Skip to comments.McConnell-Reid Deal Includes $2 Billion Earmark for Kentucky Project (McConnell pet projects)
Posted on 10/16/2013 4:29:11 PM PDT by barmag25
A proposal to end the government shutdown and avoid default orchestrated by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Leader Harry Reid includes a $2 billion earmark for a Kentucky project.
Language in a draft of the McConnell-Reid deal (see page 13, section 123) provided to WFPL News shows a provision that increases funding for the massive Olmsted Dam Lock in Louisville from $775 million to nearly $2. 9 billion.
(Excerpt) Read more at wfpl.org ...
"Construction began December 1995
Opening date 2020 (Scheduled)
Construction cost Estimated $2.918 billion"
Hey Mitch how does it feel to be dingy harrys bit*h? Bent over a senate desk you filthy excuse of a human.
Repeal the 17th!!!!!!!!
Not the least surprising. Senator Tudor the Turtle is buying up votes in an election year because he knows a lot of people want him gone. Bringing home the bacon to save his bacon, and all that.
They don't see it that way. Since taxes are unlimited free money dropping a couple hundred million on a boondoggle to get back a couple thousand in campaign contributions, which is actually regulated, makes perfect sense.
Zero funds for the GOP. Nada. Not one penny.
Every self address envelope the send me to include a check, will be filled with a pound of dirt and a Tea Bag.
A used Tea Bag.
So they bribed him to surrender.
Matthew 26:14 Then went one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, to the chief priests,
15 And said to them: What will you give me, and I will deliver him unto you? But they appointed him thirty pieces of silver.
16 And from thenceforth he sought opportunity to betray him.
Acts 1:16 Men, brethren, the scripture must needs be fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who was the leader of them that apprehended Jesus:
17 Who was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.
18 And he indeed hath possessed a field of the reward of iniquity, and being hanged, burst asunder in the midst: and all his bowels gushed out.
19 And it became known to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem: so that the same field was called in their tongue, Haceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.
20 For it is written in the book of Psalms: Let their habitation become desolate, and let there be none to dwell therein. And his bishopric let another take.
A 4 year project, that almost a QUARTER CENTURY LATER is still not done, has huge cost overruns, and is still being built using untested methods that have been a complete disaster.
They gave up even more power to the executive branch in exchange for a piece of silver.
Yup. Just sickening!
McConnell was bought off, not a shock..most of these GOP Establishment progressive RINOS all get bought off at some point by the Dems
Its a $pecial Club that our Congre$$men belong to. $cratch my back and I’ll $cratch yours. $crew the public, they aren’t $pecial like us.
Make Senate terms 2 years instead of 6 and limit them to 2 terms. Politician should never be a career choice.
Actually, it is the money of our grandchildren.
Strike that, make that great grandchildren.
On second thought, that should really be great great grandchildren.
I just got out a calculator. Make that.......
In my email to McConnell...I also said....your grandchildren will be spitting on your grave
This nation will collapse by their time.
Is this what they call a “clean” CR?
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