Sunday, June 23, 2013

Which politician can hand out the most money the fastest?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) have inserted a provision that amounts to little more than a handout to Las Vegas casinos into the repackaged immigration reform bill, Breitbart News has learned. This provision, a brazen example of crony capitalism, was inserted into the immigration law enforcement section of the bill despite the fact that it has nothing whatsoever to do with "immigration" or "law enforcement."

On page 66 of the repackaged bill, the following provision appears:
“CORPORATION FOR TRAVEL PROMOTION.—Sec- 9(d)(2)(B) of the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (22 U.S.C. 2131(d)(2)(B)) is amended by striking ‘‘For each of fiscal years 2012 through 2015,’’ and inserting ‘‘For each fiscal year after 2012.”
The Travel Promotion Act (TPA) of 2009 allows the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury to spend up to $100 million on promoting travel to specific areas of the country. If the provision Reid and Heller inserted into the proposed immigration reform legislation becomes law, the benefits of the TPA would be extended indefinitely. More here:


Of course, I'll bet EVERYONE has the same chance to get in on this windfall of dollars, right?  Absolutely NO favoritism shown at all when they decide who is going to get your money.  Of COURSE not ... perish the thought.  They would NEVER give this money to their buddies.

The funniest part though ... is how America is broke ... in deeper debt than ever ... debt crushing the economy ... but do they care?  Do they slow down at all?  Do they apply the slightest bit of pressure on the brake?  Answer - Hell NO.  They can't squander fast enough.  It's as if they are in a contest to see who can crush America the most.  Oh, and don't worry ... the sheep won't so much as "baaaaaa."

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