Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Obama goes on incredible $192 million splurge-fest. Americans urged to send in actual photos of stimulus signs.

House Republicans are collecting photos from citizens showing how the Obama administration is using nearly $200 million in taxpayer money to plaster every possible highway with signs touting how the stimulus cash is "Putting America to Work" with infrastructure projects.

Rep. Darrell Issa, the ranking Republican member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, published a new video today inviting citizen watchdogs to send in photos of the green "Projects Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" popping up around the country.

Entitled "Signs of a Failed Stimulus: Be a Citizen Watchdog," the video seeks the investigative help of Americans "fed up with both President Obama's failed 'stimulus' programs and the taxpayer-funded propaganda signs used to promote this $862 billion boondoggle which has not fulfilled its job-creation promises." READ MORE...

Video: A new stimulating road-sign project from the GOP

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs … and they all want to send a message that the $787 billion Porkulus package has succeeded in putting America back to work. It certainly put signmakers back to work for a short period of time, but Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has accused the administration of using the signs as a propaganda device. In order to understand the scope of the problem, the Republicans on the House Oversight Committee would like to ask for your help. Do you see a Porkulus road sign in your area? Grab your camera or cell phone and take a picture, and then send it to the project e-mail address. They’ll start mapping the signs and show just how prevalent the ad campaign has become: READ MORE...

1 comment:

  1. We actually have no signs here where they are widening roads for the brand new building where all sorts of military contractors will be moved to later this month... but my federal employee neighbors want to gripe about how bad traffic is going to be, rather than to be thankful that jobs are this close to our homes..
    federal employees are so completely out of touch.