Help the budget and deficit, chase down all the Bridge to Nowhere monies. People might even appreciate it. You know, rather than cutting SSI, Medicare and Medicaid.
McCain and Graham should be able to handle at least that.
By Ryan Richardson
Jeff Meldrum wants to search for Bigfoot (click here) by using a remote-controlled blimp. Because when you're looking for a mythical creature famous for eluding all who search for it, a giant, buzzing, looming balloon is clearly the way to go. Meldrum, a tenured Idaho State University anthropologist who established his career studying primate foot anatomy before shifting his focus to monsters, expects he'll have to raise $300,000 to get the project airborne. He's trying (and so far failing) to get funding from private sources. (No surprise that his home institution wants nothing to do with the endeavor.) That's a lot of money and effort for what will undoubtedly turn out to be a collection of blurry photographs that look like Instagram snapshots from a visit to the Pacific Northwest woods....