Friday, February 6, 2009


Have you wondered what is in the "Bail-Out" package?

You can check it out below.

Tell me what these have to do with stimulating our economy.

"Sure are they all, all honorable men." William Shakespear

1. $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts
2. $380 million in the Senate bill for the Women, Infants and Children program
3. $300 million for grants to combat violence against women
4. $2 billion for federal child care block grants
5. $6 billion for university building projects
6. $15 billion for boosting Pell Grant college scholarships
7. $4 billion for job-training programs, including $1.2 billion to provide "youth" summer jobs for people up to the age of 24
8. $1 billion for community development block grants
9. $4.2 billion for "neighborhood stabilization activities"
10. $650 million for digital TV coupons, including $90 million to educate "vulnerable populations"
$15 billion for business-loss carry-backs
12. $145 billion for "Making Work Pay" tax credits
13. $83 billion for the earned income credit
$150 million for the Smithsonian
15. $34 million to renovate the Department of Commerce headquarters
16. $500 million for improvement projects for National Institutes of Health facilities
17. $44 million for repairs to Department of Agriculture headquarters
18. $350 million for Agriculture Department computers
19. $88 million to help move the Public Health Service into a new building next year
20. $448 million for constructing a new Homeland Security Department headquarters
21. $600 million to convert federal auto fleet to hybrids
22. $450 million for National Aeronautics and Space Administration
23. $600 million for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
24. $1 billion for the Census Bureau
$89 billion for Medicaid
26. $30 billion for COBRA insurance extension
27. $36 billion for expanded unemployment benefits
28. $20 billion for food stamps
$4.5 billion for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
30. $850 million for Amtrak
31. $87 million for a polar icebreaking ship
32. $1.7 billion for the National Park System
33. $55 million for Historic Preservation Fund
34. $7.6 billion for "rural community advancement programs"
35. $150 million for agricultural commodity purchases
36. $150 million for "producers of livestock, honeybees, and farm-raised fish"
$2 billion for renewable energy research
38. $2 billion for a "clean-coal" power plant in Illinois
39. $6.2 billion shall be for the Weatherization Assistance Program
40. $3.5 billion shall be for energy efficiency and conservation block grants
41. $3.4 billion shall be for the State Energy Program
42. $200 million shall be for state and local electric-transport projects
43. $300 million shall be for energy-efficient appliance rebate programs
44. $400 million for hybrid cars for state and local governments
45. $1 billion for the manufacturing of advanced batteries
46. $1.5 billion for green technology loan guarantees
47. $8 billion for innovative technology loan guarantee program
48. $2.4 billion for carbon-capture demonstration projects
49. $4.5 billion for electricity grid
$79 billion for State Fiscal Stabilization Fund


Another White House Cabinet pick is dealing with questions about unpaid taxes, but White House officials insist the confirmation of Labor Secretary-nominee Hilda Solis is not in jeopardy.

I am considering becoming a Democrat...they don't pay income taxes!!


Mark said...

"19. $88 million to help move the Public Health Service into a new building next year"

Wait. 88 million to rent moving vans?

shoprat said...

Like trying to save the Titanic by drilling a few more holes to let the water out.

Tapline said...

And this is only mid-stream...Another one coming????? The senate will add more to offset what they don't like, then back to the house for them to add more and the beat goes on...I say Lets start over with true stimuli,,,,(is that a word??).stay well...