17 July 2007

The Democratic Party--wasting your tax dollars since...

Get this. And this is another one of those "No, I am not making this up" deals. OK, ready? Democtratic senators Hillary Ramrod Clinton and Schmuck Chumer, both D-NY, want to take ONE MILLION DOLLARS of your tax money--you know, that money that gets taken out of your paycheck after you've earned it, then sent to the mama pig that is Washington--to build...are you ready...a
Museum at Bethel Woods, which is dedicated to recreating the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival experience and will feature “An interpretation of the 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Fair” exhibit in 2008, according to the museum’s website. The earmark is at the request of New York Senators Hillary Clinton and Charles Schumer.
(from Americans for Prosperity, via Free Republic Online)

Yeah, that's just what the world needs! A monument to one of the largest collection of hippies, Communists, and others who are notorious for not bathing. Because, by golly, we need to remember what a filthy pig sty that weekend was.

So, is that all? Of course that's not all. Sens. Ramrod and Schmuck also want

$500,000 for the New York Botanical Garden’s Virtual Herbarium, a project to scan images of herbs and post them online. The earmark is requested by New York Senators Hillary Clinton and Charles Schumer.
Of course, they're not the only lefties who want to blow hundreds of thousands of dollars of YOUR MONEY on reseacrh into the effects of cotton candy on tooth decay. There's Vermont Senator Pat I'm-a-Leaky-Leahy
$100,000 to fund the celebration of Lake Champlain’s 400th Anniversary – an event that doesn’t take place until 2009. The earmark is at the request of Vermont Senator Pat Leahy.
And, the not-so-distinguished "gentleman" from Hawai'i, Senator Daniel In-No-Way, who wants
$250,000 for the Polynesian Voyaging Society, which includes among its programs making and sailing ancient canoes from Hawaii to Japan. The earmark is requested by Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii.
But, the winner for the "sounds like he's been appropriating funds for research into marijuana use" is none other than Tom Harkin of Iowa--
$100,000 for “Lighten Up Iowa,” an online program encouraging people to lose weight while also preaching the benefits of vegan diets. The earmark is requested by Iowa Senator Tom Harkin.
So, congratulations, to all you liberals who have nothing better to do than take our hard-earned tax dollars and give them to loooney, left-wing causes. Farewewll for today. Or, as they say in your favorite country, Dasvidania!!

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