FACT CHECK: GOP lawmakers spin funding tall tales

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    Actually, the project was finished in September 2010 and came in under budget at $3 million, according to the Transportation Department.

    GOP members of Congress also have said repeatedly that states are required to spend 10 percent of their transportation aid on enhancements. Actually, the set-aside for enhancements is equal to 10 percent of the aid states receive through one transportation program, not their total federal aid. Enhancement funds amounted to $927 million in the past year, 2 percent of the $46 billion the government spent on highway programs.




    If it were not for lies the Rs would have no arguements to back their historically failed ideas
     
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    There's nothing written in the OP, other than your churlish attacks and recriminations, dickweed.
     
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    Insults chock full of ingorance of the facts
     
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an outrageous tale: The federal government spends one out of every $10 in transportation aid on wasteful projects such as refurbishing a giant roadside coffee pot and constructing turtle tunnels.

    That's what Republican lawmakers have said repeatedly in recent weeks in the Senate, in public appearances and in news releases. They are trying to eliminate a requirement that states use a portion of their highway aid for "transportation enhancements," 12 categories of projects from bike and walking paths to scenic overlooks and landscaping.



    The Associated Press: FACT CHECK: GOP lawmakers spin funding tall tales
     
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    so lawmakers have taken to exaggeration. :lmao:


    One thing remains fact skippy. In Washington state a half million dollars was spent replacing windows on a closed visitor center that will never be reopened.

    THAT MY FRIEND IS NOT AN EXAGGERATION.
     
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    upkeep of a government asset is a safety issue as well as a use issue
     
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    Already been posted, dumbschitt.
     
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    Faggot, get out of this thread with you anti-intellectual monkey babble.
     
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    Its the only answers the right has to facts
     

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