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Old March 14th, 2007, 02:19 PM   #1
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This $#!+ really get's under my skin. What exactly do all these things have to do with emergency spending for Iraq? I hope Bush finally pulls out the veto stamp for this one.

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php...8506&C=america

"Although the coming vote is on a spending bill that began as a $93.4 billion request by Bush, it has grown into a $124.1 billion bill."

"To attract other supporters, Pelosi and her lieutenants bulked up the supplemental with special interest add-ons: $735 million for child health insurance, $400 million in energy assistance payments for the poor, $2.9 billion for hurricane repairs along the Gulf Coast, $2.5 billion for homeland security and $1 billion for flu epidemic preparations"

$1B for Flu preparations? WHAT!!



Not to mention the "time table" for surrender added to the bill.



Our government is broken.
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