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9,000 earmarks in the $410 billion omnibus

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by GunDr, Feb 23, 2009.

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  1. GunDr

    GunDr Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    If you thought that the last two spending bills with pork weren't enough, here's the current bill...


    Here are a few....

    - The City of North Pole, Alaska (motto: "Where the Spirit of Christmas Lives Year Round") gets $1 million to improve its wastewater treatment system. That’s $571.43 dollar per citizen.

    - $1.75 million to acquire land for the Cape Cod National Seashore.

    - $2.2 million for the Center for Grape Genetics in Geneva, NY

    - $2.4 million for the Southeastern Poultry Research Lab in Athens, GA

    - $42,000 for "Arbuscular Mycontizal Fungi" in Wyndmoor, PA

    - $1 million for Corn and Soybean Research in Wooster, OH

    - $1.8 million for the Honey Bee Lab in Weslaco, TX

    - $1.8 million for Swine Odor and Manure Management Research in Ames, Iowa

    - $443,000 for Beaver Management and Control in Mississippi

    - $208,000 for Beaver Management and Control in North Carolina

    - Several hundred thousand for "Blackbird Management" programs in KS, LA, ND and SD.

    - $657,000 for Brown Tree Snake Management in Guam

    - $1,049,000 for "Mormon Crickets" in Utah (I am told they are neither Mormon nor are they crickets)

    - $162,000 for Rodent Control in Hawaii

    - $209,000 to "Improve Blueberry Production and Efficiency" in Georgia

    - $254,00 for the "Montana Sheep Institute"

    - $413,000 for Tri-State Joint Peanut Research in Alabama

    - $2.9 million for Shrimp Aquaculture in AZ, HI, LA, MA, MS, SC and TX

    - $277 million for 2nd Avenue Subway

    - $210 million for LIRR terminal in Grand Central
  2. walnutmaker

    walnutmaker TS Member

    May 10, 2006
    Hey Obama, Where's my 150 million for New English walnut tree cultivation in california so we can have more marblecake wood for future gunstock purchasers! Phil in Colorado!
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