03 February 2009


the democrats should just quit trying to get along with these people if this is what they are arguing about while millions of people are losing their jobs----they were all about almost as much being dumped into the banks with nary a question asked or oversight proposed----let go of all of it, and you lose maybe 2%

(CNN) -- On Monday, Congressional Republican leaders put out a list of what they call wasteful provisions in the Senate version of the nearly $900 billion stimulus bill that is being debated:

talking to republicans is the real waste:


Anonymous said...


• $2 billion earmark to re-start FutureGen, a near-zero emissions coal power plant in Illinois that the Department of Energy defunded last year because it said the project was inefficient.

• A $246 million tax break for Hollywood movie producers to buy motion picture film.

• $650 million for the digital television converter box coupon program.

• $88 million for the Coast Guard to design a new polar icebreaker (arctic ship).

• $448 million for constructing the Department of Homeland Security headquarters.

• $248 million for furniture at the new Homeland Security headquarters.

tomitron said...

that misses the point----at this point the main thing is to spend money and, minus the homeland security stuff, it's not totally worthless---