You Want Excess? – More on Congressional Waste

Thanks to “I’m Always Right, Far Right” for exposing more congressional waste. Here it is for your reading pleasure.

House Department of Agriculture; Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released its preliminary analysis of the House version of the Fiscal 2010 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act

$4,545,000 for wood utilization sound excessive? Does it suprise you that this research has cost taxpayers $99.9 million since 1985?

“Isn’t that quaint? If every member pledged to not vote for it if they hadn’t read it in its entirety, I think we would have very few votes, of course – I’m not alone in this opinion. Hoyer told at his regular weekly news conference, with a laugh of course, the same thing.

This is but not the last insult to the American voter. Hopefully though, we can understand what makes our highest government positions so corrupt – so that we can never let this happen again, that we will never in our generation let a party spend the treasury to such an excessive degree that we are literally staring at bankruptcy.”

$3,654,000 for the Center for Grape Genetics in Geneva by House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee member Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.)? Sound excessive? It does too me!

$2,908,000 for shrimp aquaculture? $1,438,000 for tropical aquaculture feeds? How about traveling expenses? Anyway you cut it, your money is being used to help a certain elite that has nothing to do with corporations, private money or anything of the sort.


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