Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Get The Fingers Dialing, Folks: CALL TO ACTION! **UPDATED**

When are Republicans going to learn? In an article this morning in the National Review, it seems that plenty of earmarks are still in this bill.....Read on.

List of Earmarks, etc.: by Rich Lowry, National Review

"…apparently in the bailout bill (based on a list going around). Pretty outrageous. Isn’t this in John McCain’s wheelhouse?

New Tax earmarks in Bailout bill
- Film and Television Productions (Sec. 502)
- Wooden Arrows designed for use by children (Sec. 503)
- 6 page package of earmarks for litigants in the 1989 Exxon Valdez incident, Alaska (Sec. 504)

Tax earmark “extenders” in the bailout bill.
- Virgin Island and Puerto Rican Rum (Section 308)
- American Samoa (Sec. 309)
- Mine Rescue Teams (Sec. 310)
- Mine Safety Equipment (Sec. 311)
- Domestic Production Activities in Puerto Rico (Sec. 312)
- Indian Tribes (Sec. 314, 315)
- Railroads (Sec. 316)
- Auto Racing Tracks (317)
- District of Columbia (Sec. 322)
- Wool Research (Sec. 325)

9:38 a.m. October 1, 2008."

***Call 202-224-3121--The vote is to be held later today***
**UPDATE: Senate passed the bill. Find out more here. 


Anonymous said...

I tried all evening it stays busy. I hope it turns out well.

Tami said...

Me too, Brenda. I guess if we can't get through that means someone is!!!

Anonymous said...

I finally did and emailed all my friends to do the same. Fox has got a hold of it so all we can do is wait and see.