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"In all, Congress added in 1,720 pet projects, including:

·$5 million for a visitors center in San Francisco
·$23 million for indigent health care in Hawaii
·$18 million for the Edward Kennedy Policy Institute in Massachusetts
·$1.6 million to computerize hospital records in Oakland
·$47 million for anti-drug training centers around the country
·$20 million for the World War II Museum in Louisiana
·$3.9 million grant to develop an energy-efficient solar film for buildings
·$800,000 for minority prostate cancer research
·$3.6 million for marijuana eradication in Kentucky
·$2.4 million for handicap access and a sprinkler system at a community club in New York

Lawmakers also added $5 billion for two destroyers, 10 C-17 cargo planes and to develop a jet engine the Pentagon neither wants nor needs. Critics call it classic pork -- projects that may save jobs, but not money.

Wow..vistor center...prostate cancer research as part of 'defense'?.....WW2 Museum? Kennedy Policy Center ? (and you know what type of policy that will be.....and promote)....

Ya gotta be kidding.

And the President will sign this turkey? or did?

Worst President in history.....over 1700 pork earmarks...

Vote the bastards out next Nov...as many as we can...YES WE CAN....

"Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., says she was "proud" to secure $20 million for a new wing of the National World War II museum in her home state."

More buy off for her vote for health care...which her folks don't want, and can't afford.....but, heck...pork is pork.....oink, oink...

YES WE CAN....Vote the bastards out...
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(AP) President Barack Obama took on both the defense establishment and freespending lawmakers on Monday, saying they were draining the defense budget with "exotic projects."

"If Congress sends me a defense bill loaded with a bunch of pork, I will veto it," he declared in a speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
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This speech was in August.

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