Wednesday, February 16, 2011

John Boehner is a sad, sad man

John Boehner's spending cuts could cost 1 million Americans to lose their jobs. Sure, the federal govenment is looking for ways to decrease spending but at a time when no one is really hiring, does anyone think that is a good idea? Here's the killer:
Milbank additionally notes that Boehner's spending plan includes some $450 million for the development of a second engine for the F-35 Joint Striker -- which is done in a GE plant in Boehner's district that employs 7,000 people. Lilly wrote Sunday that, despite Boehner's promises to end earmarks, the job-saving money for the engine's development looks a lot like an earmark.

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