Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on the Omnibus!‏

While many Americans are tightening their belts this spring, Congress has gone on a mad spending spree!  In addition to the so-called “stimulus” passed just over two weeks ago, the Senate is now considering the pork-laden 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act.  This bill will cost taxpayers $410 billion and represents an eight percent increase from 2008 levels.  Combined with the “stimulus” package, total expenditures for some agencies represent an 80 percent increase in spending for fiscal 2009.

Even worse, the mammoth bill is fattened with pork, including such outrageous items as $1.9 million for the Pleasure Beach water taxi in Connecticut, the “water taxi to nowhere”; $1.8 million to conduct research in Iowa on “swine odor and manure management”; and $380,000 for the construction of a recreation and fairground area in Kotzebue, Alaska.

I urge you, before you do anything else today, to tell your Senators to vote NO on this pork-laden bill.

Instead of recognizing the fiscal reality of a projected $1.75 trillion deficit, Congress is intent on saddling you, your children, and grandchildren with enormous debt – all in a self-serving attempt to cater to the special interests and “buy” votes back home!

We need your help today to call on Congress to reject this overstuffed spending package!  The Senate is scheduled to vote on the Omnibus Appropriations Act later this week.

Time is short, please tell your Senators to oppose the H.R. 1105, the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act!

Sincerely,

Thomas A. Schatz
President

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