Obama trashed NASA turning the space agency into a Muslim self-esteem program with no space vehicles. And since then his appointees have found important ways to spend what little money is left in its budget after the space shuttle was shut down and the replacement vehicle cancelled.
The agency spent $3 million for a seminar on “how the legislative process really works” in Congress; $237,205 to study red crabs; and $390,000 to create a cartoon superhero, the “Green Ninja,” to teach children about global warming.
The character fights his archenemies “plastic man, coal man, and junky corporate man.”
“These are only a few of the 100 examples of government mismanagement and stupidity included in Wastebook 2013,” Coburn writes.
Let’s learn more about our mysterious taxpayer-funded superhero who hates cheap energy and loves crony capitalist windmills.
With NASA’s manned space flight programs grounded for the foreseeable future, the agency seems to have shifted its focus from making contact with little green men to teaching children about fictional green ninjas.
The “Green Ninja” is a cartoon superhero created to motivate “kids to take action on climate change.” Eugene Cordero, one of the creators, says “the goal of the project is to make the Green Ninja the new Smokey the Bear.”
The animated climate-action superhero has a number of enemies he must defeat, including “a carbon ninja — the Green Ninja’s archenemy —, plastic man, coal man and junky corporate man.
Based on this photo, I’m going to go ahead and say that the plan has failed miserably. But this isn’t about whether kids want to see a chubby man draped awkwardly in green cloth pretend to be an environmental ninja. It’s about programming them with Global Warming hoaxes while the snow falls outside.
If you want to see what $390,000 in stolen taxpayer money looks like, that could have gone to space exploration, feast your eyes on the Green Ninja Show.
It’s like something a local principal who still fantasizes about becoming a standup comedian would make and send around to television networks only to be laughed at.
But when your cause is green, the money is always there no matter how lame you may be.