This is from Tom Coburn's latest 2014 Wastebook. Chapter 7:
The feeling of anger caused by hunger is so well-known that pop culture has given the feelings their own name hanger. Armed with voodoo dolls and chalkboard noises, federally funded researchers wanted to prove a hangry spouse is also an unhappy one. ...
Funding for the voodoo doll project came in part from National Science Foundation grant worth $331,000.
If they had studied Ebola they might be heroes. But that would have been hard.
I'll miss Tom Coburn.