, and the research will never benefit the people.
Aren't you allowed to share expenses with others on your boat? So as long as the money given is just going to expenses incurred along the trip. I thought that's how it was now in the U.S., or are the people sharing expenses for fishing trips really breaking the law but it's not being enforced?