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January 18, 2013

Creeping Entitlements: Figuring How To Pay For (Chimp) Retirement

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Hannah and Marty
"Congress set a cap of $30 million on total spending for construction and care of the animals in the sanctuary. And we are already over $29 million," Anderson says.
"We'll hit that cap in July of this year."Save the Chimps has about 50 employees to do endless chores. They hose down indoor rooms, prepare food and do the laundry — the chimp's brightly colored blankets and teddy bears hang on clotheslines to dry. Every day, workers go out on the islands to scatter treats and toys. One day's entertainment, for example, was long sheets of paper smeared with ketchup and mustard. And then there's the medical care..... -- Reported by the caring: NPR

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 18, 2013 8:01 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Doesn't Obamacare cover this starting 2014?

Posted by: BillH at January 18, 2013 10:13 AM

This is Jimmy "Mr. Peanut" Carter we are talking about, Correct ?

Posted by: Kelvin at January 18, 2013 10:52 AM

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