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Update: Mitch McConnell's $3 Billion Kentucky Kickback for Funding ObamaCare

McConnell-Reid Deal Includes $3 Billion Earmark for Kentucky Project


McConnell Deal Includes Kentucky Kickback

Americans are familiar with the "Cornhusker Kickback" that U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) got in exchange for his vote on Obamacare.

Well now U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has an Obamacare earmark of his own.

The McConnell-Reid bill not only funds Obamacare and suspends the debt limit, it ALSO includes a provision in Section 123 that increases the authorization for the Olmsted Lock in Kentucky from $775 million to nearly $3 billion.

It's the Kentucky Kickback.

In exchange for funding Obamacare and raising the debt limit, Mitch McConnell has secured a $2 billion earmark.

This is an insult to all the Kentucky families who don't want to pay for Obamacare and don't want to shoulder any more debt.

McConnell may try to blame someone else for this, but he wrote the bill and it's not the first time he has sought funds for this project. He also requested $100 million for it in 2010.

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There's no doubt he sold us out, its payback time!

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Mitch the soldout bag of skin also.

BFF Rand Paul.



will be touched by this

What Did he Know....

..... And when did he know it? I'm wondering if McConnell consulted Rand Paul on this deal.

Ed Rombach

McConnell's Back Door Plan

McConnell's Back Door Plan to Lessen Congress' Power On Debt Ceiling

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Turtleman can finally get that gold-plated carapace

Turtleman can finally get that gold-plated carapace

“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.” — Albert Camus

Mitch's Earmarks



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My dad used to call Nixon

My dad used to call Nixon, "Tricky Dick".

Duh - everyone called him that


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You are a total boor.

I voted for Obama for revenge

I voted for Obama for revenge on the GOP. At least he waffled on WW3. Now live with his economic crap.

At least he waffled on WW3

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CONgress is a big money grab, and McConnell just happens

to be good at it. While not commenting on the worthiness of this project, it is pitiful that we tolerate the sacrifice of liberty in exchange for getting our money back, and with chains attached to boot.
Here's something to chew on...
If the same people who wrote the checks to the feds were the ones grubbing for the money from the feds, how long do you think this massive money-go-round would continue? Not long. If the State is writing the federal tax check, as per the Constitution, and the State is spending lots of resources to go get some or all of that money back, it won't take long for them to realize it is a fool's game, and start keeping that money at home.
Repeal of the 16th and 17th will accomplish this.

Undo what Wilson did

It's appropriate that

It's appropriate that McConnell selected another hustler like Jesse Benton for campaign manager. Unfortunately, the establishment ruining our country is filled with traitors galore. These traitors have become subservient to the FOREIGN establishment running our country into the ground even to the point of selecting candidates for POTUS who are FOREIGNERS * and unqualified to be POTUS.

* not Natural Born Citizens IAW the common law definition.

Not to mention this:

McConnell's Back Door Trap

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Once people start

calling these people the correct name, Corporatists or Corporate Collectivists, then maybe the people will start to understand these elected officials don't in any way represent them. They are still caught up in the left vs right game of charades sold by the MSM and the radio-cons.

This makes me think of the

Dylan Ratigan "rant" I listened to earlier, re our "bought" Congress: http://www.dailypaul.com/302675/guy-loses-it-on-msnbc-about-...

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
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