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taxpayer-funded Christmas shopping spree financed with money borrowed from the Chinese

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posted on Dec, 17 2009 @ 07:40 AM
U.S. House Approves $154 Billion Jobs Bill, Debt Limit Increase

The U.S. House approved a $154 billion economic-aid package and a $290 billion increase in the legal limit on government borrowing as the chamber wrapped up its legislative business for the year.
Bloomburg story

The lawmakers voted 218-214 yesterday to raise the debt ceiling to $12.394 trillion, the fourth such increase in 18 months. Hours later, the House approved on a 217-212 vote the new spending for infrastructure projects, extended unemployment benefits and aid to state governments.

The chamber also passed a $636 billion defense budget bill yesterday. All three measures await Senate action.

This Bill should reach Obama's desk by Christmas..

The Defence appropriations part of The bill includes $2.5 billion to buy 10 additional Boeing Co. C-17 transports. The Pentagon didn’t request any.... The defense bill Also includes stopgap provisions to ensure that unemployment benefits aren’t cut off over the holidays. It also postpones for two months a scheduled 21 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements to doctors. Expiring provisions of the USA Patriot Act, passed in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks to strengthen the government’s powers to fight terrorism, would be extended through Feb. 28

Just what all did they sneak in and why were they included in the defence portion of the bill???

well it still awaits Senate action so lord knows what those people will add to this farce..

posted on Dec, 17 2009 @ 07:44 AM
Well what do you expect, China now is the one making possible for our nation to be able to work.

They pay for about anything.

So we need to be good citizens and get out there and start buying their trash.

We don't want to make our benefactors and rescuers angry now.

posted on Dec, 17 2009 @ 07:54 AM
thanks china for these billion christmas gift

christmas should stay a home of peace

january could be harder

santa china can we have some snow too

all lot of snow more than 6" for a global cooling


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