Thursday, June 22, 2006

Your tax dollars at work

Some time ago, Aryeh wrote about the killer dieffenbachia which he managed to subdue. At Brookhaven they also have some of these plants:
Look how incredibly tall it is. Brookhaven is a US government lab. This means that most of its funding comes from taxpayers. You will all be glad to know that your tax dollars are allowing this plant to grow tall and proud (and paying my paycheck). See how they keep it standing up:

1 comment:

  1. my bubbe has eight of these plants in her living room, and they are branching on to the rest of the house. my mother and i came to a sensus some years ago that they must be killed, but so far, this have proven impossible.
    thank you for raising awareness of this alarming issue.