Monday, February 9, 2009

Senate Bill

Senate Bill PDF

$820,000,000,000/305,781,284 people = $2681.66/person

Agriculture: $5,109,430,000
Commerce: $21,513,000
Defense: $3,746,000,000
Energy & Water: $53,843,000,000
Financial & Gen. Govt: $10,762,000,000
Homeland Security: $5,076,700,000
Interior: $11,643,600,000
Labor, HHS, Education: $169,184,000,000
Military & VA: $7,428,295,000
THUD: $60,580,500,000
Appropriations: $365,629,525,000 (of course, this one isn’t broken out) (from

Since I live in IL with Durbin & Burris, too liberal senators there is no chance to change their minds; but if you live in s state with reasonable senators tell them if you like the above. If you have kids remember they are the ones who will pay for this PORK (and you might want to live with them sometime [don't worry my kids you should be safe]).

Politicians say they're beefing up our economy. Most don't know beef from pork. - Harold Lowman

pork barrel (n) the use of government funds for projects designed to please voters or legislators and win votes : political pork barrel for the benefit of their respective sponsors | [as adj. ] wasteful, pork-barrel spending

1 comment:

  1. I don't know what you are complaining about. The Senate did "trim" about 100 BILLION dollars from the bill.
    It scares me that our Congress People and President throw these huge numbers around like it is pocket change.
    By the way, my liberal Senators have not written me back, but my guess is they do not really care any more than your liberal senators do.