14 Jun '11, 1pm

Desert tortoise comes under fire from 'Sheriff' Jo Biden

Desert tortoise comes under fire from 'Sheriff' Jo Biden

"And I bet you didn't know that your tax dollars pay for a website dedicated to the Desert Tortoise. I'm sure it's a wonderful species, but we can't afford to have a standalone site devoted to every member of the animal kingdom," Biden wrote in the message also sent via email to supporters. "It's just one of hundreds of government websites that should be consolidated or eliminated."

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/desert-t...

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