NO offense to weasels. saying one thing to your face, then talkin' dirty behind your back.
i'd respect you more if you just told me the truth. period
i'm paraphrasing jon stewart here. NO big government unless they're the ones doing the big governing. NO spending unless they're the ones doing it. on and on. WAKE THE FUCK UP AMERICA. THEY ARE NOT YOUR FUCKING SAVIOURS
Republicans, Democrats who criticized stimulus wrote letters seeking funds
By John Solomon and Aaron MehtaCenter for Public Integrity
Rep. Pete Sessions, the firebrand conservative from Texas, has relentlessly assailed the Democratic stimulus efforts as a package of wasteful "trillion-dollar spending sprees" that was "more about stimulating the government and rewarding political allies than growing the economy and creating jobs."
But that didn't stop the Republican lawmaker from seeking stimulus money behind the scenes for the Dallas suburb of Carrollton after the GOP campaign against the 2009 stimulus law quieted down.
Sessions wrote Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in February urging him to give "full and fair consideration" to the affluent city's request for $81 million for a rail project, according to a copy of the letter obtained by the Center for Public Integrity. His letter suggested that the project would create jobs, undercutting his public arguments against the stimulus.................