Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Separated at birth - Harry Reid and Miracle Max...

Senate spending bill contains thousands of earmarks
The $1.2 trillion bill, released on Tuesday, includes more than 6,000 earmarks totaling $8 billion, an amount that many lawmakers decried as an irresponsible binge following a midterm election in which many voters demanded that the government cut spending.

"The American people said just 42 days ago, 'Enough!' . . . Are we tone deaf? Are we stricken with amnesia?" Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a leading earmark critic, said on the Senate floor, flipping through the 1,924-page bill as he pounded his desk.
Miracle Max didn't like it when his wife said the name "Humperdinck." He stuck his fingers in his ears, and ran around the room, humming and singing, "I can't hear you!"

That's how Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi (who, interestingly enough, resemble Miracle Max and his wife) are responding to the American people and the message that they sent last month...

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