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Saturday, December 06, 2003

A few examples of the lovely pork prepared for Christmas for us taxpayers :)

From The Liberty Committee

Santa Claus doesn’t live at the North Pole anymore. He lives in Washington, D.C. He still visits his hometown occasionally, but he finds his time is better spent in our nation’s capital. Why? There are several hundred elves eager to help him dole out goodies of all kinds throughout the land.

Take for example:

$5,000,000 Kennedy Center Potomac River Pedestrian and Bike Path
$250,000 Call Me Mister program, Clemson University
$16,000 National Distance Running Hall of Fame, Utica, New York
$325,000 Construction of a swimming pool, Salinas California
$100,000 Renovation of the historic Coca-Cola building, Macon, Georgia
$75,000 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Washington, D.C.
$100,000 Amphitheater construction, Bracken County, Kentucky
$150,000 Regional Youth Baseball Complex, Lancaster, California
$400,000 Davenport Music History Museum, Davenport, Iowa
$150,000 Renovation of Farmers Market, Dallas, Texas
$175,000 Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas
$250,000 Lou Frey Institute of Politics, University of Central Florida
$75,000 U.S. Dream Academy, Columbia, Maryland
$500,000 LOVE Social Services, Fairbanks, Alaska
$450,000 Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center, Ashland County, Ohio
$6,000,000 Police Athletic League
$1,800,000 2003 Women's World Cup Tournament

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