Democrat ‘Pork’ Amendments Triples Hurricane Sandy Relief Costs

Via Breitbart:

Today, in an attempt to peel off enough Senate Republicans to prevent a filibuster of their omnibus Hurricane Sandy reimbursement bill, which is simply packed with spending giveaways, Senate Democrats began offering wavering Republicans pork goodies for their states. HR Amendment No. 3395 contains several handwritten notes that broaden the Hurricane Sandy relief bill to include coverage for other hurricanes, including Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Isaac; dumping in a rewritten version of a bill by Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) to construct levees in North Dakota; and jumping hundreds of million of dollars in particular areas.

Read it Here:

Amendment 3395

It’s just the latest attempt by Democrats to pay off Republicans to ram through legislation that helps run the country into the ground financially. Originally, estimates of damage due to Hurricane Sandy clocked in at approximately $20 billion; the current bill proposes $60 billion, including spending on bloated monstrosities like Head Start.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s