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Is the government "playing" with your tax dollars when it funds gaming programs?

Games for Change

In any sufficiently sized government, it's going to be pretty easy to cherry-pick examples of programs that seem wasteful or unnecessary. So it's not too surprising that Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is able to do just that each year with his headline-grabbing "Waste Book," listing 100 examples of extraneous spending in the US government.

This post from Ars Technica explores the backlash for game related projects and responses from many of the fundees in question.

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