Our tax dollars at work
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) - James Holmes, the alleged gunman in the recent theater shooting that left 12 dead in Colorado, is back in jail after his bizarre appearance in court yesterday, in which he appeared with orange hair and seemed dazed or just plain out of it.
WNEW News reports that Holmes was awarded a prestigious grant from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
It gave the graduate student a $26,000 stipend and paid his tuition for the highly competitive program in Neuroscience at the University of Colorado in Denver. Holmes was one of six neuroscience students at the school to get the grant money. [...]
Makes me feel a whole lot better about how well the government uses our tax dollars...