Secret Slush Fund Used To Revamp
Congressmen's Backyards!

ALERT: Members Of Congress Rob Taxpayer Coffers To Increase Their Property Values!

Tell Congress: Cut The Fat! NO MORE EXCUSES:
It's Time To Get Rid Of Pork Barrel Spending FOR REAL!

While regular Americans can't sell their homes for pennies on the dollar, members of Congress are using our hard-earned tax dollars to increase the values of their land, vacation homes, personal residences and businesses!

A Washington Post investigation reveals that 33 members of Congress have directed more than over $401 million in earmarks and other spending provisions to dozens of public projects that are next to or within about two miles of the lawmakers' own property.

Over a year after Washington supposedly got rid of earmarks, these slick elected officials have already found a way around the ban. They're inserting special funds in spending bills that give funds to public works projects in their states. These Capitol Hill crooks have created an enormous slush fund for their own personal profit.

Tell Congress: Cut The Fat! NO MORE EXCUSES:
It's Time To Get Rid Of Pork Barrel Spending FOR REAL!

The Washington Post reveals more details about these shameless schemes...

  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D - Calif). Over the past decade, the House minority leader helped secure $50 millionin earmarks toward a light-rail project that provides direct access to San Francisco's Union Square and Chinatown for neighborhoods south of Market Street. Pelosi's husband owns a four-story commercial building blocks from Union Square.
  • Sen. Harry Reid (D- Nev). In 2004 and 2005, the Senate majority leader secured $21.5 millionto build a bridge over the Colorado River, linking the gambling resort town of Laughlin, Nev., with Bullhead City, Ariz. Reid owns 160 acres of undeveloped land in Bullhead City.
  • Rep. Steve Israel (D - N.Y). The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair - In 2008, Israel earmarked $490,000 to study a bypass road to ease congestion along a busy commercial corridor that borders the congressman's neighborhood in Dix Hills.

Tell Congress: Cut The Fat! NO MORE EXCUSES:
It's Time To Get Rid Of Pork Barrel Spending FOR REAL!

What part of "stop the spending" does Congress not understand?

We are facing trillion dollar plus deficits and a mind-numbing $15 trillion dollar debt... Washington is borrowing over $3.98 billion dollars per day - more than $2 million per minute...

....And now we learn that much of the pork is helping to line the pockets of the very politicians who pass it.

It's outrageous!

And that is precisely why patriotic Americans like you can't give up the fight. Now is the time to turn up the heat.

Yours In Freedom,
Jeff Mazzella
Center for Individual Freedom

Center for Individual Freedom
917-B King Street

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