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Surprise: Stimulus program on 'correct condom use' created zero jobs

Barack Obama speaks on the economy following a tour of Cree, Inc, a manufacturer of energy efficient LED lighting and a meeting with President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, in Durham, North Carolina, June 13, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Alas, I had such high hopes.  How could a project studying "the role of cognitive and affective factors and condom skills" not effectively create gainful employment?

Via the Weekly Standard:

The details of a stimulus grant awarded to Indiana University to study condom use have now been released on a government website. The study, titled "Barriers to Correct Condom Use," is now completed, according to the website, and the university received $423,500 of stimulus funds to perform the study.

The stimulus project yielded a total of 0.00 jobs created, according to the federal government. "No jobs created/retained," the form says under "Description of Jobs Created."

 

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