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December 16th, 2010
The Omnibus Bill

Welcome to Omnibus:  The Obamacare Sequel!  One Senator wants $48 Billion!!!

* $1 million for the "Gulf States Consumer Education Program"
* $1.5 million for "Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training" at Texas State University
* $2 million for the "Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program" run by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
* $474,000 for an Army Corps of Engineers review of Freeport Harbor in Texas
* $897,000 for Army Corps work on the Matagorda Ship Channel in Texas
* $350,000 for a "Nursing Simulation Training Center" at Brazosport College in Texas
* $750,000 for a "Telehealth Resource Learning Center" at the Univ. of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
* $1.25 million for "Port of Galveston Transit Terminal Parking" project

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List of senators and the number of earmarks they placed in Omnibus spending bill
The Omnibus spending bill will cost us over a trillion dollars, is nearly 2000 pages long, and is filled with over 6,000 earmarks. So here’s a list of Senators, their party affiliation, and how many earmarks they placed in this spending bill.

Cochran (R-MS) 230
Wicker (R-MS) 199
Murray (D-WA) 172
Harkin (D-IA) 152
Reid (D-NV) 129
Menendez (D-NJ) 123
Feinstein (D-CA) 121
Lautenberg (D-NJ) 120
Lincoln (D-AR) 114
Inouye (D-HI) 113
Schumer (D-NY) 106
Johnson (D-SD) 105
Landrieu (D-LA) 104
Specter (D-PA) 103
Pryor (D-AR) 96
Levin (D-MI) 93
Stabenow (D-MI) 91
Boxer (D-CA) 90
Brown (D-OH) 87
Durbin (D-IL) 86
Grassley (R-IA) 86
Bingaman (D-NM) 86
Akaka (D-HI) 83
Wyden (D-OR) 83
Cardin (D-MD) 79
Merkley (D-OR) 79
Gillibrand (D-NY) 79
Bond (R-MO) 78
Bennett (R-UT) 76
Casey (D-PA) 76
Udall (D-NM) 73
Reed (D-RI) 70
Kerry (D-MA) 69
Cantwell (D-WA) 69
Hagan (D-NC) 69
Klobuchar (D-MN) 68
Voinovich (R-OH) 68
Rockefeller (D-WV) 67
Dodd (D-CT) 66
Mikulski (D-MD) 65
Tester (D-MT) 65
Lieberman (ID-CT) 64
Hutchison (R-TX) 63
Baucus (D-MT) 62
Dorgan (D-ND) 60
Warner (D-VA) 60
Webb (D-VA) 58
Franken (D-MN) 58
Collins (R-ME) 57
Leahy (D-VT) 56
Murkowski (R-AK) 55
Whitehouse (D-RI) 55
Kohl (D-WI) 54
Conrad (D-ND) 52
Vitter (R-LA) 48
Cornyn (R-TX) 45
Snowe (R-ME) 44
Nelson (D-FL) 43
Chambliss (R-GA) 42
Crapo (R-ID) 41
Risch (R-ID) 41
Bennet (D-CO) 40
Brownback (R-KS) 39
Carper (D-DE) 39
Burr (R-NC) 38
Begich (D-AK) 37
McConnell (R-KY) 35
Roberts (R-KS) 35
Sanders (I-VT) 33
Shelby (R-AL) 32
Shaheen (D-NH) 32
Inhofe (R-OK) 32
Alexander (R-TN) 30
Udall (D-CO) 30
Lugar (R-IN) 29
Graham (R-SC) 27
Thune (R-SD) 26
Isakson (R-GA) 24
Nelson (D-NE) 23
Sessions (R-AL) 21
Bunning (R-KY) 21
Ensign (R-NV) 20
Gregg (R-NH) 13
Barrasso (R-WY) 4
Enzi (R-WY) 3
Bayh (D-IN) 1
Corker (R-TN) 1
Brown (R-MA) 1
Johanns (R-NE) 0
LeMieux (R-FL) 0
Hatch (R-UT) 0
McCain (R-AZ) 0
Feingold (D-WI) 0
Kyl (R-AZ) 0
DeMint (R-SC) 0
Manchin (D-WV) 0
Coons (D-DE) 0
Kirk (R-IL) 0
Coburn (R-OK) 0
McCaskill (D-MO) 0

A bipartisan porker of a bill...
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It's amazing what you find with a little digging, listen to Obama lie through his freakin' teeth in 2009...with the last Omnibus Bill:


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