Tuesday, November 23, 2004
Do gays, bisexuals, and transgendereds share a locker room?
Now that Congress has pushed through the $388 billion 1995 Omnibus Appropriations Act, Citizens Against Government Waste has once again collected its list of its favorite pork barrel projects, including:
$3.5 million for bus acquisition in Atlanta, Ga.;My thanks to Congress for funding a budget that will make my gluttony over the next few days seem modest in comparison.
$2 million for kitchen relocation in Fairbanks North Star Borough in Fairbanks, Alaska;
$1.5 million for a demonstration project to transport naturally chilled water from Lake Ontario to Lake Onondaga;
$500,000 for the Kincaid Park Soccer and Nordic Ski Center in Anchorage, Alaska;
$250,000 for the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn.;
$200,000 for Fenton Street Village pedestrian linkages in Montgomery Co., Md.;
$100,000 for a municipal swimming pool in Ottawa, Kan.;
$100,000 for the Punxsutawney Weather Museum in Punxsutawney, Pa.;
$80,000 for the San Diego Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center;
$75,000 for the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame in Appleton, Wis.;
$35,000 for the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame; and
$25,000 for fitness equipment for the YMCA in Bradford County, Pa.
Centinel 12:35 PM #