FAR OUT! How Paul Krugman Finally Got His “Alien Invasion” Stimulus Package

Government waste and abuse was on full display this week when Politico discovered the existence of a secret Pentagon slush fund dedicated to investigating UFOs. As it turns out, the program was started at the behest of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and most of the $22 million it spent over the course of its three-year existence went to billionaire entrepreneur Robert Bigelow. To his credit, when confronted by reporters, Reid proudly owned up to his role in creating this X-Files program. He even acknowledged that “Bigelow inspired his own interest in UFOs” — though Politico additionally notes that “Bigelow was