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American Taxpayers Trampled by Establishment Republicans

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Once again, Obama and the Democrats are celebrating… The government gets to continue spending like there’s no tomorrow… spending money it does not have, thousands of government employees had a two week vacation on the backs of the taxpayers, and the train wreck disaster called Obamacare is moving forward.

Oh… and the taxpayers have been duped by establishment Republicans… Just ask Mitch…
The debt ceiling deal struck between Harry Reid and Republican Mitch McConnell includes a nearly $3 billion earmark for a Kentucky project. (McConnell’s home state)

Language in a draft of the McConnell-Reid deal (see page 13, section 123) shows a provision that increases funding for the massive Olmsted Dam Lock in Paducah, Ky., from $775 million to nearly $2.9 billion.

Asked about the additional funding in the proposal, McConnell spokesman Robert Steurer directed all questions to lawmakers who worked on the bill directly.

“Senators (Diane) Feinstein and (Lamar) Alexander, the chair and ranking member of the energy and water subcommittee, worked on the issue and can help you,” he says.

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