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Wasteful portions of $900 billion stimulus bill

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Some of the things deemed wasteful I can see as being mildly useful but some of that is just ridiculous. 
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sent in by: darry
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darry - Some men just want to watch the world burn  2/3/2009 12:22:33 PM
-$248 million for furniture at the new Homeland Security headquarters.
-$160 million for "paid volunteers" at the Corporation for National and Community Service.

What the hell is a paid volunteer...isn't that just an employee?
darry - Some men just want to watch the world burn  2/3/2009 12:27:28 PM
The really sad thing is that list only accounts for 19 billion or so, I'm curious as to what the other 880 billion is earmarked for.
reoiv - If i see van helsing i swear to the lord i will slay him!  2/3/2009 12:32:00 PM
This is just so sad. They are just spending money we don't have on shit we really don't need.

We are truly watching the decline of the USA.
Shodin - SEND HIM TO THE PORNO WARD!!!  2/4/2009 6:57:27 AM
Those are just the things that the Republicans think are wasteful.  As a stimulus bill I can see why they'd list those.  Yeah, some of them seem worthy, but if this bill is supposed to be a stimulus package I can see why they were listed.

Of course, the idea that a stimulus package is going to save the economy is just dumb in the first place.  So none of it should go thru IMO.

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