Tuesday, February 24, 2009

CRAPulus 2.0: The Land of 9000 Earmarks; Unwrapping The Sausage

Michelle Malkin and Hill staffer Tom Jones are combing through the CRAPulus Of 9000 Earmarks omnibus bill: the Sequel to the CRAPulus Spending Bill.

So far, here is what they have found:

$200,000 for “Tattoo Removal Violence Prevention Outreach Program,” pg. 283;

Maine lobster earmark in the omnibus, pg. 173;

$5.8 million earmark for the “Ted Kennedy Institute for the Senate…for the planning and design of a building & an endowment,” pg. 232;

National Council of La Raza, $473,000 earmark from Sens. Bingaman and Menendez, pg. 212.

Earmark to the stars?? $2Million for "for the promotion of astronomy in Hawaii" Really? pg. 332

Pretty sure NV not on Pacific Ocean. Harry Reid's earmark "mak(es) Nevada eligible for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund" p339

What's with the Honey Bee fascination?!?! $1.762M earmark for "Honey Bee lab" p. 75

$75,000 for "Totally Teen Zone" features Wii and X-Box, a DJ, and a snack booth. no word on midnight basketball. It tells "teenagers that it’s okay to “totally zone out”p. 304

Change You Can Make Hot Dogs With!

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